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Cats are susceptible to a variety of worms and microscopic parasites. Some of the most common intestinal worms include roundworms, tapeworms, whipworms, and hookworms. Other parasites include fleas and ticks. What is particularly frightening about these parasites is the fact that many can be transferred to humans, so you definitely want to take the right steps towards eliminating them promptly.

Conventional Treatments and the Problems Associated with Them

If

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Many people don't realize that the offensive breath coming from their cat isn't normal. In fact, it could be a sign that there are dental issues brewing. Maintaining the health of your cat's teeth and gums are important to his overall health, especially since infections of the mouth can spread to other systems and lead to more serious conditions.
There are plenty of natural ways to keep your pet's mouth healthy. The key, though, is to follow these steps every day, just as you brush

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Cats are unable to detoxify the body in the same way that humans can. They're also far more susceptible to damage from everyday toxins in the environment and in their diet because their bodies are smaller than ours (most of the time).

To keep your cat as healthy as possible, you need to not only limit exposure to toxins but also help the body detoxify itself in the most efficient manner, and the best way to do so is by providing natural supportive therapies.

1. Milk

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As our cats age, their joints begin to feel the effects of a lifetime of wear and tear from activity. As a result, degenerative diseases or osteoarthritis can also take hold. Symptoms commonly associated with arthritis in pets include:

• Stiffness
• Pain
• Lameness
• Slowed movement
• A general reluctance to move around.

And even though a host of factors can lead to arthritis, such as injuries, scar tissue, genetic problems, toxicity, and

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Just like humans, cats suffer with their own versions of the flu and common cold. And although animals housed in shelters, kennels, and other crowded environments are more likely to come down with a viral infection, you should still be aware of the symptoms associated with these conditions so you can take action quickly. A simple respiratory infection can develop into a much more serious condition, such as pneumonia, and may become fatal.

Cat Cold and Flu Symptoms

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Heart disease is a serious condition that affects both cats, and recognizing the symptoms early can increase the chances your vet will be able to prescribe the right remedies in time.

Common symptoms associated with cardiovascular problems in pets include wheezing, panting after minimal exertion, and shortness of breath; a lack of appetite and energy; increase in depressed behavior or fatigue; bluish gray tongue, lips, and gums; coughing that occurs usually overnight or upon waking;

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If you've ever had to deal with a urinary tract infection, you know how uncomfortable and painful it is, so you can definitely relate if your cat is diagnosed with a UTI. But in order to really treat a urinary problem in canines and felines, you have to gain a deeper understanding of what causes this condition in the first place.

How and Why Urinary Tract Infections Occur

Bacterial infections of the urinary tract will result in symptoms that include fever,

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Instead of masking pet odor with artificial fragrances or chemical cleaners that can lead to adverse health effects, look towards natural tricks that you can use to make your home, your car, and even your pets themselves smell fresh and clean always.

If Your Pet Has an Offensive Odor:

First off, if your pet has an offensive odor, this could be a sign that there's an underlying health problem. For example, yeast infections can create an odor. Also, your pet's

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