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A cat with a wound under his ear.

My Cat Scratching Under His Ear?My cat has scratched the fur off under his ear and he will not stop scratching it. How do we stop him from scratching the area so it will heal? We have put vaseline on it. It worked for awhile but once it wore off, he would start to scratch it again and reopen the area.

 

A white Easter lily growing in a garden.

Easter Lilies are Poisonous to CatsLilies are a favorite flower for this time of year, especially as Easter gifts. But if you have cats, you should avoid these pretty flowers. The toxins in the flowers can cause liver damage and even death in small doses. This is true with other types of lilies so keep it in mind when selecting plants for your garden or yard as well.

 

A cat next to a can of cat food.

Making Sure Cats Get Enough WaterA couple of years ago, my older cat was diagnosed with chronic renal failure. He was very dehydrated and weak and would regularly vomit up his food. The vet gave him a subcutaneous water treatment and prescribed him special food for renal support but warned us that it was not a cure, just a way to keep him as stable as possible for the next few years.

 

A cat being given liquid medication.

Giving Cats Liquid MedicationGiving your cat liquid medication, while definitely not fun for the kitty, can be done reasonably well using a dropper or syringe from the vet.

 

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ASPCA Pet Vaccination Truck Schedule - tabby cat

ASPCA Pet Vaccination Truck Schedule?I am trying to find the mobile ASPCA van that use to be on Fordham. Is there a way I can call and make an appointment for my cat?

 

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What's Wrong With My Cat?I have two female cats, both a little over 2 years old. The one is perfectly fine, but the other one goes into heat all the time. She stays in heat for a long time, she's extremely vocal to the point where I cant sleep. She also pees places when she's in heat and it seems to be one specific spot.

 

A cat with a wound under his ear.

My Cat Scratching Under His Ear?My cat has scratched the fur off under his ear and he will not stop scratching it. How do we stop him from scratching the area so it will heal? We have put vaseline on it. It worked for awhile but once it wore off, he would start to scratch it again and reopen the area.

 

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Gaping Wound on Cat's Neck?My cat had a big knot on side of his neck. He scratched it and now it is busted. I can see inside. He keeps scratching it and I have to grab him because he split it more. How can I stop this? The vets will not take animals cause of corona! I don't know what to do?

 

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Treating a Kitten with Eye Discharge?We have 3 week old kittens and their eyes keep closing back up even though we opened them back up and their mum keeps licking their faces. One of them have pus in their eyes so I'm nervous as I've never dealt with newborn kittens.

 

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Manx Cat Feces?Our 2 Manx cats have never had a solid feces. Do they need to have special food? Have tried special dry food but does not make a difference.

 

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