Conjunctivitis in cats

Conjunctivitis in cats

Synonyms: inflammation of the conjunctiva or Mucous Membrane of the Eye; External or Simple Ophthalmia This condition is very common in cats, chiefly on account of its characteristic association with feline distemper. In all animals, the conjunctiva seems especially vulnerable to congestive or inflammatory processes, because of its great sensibility Read more…

Alopecia in the cat: treatments, symptoms

Cat hair loss: treatments, symptoms

Synonyms: alopecia, baldness; falling of the fur.                Alopecia may be manifested locally or generally, and although widespread baldness in cats is exceedingly rare, it has been seen sometimes in kittens, whole litters of long-haired kittens having been effected without any apparent cause. Even localized alopecia is not of Read more…

Chronic kidney disease in cats

Chronic kidney disease in cats

           About 30 percent of cats over 15 years old are affected by kidney (or renal) disease!  Recognizing your cat has the renal disease may throw you feeling desperate, but if you control it suitably,  you can help improve the quality of your pet cat’s life. So let’s see what Read more…

Roundworm Infection in Cats. Ascariasis.

Roundworm Infection in Cats. Ascariasis.

Ascariasis is a disease caused by the parasitic roundworm.           Nematodes (or roundworm) usually parasitic on cats include ascarids (Ascaris), filariasis, hookworms (Dirofilaria immitis), Toxocara cati, pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis), and whipworms (Trichuris trichiura).  Ascaris inhabits the stomach and bowels and appears to do little damage unless present in fairly large Read more…