Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My cat, Cooper, is about 12 years old now. About a year or two ago he had this weird thing that happened to his ears and tail. He was an inside cat at this time as well. His ears and tail became crispy and black. My father...
You all know Dahlia, the sweet baby-girl of the Paws and Effect Gang. Well, a week and a half ago, she had a wheezing and coughing fit that I videoed and shared with my vet, Doctor Jim. After giving her an exam, he diagnosed the problem as asthma and gave her a...
Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I have a 14 year old DSH female that had surgery a few weeks ago to remove two small masses in her colon. The masses have been determined to be mast cell cancer. Her oncologist has suggested chemotherapy for her, but I am...
Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My beloved 8-year-old cat, Spinx, had closed pyometra in April of of this year. We didn’t know that; we had taken her in for a lump we found near her nipple. The vet said the lump might be breast cancer, but the pyometra...
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JaneA Kelley is a punk rock cat mom and award-winning blogger. She is a regular columnist for Catster Magazine, and she and the Paws and Effect Gang share a home in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
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