Simply reading the words “kitten seizures” is almost enough to induce a seizure for any animal-lover. Tiny, roly-poly kittens suddenly violently shaking and convulsing? It seems unthinkable – but it’s more common than you think. Like their canine counterparts, many cats are predisposed to congenital epilepsy. But other factors can cause seizures in kittens as…Read More
Epilepsy in Cats Epilepsy, also known as status epilepticus, is brain disorder that causes cats to have recurring, unforeseen and uncontrollable seizures while conscious or unconscious. If these seizures are caused by unknown reasons, this is called idiopathic epilepsy. Known causes for seizures include congenital defects, abnormal glucose levels, tumors, infections, reactions to medications, toxins,…Read More
As a dog owner, knowing the side effects of potential medications is vital in order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of your dog. However, it is also very difficult to know what each medication does, how it interacts with the dog’s body, and what potential side effects may occur without having an exposure to…Read More
If your dog develops an issue or begins exhibiting worrying symptoms, the first stop is often the veterinarian’s office, where upon examination and tests, your dog is prescribed a medication to treat his symptoms. As a dog owner, it can be unnerving to see your dog being prescribed medication that you are not familiar with…Read More
Feline epilepsy usually occurs within the first to fourth years of age. Seizures in cats do not occur nearly as frequently as they do in dogs, and are relatively rare occurrences. However, epilepsy is present in any and all cat breeds, which is why it’s important for cat owners to familiarize themselves with the causes,…Read More
Seizures are scary! Feel better prepared with these great resources.