Feline Interstitial Cystitis: A Cat Owner’s Worst Nightmare

Feline Interstitial CystitisHave you ever experienced that sinking feeling when you confirm that, yes, that’s cat pee in the corner behind your couch? No cat owner wants to deal with urination outside of the litter box, yet it is not an uncommon issue for our feline friends. If you think your feline friend is suffering with litter box problems please call us immediately at 905-731-1225 or request an appointment online.

There are many reasons why a cat may begin to urinate outside of the litter box, but feline idiopathic cystitis is one of the most common cat health problems. Learn about this disease process and how you can help your cat.


Vomiting in Cats: It’s Not Just About Hairballs

Cat throwing up furball on sofaMost of us can’t help but laugh when it comes to cartoons and jokes about cats vomiting. While it’s true that our feline friends do seem a little more prone to puking than your average animal, it doesn’t make vomiting in cats a normal thing. If you have a nauseous kitty friend, read on to learn whether your cat’s habits are normal or something to have checked out. If you think your cat’s vomiting has been abnormal or excessive please request an appointment for your cat to see our veterinarian.

More Than Hairballs

Most cat vomit is chalked up to hairballs, and for good reason. It is not uncommon to find a small (or large) amount of hair when cleaning up after kitty. This may have more to do with what happens to be in the stomach, though, than the cause of the vomiting. Continue…

Seven Simple Systems Checks to Tell if You Have a Sick Cat

sick catCats work in mysterious ways. Is your kitty hiding in the back of the closet because he doesn’t like your house guests (primarily their Yorkie), or because he has some multi-syllabic monstrosity of a health concern?  Without seeing more than just the tip of his tail flipping to and fro, it can be hard to tell.

As a general rule, if you can’t coax your cat out of hiding for two days, even with yummy treats or his favorite toys, Continue…