Author Archives: Dr. Jane Matheys

5 Tips to Slim Down Overweight Cats

June 24, 2016

From Pets Best, a U.S. dog and cat health insurance agency founded in 2005.  A 2011 study by Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that over 50% of cats were either obese or overweight. Side Effects…

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Lilies are Poisonous to Cats

May 17, 2016

By Dr. Matheys, a veterinarian and contributing writer for Pets Best, a cat health insurance agency. Lilies are beautiful, fragrant plants with flowers. They bloom outside from late May to August. But most of the year…

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3 Reasons Cats Sleep On Your Head

May 16, 2013

Dr. Matheys is a veterinarian guest blogger for pet insurance provider Pets Best Insurance. Hello. I’m Dr. Jane Matheys from The Cat Doctor Veterinary Hospital and Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Today I’ll be answering some questions…

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Cat Health: Are Hyperthyroidism and Chronic Kidney Disease Connected?

April 18, 2013

Dr. Jane Matheys, a veterinarian, guest blogs for pet insurance provider, Pets Best. On the Pets Best Insurance Facebook page, Bonnie asked a question about cat health. She asks, “Are hyperthyroidism and chronic kidney disease…

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Common Cat Behavior Stumps Vets

January 16, 2013

Hello. I’m Dr. Jane Matheys, from the Cat Doctor Veterinary Hospital and Hotel in Boise, Idaho. I’m here today to answer a question that was posted on the Facebook page of Pets Best Insurance. Rema…

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3 Odd Items Cats Eat and How to Help – Pets Best Insurance

December 28, 2012

Does your cat eat the Christmas tinsel and ribbon? Does your cat eat plastic?  Two of our Pets Best Insurance Facebook friends have these problems and based on the large amounts of claims we at…

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