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Closeup on a beige-colored cat's face with big, staring eyes.

My cat just stares; is he having a seizure?

Q: My 11-year-old cat (indoor/outdoor) just suddenly started looking off into nowhere, like a stare, with his eyes dilated and meowing...

Brown-and-white tabby cat's face peeking out between fluffy white bedding.

Shadows are scaring my cat; what could be wrong?

August 15, 2013

Q: A week ago my cat became frightened by the shadow of a fan, and since then is scared of everything. I'm worried because it has been a...

Beige-and-white kitten peeking from behind a door frame.

How can I help my kitten who swallowed gasoline?

Q: My 7-month-old kitten, Meow Meow, drank gasoline (licking it off her coat). I tried bathing her in baby shampoo. What else should I do...

Black-and-white cat curled up in a fetal position, with three paws visible.

Why won't my cat's claws extend for trimming?

July 17, 2013

Q: I went to trim my cat's nails, but one claw seems stuck in the paw (i.e., could not be extended). What would cause this?

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Two adorable kittens standing side by side, looking into the camera.

What to look for when adopting a second cat

Q: I have a 1-year-old female cat, just spayed 3 weeks ago. I'm thinking of adopting another cat. How long should I wait before adopting,...

White-and-brown cat licking its paw while reclining on a couch in warm light.

Why is my cat licking and shaking her paw often?

Q: My indoor cat (1 year old) is chewing on her right paw a lot. I've been watching her and it is between the first and second toe. There...

White pug eating a hot dog.

5 myths you should know about dog and cat foods

Do you know what's most important when reading nutrition labels on the food for your dog or cat?

Learn what to avoid in our recorded...

Face of Siamese cat, looking alert with eyes wide open.

What are these new white spots on my cat's gums?

Q: My Siamese cat, Gabby, is 16 years old and has developed white spots in her mouth. They occur on the lower gums, about half-inch in...

Brown-and-white tabby cat perched above a bathtub next to the faucet.

How can I help my cat who licked bleach cleanser?

April 11, 2013

Q: My cat just jumped into my bathtub while I was cleaning it with a foaming bleach cleanser. I immediately got her out, but before I...

Closeup on the face of a young white-and-gold short-haired cat.

Why are my young cats losing hair near their tails?

Q: I have two female short-haired cats, 6 months old, and they are both losing hair on their back ends (from mid-back, around the tail,...

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