November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Has your pet been diagnosed with cancer? One in four dogs and one in five cats will develop cancer in their lifetimes. Experts say that the number of pet cancer cases is rising, as advances in veterinary medicine are increasing the lifespans of our companion animals. Here are a few important facts about cancer for […]

via November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month — FACE Foundation


Spotting Cats’ UTIs

IMG_20170722_193754Guarding your cat against illness is not easy, but being aware of potential problems and what you can do to help is essential. Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) affects nearly 3% of cats in the UK.  The variety of causes means it can be difficult to diagnose, but if left untreated it can be fatal.

Click here for tips to help you spot the warning signs in time.

Does your Cat have a Drinking Problem?

Is your cat drinking more than normal? Have you noticed your cat suddenly drinking from the tap? If so, the cause could be a significant underlying disease. In this post Laura Du Pre, Veterinary Surgeon and Clinical Director of leading Yorkshire based vets Calder Vets, looks at how to identify if there is a drinking…

via Does Your Cat have a Drinking Problem? — Katzenworld

Summer First Aid Tips for Pets

Check out these great summer-themed first aid tips from the website PetMD. Your pets can face all sorts of warm weather hazards like hot pavements on soft paws, an unexpected dip in the pool, insect bites and stings, and heatstroke. Help keep your dogs, cats, and other companion animals safe this summer with these tips. […]

via First Aid Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe this Summer — FACE Foundation

Top 10 Pet Health Issues

  1. Fractures
  1. Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)
  1. Foreign Body Obstructions
  1. Urinary Obstructions
  1. Pyometra
  1. Rattlesnake Bites
  1. Emergency C-Sections
  1. Enucleations
  1. Laceration Repairs
  2. 10. Severe Dental Work

We are often asked about the kinds of pet health emergencies that are seen by our veterinary partners and referred to FACE, so that we may help qualified pet owners pay for life-saving veterinary treatments for their companion animals. There are many common pet injuries and illnesses that we and our partners see on a […]

via Top 10 Pet Health Issues Seen by FACE and our Veterinary Partners — FACE Foundation

First Aid Tips for Cats

Blue Cross shares first aid and life-saving tips for cat guardians this summer As a cat guardian, one of the scariest things can be if you witness your pet getting hurt. There are many situations where cats may need quick-thinking first aid before you are able to get to a vet. This can be particularly…

via First Aid Tips for Cat Guardians that could save a Kittie’s Life this Summer by Blue Cross — Katzenworld