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Have You Checked Your Cat's Teeth Recently?

Felix the Golden Persian

Cats cannot brush their own teeth. This may seem like stating the obvious, but there are a huge number of cats out there with severe dental disease that desperately need treatment. Most owners are unaware of their cats teeth problem until either a vet checks the cats mouth, or the mouth becomes so sore and breath so foul that the owners attention is drawn to it.

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Cat Vaccination Schedule

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You have just brought home your new kitten and now you must take care of her health which includes knowing when to get your cat vaccinated with the proper vaccines. You will also need to know your local and state laws governing your pet's health. Generally, your state and local community require that certain shots should be given to your cat and at what intervals. Your veterinarian should know what these are and when they are to be administered.

Cat Sneezing

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The spontaneous cat sneezing is not strange or abnormal; cats sneeze just like people do as a means of discharging irritants from their sinus airways. If your cat sneezing doesn't end though, it might be an indicator that it's the perfect time to have your cat examined at the veterinary clinic.

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Treating a Cat's Respiratory Infection

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Cats, like humans, can come down with the common cold. However, a minor cold can turn into an upper respiratory infection and if not treated, can result in hospitalization or more chronic cat health problems such as gingivitis, conjunctivitis or chronic breathing difficulties. Knowing what the symptoms are and how to treat a respiratory infection are crucial for effective cat health care.

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