Preventive Care for Cats

It's your job to keep your cat healthy and safe. Get the facts about grooming, vaccinations, parasite prevention, and safety.

Grooming

Pretty Kitties: Get the Basics on Brushing
Regular brushing maximizes shine and minimizes hairballs.

Yak! The Truth About Hairballs
Why cats get hairballs, and how to keep them to a minimum.

Fish Breath? Why Cats Have Bad Breath
How to tell if it's a problem, and when to see a vet.

Caring for Your Cat's Ears
A few basic maintenance tips should keep her ears in good shape.

Caring for Your Cat's Eyes
10 tips for keeping your cat's eyes clean and healthy.

Nail Trimming 101
Take the stress out of nailtrimming with these tips.

10 Steps to Dental Health
Spotting gum disease, brushing your cat's teeth, and more.

How to Choose Cat Litter
Factors to consider when shopping for kitty litter.

Fleas and Ticks

All About Flea and Tick Medications
Spot medications, shampoos, collars: How flea and tick treatments work.

Does My Cat Have Fleas?
Here's what to look for on your pet or in your home.

Other Care

High-Rise Syndrome
Why cats fall from high places, and how to keep your cat safe.

Top 10 Paw Care Tips
Keep kitty's feet looking and feeling good.

Top 10 Things That Can Poison Your Cat
Could you have a toxin in your home and not even know it?

Vaccinations

Vaccines – Core
Core vaccinations are recommended for all cats. Find out what your cat needs and when.

Vaccine-Associated Feline Sarcoma
Find out which vaccines may cause tumors, and why.