When the Litterbox Doesn’t Work – Urinating and Defecating Outside the Box in Cats

Inappropriate elimination issues are the number one behavior-related complaint from cat lovers. And frustrated cat owners may end up looking for a new home for their former feline friends. But without consistent work and a little patience, the outcome for these kitties is grim.  Most cases of inappropriate elimination can be solved if you’re determined […]

What You Need To Know About Carprofen (Rimadyl)

Carprofen – brand name Rimadyl – is a very widely used pain medication classified as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID). Many owners see the benefit their dogs exhibit when on the medication, especially pets with chronic pain issues such as osteoarthritis. While veterinarians prescribe this medication for a wide range of reasons including post surgical pain, […]

Toxoplasmosis in Cats

What is Toxoplasmosis?Toxoplasmosis is the disease syndrome caused by a protozoan organism called Toxoplasma gondii. It affects most animals – most notably sheep, cats, and humans – but even insects, fish, and earthworms may be carriers.  Pregnancy and InfectionBecause Toxoplasmaosis infection poses a risk to an unborn child, many medical doctors go so far as to recommend […]