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Feline Health Topics

We know that finding reliable information on the web can be difficult at times. The Feline Health Center offers a variety of articles, brochures, and videos online for cat owners and enthusiasts alike. Below you will find links to articles and brochures that help answer frequently asked questions as well as links to videos that demonstrate how to groom, medicate, and care for your cat.

For more in-depth feline health information, we invite you to visit our new Health Topics page made possible through the generosity of Dr. Donald and Mrs. Rita Powell.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Aging (back to top)

Cognitive Dysfunction
The Special Needs of the Senior Cat
Loving Care for Older Cats
Is Your Cat Slowing Down?
Is It Time to Say Good-Bye?

Anemia (back to top)

Hereditary Anemia

Anesthesia (back to top)

Anesthesia


Behaviorial Issues (back to top)

Cognitive Dysfunction
House Soiling
Aggression
Destructive Behavior
Cats that Lick Too Much
Help! My Cat's a Killer; What Can I Do?
Video: Managing Destructive Scratching


Cancer (back to top)

Squamous Cell Cancer: Dangerous
Home Care for the Cancer Patient
Lymphoma
Mammary Tumors
Video: Guide to Cancer


Diabetes (back to top)

Feline Diabetes
Video: Caring for Your Diabetic Cat


Ear Issues (back to top)

Aural Hematoma
Deafness
Ear Mites
Feline Ear Disorders
Otitis
White cats and blindness/deafness


Euthanasia (back to top)

Euthanasia: What to Expect and What Questions to Ask First
Is It Time to Say Good-bye?


Eye Problems (back to top)

Feline Vision Problems: A Host of Possible Causes
Corneal Ulcers
Cataracts
Glaucoma
Conjunctivitis
Sudden Blindness
White cats and blindness/deafness


Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) (back to top)

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
On the Lookout for FIV
Questions about FIV
Testing for FIV & FeLV


Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) (back to top)

Feline Infectious Peritonitis
Feline Infectious Peritonitis Brochure
Diagnosis: Feline Infectious Peritonitis


Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) (back to top)

Testing for FIV & FeLV
Feline Leukemia Virus


Fleas & Ticks (back to top)

Fleas
Fleas: A Source of Torment for Your Cat
Flea Allergy
Lyme Disease
Ticks


Fungal Infections (back to top)

What is cryptococcosis


Gastrointestinal Issues (back to top)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Constipation
What Is There to Treat Idiopathic Megacolon?
Gastrointestinal Parasites of Cats
Related: Feline Pancreatitis: Serious
Pancreatitis
Video: Gastrointestinal Diseases in Cats


Hairballs (back to top)

The Danger of Hairballs
A Hairy Dilemma


Health Hazards (back to top)

Holiday Hazards
Poisons


Heart Problems (back to top)

Congenital Heart Disorders
Cardiomyopathy
Diagnosis: Heart Disease
Patent Ductus Arteriosus


Heartworm

Feline Heartworm Infection: Serious


Hypertension

Hypertension


Hyperthyroidism (back to top)

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

 

Kidney Issues (back to top)

Bladder and Kidney Stones
Diagnosis: Kidney Disease
Hypertension
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Renal Amyloidosis
Video: Cat Owner's Guide to Kidney Disease


Liver (back to top)

Cholangiohepatitis
Hepatic Lipidosis
Portosystemic Shunt


Nasal Problems (back to top)

Nasopharyngeal Polyps


Neurological Issues (back to top)

Neurological Disorders
Hyperesthesia Syndrome
Related: Vestibular Disease


Nutrition and Weight Control (back to top)

How Often Should You Feed Your Cat?
Feeding Your Cat
Obesity
Care of Obese Cats
Anorexia
Related: Food Allergies


Oral/Dental (back to top)

Bad Breath: Sign of Illness?
When Kitty Needs a Dentist
Gingivostomatitis
Tooth Resorption
Oral Tumors
Video: Brushing Your Cat's Teeth


Orthopedic (back to top)

Hip Dysplasia
Luxating Patella


Pancreatitis (back to top)

Feline Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis


Pneumonia (back to top)

Pneumonia


Poisons (back to top)

Poisons


Rabies (back to top)

Need for Rabies Vaccination for Indoor Cats
Feline Vaccines: Benefits and Risks


Respiratory Issues (back to top)

Feline Asthma: A Risky Business for Many Cats
Lung Ailments: A Widespread Source of Feline Woe
Dyspnea
Pneumonia
Related: Nasopharyngeal Polyps


Ringworm (back to top)

Ringworm


Skin Problems  (back to top)

Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
The Challenge of Skin Disorders
Related: Cats that Lick Too Much
Related: Food Allergies
Related: Fleas: A Source of Torment for Your Cat
Fleas


Spay/Neuter (back to top)

Spaying and Neutering
Should I Consider a Pediatric Spay or Neuter?


Staph Infection (back to top)

Resistant Staph Infections


Toxoplasmosis (back to top)

Toxoplasmosis


Urinary Issues (back to top)

Bladder and Kidney Stones
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease
Are These Frequent Urinary Tract Infections?
Related (Video): Cat Owner's Guide to Kidney Disease
Related: Diagnosis: Kidney Disease


Vestibular Problems (back to top)

Vestibular Syndrome


Zoonosis (back to top)

Zoonotic Disease