Vaccine-Associated Sarcomas in Cats

Download Vaccine-associated sarcomas are cancerous tumors that occur at vaccination sites in cats. Approximately 1 to 2 out of every 10,000 vaccinated cats develop this condition. Your cat should be seen by a veterinarian if you notice swelling at the vaccination site that grows larger after 1 month, is bigger than 2 cm (0.79 inches),

Traveling With Your Cat

Download Bring enough of your cat’s regular food and medication for the duration of the trip. If you plan to travel with your pet, let your veterinarian know ahead of time; your cat may need a health certificate, or there may be other health issues to address.    How Can I Make the Travel Experience

Valvular Heart Disease

Download Heart valves help control movement of blood through the heart; valvular heart disease can develop when heart valves are not working properly. Your veterinarian may recommend a cardiac evaluation if valvular heart disease is suspected. Most cases of valvular heart disease are treated with medication, but severely affected pets may not survive, despite medical

Treating Heartworm Disease

Download Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition that damages the heart, lungs, and related blood vessels. Dogs and cats are at risk for becoming infected with heartworms. Heartworm disease in dogs is treatable, but in some cases, treatment can be costly and complicated. There are no approved products for heartworm treatment in

Vestibular Disease

Download   Vestibular disease is a medical condition that affects the nervous system. Clinical signs of vestibular disease include incoordination (instability when trying to stand or walk), head tilt, and circling to one side. Sometimes the cause of vestibular disease remains undiagnosed, but underlying causes can include thyroid disease (in dogs) or a middle/inner ear

Trimming Your Cat's Nails

Download   Nail trimming should be a calm, stress-free experience for you and your cat. If your cat experiences pain from nail trimming, you will probably have trouble trimming his or her nails in the future, so make sure that you clip just the tip of each nail. Contact your veterinarian if you are unsure