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  • Pet Insurance for Your Cat: Can It Save You from Unexpected Vet Bills?

    Pet Insurance for Your Cat: Can It Save You from Unexpected Vet Bills?

    Taking your cat to the emergency vet can cost hundreds of dollars. A pet insurance plan can save you money throughout your cat’s lifetime, and since it helps make even emergency vet expenses more predictable, it can simplify your household budgeting.

  • Easy Ways To Give Your Cat a Pill

    Easy Ways To Give Your Cat a Pill

    For some cat parents, the idea of giving their cat a pill seems like heading into battle. Learn the easiest ways to give a cat a pill.

  • 20 Bay Area Animal Shelters & Rescues You Need to Know About

    20 Bay Area Animal Shelters & Rescues You Need to Know About

    Are you interested in helping animals in need, but don’t know where to begin? Keep reading to learn about some of the awesome organizations we supported in 2020 and other Bay Area dog and cat rescue groups who are making a big difference.

  • Managing Atopic Dermatitis in Pets

    Managing Atopic Dermatitis in Pets

    The prevalence of atopic dermatitis in dogs and cats has increased in the last decade. Treatment of dermatitis in cats and dogs involve a combination of managing itchy skin, inflammation, and environmental allergens.

  • B12 Deficiency in Cats: The Role of the Gut

    B12 Deficiency in Cats: The Role of the Gut

    Did you know that vitamin B12 is crucial for your cat’s health? Cats with low B12 may suffer from a digestive disorder, and those cats will often benefit from B12 shots. In a sick cat, symptoms such as lethargy, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation may be partly due to B12 deficiency.

  • Pancreatitis in Cats: a silent killer

    Pancreatitis in Cats: a silent killer

    Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) is a gastrointestinal disorder that can affect cats. While it’s reported to occur in only 2% of cats, it may be much more common than we think. Symptoms in cats are subtle and can be easily overlooked, making it hard to diagnose this silent killer.

  • How to Support Your Cat During & After Antibiotics

    How to Support Your Cat During & After Antibiotics

    Though cat antibiotics or dog antibiotics can come with negative side effects (like diarrhea), they are crucial for helping your pet fight off infections. There are ways you can support your cat or dog with specific pet probiotics and reduce antibiotic side effects, during and after treatment for improved health.

  • My Cat was Diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    My Cat was Diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    A diagnosis of a disorder like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in your cat can be challenging to deal with for you, your veterinarian, and your feline. Learn what a diagnosis of IBD in cats means, and the causes of IBD in cats. We cover IBD treatment in cats including: cat food trials, vitamin B12 shots, FMT, & more.

  • Lactose Intolerance in Cats: Is Milk Good for My Cat?

    Lactose Intolerance in Cats: Is Milk Good for My Cat?

    How do you know if your cat has a lactose intolerance? If your cat loves milk, but even a treat-sized dollop cream leads to an upset stomach with symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea, or vomiting. It’s likely your cat is lactose intolerant.

  • Cat Diarrhea: What You Need to Know

    Cat Diarrhea: What You Need to Know

    Most cats experience a brief episode of diarrhea from time to time, and the cause is often something benign, like a too-sudden change from one brand of food to another. Ongoing diarrhea may indicate an underlying illness. How do you know what’s causing your cat’s diarrhea? When should you see your veterinarian?

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