Author Archives: Dr. Jane Matheys

Cat Birth Defect Often Heals Itself

December 15, 2012

Hello. I’m Dr. Jane Matheys, from the Cat Doctor Veterinary Hospital and Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Today I’ll be answering your question from the Pets Best Insurance Facebook page. This question is from Cassy. She…


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Three Tips For Purchasing Pet Drugs Online

October 29, 2012

As the economy recovers, many people are still struggling to provide for both their human family members and their furry family members. Pet insurance can help cover costs associated with pet health needs, but some…


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Best Chew Toys for Cats

October 21, 2012

Hello, I’m Dr. Jane Matheys, from the Cat Doctor Veterinary Hospital and Hotel in Boise, Idaho. Today I’m going to be answering a question on Pet’s Best Facebook page. This one is from Nick and…


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The Silent Killer: High Blood Pressure in Cats

September 10, 2012

Millions of people in the United States have high blood pressure – hypertension – and many of them don’t even know it. Often described as “the silent killer” because it can be present for a…


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Four Reasons Kitty Gobbles Grass

August 16, 2012

During the nice summer weather, I let my cats outdoors under direct supervision, and it always befuddles me how oftentimes the first thing they’ll do is to start nibbling on grass. Why do cats eat…


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Why String and Cats Don’t Mix

August 6, 2012

I saw a case last week that served as a strong reminder of how rambunctious and mischievous kittens can be, and therefore, how important cat insurance really is. Kittens get into everything, and they can…


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