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…

Colitis in Cats (Inflammation of Colon) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Colitis in Cats (Inflammation of Colon) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Defining Colitis in Cats Colitis is the medical term for inflammation of the colon, which is also referred to as the large intestine or large bowel. The colon is the lower part of the digestive tract. It includes and extends from the cecum to the rectum. The cecum is the first part of the colon…

Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) in Cats Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) in Cats Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Defining CRF in Cats Chronic renal failure (CRF) is a progressive disease caused by long-term insult to the kidneys. This over time, damages their ability to concentrate urine and remove waste products from circulation. The word “renal” means anything pertaining to the kidneys. Chronic renal failure is one of the most common causes of death…

Cherry Eye in Cats (Red Mass in Eye) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Cherry Eye in Cats (Red Mass in Eye) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Defining Cherry Eye in Cats “Cherry eye” is the common name for a condition in cats where the gland of the third eyelid pops out of place and can be seen protruding from the inner corner of one or both of a cat’s eyes. Unlike people, who have two eyelids, cats have three. Their third…

Cat Cavities (FORLs) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Cat Cavities (FORLs) Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Introduction Cats do not develop the same type of cavities that people get. Cats do get holes in their teeth, but they are generally the same color as the tooth and are the result of tooth resorption rather than decay. Most commonly seen at or below the gumline, these “cat cavities” or “neck lesions” are…

Cataracts in Cats – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Cataracts in Cats – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis And Treatments

Defining Cataracts in Cats A cataract is defined as any opacity of the lens that impairs the eye’s ability to absorb and transmit light to the retina. This therefore interferes with a cat’s vision. Any spot on the lens of a cat’s eye that blocks light technically is a cataract, regardless of its size. Cats…