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Cat Nutrition & Feeding


How To Choose The Right Food for Your Cat

The science behind cat nutrition

Tips to Increase Your Cat's Water Intake

How Much Food Should I Feed My Cat?

How to Compare Cat Foods & Calculate Carbs: Dry Matter Basis

By-products in cat food - 5 facts you need to know

Grain-Free Cat Food – What Does It Mean?

What Makes the Best Canned Cat Food?

Choosing the Right Dry Cat Food

Treats - Kitty is an Addict!​

Transitioning Free-Fed Kibble Kitties to Timed Meals

Transitioning Your Cat from Kibble to a New Type of Food (Canned, Raw, or Homemade)

Nutritional Supplements For Cats

Can I feed my cat a fish-based or fish-flavored diet?

Nutrition For The Mother Cat

Is Your Cat Overweight?

Obesity in Cats

What Do I Need To Know About Feeding My Cat?

Common Foods That Are Harmful To Cats

Homemade Diets

Raw Feeding Cats: Types of Raw Diets & Feeding Options

Feeding Raw to Cats - Safety Concerns

Homemade Food for Cats: Consider Your Recipe!

Preparing Raw Cat Food At Home - Tools of the Trade

Raw Feeding Cats: Calcium and Bones

Raw Feeding for Cats: The Ingredients

Prey Model Raw: The Basics

Raw Feeding for Cats


Medical Conditions

Cats and Rabies

Bone Fractures in Cats

Liver Disease in Cats​

Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats

Ocular (Eye) Herpes in Cats

Seizures in Cats

Skin Conditions in Cats

Feline Acne

Heart Disease in Cats

Eye Infections in Cats

Arthritis and Joint Pain in Cats

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

Flat Chested Kitten (FCK)

FIV in Cats

FIP in Cats

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)

Feline Hyperesthesia

Feline Distemper - Panleukopenia

Introduction To Feline Diabetes

Asthmatic Cats

Cat Epilepsy

A Feline Diabetes Story

Living with Feline Cancer

Feline Herpes and Rhinotracheitis

Health Issues in Tails​

Vaccine-Associated Sarcoma In Cats


Medical Emergencies & Safety Issues

What to Do If You Think Your Cat Ingested Poison

OTC Medications - Safe for Cats?

Routine Care for the Healthy Cat


Cat Vaccinations: A Quick & Useful Guide​

The Healthy Cat: Eight Things You Should Check

Pregnancy and Delivery in Cats

Cat Health Care ABC

First Aid for Cats

Your Cat Throwing Up?

Cat Vet Checkup - What To Expect

Should I Give My Cat Probiotics?

35 Signs That Your Cat May Be In Pain

Dental Issues

Gingivitis and Stomatitis in Cats

Can Cats Manage Without Their Teeth?

Does Dry Food Actually Clean Your Cat's Teeth?

What TCS Members Use: Cat Dental Health Care

Spaying and Neutering

Spay and Neuter Your Cats

Spaying and Neutering - What to Ask Before the Surgery

Spaying and Neutering - What to Look for After Surgery

When to spay/neuter a cat



Cat Fleas

How to Treat Fleas in Young Kittens

Ringworm in Cats​

Four Common Worms in Cats

Giardia and Giardiasis in Cats

Ear Mites in Cats

Toxoplasmosis and Cats

Heartworm in Cats

Homemade Flea Remedies


Birth, Delivery and Newborns

LLCat Pregnancy

How to Tell if My Cat is Pregnant?

Pregnant Cat? What to Prepare For the Birth

Help! My Cat is Having Kittens!

Post-Birth Complications in Cats

How Do I Know When My Cat Will Give Birth?

Premature Kittens


Special Issues


LLLeaving Your Cat at the Vet's Clinic

Why has my cat stopped eating?

How To Get Your Cat To Start Eating Again

No money for vet care? How to find help and save your cat's life

How to talk to your vet

Special Needs Cats: Cerebellar Hypoplasia

Pilling Cats: Must-know tips for hiding pills

Identifying Common Ailments in Cats Adopted from Animal Shelters and Rescue Groups

When You Can't Afford a Veterinarian

When Your Cat has an Emergency

How Do I Choose A Veterinarian For My Cat

How Can I Give a Pill to My Cat

Living with Cat Allergy

Health Concerns in Aging Cats

Anti-Anxiety Medication for Cats

Metacam For Cats: The Pros And Cons of Meloxicam For Pain Relief


116 cat health article submissions by the community.

Elevated liver enzymes in cats - Should you be worried?

A Scientific Take On Cat Nutrition By Dr. Rachel Boltz

When to spay or neuter a cat?

Can cats have Down Syndrome?

  • by AnneSite Owner

Picture of Lil Bub courtesy of Back in April 15, a member of started a thread about a kitten she had helped birth. The kitten had "offset eyes" and a strange forehead, she said. Her friend claimed it had Down Syndrome but she wasn't sure. She brought the question to our community and asked: Can cats have Down Syndrome?   It's not just that kitten, of course. In recent years, social media seem to be bringing forward cats with unique facial features.  Grumpy Cat, aka Tardar Sauce, has reached unprecedented global fame thanks to her... read more

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