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New Guidelines for Feline Hyperthyroidism Published

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) recently issued practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of feline hyperthyroidism. For my last blog post of June, which is the ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, I thought a brief review of these new guidelines would be of interest to cat families. Hyperthyroidism is the most common


Feeding Your Cat for Optimal Health

June is the ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and I am hoping many families will be welcoming a new furry feline into their home this month. To help new cat owners learn about the needs of cats, this month’s blogs are dedicated to feline topics – this week to nutrition. Use a Reliable Source


Understanding Cat Tail “Language”

A cat with its tail straight out

June is the ASPCA’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and June 4 was International Hug Your Cat Day. I need no better reasons to write a blog on cat “language” than those two cat celebrations. Cat Talk Some cat words are universally used by cats and understood by humans. For example, consider the wail emitted