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Index: Cat Health

Joint pain?..This new treatment can help

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 New Holistic Arthritis Treatment Here is one which interests me, and should be of interest to you: Cetyl myristoleate is a fatty acid. It was isolated in Swiss albino mice, which for some Darwinian wonder, never develop arthritis. It also seems to be an effective joint lubricant and anti-inflammatory. Cetylated fatty acids are also used for diseases in which the… [Read more]

Your Dog or Cat May Not Need to be Re-vaccinated: Titer Testing

Friday, January 24th, 2014 Times are a changing in the world of vaccines for dogs and cats. We now recognize that vaccines not only prevent disease, too many vaccines are actually causing disease. Titer testing can be used to see if vaccines are even necessary, avoiding adverse reactions. Some of these reactions can include lethargy, fever, injection site lumps, cancer, severe allergic reactions, arthritis,… [Read more]

5 Proven Benefits of Colostrum for Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 Colostrum is still seen by most in the veterinary community as a ‘hocus pocus’ supplement which offers no real health benefits to your dogs or cats. Uninformed veterinarians claim that there are no studies to back it up, and that, ” it is not absorbed from the stomach of any animal after puppies and kittens reach a certain age.” In… [Read more]

Bee Pollen: A Super Nutrient For 5 Pet Problems

Monday, January 20th, 2014 Bee Pollen is the food of the young honey bee. It is very nutrient dense containing: all essential amino acids ( 40% protein), over 20 minerals ( calcium, magnesium and iron), over 10 vitamins vitamins (B, C, E and D), enzymes and 14 beneficial fatty acids. There are a number of health claims, and many of these are now being… [Read more]

Holistic Cough and Flu Remedies For Dogs And Cats

Friday, January 17th, 2014 I myself am just getting over a nasty bout with a cold, cough, runny nose, and achy flu like symptoms..but now after 4 days I am feeling almost normal! I seldom become ill, so being layed up on the couch was a new thing for me.. I did self medicate with a few things, and here are 2 things that… [Read more]

Chihuahua Eats 3 Chocolate Cookies: What Should You Do?

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 This question was posted a number of years ago, but is still especially relevant today. Should you be worried or rush to the vet? My Chihuahua weighs about 6-7 lbs. and she ate 3 chocolate chip cookies and a brownie yesterday. she couldn’t keep water down at first but now she can. she is still vomiting though. should I take… [Read more]

Ketogenic Diet To Treat Cancer

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 Ketogenic Diet To Treat Cancer There is increasing talk about a ‘new’ diet in people that is showing impressive results in treating cancer in people, and it may help with our pets. The diet specifically eliminates carbohydrates, replacing them with healthy fats and protein. As in NO kibble to be fed to your dogs or cats. The underlying science of… [Read more]

22 Human Medicines That Work For Pets

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 Before you give anyone or any animal any medication, please consult your doctor or veterinarian about dosage and side effects. The medications and their dosages in the following list are only guidelines. You should call your veterinarian for your animal dosages today. That way you can place a list in your first aid kit with specifics for your pets before… [Read more]

Prescription Drug Kills More Than Cocaine and Heroin

Friday, January 10th, 2014 What prescription drug kills more people than cocaine and heroin? Prescription painkillers. Drugs which include Vicodin, OxyContin, Anti-inflammatories. These drugs are generally being abused, not being used for their intended purpose, or being illegally prescribed. As an aside, HOW is it these so called ‘Doctors’ still have their licence? Nearly 15,000 Americans died from an overdose of prescription painkillers in… [Read more]

Natural Sedatives For Dogs And Cats

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 Is there such thing as a natural sedative? Great question, and one that my wife asked as our older senile cat YOWLED throughout the night. You may be wanting this for a trip to the groomer, when you have guests, OR as im my case, get some sleep. I have used a few different holistic options, some have helped, some… [Read more]

10 Signs To Tell If Your Pet Is In Pain

Monday, January 6th, 2014 Can you tell if your pet is in pain? This can be difficult, as many of the signs are very subtle. It is thought that our dogs and cats have the tendency to ‘hide’ their symptoms of pain as an instinct for survival. In the wild often the weak or elderly animals are targeted as prey…to not end up as… [Read more]

Personal Disclosure: I have a Fat Cat

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 This being a New Year brings about many a people talking about WHAT they will be changing. One of the more common ones is about weight…as in losing some of it, and keeping it off. The same thing can be applied to our pets- up to 50% of our dogs and cats are overweight. A little extra weight is fine… [Read more]

Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM