Most cats become particularly affectionate during their heat cycles, so giving your cat extra attention may help soothe her, according to VetInfo. Catnip can also calm some cats down, but it can make some cats react aggr... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Catnip, valerian and chamomile have been shown to calm a cat in heat, according to PetMD. WikiHow's list of non-herbal measures includes playing more with the cat, letting her sit on a warm blanket or towel, or installin... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

During estrus, or the heat cycle, a female cat exhibits behavioral changes such as persistent rubbing against furniture, objects and people, according to VCA Hospitals. A female becomes very affectionate and tends to see... More »

The frequency that a cat should be dewormed depends on its potential exposure to parasites, which are usually acquired by exposure to infected rodents, fleas or the feces of infected cats. Some veterinarians recommend a ... More »

While cats often vomit for minor and benign reasons such as eating too quickly or playing too much after a meal, WebMD states that frequent and reoccurring vomiting can indicate colitis, intestinal obstructions, kidney f... More »

Sudden changes in behavior, bowel movements, appearance and appetite are prime indicators of illness in cats, according to Petfinder. Bad breath can also indicate the development of dental disease or kidney problems, whi... More »

According to PetMD, mange in cats manifests itself as small hairless patches on the head, particularly around the eyelids, as well as hair loss on the neck and flank. The bare patches of skin may display scaling, red les... More »