Common Conditions in Cats

Cats are susceptible to a wide range of illnesses. Research common feline diseases and conditions, along with drugs, treatments, and home care.

Health Problems

Compulsive Grooming
How to spot this unhealthy behavior, and tips for controlling it.

Diabetes
Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes in cats.

Diarrhea
What to do if your cat has diarrhea, and when to call the vet.

Hairballs
Why cats get hairballs, and how to keep them to a minimum.

Hyperthyroidism
Could your cat have an overactive thyroid? How to tell and what to do.

Kidney Failure
Causes, signs, and treatments for kidney disease in cats.

Lower Urinary Tract Infection
Symptoms, causes and treatments for lower urinary tract problems in cats.

Shedding
How to minimize shedding and keep your cat's coat healthy.

Vomiting
What it can mean, and when to call the vet.

Upper Repiratory Infections
What to do when your cat is wheezing, sneezing, and coughing.

See All Symptoms
Look up all cat symptoms.

See All Conditions
Look up all cat conditions.

Drugs and Treatments

How to Give Your Cat Medication
Getting your cat to take her medicine can be a challenge: Try these tips.

Behavior Medication for Cats
Cats can get depressed, stressed, or anxious. Learn about medications that can help.

Pain Medications for Cats
Pain medication can provide relief from a host of health conditions. Know your options.

Aging

Behavor Problems in Older Cats
Problems can emerge as cats get older. Learn what to do.