Category: Digestive Health

  • Obesity Can Shorten Your Cat’s Life: The Gut Microbiome Offers Solutions

    Obesity Can Shorten Your Cat’s Life: The Gut Microbiome Offers Solutions

    Being overweight increases a cat’s risk for disease and reduces their life expectancy. Feline obesity is a growing problem, with more than 60% of all cats in the U.S. now classified as overweight or obese. Fortunately, you can help your cat achieve and maintain a healthy weight (and live longer) by taking a closer look…

  • FIP in Cats: A Groundbreaking New Treatment that’s Saving Lives

    FIP in Cats: A Groundbreaking New Treatment that’s Saving Lives

    Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a painful, incurable disease that’s nearly always fatal to cats.

  • How to Care for Your Senior Cat: Advice from a Hospice Care Veterinarian

    How to Care for Your Senior Cat: Advice from a Hospice Care Veterinarian

    Caring for an older cat involves special challenges. How can you keep your senior cat healthy and happy as long as possible? And how will you know when it’s time to say goodbye? Veterinarian Shea Cox, a specialist in palliative and hospice care, shares some advice.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats: What It Is and How to Help

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats: What It Is and How to Help

    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is common in cats, but a diagnosis of IBD can be confusing. Restoring balance to the gut microbiome is a helpful way to break the cycle of the immune system’s inflammation response that is associated with IBD.

  • Are Hairballs Normal? Too Many Could Mean Your Cat Has Health Problems

    Are Hairballs Normal? Too Many Could Mean Your Cat Has Health Problems

    If your cat is getting hairballs once in a while, it’s probably no cause for concern. But when they occur frequently, hairballs may mean your cat is suffering from a health problem like anxiety, allergies, poor digestive health, or an imbalanced gut microbiome.

  • 5 Effective Ways To Care For Your Cat’s Oral and Dental Health

    5 Effective Ways To Care For Your Cat’s Oral and Dental Health

    Dental disease is one of the most common conditions in domestic cats, yet it is largely preventable. This article covers effective ways to care for your cat’s dental health, and what you can expect from your veterinarian.

  • Cat Diarrhea: What Owners Can Do To Help And When To Seek Veterinary Care

    Cat Diarrhea: What Owners Can Do To Help And When To Seek Veterinary Care

    It’s worrisome when your cat has diarrhea, especially when you don’t know why. This article explains the common causes of diarrhea in cats, what you can do to help your cat, and when to seek help from a veterinarian.

  • All About Diabetes In Cats And How To Effectively Manage The Condition

    All About Diabetes In Cats And How To Effectively Manage The Condition

    This article digs into the latest science to support you in giving the best care to your cat at any stage of feline diabetes.

  • State of the Gut Report: News Cat Parents Can Use

    State of the Gut Report: News Cat Parents Can Use

    News cat parents can use from AnimalBiome’s first annual 2022 State of the Gut™ report! Learn valuable insights about your cat’s gut health.

  • 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.

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