Feline Diabetes Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments
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Feline Diabetes Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Definition of Diabetes Diabetes is a general term used to refer to a variety of disorders characterized clinically by excessive water intake and urine output. There are two “big” categories of diabetes in cats, dogs and people: diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus. Of these, diabetes mellitus is by far the more common in companion animals….

Diarrhea in cats Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments
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Diarrhea in cats Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Definition of Diarrhea Diarrhea is defined as the rapid movement of fecal matter through the intestine, resulting in poor absorption of electrolytes, nutrients and water and leading to abnormally frequent and voluminous evacuation of loose, unformed, soft-to-fluid stool. Diarrhea can be acute (come on suddenly) or chronic (lasting more than a week or two). Diarrhea…

Learn About Cat Skin Irritation (Feline Dermatitis)
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Learn About Cat Skin Irritation (Feline Dermatitis)

Definition and Causes of Dermatitis in Cats Dermatitis in cats, also called “feline miliary dermatitis” or “scabby cat disease,” refers to irritation, inflammation, itchiness and crusting of the skin. It can affect cats in a number of different ways and is one of the most frustrating conditions for their owners. The causes of feline dermatitis…

Deafness in Cats (Hearing Loss) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments
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Deafness in Cats (Hearing Loss) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Overview Of Deafness in Cats Deafness is often difficult to assess accurately, mainly because cats are not able to tell us when they have trouble hearing. Usually, it is their failure to obey commands or respond to familiar noises that first alert cat owners to a deafness problem. Compared to humans, cats have a much…

Cats Cushing’s Disease Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Cats Cushing’s Disease Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Defining Cushing’s Disease in Cats Cushing’s disease in cats, medically referred to as hyperadrenocorticism, is a condition that involves excessive hormone production by the adrenal glands. It is not common in domestic cats. When it does occur, Cushing’s disease usually affects cats that are over 7 years of age. Cushing’s disease can be caused by…

Cat Constipation Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Cat Constipation Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Defining Constipation in Cats Constipation is the infrequent, incomplete or difficult passage of feces from the colon, also called the large intestine or large bowel. The colon is the terminal end of the digestive tract. It starts with the cecum, which is a dilated pouch at the end of the small intestine, and includes the…