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Essential oils can be very poisonous to cats.

January 16, 2018 / Cat's Meow / 2 Comments

Essential oils can be very poisonous to cats. Some are safer than others, and they can carry a wide range of toxic effects. Most of the most toxic oils to cats are the ones that contain "phenols". These include (but are not limited to): peppermint, lavender, citrus, tea tree, cinnamon, wintergreen, thyme, and many others.  Written by Dr.Matt Kornya

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Obesity in Cats

January 06, 2018 / Cat's Meow / Leave a comment

Obesity is a major issue in the modern world, and this holds true for cats as well as people. Many of the diseases we deal with on a daily basis are caused by obesity. These include diabetes, arthritis and joint disease, cancer, constipation, poor hair coat, and lack of cleanliness.  Obese cats can have a dramatically shorted life span compared to those of normal weight, and will generally have a decreased quality of life due to decreased mobility.

Written by Dr.Matt Kornya

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