Cat Pooping Bloody Mucus or Jelly: Top Causes & What to Do

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As a veterinarian, I received several calls from clients who were concerned because their cat’s poop was slimy (looked like “jelly”) and had blood. Unless their kitty had other concerning signs like vomiting, diarrhea, depression, or anorexia, I let the owners know that we should schedule an exam, but it wasn’t an emergency situation. In … Read more

Vomiting & Diarrhea in Cats: Our Vet Shares 3 Home Remedies

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Vomiting and diarrhea are common complaints from cat parents. When I speak with concerned clients about their kitty’s symptoms, I explain that some causes of vomiting and diarrhea can be treated at home, but others require veterinary attention. In this article, we’ll explain the top causes of vomiting and diarrhea and cats, review the best … Read more

Cat’s Neck with Sores or Bald Spots [Vet Advice]

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Occasionally in my veterinarian practice, I would see a cat with sores, wounds or bald spots on the neck. I would explain the different reasons and treatment options for sores, bald spots, and other lesions. In this article, we will look at the top causes of these skin issues (including infections or skin parasites), what … Read more

Cat Warts [With Pictures]: Causes and Treatment Options

If you see an unusual raised growth on your cat’s skin, it could be a wart. While not as common as some other lumps and bumps, warts can occur particularly in older or immunocompromised cats. The lesions are usually benign and often caused by the feline papillomavirus(FPV). Warts in cats aren’t dangerous, but they should … Read more

Cat Dermatitis [With Pictures]: Our Vet Explains What to Do

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Has your cat been scratching and grooming herself a lot recently? Many times, kitties that start itching and licking excessively have dermatitis. There are various causes of dermatitis in cats, and they can all cause your furry friend to become extremely itchy and uncomfortable. What is cat dermatitis? [with pictures] Simply put, dermatitis is an … Read more