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You have heard all the cat myths. Do cats have nine lives? You have watched your cat do quirky things. Why does your cat follow you to the bathroom? We live with these tiny predators, yet we do not truly know them. What do they really need to eat? How do their minds work? Cats are still an enigma. How do you keep your cat fit and healthy? If it is related to cats, I will relate it to you! Together we will explore all aspects of the “cat-o-sphere” and learn everything we can about cats from all kinds of cats-perts and me, Dr. Kat! Let’s laugh and learn and make cat lives better together on Nine Lives with Dr. Kat.

You have heard all the cat myths. Do cats have nine lives? You have watched your cat do quirky things. Why does your cat follow you to the bathroom? We live with these tiny predators, yet we do not truly know them. What do they really need to eat? How do their minds work? Cats are still an enigma. How do you keep your cat fit and healthy? If it is related to cats, I will relate it to you! Together we will explore all aspects of the “cat-o-sphere” and learn everything we can about cats from all kinds of cats-perts and me, Dr. Kat! Let’s laugh and learn and make cat lives better together on Nine Lives with Dr. Kat.
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You have heard all the cat myths. Do cats have nine lives? You have watched your cat do quirky things. Why does your cat follow you to the bathroom? We live with these tiny predators, yet we do not truly know them. What do they really need to eat? How do their minds work? Cats are still an enigma. How do you keep your cat fit and healthy? If it is related to cats, I will relate it to you! Together we will explore all aspects of the “cat-o-sphere” and learn everything we can about cats from all kinds of cats-perts and me, Dr. Kat! Let’s laugh and learn and make cat lives better together on Nine Lives with Dr. Kat.

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Episodes

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 25 Five Ways to Tell When it is Time to Say Goodbye

10/3/2018
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Everyone that loves a pet knows that the day will come to say goodbye and sometimes, the choice will fall to you. How can you decide? When is too soon? When is too late? We wish we could ask them. On today’s episode, we talk with Dr. Cherie Buisson who is a hospice veterinarian. She shares with us her experience and expertise to help us all make the best choices for our fur-ever friends. Our cats actually do communicate with us, but not in words and we can miss the signs. Learn tips and what...

Duration:00:27:42

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 24 Animal Emergency 911!!

9/13/2018
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How do you know when your cat has a true emergency? How can you know which signs can wait for your regular vet to be open or need to be seen at 3 am at the animal ER? Every cat owner needs to listen to this podcast. It might be the difference between life and death and could save you hundreds of dollars too! Join me with Dr. Chris Byers, critical care DVM, as we discuss the most common presentations he sees in his ER and what signs the pet parent might see to help them decide when to seek...

Duration:00:27:50

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 23 Bone Up on your Cat’s Orthopedic Health

8/23/2018
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Cats depend on their skeletons to carry them through their days and their lives. Being able to move, free from pain, is critical to a good quality of life. In this show, we talk with Dr. David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS. Dr. Dycus is a small animal orthopedic surgeon and an expert in bones and joints for our pets. What is most common cause of limping in a cat? How do you know when to seek veterinary help? Is there anything you can do? Dr. Dycus shares his own experience in treating cats...

Duration:00:27:08

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 22 Who Are the People in your Vet Hospital?

8/9/2018
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When we think of an animal hospital, we think of the animals being cared for there, but have you given much thought to the people there. Who are they? What is their role? Do they have any special training or credentials? Are there tasks they cannot legally perform? We talk with Liz Hughston, MEd,CVT, RVT,VTS about what you need to know about your cat’s healthcare team and how you can be an active part of it to give your friend the best care possible. More details on this episode MP3...

Duration:00:26:33

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 21 The Eyes Have It!

6/3/2018
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Most cats have eyes and as pet lovers, we want to keep them healthy. We talk with a veterinary ophthalmologist, Dr. Bill Miller, and find out what every cat lover needs to watch for as warning signs that your cat needs help. Find out the common ocular problems for pets and what we can do to help. From watery eyes to red eyes, we talk about what you need to know to save your cat’s vision and keep him/her happy and comfortable. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - The Eyes Have It on...

Duration:00:17:39

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 20 POT-entially a Break Thru!

5/9/2018
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Can CDB be the answer for common issues for our cats? You have heard the rumors and want to know the facts. Does CBD get pets “high”? We talk to experts, Liz Hughston, LVT and Stephen Cital, LVT to learn more. Find out what CDB can be used for. Find out about safety and efficacy and how to pick the right products. Get the facts! Listen for free. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - POT-entially a Break Thru on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:29:01

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 19 Vaccination: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly- Facts and Myths about Feline Vaccination

4/13/2018
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You read the internet, right? Vaccines are not all they are cracked up to be, right? What do vaccines really do and how do they work? What adverse effects can they cause and how common are they? How do you decide which vaccines are best for your cat? We are going to find out what is really the truth, straight from the expert’s mouth and you might be surprised what he thinks. Join us as we talk with Dr. Jason Stull who is a veterinarian, epidemiologist and professor (and pet owner). We...

Duration:00:26:18

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 18 You Are What You Eat and Your Cat is Too!

3/15/2018
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Cats are special and their dietary needs are too. Your cat can literally die from inadequate diet. Find out what you may not know about feline nutrition. Nutrition overall is a HOT topic and everyone seems to have an opinion, but our guest, Dr. Joe Bartges, a double board certified veterinary nutritionist and internist, shares with us the REAL SCOOP on pet nutrition. What do pet food labels mean? What is the deal with raw diets? Is kibble diet ok for pets? Should cats be on probiotics?...

Duration:00:22:15

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 17 Hospice for Cats… They Just Don’t Live Long Enough!

