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Perils of Pyoderma in Cats

Bacterial skin infections in cats may be referred to as pyoderma and can wreck a havoc on your pet’s overall wellbeing. Read on to know all that you should know about pyoderma in cats and how you can manage it.

Angels of Wellbeing: Antioxidants & Taurine

Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance between free radicals and the body’s ability to neutralize them. Free radicals are unstable molecules produced during normal metabolic processes and in response to external factors like pollution, UV radiation, and stress. If left unchecked, these free radicals can damage cells, proteins, and DNA hastening disease & aging. - by Dr Pooja

‘PURR’fect nutrition

Peculiar aspects of feline nutrition • Cats have shorter small intestine and are adapted for high protein diet, high fat, and low bulk diet. • They are somewhat peculiar in their attitude towards food and eating behaviours. • Arachidonic acid (ARA) is dietary essential in felines because conversion of dietary linoleic acid (LA) to ARA is rate-limited by low Δ6-desaturase. ARA is required…

Move over muscle damage with persistence of physiotherapy

Muscle damage in cats is quite common, be it because of their mischievous nature or due to natural reasons. The perks of physiotherapy are great to prevent pain and improve strength and mobility in your feline friends. –by Dr Amarjeet Singh Kanda

Hairballs – Hiatus in happiness

Formation of hairballs is quite common in cats. It can pose a threat to their health and as a pet parent, you should know about it. Read on to find the causes, symptoms, and remedies of hairballs in cats.

Keep Your Feline Friend Safe with Sterilisation

Sterilisation is a blanket term used to describe the process of rendering a pet incapable of reproduction. Read on to know it is safe for your feline friend and what are the methods of sterilisation in cats

Urinary Tract Infections in cats

Pet-parents tend to be familiar with their pet’s bathroom habits, thanks to litter-box cleaning which every pet parent hates. But cleaning the litter-box can be an excellent way to keep an eye on your pet’s urinary tract health. Read on to know what are urinary tract infections, signs and symptoms to look out for, and home remedies that can be helpful.

Life Lessons for Your Feline Friends

Cats can be trained! There are beneficial behaviors you should consider teaching your cat to perform, not only in an emergency, but also to enrich her day to day life. Some breeds of cats actually excel at positive reinforcement training. Begin early and your pet will be well trained in no time.

Clause of Claws!

The pain of a broken nail, pain of a broken heart! If your cat has a broken nail, do not try to cut or remove the nail! Read on to find out what you should be doing.

Ouch! that hurts! Otodectic Mange in cats

If your feline friend has been itching or pawing her ears a lot lately, is irritated, and you see her ears being red and inflamed, then these can be signs of otodectic mange or itchy ears in cats. Read on and find out how you can help your pet and get proper treatment for her! Otodectic mange is one of the most common ear problems in cats and is caused by a mite, Otodectescynotis,…

Bio PetActive—For Your Feline’s Overall Health & Happiness

Bio PetActive is a leading name in the pet industry which offers premium quality products for your pets.  The brand promises amazing quality and has a wide range of products for cats. The most popular ones are – Vitali Cat Junior Paste It is a feed supplement that contains the right balance of vitamins, taurine, dicalcium phosphate and MOS to support healthy development of…

Boehringer launches Broadline targeting all major feline parasites

Boehringer Ingelheim has launched Broadline, a unique formulation that provides both systemic and topical modes of application targeting all major parasites. “In the next five years, we look forward to strengthening our position in the pet care segment through the launch of other safe, effective & world class solutions for the Indian pet market,” says Sunit Kishore, Director, Animal Health,…

Fuss of Flea Allergic Dermatitis in Felines

Flea allergic dermatitis (FAD) is the most common skin problem in cats and is also known as flea bite  hypersensitivity. Know all about it and how you can protect your feline friends! FAD is an allergic reaction to flea saliva injected by the bites of fleas. It is caused by the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, which is common in both dogs and cats. It is estimated that up to 50 percent…

Commit to a routine dental check-up

Your adorable kitty needs the right care and routine treatment to keep her pearly white intact. The adult cat has thirty teeth. They have six sharp little incisors on the top jaw and six ones on the lower jaw. On either side of the incisors they have big tusk teeth—four in all. These are called canine teeth, but I don’t think it’s meant as an insult. Then there’s a little toothless gap. Behind…
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