Articles about the feline digestive system
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- * Blood In Your Cat's Stool
Blood in your cat's stool can be an indicator of many different health issues — sometimes it is a minor problem or it may be a symptom of a much more serious condition . . .
- * Changing Foods
If a breeder decides to change their cats diet, care must be taken not to upset the feline digestive system
- * Coccidia: A New Treatment
Coccidia are parasites that can cause mild to severe diarrhea. In worse cases, in young kittens, coccidiosis can be life-threatening. Learn about the latest treatment available.
- * Flagyl
Flagyl ( Metronidazole) is a useful antibiotic against a wide range of conditions including Giardia, diarrhea and some upper respiratory infections.
- * Giardia
Giardia is a parasite that can impact seriously on your cat`s health.
- * Hairballs
With the warm weather and an increase in your cat's shedding, this is the time of year when hairballs are more likely. Learn how best to deal with this common feline problem....
- * Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Cats
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is not a single disease but is a syndrome characterized by gastrointestinal disorders caused by the body's reaction to chronic irritation when inflammatory cells invade the wall of the stomach and/or intestines.
- * Megaesophagus
Megaesophagus is a serious condition where a cat experiences a decreased or loss of the ability to move food down the esophagus. This leads to frequent regurgitation of food and aspiration pneumonia that can be life-threatening. There is treatment that can help ...
- * Prolapsed Rectum in a Cat
Follow the detailed medical case history of a 10-week old Exotic Shorthair kitten that experienced a prolapsed rectum that recurred five times. When traditional purse-string surgery failed to correct the problem, the kitten was operated on to actually sew the colon to the body wall.
- * Scoop on Poop
Your cat`s bowel movements can tell you a lot about how he is feeling. Enjoy a handy chart that helps you get the scoop on what the poop is telling you.
- * Upset Tummy
What should you do if your cat has an upset tummy?
- * Vomiting
The average cat is pretty good at vomitting upon occasion. Learn the signs of when you need to see your veterinarian and what you can do at home to settle your kitty`s upset tummy.
- * Yellow Poop
Do you know what it means if your cat has yellow poop? Do you know what to do about it? Learn the answers to these questions and more...