Cardiomyopathy in Cats – The Cat’s Meow Rescue

Codi is one of our FIV+ kitties. She was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy in April 2018. by Nomi Berger Cardiomyopathy, simply put, refers to a “disease of the heart muscle,” specifically the myocardium. It’s a condition caused by a structural abnormality in one or more of the four chambers of the heart, most commonly the left … Read more

Glaucoma in Cats – The Cat’s Meow Rescue

by Nomi Berger While common in people and dogs, glaucoma is rare in cats, but can ultimately lead to blindness. However, an early diagnosis coupled with the proper treatment affords concerned owners a fighting chance at saving their favorite feline friends’ purr-ecious sight. What then, IS glaucoma? Glaucoma is a painful disorder that occurs as … Read more

Halitosis and Cats – The Cat’s Meow Rescue

by Nomi Berger If your kitty’s breath seems less than fresh lately, there are various reasons behind it, the most common being periodontal disease. An inflammation of the tissues surrounding your cat’s teeth, it’s caused by the buildup of plaque and tartar, rife with large amounts of bacteria that release malodorous sulfur compounds. Treating this … Read more