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Enter the Happy Healthy Cat Photo Contest

November 10, 2010 MAF

Entries will be judged by America’s golden girl and Morris Animal Foundation trustee, Betty White.

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Does Your Cat Love the Camera?

October 28, 2010 MAF

Do you think your cat has what it takes to land the cover of a magazine?

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Probiotic Shows Promise in Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease

October 15, 2010 MAF

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the most common cause of chronic vomiting and diarrhea in cats. Current treatments, such as diet manipulation, antibiotics, steroids and immunosuppressive drugs, often fail and can sometimes cause adverse side effects

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Identifying Factors that Contribute to E. Coli Infections

June 21, 2010 MAF

Increasing resistance to antimicrobial drugs, such as antibiotics, antivirals and antifungals, is becoming a challenge for the veterinary profession and could limit future treatment options for dogs and cats.

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Preventing unwanted kitty litters

June 1, 2010 MAF

Every year, more than 100 million feral cats are born in this country, and many must be euthanized because there are no homes for them. Sterilizing feral cats drastically reduces the number of unwanted kittens born each year, but surgery is an expensive, complicated method of contraception.

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Research Indicates Ways to Reduce Respiratory Infection in Shelter Cats

May 20, 2010 MAF

Feline upper respiratory infection (URI) is one of the most serious problems confronting animal control and humane shelters throughout the world.

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Make Summer Safe for Our Pets

May 12, 2010 MAF

For pet owners, summer has always been a time to get outdoors and enjoy nature—especially in our own backyards. Playing ball, walking and simply sitting in the warm sun with our animals are all part of summer's fun.

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February Study Successes

March 1, 2010 MAF

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Hormone Information Shows Promise in Diagnosing Feline Diabetes

January 20, 2010 MAF

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2009: A Year of Animal Health Successes

December 14, 2009 Morris Animal Foundation

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Imm-purrfect Perceptions of Cats May be Costing Them Their Lives

December 9, 2009 MAF

Misunderstandings and myths often give cats a bad rap-and may even be costing them their lives. Although more cats than dogs live in U.S. homes, fewer of them receive veterinary care, less health research is conducted on their behalf, and most cats that enter shelters are euthanized. A recent online survey sponsored by Morris Animal Foundation, the American Pet Products Association and Maddie’s Fund gathered information about perceptions of cats and likelihood of cat ownership among non-cat owners. If envisioning the typical cat owner brings to mind the “crazy old cat lady,” prepare to be surprised.

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MAF's Cat Campaign Celebrates a Year of Better Cat Health

November 17, 2009 MAF

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When the Common Cold Becomes Deadly

November 15, 2009 MAF

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Identifying Drugs that Could Manage Obesity in Cats

October 13, 2009 MAF

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Symptoms and Prevention of Upper Respiratory Infection

September 14, 2009 MAF

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Signs Your Cat May Have Arthritis

August 19, 2009 MAF

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New Research Will Improve Life for Shelter Cats

August 14, 2009 MAF

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Cat Health Warning Signs

August 13, 2009 MAF

Cats often hide their illnesses from us, so regular preventive care is important. A list of common feline diseases by age can be found at If your cat shows any of the following signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.

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Exciting Potential Asthma Treatment for Cats

August 10, 2009 MAF

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