Cat Health Care

Keep your sweet kitty happy and healthy with tips on recognizing and treating common cat health conditions, first aid, reproductive and preventative care, and more. Trusted vets and pet experts weigh in on best practices in cat health care so your cat can keep living life to the furr-est.

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Do Cats Fart? Absolutely, Experts Say. And Here's How Often. 
Everyone farts. But if your cat is tooting up a storm, experts say you can help her (and you) find relief.
Do Cats Get Periods? Kind of—Here's What a Vet Says
Your female feline has some telltale signs that life is about to change—fast!
When Do Kittens' Eyes Change Color?
Our experts explain why some kittens keep their birth color and others don’t. 
Is Your Kitten's Belly Bloated? Find Out What's Causing Your Wee One's Tummy Trouble
Here's the difference between a kitten's healthy round belly and a swollen one—and how to make your furball feel better.
How to Tell When a Cat Is Ready to Give Birth, So You Can Support Your Little Mama on the Big Day
Cat birth is called queening, and the good news is that your queen-to-be will do most of the work herself.

More Cat Health Care

When Can Kittens Leave Their Mom? Here's What a Veterinarian Recommends
Kittens develop faster than we do, but there are still plenty of reasons for them to stay close to mom.
Are Lilacs Poisonous to Cats? What You Need to Know About This Sweet-Smelling Shrub

Does your cat think your bouquet of lilacs smell so good she could eat it? We spoke to a veterinary toxicologist who snipped common misconceptions about lilacs and toxicity in cats.