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Understanding Ear Mites

Ear mites are tiny spider-like parasites that commonly infect cats Ear mites are not specific to cats; they can be spread to or acquired from dogs and any other mammalian pets They can...

How to Treat Your Cat for Ear Mites

These microscopic, white parasites live on the surface ear canal, but sometimes can migrate to other parts of the body like the head and neck Ear mites feed off dirt, wax and tissue fluid...

How to Treat Your Cat for Intestinal Parasites

Of all the health topics cat owners consider, intestinal worms rarely make the list, especially if the cat stays in the home exclusively and never adventures outdoors It is important to...

Mosquito Bites and Your Cat

Along with the warm and humid days of summer comes the mosquito Although cats seem to be guarded against mosquitoes by their fur, they are vulnerable to bites on their ears and noses As...

Ear Mites and Your Cat

What is an ear mite The ear mite is a cousin to other mites and to ticks Their life cycle is very similar to that of ticks Their full life cycle from egg to adult lasts about 3 weeks,...

Fleas and Your Cat

What is a flea Fleas are parasites that need to feed off a host’s blood to stay alive There are several types of fleas in the world that feed on different animals, but the most common...

Cat Parasites and Intestinal Health

Roundworms Roundworms are usually 2 - 4 inches long, tan or white “spaghetti-like” creatures with tapered ends They are the most common type of worm to infect pets, and can cause...

A Cat’s Daily Diet

More than any other pet, what you feed your cat shows on the outside With proper nutrition, your cat will be more energetic and have a shiny coat Nutrition fundamentals Protein: Protein...