Feline Vets Update their Senior Cat Care Guidelines

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has released updated 2021 Feline Senior Care Guidelines for veterinary health professionals, as well as updated resources for cat owners. While the full guidelines are designed to help veterinary practitioners care for senior cats, the AAFP has also created client information materials for cat owners. What are the … Continue reading Feline Vets Update their Senior Cat Care Guidelines

Pet Companies Team Up for “Take Your Cat to the Vet” Campaign

Did you know that more than half of US cats are not taken to the veterinarian for an annual veterinary exam?  Yearly checkups are an important part of keeping your cat happy and healthy. Royal Canin, Chewy, PetSmart, and Banfield have become partners to raise awareness of this issue with their Take Your Cat to … Continue reading Pet Companies Team Up for “Take Your Cat to the Vet” Campaign

Researchers Develop Feline Arthritis Checklist for Cat Owners

Just like dogs, cats can also develop degenerative joint diseases like arthritis as they age.  Studies suggest that 45% of all cats and 90% of cats over 10 years of age have some arthritis. Arthritis and other painful conditions in cats can go untreated because cats tend to be good at hiding pain, even chronic … Continue reading Researchers Develop Feline Arthritis Checklist for Cat Owners