Tag Feline Leukemia Virus

Fibrosarcoma In Cats

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Fibrosarcoma in cats is generally considered by veterinarians to be one of our most frustrating cancerous conditions. Fibrosarcoma (FSA) falls into a category of soft tissue sarcomas (STSs). STSs are cancerous growths that arise from the skin or subcutaneous (under…

False Positive, False Negative

Run a test. Get a result. Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it. However, the wicket gets sticky when you realize that every test we run requires interpretation. Few are simply “yes” or “no,” “black” or “white.” When results are dramatically different…

Tips On Safe Cat Travel

Carol writes, “My daughter is taking her cat by car from New York City to Florida. What does she need to know to make this a smooth trip? Might a sedative be appropriate?” Great questions, Carol, and ones that are…

Why Cats Must Be Indoors

Cathy Freeman of Biloxi writes about her cat, Clarrie, with a burning question close to my heart. “I have a cat who is very dear to me. She has never been outside of our home. In three weeks we will…

Steps In Caring For A Stray

Little Bit is such a cute little stray dog. Little Bit gives us the opportunity to explain some special considerations about taking in strays. First, your mother is not going to believe you if you tell her she followed you…