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Does Your Cat Have Hairball Issues?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

While hairballs in housecats are very common, you may be surprised to learn they aren't a normal part of a feline's digestive process. Your cat's digestive tract is built to handle a certain amount of fur -- both the fur she pulls off herself during grooming, as well as the hair attached to prey in the wild.

Surgeons Remove Giant Hairball From Tiger

AP | Posted 07.22.2013 | Weird News

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- It's not unusual for a cat to get a hairball, but a 400-pound tiger needed help from veterinary surgeons in Florida when he couldn...

This April 26, Cat Lovers Celebrate Hairball Awareness Day, Avoid Gag Reflex

Lisa Rogak | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green
Lisa Rogak

On National Hairball Awareness Day, on April 26, 2013, cat lovers around the world will gather to show their strength and increase their resolve to prevent the condition that dogs their feline friends.

WATCH: Woman Eats Cat Hair Voraciously

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.01.2013 | Weird News

Sometimes the cat really does have her tongue. Lisa habitually eats her kitty's hair -- off the floor, off the couch -- but her favorite way is li...