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Here's Why You Shouldn't Ignore Excessive Itching with Fleas

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Fleas can cause cats to itch for the obvious reasons: a flea bite causes a small wound that can become infected and irritated. But while that’s bad enough, cats can suffer from other kinds of problems from flea bites, too. Some of these issues can cause excessive itching that doesn’t get better with time. Here’s what you should do if you think your cat is scratching too much. What It Is…

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Want To Switch To A New Vet Clinic? 3 Ways To Narrow Down Your Options

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Making the switch to a new veterinarian clinic can be a big decision, but it may be necessary if your current vet has increased prices or you’re unhappy with their services. You may also need to switch to a new vet if you’ve moved or adopted a new pet the clinic isn’t experienced with. Whatever your reason may be for needing to switch to a different vet, it’s a good idea to look into exactly what makes some clinics better suited for your pet and any of your needs.…

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Cat Tooth Extraction Aftercare Tips

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As your cat ages, it’s common for them to suffer from a myriad of dental-related issues, including gingivitis, tooth decay, and cavities. Feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions, or FORL, is a painful condition that occurs on cat’s enamel. As FORL worsens, the lesions eat through the enamel and expose the dentin underneath. Your veterinarian might recommend tooth extraction if your cat is suffering from FORL or any of the other above-mentioned issues.…

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