Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD)

Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is one of the most common problems seen in cats.  Investigators have tried to isolate a single cause for this disease syndrome but have been unsuccessful.   Theories proposed and studied include dietary factors, viruses, … Continued

Obesity in Cats

Obesity is associated with many disease conditions in cats.  These include orthopedic diseases, diabetes, certain cancers, idiopathic cystitis, and decreased immune response. Obesity is extremely common in cats. Recent studies show that more than 35% of cats the United States … Continued

Household Dangers for Exotic Pets

Most of us are aware of the common household dangers for our dog and cat companions, such as chocolate, onion, pesticides, and plants like lilies and poinsettias. However, our homes can be the source of many other dangers for our … Continued