If your cat has been diagnosed with an illness, the Cat Health Topics in this section will help you learn everything you can about your cat's medical condition, as well as help you work with your veterinarian to choose the best care for your cat.
The resources you'll find here include disease overviews and links to further information, current research, treatment descriptions, and even support groups organized by fellow cat owners.
With the increasing prevalence of diabetes in cats, more owners are discovering that their feline pets are afflicted with this very manageable health condition. If left untreated, diabetes can drastically lessen your cat’s quality of life and shorten its lifespan. Diabetes information sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and endorsed by The American Association of Feline Practitioners. MyCathasDiabetes.com
Feline Chronic Renal Disease
Chronic feline kidney disease is on the rise, affecting over two million cats today.
Feline Heartworm Disease and HARD
Feline Heartworm Disease: It’s different from Dog Heartworm Disease!
Feline Hyperthyroid Disease
First recognized in 1979, feline hyperthyroidism is now recognized as an extremely important and common disorder in older cats.
Frequently Asked Questions about the 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus and Pets
The AVMA has created a page of answers to frequently asked questions about the H1N1 Flu (swine flu) and pets. November 4th 2009 an Iowa cat was confirmed as the first known to be infected with this virus.