Tag Archives: outdoor cats

Milo, an interesting case

Judy Schroeder, DVM   November 10, 2015   Comments Off on Milo, an interesting case
Cryptococcus

Milo is an 11 year old domestic shorthair cat with a history of asthma, who is on chronic prednisone therapy to keep his respiratory symptoms controlled. He was seen in the summer for upper respiratory congestion and sneezing. He received two different courses of antibiotics, but his symptoms did not improve. After the second antibiotic failed, I recommended that we… Read more »

In Defense of Outdoor Cats – or, The Ballad of Louie and Haskell

Jim Johnson   October 19, 2012   Comments Off on In Defense of Outdoor Cats – or, The Ballad of Louie and Haskell
Louie - An Outdoor Cat

I’ve been thinking about indoor cats vs. outdoor cats recently. Earlier this year, we joined the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP); through them we learned of the Indoor Pet Initiative, the proponents of which contend that pets are better off both mentally and physically if they are kept indoors. I can’t argue that cats aren’t physically safer if they… Read more »