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Thyroid Issues And The Environment.. Or What Is In Your Couch And Carpeting?

Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder of house cats, with over 10 percent of kitties over the age of 10 diagnosed with the disease. Since hyperthyroidism was discovered over thirty years ago (1979), the sudden appearance and rapid increase in cases in both humans and cats has generated several studies in a search for […]

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Apparently Crazy Cat Ladies Are On To Something….

So According to this study cat owners are 40% ¬†less likely to die from heart attacks than those who had no feline in their lives. Owning a dog did not appear to convey the same protection. ¬†Interesting …. According to Psychology Today, research shows cats are very important for preventing death from heart attacks. “Results […]

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Cats are Carnivores

Here is a great article on feline diabetes. In a lot of cases in can be managed thru diet. Cats are pure carnivores so a very low carbohydrate diet seems to be a good option for felines with diabetes. Acupressure can also play a role in supporting the affected organ systems, but be sure to […]

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Fatty Lipomas better safe than sorry

As our Furry friends get older they tend to develop fatty lipomas which are benign, but it is always a good idea to check them out with your vet. A simple needle aspiration can determine if they are benign. If they are benign and not fast growing there are some great points to help slow […]

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