A Guide to Cat Health

Generalized Cat Health

  • City of Long Beach's Cat Guide - The City of Long Beach's cat health guide provides a nice general overview of cat health and provides helpful symptoms to be alert for.
  • Winn Feline Foundation - Winn Feline Foundation provides a plethora of information both for cat owners as well as veterinarians treating cats.
  • Corrnell Feline Health Center - The Cornell Feline Health Center is a great resource for cat health topics. They even have a nice video section with videos covering topics such as "How to brush your cat's teeth".
  • Indoor Cat Initiative of Ohio State - The Indoor Cat Initiative of the Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Provides helpful tips on how to keep an indoor cat healthy and active.
  • Purdue University's Common Cat Diseases - Purdue University's list of common cat diseases and health problems.
  • Winn Feline Foundation - Winn Feline Foundation provides a plethora of information both for cat owners as well as veterinarians treating cats.
  • Cat Fancier's Association's Guide to Cat Care - The Cat Fanciers' Association has a great resources page covering nearly every topic imaginable relating to cats.
  • Treating Feral Cats - A great article detailing how to care for feral cats, including how to trap them so they can be neutered and vaccinated,
  • A Pet First Aid Guide - A listing of first aid tips to handle pet emergencies such as injuries, poisonings and breathing difficulty.
  • Maricopa County's Cat Care Guide - A generalized cat care guide from Maricopa County.

Human Health Around Cats

  • CDC Guide to Staying Healthy Living with Pets - The US Center of Disease Control has a helpful page about protecting a human's health around cats and lists diseases that may be contracted from a cat.
  • CDC Info about Cat Scratch Fever - Information from the Center of Disease Control about Cat Scratch Fever, an infection people can get from cats who are infected with the common bacterium B. henselae.

Feline Cancers

Feline Kidney Disease

Feline Liver Disease

Feline Parasites

Feline Leukemia

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

Feline Diabetes

Rabies

Feline Asthma

  • Feline Asthma Medications - Information about feline asthma and in particular, the medications that can be used to treat it.