Vet Professionals Podcast
Cat Owners: Systemic hypertension: what is this and when should I worry about this in my cat? - 14th May 2020

Cat Owners: Systemic hypertension: what is this and when should I worry about this in my cat? - 14th May 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney presents the first in a three part series about feline hypertension (high blood pressure). Sarah explains what hypertension is, what causes it and how common it is. She follows by advising carers on what signs of hypertension they can look for, when screening for hypertension is recommended and some tips for a stress-free journey to the vet clinic. 

Cat Owners: Systemic hypertension: Assessing blood pressure in cats - 21st May 2020

Cat Owners: Systemic hypertension: Assessing blood pressure in cats - 21st May 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney explains how blood pressure can be measured in cats including some videos showing the technique. Interpretation of blood pressure readings is included with discussion on how to diagnose genuine hypertension versus situational (stress associated) hypertension. 

Cat Owners: Systemic hypertension: Treatment of Hypertension - 28th May 2020

Cat Owners: Systemic hypertension: Treatment of Hypertension - 28th May 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney explains how systemic hypertension is treated in cats including some tips on how best to give pills or liquid medication to cats. Sarah explains the typical check-ups needed, what other tests might be recommended in order to understand the cause of the hypertension and what the long term outlook is for cats diagnosed with this condition. 

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Causes of FLUTD – 4th June 2020

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Causes of FLUTD – 4th June 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney explains what FLUTD is, how common it is and what causes it. 

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Idiopathic Cystitis – 11th June 2020

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Idiopathic Cystitis – 11th June 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney discusses feline idiopathic cystitis and what is known about the causes and management of this condition. 

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Tips for encouraging cats to drink more – 18th June 2020

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Tips for encouraging cats to drink more – 18th June 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney discusses when it might be helpful to encourage drinking in a cat – such as those with FLUTD and those with chronic kidney disease. She talks through many tips for encouraging drinking from choosing a suitable bowl to making flavoured waters for your cat. 

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Toileting accidents – 25th June 2020

Cat Owners: Feline lower urinary tract disease: Toileting accidents – 25th June 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney talks about toileting accidents – when urine and/or faeces are passed outside the litter box. Sarah discusses reasons why this can happen, how vets investigate such cases and what carers can do to reduce the likelihood of repeat problems at home. 

Cat Owners: Caring for senior cats: What changes with increasing age? General care tips for older cats, 2nd July 2020

Cat Owners: Caring for senior cats: What changes with increasing age? General care tips for older cats, 2nd July 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney talks about what changes occur as cats age, when to consider a cat ‘old’ and how to provide general support for coat, nails, eating and drinking. 

Cat Owners: Caring for senior cats: What are the common older cat illnesses? 9th July 2020

Cat Owners: Caring for senior cats: What are the common older cat illnesses? 9th July 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney talks about the common older cat illnesses, how common each of these are and what signs carers can look for as clues of these illnesses. 

Cat Owners: Caring for senior cats: arthritis support for the older cat, 16th July 2020

Cat Owners: Caring for senior cats: arthritis support for the older cat, 16th July 2020

June 24, 2021

In this podcast, Dr Sarah Caney talks about osteoarthritis, a common cause of pain and mobility problems in older cats. Sarah explains how to spot the signs of arthritis in your cat and discusses the many ways this condition can be successfully managed. 

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