How Can I Get My Cat to Take His Medicine?

A kitten looks up from a bowl of food

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My kitten is around 8-1/2 weeks old and recently he has been acting very strange. I got him from a “not so kitten loving” bloke a week and a half ago, and he claimed the kitten has been dewormed and de-flea’d already but need a little encouragement in using the […]

Why Does My Cat Knock Over Her Water Dish?

Siamese cat drinking water from a running faucet

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I adopted a sweet little female kitty in the fall. She has quirky little rituals which are very cute, and … well, very quirky, especially with her food and water. After she’s done eating, or if she doesn’t want to eat when you put her food down, she will “cover it up.” She […]

Can A Cat Get Hepatic Lipidosis Twice?

A cat being treated for hepatic lipidosis

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My cat had hepatic lipidosis about 8 months ago and successfully recovered. The last few days I’ve noticed that he isn’t eating very much. Last night I started force feeding him with some Hill’s a/d food I had from when he was sick. He is still eating some dry […]

Dahlia Tells All: Starved!

Im in ur fridge steelin ur noms

Mama had hoped Miss Katrina’s behavior would improve after she got her little talking-to, but alas, that didn’t happen. Sure, Katrina tried to be on her best behavior, but then, well, she just couldn’t help herself and she’d start hissing and spitting and cussing! Well, Mama realized that Katrina was just one of those cats […]

Why is my cat always vomiting?

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: We took in a Siamese mix cat, Merryl, about 10 years ago, when he was six months old. About 5 years ago he started vomiting a white foamy substance. We took him to the vet, who ran a battery of tests — blood work, x-rays, you name it — […]