It's not uncommon for cats to suffer from what is known as feline bronchial asthma, an allergic inflammation of the bronchi (bronchitis).
It’s not just the right type of litter tray that will make your cat happy, but also the right type of cat litter.
Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, very regularly affects cats and can be triggered by numerous causes.
The diet of our domestic cats rarely resembles that of their wild relatives.
Around two-thirds of all cat owners think that their pet suffers to a greater or lesser extent from a food intolerance that has an impact upon its general state of health and predominantly the quality of its skin and fur. However, only in around a quarter of cases does an intolerance towards a food or certain ingredient manifest itself in the form of repeated vomiting and/or diarrhoea. It's important to differentiate intolerance from a real allergy, i.e. a reaction triggered by the immune system.
In specialist medical jargon, loss of appetite is also known as anorexia or inappetence.
When it comes to contraception and neutering for their own cats, animal lovers are often unsure.
Parasites are little pests that feed off the blood of our cats.
As long as kittens consume their mother's milk, they will be well protected from infections by all the antibodies it contains.
Old cats in particular often suffer from severe tartar, which is made up of brownish-yellow deposits on the surface of the teeth.
Generally speaking, kittens are cared for exclusively and extremely well by their mother in their first six weeks and are protected from infections by antibodies in her milk. Should a kitten nevertheless fall ill, a quick trip to the vet is always advisable, since young cats in particular have little resistance, vital functions quickly malfunction and they can soon give in to severe illnesses.
Although life with humans is comfortable and mostly not dangerous for cats, they can suffer from wounds or small injuries.
Although our domestic cats physically and psychologically resemble their wild ancestors...