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Kennel Cough in Cats: Everything You Need To Know
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Kennel Cough in Cats: Everything You Need To Know
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What causes kennel cough in cats? Continue reading to find out what kennel cough is, how to prevent your beloved furry friend from getting it, and how it is diagnosed and treated.

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Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency: Background, Breeds at Risk, Symptoms, and Treatment
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Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency: Background, Breeds at Risk, Symptoms, and Treatment
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Pyruvate kinase is an enzyme involved in the metabolism of red blood cells. When mutations in the PKLR gene occur, it reduces the functionality of  this enzyme and subsequently affects the ability of red blood cells to survive and function properly. Learn about pyruvate kinase deficiency in cats, symptoms and treatment, and the cat breeds that are known to be at a higher risk for this condition.

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Do Cats Have Periods? What To Expect During A Female Cat’s Cycle
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Do Cats Have Periods? What To Expect During A Female Cat’s Cycle
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We all know that human females have menstrual cycles, which occurs when the uterus sheds its lining once every 28 days or so. But what about your cat? Do cats have periods? Is there such a thing as cat menstruation? Cats are among the group of mammals that go through estrus, a process also known as "in heat." Learn more about estrus, its signs, and how to support a cat in heat.

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