Podcast – Listener Questions No. 26 All About Cats with Dr. Mike McCaw from Veazie Veterinary Clinic

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22oct16-listener-questions-no26-all-about-cats-mike-mccaw-400x400In this episode of The Woof Meow Show from October 22nd, 2016 Kate, Don and Dr. Mike McCaw from the Veazie Veterinary Clinic answer listener questions about cats. Questions we address are: How many kittens are in the typical cat letter?,  How old should kittens be before you can handle them and play with them?, Do all indoor cats need to have a Rabies shot?, If I live in a rural area is it okay to let my cat outdoors? How can I help an outdoor cat learn to like being indoors?, What is it with cats and bags and boxes?, How big of a deal is teeth grinding with cats?, Why does my cat always follow me into the bathroom?, Why do some cats play in their water dishes? How can I keep my plants safe from my cats?, When should I be concerned about my senior cat’s mobility and pain levels? We have a cat door, and my cat brings in “feathered gifts,” what can I do? and cats and holiday ribbon – help!?!

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Podcast – Respiratory Disease in Cats-Dr. Mike McCaw – Veazie Veterinary Clinic

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16JUL16-Respiratory Disease in Cats-Dr. 400x400First broadcast on 16JUL16, Don and Kate talk with Dr. Mike McCaw from the Veazie Veterinary Clinic about respiratory disease in cats; one of the top two health issues for our feline friends. We start our discussion with upper respiratory infections; symptoms, risk factors, potential causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Then we move on to asthma in cats and finally the detriment of second-hand smoke to our cat’s health.

You can hear The Woof Meow Show on The Pulse AM620, WZON, and WKIT HD3 at 9 AM on Saturday. If you are not near a radio, listen on your computer at http://www.wzonthepulse.com or your smartphone or tablet with the free WZON 620 AM app. A podcast of the show is typically posted immediately after the show, and can be downloaded at www.woofmeowshow.com and the Apple iTunes store.

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Podcast – The Woof Meow Show: Urinary Health in Cats-Dr. Mike McCaw – Veazie Veterinary Clinic

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30APR16-Feline Urinary Health 800x800This week Kate and Don talk with Dr. Mike McCaw from the Veazie Veterinary Clinic about urinary health in cats; one of the top two health issues for our feline friends. We start off with a discussion about Idiopathic Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (IFLUTD) a disease which can be fatal to cats in just a few hours. Dr. McCaw guides us through the symptoms, causes, the diagnosis, how it is treated and how you can prevent the disease. We also discuss other urinary issues and end talking about the role of the litterbox.

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You can hear The Woof Meow Show on The Pulse AM620, WZON, and WKIT HD3 at 12 Noon on Saturday. If you’re not near a radio, listen on your computer at http://www.wzonthepulse.com or your smartphone or tablet with the free WZON 620 AM app. A podcast of the show is typically posted immediately after the show, and can be downloaded at www.woofmeowshow.com and the Apple iTunes store.

Recommended Resources

Articles on Don’s Blog (http://www.words-woofs-meows.com)

 

Cat Litter: Who Gets to Choose?http://www.greenacreskennel.com/blog/2016/01/03/cat-litter-who-gets-to-choose/

Cat Behavior – Inappropriate Elimination (Urination & Defecation)http://www.greenacreskennel.com/blog/2009/05/31/cat-behavior-inappropriate-elimination-urination-defecation/

 

Podcasts from The Woof Meow Show (http://www.woofmeowshow.com)

Cat Litterbox Issueshttp://traffic.libsyn.com/woofmeowshow/WoofMeowShow-2009-05-31-Cat_Litterbox_Issues.mp3

 

 

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