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Feline Congestive Heart Failure

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Congestive heart failure happens when a cat's heart fails to pump enough blood to support the entire body. Tissues in the extremities and vital organs in more severe cases are damaged as a result of the failure. This is because the blood doesn't deliver enough oxygen to support them. Overweight and senior cats are at a higher risk of having heart failure.


Know the Basics of Cat Arthritis

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Pet joint pain is a common condition among elderly animals. Cats are part of the pet population that can be affected by it, including cat arthritis. Joint pain can often lead to osteoarthritis and can be caused by excess weight. For this reason it is important to feed your cat the proper diet and keep him moving.


Cat Hyperthyroidism: A Brief Introduction

Increased Heart Rate

As cat owners, there's nothing more distressing than finding out that your feline friend is sick. In the case of a disorder such as feline hyperthyroidism, the consequences can be severe and have the potential to rob your pet of its health, comfort, and even its life. However, when armed with some basic knowledge, you'll be better able to help your cat through its illness and to hopefully catch the problem early on so you can ease your pet's suffering and improve its health with early treatment and intervention.


Pet Food and What's in It?


This report explores the differences between what consumers think they are buying and what they are actually getting. It focuses in very general terms on the most visible name brands — the pet food labels that are mass-distributed to supermarkets and discount stores — but there are many highly respected brands that may be guilty of the same offenses.


Ear Mites in Cats

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Cats, more than of the other common house-pets, are susceptible to ear mites. Fortunately, when caught early, an ear mite infestation can easily be treated. Knowing the early warning signs makes the difference between a minor inconvenience and a major irritation. If your cat experiences these warning signs, you should see a veterinarian as soon as possible:

* Itching
* Scratching the ears and/or head
* Head shaking, as if trying to shake the mites out
* Scabs and/or hair loss on the head or around ears