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Rabies in Cats: Signs & Symptoms

Rabies in Cats: Signs & Symptoms

Rabies is a fatal virus that is highly contagious among cats and other pets. Our South Charlotte vets discuss the effects of the rabies virus on cats in this post, including how common it is, the symptoms it causes, and how it can be avoided.

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Cat Health Tips - How often do you take a cat to the vet?

Cat Health Tips - How often do you take a cat to the vet?

You want your beloved cat to live a long, healthy life, but what is the best way to help ensure your cat's long-term health? Whether your feline friend is a kitten or enjoying their senior years - here's what our South Charlotte vets recommend.

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Giardia in Cats

Giardia in Cats

Giardia is a group of protozoan parasites (identified by the letters A through H) that can infect people, as well as dogs and cats and lead to symptoms such as diarrhea and upset stomach. Today our South Charlotte vets share tips on how to tell if your cat may be infected with Giardia, and what you can do to help resolve symptoms and prevent family members and other pets from becoming infected.

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Why is my cat limping? What should I do?

Why is my cat limping? What should I do?

It doesn't matter if your kitty is an indoor cat or outdoor adventurer there are countless ways that your cat could injure a leg or paw and wind up limping. That said, injuries aren't the only cause of limping in cats. Today our South Charlotte vets share a few reasons why your cat may be limping and what you should do.

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Cats Paralysis - Full, Partial & Laryngeal Paralysis

Cats Paralysis - Full, Partial & Laryngeal Paralysis

If your cat has lost their ability to move their back legs, all 4 legs, or another part of their body they may be suffering from a type of paralysis. However, cats can also suffer from laryngeal paralysis which is actually a disorder of the upper airway.  Our South Charlotte vets explain more...

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Help! My cat won't eat! What should I do?

Help! My cat won't eat! What should I do?

If your cat suddenly stops eating you are bound to be concerned. Should you rush your feline friend to the emergency vet clinic or wait until your regular vet is available? Our South Charlotte vets share some common reasons why cats stop eating, and how to tell if it’s time to head to the emergency vet.

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FLUTD & Urinary Tract Infections in Cats

FLUTD & Urinary Tract Infections in Cats

Our South Charlotte vets see far fewer urinary tract infections in cats than in dogs, nonetheless, there are a number of other urinary tract conditions that frequently affect older cats. Below we explain more about urinary tract infections and other urinary conditions in cats.

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Cat Laryngitis - What to Do if Your Cat Loses Their Meow

Cat Laryngitis - What to Do if Your Cat Loses Their Meow

Has your kitty's meow been reduced to a squeak or a scratchy rasp? Laryngitis in cats can be the result of a number of different underlying causes. In today's post our Charlotte vets share more about cat laryngitis symptoms, causes and treatments.

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Ear Infection in Cats

Ear Infection in Cats

Cat's don't often suffer from ear infections but when they do these infections can be an indication of an underlying health issue. Here our South Charlotte vets explain some of the causes, symptoms and treatments for yeast infections in cat's ears, bacterial infections, inner ear infections and more.

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How to Tell if Your Cat is Overweight

How to Tell if Your Cat is Overweight

Chances are that you think of your cat as cuddly rather than overweight but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's health and longevity. In today's post, our South Charlotte vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight.

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