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Full, Partial & Laryngeal Paralysis in Cats

Full, Partial & Laryngeal Paralysis in Cats

Full or partial paralysis in cats indicates that your kitty has lost their ability to move one or more body parts. On the other hand, laryngeal paralysis in cat is a disorder of the upper airway that affects your cat's voice and ability to breathe properly. Our Memphis vets explain more about these very serious conditions.

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The Importance of Cat & Dog Checkups

The Importance of Cat & Dog Checkups

Annual physical checkups for your pet give your veterinarian the opportunity to help prevent disease and spot the earliest signs of developing health problems. Today our Memphis vets share more about the importance of routine exams and what they entail.

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Help! Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Help! Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Whether your feline friend is an indoor cat or outdoor adventurer there is a myriad of ways that your cat could injure a leg or paw and wind up limping. But injuries aren't the only reason for cat limping. Here our Memphis vets share a few common reasons for limping in cats and what you should do.

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Causes, Symptoms & Treatments for Cat Urinary Tract Infections

Causes, Symptoms & Treatments for Cat Urinary Tract Infections

Although our Memphis vets don't often see urinary tract infections in cats, older cats can experience a number of other urinary tract issues that cause similar symptoms. Here we explain some of the most common symptoms, causes and treatments for urinary tract infections and diseases in cats.

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Do you have an overweight cat? Here's How to Tell

Do you have an overweight cat? Here's How to Tell

Obesity is on the rise in our feline friends and carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to a cat's overall health and longevity. Our Memphis vets explain how you can tell if you have an overweight cat.

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Hypothyroidism - Signs of an Underactive Thyroid in Cats

Hypothyroidism - Signs of an Underactive Thyroid in Cats

While the words hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism look similar, and can be confusing, these conditions in cats are very different. Today our Southeast Memphis vets share a little about the symptoms and causes of hypothyroidism in cats.

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Pneumonia in Cats - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Pneumonia in Cats - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and airways that can occur in cats due to a variety of causes. Today our Southeast Memphis vets share more about the causes of pneumonia in cats as well as the symptoms and common treatments.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - What Dog Lovers Should Know

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - What Dog Lovers Should Know

Periodontal disease (gum disease) doesn't only threaten your dog’s oral health, it can also negatively impact your pup's overall health. Our Memphis vets explain more about periodontal disease in dogs, its symptoms, causes and what can be done to restore your dog's optimal oral health.

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Pet Boarding: How to Choose the Best for your Cat or Dog

Pet Boarding: How to Choose the Best for your Cat or Dog

With so many options available, pet owners may wonder how to choose the best boarding facility for their dog or cat. Here, our Memphis vets share some things to consider when making arrangements for your pet to ensure they are safe, happy, and healthy while you are away.

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Why You Should Have Your Dog's Teeth Cleaned

Why You Should Have Your Dog's Teeth Cleaned

Periodontal disease (gum disease) is as problematic for our canine companions as it is for people. Which is why teeth cleaning is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Here our Memphis vets share some tips on how to keep your dog's teeth clean and keep their mouth healthy.

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