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Black-and-white cat lounging sleepily, with front paws facing forward to camera.

Tips for cutting ingrown nails on your cat

Q: I have a 9-year-old cat and just noticed that his claws are so long they are starting to grow into the pads of his front paws. One or...

White and brown cat hanging on to a woman's hand close to its nose.

The case of the kitty who eats only roast beef

Q: We just brought home a rescue kitty (15 months old) who refuses to eat any type of dry or wet cat food. He will drink some water, but...

Tonkinese cat sitting between a window and a curtain.

What to do if your cat frequently burps

January 29, 2013

Q: My 4-year-old Tonkinese cat is burping with increased frequency, quite loudly and after every feeding. I feed him Taste of the Wild...

Closeup of black cat with tongue reaching up to its nose.

My cat licks my gold jewelry. Is it a sign of pica?

Q: Why does my cat like to lick gold jewelry that we wear? Is this pica?

A: While I cannot diagnose your cat's problem...

Closeup on face of a grayish kitten with blue eyes.

Top symptoms you'll find in a kitten with worms

Q: My kittens are 5 weeks old. A few of them have loose stools, and one just vomited foam. What can I do for them? (They are eating kitten...

Gray cat with tongue curled, licking its face.

My cat licked a just-bleached floor. Is she in danger?

December 11, 2012

Q: Today my 6-week-old cat licked the floor that I had just mopped with bleach and water. She has since had something to eat and slept,...

Calico cat rubbing against legs of a jeans-wearing person.

Why does my cat keep rubbing against my legs?

November 27, 2012

Q: Why does my cat keep rubbing up against my legs as I walk? She also keeps rubbing up against me when sitting next to me. She's an older...

Brown puppy lying on corner of pillow, with black cat perched in center.

How can I get my cat to adjust to my new puppy?

November 13, 2012

Q: My 6-year-old cat ("Bangles") is not adjusting to our puppy. It's been 6 weeks, and the cat hides under the bed is now peeing on things...

Calico cat facing forward, with mouth open.

Why is my cat losing weight and lots of hair?

Q: My 2-year-old Calico cat ("Mercury") seems to be shedding excessively and has lost a bit of weight. He is still eating about the same...

Closeup of a tan-and-white cat's face, with visible whiskers.

My cat's fur caught fire briefly. What should I do?

October 25, 2012

Q: My cat (1 year old) just got singed by a candle she jumped on. Her left whiskers are partway gone and curled at the ends, and she...