Digestive Issues

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 . . .
    October 2015

  • * Changing Foods
    If a breeder decides to change their cats diet, care must be taken not to upset the feline digestive system
    September 2005

  • * 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.
    August 2001

  • * Flagyl
    Flagyl ( Metronidazole) is a useful antibiotic against a wide range of conditions including Giardia, diarrhea and some upper respiratory infections.
    November 2004

  • * Giardia
    Giardia is a parasite that can impact seriously on your cat`s health.
    September 2006

  • * 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....
    June 2009

  • * 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.
    September 2014

  • * 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 ...
    September 2009

  • * 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.
    October 2016

  • * 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.
    July 2003

  • * Upset Tummy
    What should you do if your cat has an upset tummy?
    May 2007

  • * 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.
    August 2001

  • * 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...
    February 2012

 


 

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