Category: Cat Diseases & Conditions

Mange in Cats

Typically a condition common among dogs, mange in cats is rarely diagnosed. A form of inflammatory skin disease in cats, mange is caused by different species of mites. Mange is a term used to describe different skin conditions in cats caused by different types of mites. If your …

Kidney Disease in Cats

Healthy kidneys are responsible for many functions, with the most notable function being to filter impurities from the blood and make urine. But any problem with kidneys can cause the loss of kidney function in your cat, besides many health problems. Kidney disease in cats can be categorized …

Tapeworms in Cats

Tapeworms are intestinal parasites that infect cats. Classified as cestodes, tapeworms typically settle in the cat’s small intestine. A tapeworm anchors to the wall of the intestine using its hook-like mouth. As an adult tapeworm matures, it may reach several inches high. With it, individual segments come off …

Leukemia Virus Infection in Cats

One of the leading causes of death in cats, feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is a disease that affects the cat’s immune system. As a result, the compromised immune system is unable to protect the feline’s body from fatal viruses and infections. Not only this, the virus infection can …

Feline Distemper: A Guide for Cat Owners

Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease among cats. The life-threatening condition, also known as feline distemper, is caused by a virus that attacks blood cells in the body, especially those in the bone marrow and intestinal tract. It also damages stem cells of the fetus in …

Mouth Cancer in Cats

Did you know the oral cavity is a common site for various tumors in cats? Mouth cancer in cats is one of the most common types of cancer in the feline community, accounting for 3% of all feline cancers. Mouth cancer is caused by malignant tumors developed within …

Skin Cancer in Cats

Feline skin cancer is a term that encompasses a range of tumors. It occurs due to an uncontrolled growth of skin cells or associated structures, including supportive tissues. Skin cancer in cats is the second most common type of cancer in the feline community. Signs of squamous cell …

Rabies in Cats

A common viral disease, rabies affects all warm-blooded animals, with the exception of a few species that are naturally resistant to it. The deadly virus spreads through the saliva of an infected animal when it bites a person or another animal. Prevent your kitty from coming into contact …

Lymphoma in Cats

Lymphoma is a type of malignant cancer that affects the lymphocyte cells that are integral to the body’s immunity. Such type of cancer of the lymphatic system compromises with the body’s defenses, exposing it to an array of diseases and infections. Feline lymphoma is the most frequently diagnosed …

Conjunctivitis in Cats

Eye problems are not too common in cats. However, some cats do suffer from eye disorders, and conjunctivitis is one of them. Conjunctivitis in cats is a condition in which your kitty suffers from inflammation of the conjunctiva or pink membrane caused by a bacterial or viral infection. …
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