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Dr Elsa Jungman

PetMD Editorial
Apr 09, 2019

If your cat is not used to regular grooming sessions, then she may not react so positively when you first try to brush her. Never try to force your cat to be brushed if she resists. If immediate grooming is vital, make an appointment with a professional groomer or… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 09, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on April 9, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM Despite the issue of declawing cats being controversial in the veterinary and feline world, there is still a huge population of declawed cats out there—especially in shelters. And if you end up adopting one of… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Mar 18, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on March 18, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM Ever since Sphynx cats first hit the scene in the 1960s—the result of a genetic mutation, according to the Cat Fanciers’ Association—cat lovers have been enamored with these adorable, hairless kitties. Today,… Read More

Sarah Wooten, DVM
Mar 08, 2019

Did you know that there is a day set aside just to honor cats and celebrate the special bond humans have with their feline family members? It’s true! Mar. 28 is National Respect Your Cat Day, and as a veterinarian, I fully support the holiday; it brings awareness to the… Read More

Ken Lambrecht, DVM
Mar 07, 2019

Smart technology for cat weight loss? You must think I am kidding, right? This (not so) futuristic solution is actually not as far-fetched as you think. It’s a modern approach to one of the toughest challenges in pet health to date—getting and keeping cats at their healthy… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 28, 2019

Image via By Kate Hughes According to the ASPCA, there are tens of millions of feral and stray cats in the United States. Many of these cats avoid people; however, stray cats will sometimes yearn for human interaction (or the full bellies that these… Read More