2/19/2018
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Every dog/cat owner knows that one day they will have to say goodbye to their beloved friend, but the most important part is knowing when there are still things that can be done to make life good for them. Pet hospice is palliative care for the dying and is fairly new on the scene. It can make a difference for pets and their families. Dr. Cherie Buisson from Helping Hands Pet Hospice is our guest and she shares with us tips to help you know when your pet needs care. She talks about what to...

Duration:00:26:40

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 16 Everything You Wanted to Ask Your Vet, But Forgot

2/19/2018
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Do you ever forget to ask your vet questions while you are there? Do you feel silly asking something that you think you should already know? Everyone does and here is your chance to find out answers! Pet owner and media personally, Steve Dale, is going to represent cat owners and put me through the ringer about all kinds of things that you want to know. Join us for a special extended show to find out what is important to other cat lovers and maybe answer some of those nagging feline...

Duration:00:45:29

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 15 Out of the Shadows, the Wildcats You've Never Seen

1/4/2018
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Elusive, obscure, and eclipsed in popularity by their larger cousins, small cats are amazing, high-performance predators. Dr. Kat takes a look at these small wildcats with Christine Dell’Amore, the online natural history editor for the award-winning National Geographic News. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Out of the Shadows, the Wildcats You've Never Seen on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:15:03

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 14 The C Word: Cats Get Cancer

12/19/2017
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Every cat lover needs to know about causes and types of cancer in cats. There are advances in treatment and things you can do to help decrease your cat's odds of dealing with this frightening disease. Join me and Dr. Sue Cancer Vet as we explore everything you should know to help your cat. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - The C Word: Cats Get Cancer on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:38:28

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 13 Must Have Cat Products that your Cat Cannot Live Without!

11/29/2017
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We bet that you had no idea about these cool products to help cats be healthy and happy. Explore all the best options with me and Mikkel Becker, lead trainer for Fear Free Pets. Mikkel has combed the market for all the most innovative feline products and complied the list for us. Whether your cat is naughty or nice, these products can help! From easy grooming to play and furniture, listen to find out what is on your cat’s wish list. You can make life better for your fur friends in an easy...

Duration:00:29:05

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 12 Psychology and Psychosis of the Human Animal Bond

11/3/2017
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What makes an animal hoarder different from an animal lover? Cat lovers have a psychology all their own, as do animal abusers and animal hoarders. We talk with psychologist, Art Markman, about the how’s and why’s of human brains when it comes to pets. We find out why we love cats and why we grieve the loss of cats. His answers may surprise you. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Psychology and Psychosis of the Human Animal Bond on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:28:21

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 11 Warning: Content Not for the Squeamish!

10/26/2017
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Author of Gory Details on National Geographic, Erika Engelhaupt joins me today to take our cat talk to a whole new level! Do you think that your cat would eat you if you died? How nasty is a cat’s mouth? Can cats actually be paid mercenaries? Find out on this episode: Gory, Gruesome and Grim Nine Lives with Dr. Kat. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Warning: Content Not for the Squeamish on Pet Life Radio

Duration:00:31:32

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 10 Are You and Your Pets Disaster Ready?

10/18/2017
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Pets can add a lot to life, but also some special considerations when dealing with disaster. We talk with a Debbie Martin, behavior specialist and survivor of Hurricane Katrina with her pets about Do's and Don'ts for evacuation prep and how to maintain a semblance of normal life for yourself and your pets. Debbie learned a lot about how to plan and evacuate safely with a truckload of animals and she can help you too! More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Are You and Your Pets...

Duration:00:24:52

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 9 Why Does My Cat Do That?

10/4/2017
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Is your cat a thug? Will he knock your stuff off the counters with you looking right at him? Answers to the age old question: Why Does My Cat Do That? Internationally acclaimed Veterinary behaviorist, Dr. Gary Landsberg joins us today to explain some fun and quirk cat behaviors. His insights will help you understand how your cat works and even learn how to work with your cat's natural tendencies to make life better for you both! More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Why Does My...

Duration:00:26:30

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 8 Are You "Catified"? Did You Know That Your Home Can Be Gorgeous and Super Cat Friendly?

9/19/2017
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We are so thrilled to welcome Kate Benjamin, cat style expert, to talk about who your cat is and interesting ways to meet her natural needs inside your home. Her ideas can exercise your cat's mind and body, helping her feel more at ease living indoors. Kate has tips about litter box care and organization to make litter box habits healthy and easy. Her design ideas even account for the changes that may need to happen as your cats age. Find out how to better coexist with your cats and look...

Duration:00:25:45

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 7 Cats Versus Dogs

9/6/2017
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Can it ever work? Families of today are dynamic and ever changing. When you need to integrate pets, you don’t want them to “fight like cats and dogs”! We have dog-training expert, Victoria Stilwell with us to weigh on how to make cats and dogs live in harmony. She will share tips and pearls of wisdom to help whether you have a cat and are adding a dog or vice versa. Learn about cats and dogs and what you can do to create a happy home for all! Questions or Comments? Email Dr. Kat at...

Duration:00:27:58

Nine Lives with Dr. Kat - Episode 6 Does Your Cat Need Surgery? 5 Critical Things You Should Know to Improve the Outcome

8/8/2017
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Obviously what your veterinarian does can affect the way your pet responds and recovers from a surgical procedure, but did you know that there are things you can do to make the surgery and recovery better for your cat? Join me with Dr. Courtney Campbell, a veterinary surgeon, to explore the things cat lovers may not know that can make a difference in surgical outcomes. Questions or Comments? Email Dr. Kat at DrKat@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Does Your...

Duration:00:40:52