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Benazepril For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Benazepril is a blood pressure medication used to treat kitties with heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), chronic kidney disease, and conditions of protein loss through the urine. It may also be known by the brand name Lotensin. In this article, you’ll learn how benazepril works, situations where it is most commonly used, side effects, and some frequently asked questions....

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Cat Bloodwork (Different Types, Health Conditions And Costs)

When you visit the office of your local DVM veterinarian, there are many times when you may be offered blood work for your cat. The aim of this article is to explain why blood work may be recommended, what sort of costs may be involved, and what sort of levels of different blood parameters are normal. Urinalysis is often carried...

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Amitriptyline For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Amitriptyline is a medication used often for cats to treat a variety of behavioral disorders, as well as a couple of other conditions. In this article you’ll learn what amitriptyline does for cats, common side effects, and some frequently asked questions.  About Amitriptyline For Cats Amitriptyline is an antidepressant medication. It goes by the brand name Elavil and is also...

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Amantadine For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Amantadine is a drug sometimes used as an add-on medication to assist with pain management in dogs and cats. In this article, you’ll learn how amantadine works, when it’s most often used in veterinary medicine, potential side effects, and some frequently asked questions.  About Amantadine For Cats The drug amantadine is classified as an antiviral drug and is used sometimes...

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Feline Genitalia Guide: What You Need To Know

Determining whether a cat is male or female can present a challenge. While determining the sex of an adult cat can be tricky, it can sometimes seem nearly impossible in kittens! Understanding the differences between male and female anatomy can help make this process easier. Read on for details on the feline reproductive system, and scroll down to the bottom of...

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Apoquel For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Apoquel is a non-steroidal medication primarily used to treat pets for allergic skin diseases. In this article, you’ll learn about the information available for its use in cats including efficacy, dosing information, side effects, and some frequently asked questions.  About Apoquel For Cats Apoquel, manufactured by Zoetis, is the brand name for oclacitinib, which is a janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor....

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Amlodipine For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Amlodipine is a common medication used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) in cats. In this article you’ll learn about amlodipine, how it works, side effects to watch out for, and some frequently asked questions. About Amlodipine for Cats Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker, a type of medication used to control high blood pressure. It is a common first-line drug...

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10 Most Dangerous Diseases In Cats

We all love our feline companions and want to protect them at any cost, so we’ve put together a list of the most dangerous cat diseases that we think you should know about. Although not all cats are at risk of developing these diseases, it’s vital that you know what they are in order to recognize the symptoms. Take-Home Message...

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Stress In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Cats are very good at hiding signs that they are stressed. The reason for this is because the domestic house cat evolved from the African wildcat, which was both a predator to small animals and prey to large animals, and showing signs of stress or pain would make the cat seem like an easy target to predators. Some stress is...

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Azithromycin For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Azithromycin is an antibiotic commonly used to treat certain bacterial infections in cats. In this article, you’ll learn more about what azithromycin does, conditions it may be indicated for, side effects to look out for, and some frequently asked questions.  About Azithromycin For Cats Azithromycin, the common brand name for which is Zithromax, is classified as a macrolide antibiotic. It...

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