While most cats do not like having their nails trimmed, with some patience it is a task you can complete at home. It’s best to start trimming nails in young cats so that they get used to the process. How do you safely clip a cat’s nails? Cats will likely require restraint when their nails […]
What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is the overproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid glands. Cats have two thyroid glands located in their neck. One or, more commonly, both glands can enlarge and overproduce thyroid hormone. The average age of cats with hyperthyroidism is 13; only about 5% of hyperthyroid cats are younger than 10. What […]
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Cats aren’t fond of being restrained and having someone put medications in their eyes, however, with some patients and practice this is a task you can complete at home. How to examine a cat’s eyes Some cats will calmly sit in your lap or on a table while you medicate their eyes, but many require […]