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Environmental cause for thyroid disease in cats?
May 26, 2017

Interesting article looking for an environmental cause for hyperthyroidism in cats....Continue Reading

Possible FIP Treatment?
May 8, 2017

FIP is a devastating disease with currently no treatment.  However, a new medication is showing promise for cats infected with FIP.  Read more here.   For general information about FIP, click here....Continue Reading

New Hyperthyroid Guidelines
June 29, 2016

New Hyperthyroid Guidelines   The AAFP (American Association of Feline Practitioners) has approved new guidelines in the diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats.  They can be viewed here: http://www.catvets.com/guidelines/practice-guidelines/feline-hyperthyroidism    ...Continue Reading

Raw Diets
April 27, 2016

Are raw diets good for your cat?   The veterinary community will probably answer this question with a resounding "NO."  There is no evidence to support any benefit to feeding your cat a raw diet.  There is enough evidence to show health implications to humans & enough case studies documenting adverse effects in cats when feeding a raw diet.  Please read this article for more information.   Continue Reading

SDMA
April 26, 2016

SDMA & Chronic Kidney disease.   It is estimated that 1 in 3 cats will develop some sort of kidney disease.  Recently, a new, more sensitive kidney blood test has become available to help detect and treat kidney disease in cats.  The traditional creatinine blood test only became elevated when 75% of both kidneys were not working.  The new SDMA test becomes elevated when 40% of both kidneys are not working, making it a much more sensitive test to help detect kidney disease in c...Continue Reading

Vaccines
June 3, 2015

To Vaccinate Or Not To Vaccinate?     The importance of vaccines cannot be understated and the current "anti-vaccine mentality" has the potential to do a great disservice to the cat population.  Your cat needs to be vaccinated, even if your cat is "indoor only" or has a low exposure.  At Cats Only Veterinary Hospital, we tailor vaccines to each individual cat and only use the Purevax non-adjuvanted vaccines.  We only follow the AAFP (American Association of Feline Practit...Continue Reading

Grain Free Diets
November 26, 2014

Grain free diets.  What do the experts think.   One popular trend in the commercial pet food industry, especially for cats, are grain-free diets.  These diets typically avoid corn, wheat and soy products and market the use of other "natural ingredients. This is a relatively new phenomenon in the pet food industry.  Click here to read what the e...Continue Reading

Ebola Information
November 26, 2014

Ebola Virus & Cats The AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) has posted information about Ebola & cats.  Click here to learn more....Continue Reading

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