Category Archives: Cat and Kitten Health

Feline Infectious Peritonitis

Feline Infectious Peritonitis

Feline Infectious Peritonitis – NOTICE!!!!! – THERE IS A CURE, It’s not contagious   The drugs GC376 and GS-441524 both inhibit the replication of the FIP virus, but by two different mechanisms,” explains Dr. Pedersen of Cal Davis. GC376 was developed by Kansas State University virologists, Yunjeong Kim, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, associate professor of diagnostic… Continue Reading

Secnidazole for Treating Giardia

Secnidazole for Treating Giardia

New Medicine Secnidazole for Treating Giardia & Tritichomonas Catteries, Rescues, Shelters and many pet owners will likely have a need for treating for Giardia at some point in their lifetime. Giardia is just one of the protozoan parasites that cause diarrhea in cats. Giardiasis is caused by the Giardia intestinal is parasite. Cats have to… Continue Reading

Is Gum Disease In Savannah Cats Genetic?

Is Gum Disease In Savannah Cats Genetic?

Deciding what subject to start my blog I remember a family calling about their Savannah cat having gum disease. They asked, (as I often get asked), “Is gum disease genetic?” Their two cats (full siblings from separate litters) developed gum disease requiring expensive surgery. I explained to them that good oral hygiene is important whether gum… Continue Reading