Feline Health

Giveaway: Enter to Win an Assisi Loop

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This giveaway is sponsored by Assisi Animal Health

Since cats are so good at hiding pain, it can be difficult for even the most dedicated cat parent to recognize. By the time pain become obvious, chronic pain may have already had a considerable impact on the cat’s quality of life. This can be especially true when it comes to arthritis, a degenerative joint disease that affects as many as 3 in 10 cats. Only 7% of cats with arthritis receive treatment for this often debilitating condition.Continue Reading

Benefits of Coconut Oil for Cats

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Coconut oil has been big in human nutrition for quite some time. Widely marketed as a superfood, the unique combination of fatty acids in coconut oil may have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and boost the immune system. I’ve been getting a lot of questions about whether these benefits apply to cats as well. Continue Reading

New from Assisi Animal Health: Free Webinars for Cat Parents, Shelters and Veterinary Professionals

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Today’s post about Assisi Animal Health is a bit of a departure from what I usually cover: the innumerable benefits cats derive from using the Assisi Loop or Loop Lounge. From cats with arthritis, kidney disease, recovery from injuries and many inflammatory conditions such as cystitis, stomatitis and more, the success stories we’ve featured have been remarkable and sometimes nothing short of miraculous.Continue Reading

Review: Basepaws Cat DNA Test

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Have you ever wondered about your cat’s genetic background? Maybe you were curious what breeds might make up your rescue cat’s genes? Or maybe you’d like to know whether you should be worried about any genetic health conditions so you can be proactive about them? The Basepaws Cat DNA test answers all of these questions.Continue Reading