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 2018

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

  • * E-coli In Kittens: A Medical Case History
    Follow the medical history of a litter of Devon Rex kittens. Two kittens remained healthy while their two littermates suddenly and dramatically lost weight, stopped eating and became lethargic.
    May 2022

  • * 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.
    March 2021

  • * 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....
    April 2018

  • * 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

  • * Malabsorption In Cats
    Malabsorption is an umbrella term used to describe the situation when a kitten or cat is not able to properly absorb all of the nutrition from its food. Learn how to recognize and treat this condition.
    June 2022

  • * 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 ...
    October 2019

  • * Prolapsed Rectum in a Cat
    Dr. Leah Montgomery explains her treatment of a 3 month old female Persian kitten who developed a prolapsed rectum, complete with photos.
    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.
    March 2020

  • * Upset Tummy
    What should you do if your cat has an upset tummy?
    September 2018

  • * 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.
    June 2019

  • * 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...
    April 2019



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