If you’ve ever been interested in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), acupuncture or acupressure, and how it might benefit your feline family members, you’re going to want to read Acu-Cat: A Guide to Feline Acupressure.
This comprehensive guide covers
a thorough introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) concepts and theories
how these theories and concepts are applied in a feline acupressure session
33 feline health and behavioral conditions that may benefit from acupressure
extensive drawings of acupressure charts, meridians and points
Hyperthyroidism is a common disease that typically affects middle-aged and older cats. It is caused by an excess production of thyroid hormones, which are produced by the thyroid gland, located inside the cat’s neck. Thyroid hormones affect nearly all organs, which is why thyroid disease can sometimes cause secondary problems such as hypertension, heart and kidney disease.
There are currently three treatment options: lifelong medication, surgery, and the gold standard, radioactive iodine therapy.
Feline acne is a common problem in cats. Cat guardians usually notice small, oily black bumps on the cat’s chin, very similar to blackheads in humans. These blackheads may become red and itchy if they get infected.
The exact cause of feline acne is not known, but it is believed that there are several contributing factors: