Cat abscesses

joanneLumps, Uncategorized, Viral Infections

Cats are a territorial species. Confrontation with other cats usually results in a shouting match, but it can escalate to full contact fighting when the cats are outside. Bite wounds are particularly nasty, since the bacteria in the mouth and on the teeth get through the skin and into the underlying tissue. The skin wound heals over and seals the … Read More

Lumps and bumps

joanneLumps, Uncategorized

Lumps and bumps are a common finding, especially in our older pets. The majority of lumps are harmless, but even these need to monitored on a regular basis.