Posts tagged "heart disease in cats"
Click HERE to listen to this WGN Radio PETCAST (podcast for pet lovers) I was so surprised myself at how often heart disease occurs in dogs, according to Dr. Sonya Gordon, board certified veterinary cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Cardiology at Texas A&M University. In fact, most older and smaller dogs have heart disease. Astounding.... Read more »
What no Valentine? Did you forget to buy a card or a gift for the big day? If your Valentine happens to be a cat lover, I have a gift idea from the heart, for the heart. Give to the Ricky Fund. A surprisingly common cause of death among adult cats is called feline hypertrophic... Read more »
If ever a journalist was right, About.com blogger Franny Syufy wrote “I deeply loved my cat Ricky.’ Of course, we all love our pets, but every once in a while, there’s that pet who has a special connection with you, who touches your heart as few do. Ricky Ricky was that cat for me – and... Read more »
In 2002, I lost a friend…one of my best friends ever – Ricky, my cat. He died of feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). It’s a very common cause of death in cats. Too common. Ricky was quite talented, truly illustrating cats can rock ‘n roll too. He was socialized and went places with me, and enjoyed... Read more »
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