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The links below include videos, websites, and handouts with lots of information on various feline health topics.  We hope that you find them helpful!

Search for Feline Health Problems in our Pet Library by Topic.

If you are looking for further information, or cannot find your topic in our Pet Library, click here for Additional Library Resources and Websites.

Feline Docs A great resource of information from Feline Experts at this website! To see a listing of topics, go to the right side to the "All Tags" column, scroll down to search for a multitude of great topics

Worms & Germs Blog Handout on Safe Cat Ownership A great handout about promoting safe cat ownership and preventing the spread of infectious disease.


Gastrointestinal Diseases in Cats are common in cats. Symptoms can include frequent vomiting, diarrhea, poor appetite, or weight loss.  Click to our webpage on the topic to view a video with thorough coverage of the topic as well as additional resources on a variety of causes..


Feline Health Topics from the Cornell Feline Health Center a respected authority on Feline Health.  Click for a listing of their great handouts!


Manhattan Cat Specialists Published Feline Health Articles by Dr. Arnold Plotnick, DVM, Dipl. ACIVM and ABVP


Worms & Germs Blog Handout on Cat Ownership Important info to know for all cat owners to keep their cats as well as their families free of infectious diseases.


Cornell's Feline Diabetes Video   Also from the Cornell University Veterinary Hospital Partners in Animal Health website, video information on how to care for a cat with Diabetes. Information on symptoms, how to treat feline diabetes, how to give insulin injections.


VIN's Diabetes Mellitus Center  A collection of articles on the managment of Diabetes cats and dogs.


AAFP Feline Diabetes Info for Cat Owners


Cornell's Feline Chronic Kidney Disease Video  Also from Cornell University Partners in Health,  a video on how to care for a cat with Kidney Disease. What are the symptoms.  Learn How to give subcutaneous fluids to your cat at home.


Deer Run Animal Hospital's Kidney Failure Page  Click here to find our collection of kidney disease resources.




Cats & Water Drinking water...The key to feline health!


How to Feed Cats  Learn some new ideas on how to feed cats to best support their health and how to prevent obesity, the most common nutritional disease in cats.

Cornell's Fact Sheet On Feline Hyperthyroidism Learn the signs and symptoms as well as treatment for this extremely common condition of aging cats at this fact Sheet on Feline Hyperthyroidism from the Feline Health Center at Cornell University.


VIN's Feline Hyperthyroid Center  This links you to a collection of articles from VIN's VeterinaryPartner Pet Library on Hyperthyroidism; the disease, its diagnosis, and treatment options.


Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy  A great website provided by Veterinary Cardiology Specialist, Dr. Mark Kittelson. Everything you need to know about this serious heart disease in cats


VIN's Veterinary Partner also has this great handout on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy .


Feline Cardiomyopathy a nice handout summarizing this condition in cats from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School.


International Cat Care Information on Feline Cardiomyopathy from the UK's Feline Advisary Bureau helpful information on feline cardiomyopathy.


Feline Viral Diseases  Cats are plagued by a number of viral diseases.  They have names like FeLV, FIV, and FIP that likely sound like alphabet soup. There are viruses that affect the upper respiratory tract, the gastrointestinal tract, and the immune system.  Learn what these confusing abbreviations stand for and even more about the diseases these viruses cause on Feline Virus Web page.


Cornell Toxoplasmosis Fact Sheet  Learn the truth about Toxoplasmosis and how it affects human and cat health with this fact sheet on Toxoplasmosis from the Feline Health Center at Cornell University.


Toxoplasmosis Owner information from the Worms and Germs Blog, a great source on how to protect you from catching this infecton.


CAPC Toxoplasmosis and Cats


Toxoplasmosis Info from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC)


Toxoplasmosis info from the CDC


Toxoplasmosis from Feline Internal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Arnold Plotnick of Manhattan Cat Specialists


CDC Parasites and People  This is a link to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.  It has information on keeping and pets healthy.  How to prevent contagious disease between pets and people.  More info on parasites can be found on our Pet Parasites webpage.


Feline Heartworm Disease Information on the risks and complexities of Feline Heartworm disease from the American Heartworm Society.  Learn how the feline form differs from the disease in dogs.  Learn how to prevent this devasting disease in your cat.


Feline Heartworm Infection: Serious!!  Get the facts on why it is important to prevent Feline Heartworm Disease from the Cornell Feline Health Center.


AAFP Feline Life Stages Guidelines  The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) have published this extensive document regarding Life Stage Guidelines for the health and welfare of cats.  


Cornell's Pet Owner's Guide to Cancer  From Cornell University's Partners in Animal Health, a video guide for Pets with Cancer.


PetMD's Cat Breedopedia  A cat encyclopedia of cat breeds and characteristics.


Y2SPAY  Not sure about spaying and neutering??  This website sponsored by The Veterinary Information Network (VIN) provides all the answers you need on why it is important to spay and neuter your pet!  Got spay and neuter questions?  The answers are here!


For even more information on Pet Health Topics, click on this link for another library of pet health care information from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine!  This link offers you a search from A to Z on care pet care procedures, common problems, diseases, anatomy, and miscellaneous health topics, as well as a glossary of medical terms.