October is breast cancer awareness month, and cats sadly get breast cancer too.
DYK that mammary tumors are the third most common tumors in female cats Mammary cancer in cats is similar to breast cancer in women in that early detection is important.
Dogs and cats are similar in that 50% have multiple masses But mammary cancer in cats is also different than dogs – it has a higher rate of malignancy rate and higher metastatic rate.
But it is also treatable. Be sure to watch to hear what the biggest surgical mistake often made with cats.
In this video, Dr Sue breaks it all down – including tips for early detection you can do at home, diagnostics, treatment, and the role of spaying and when to spay your cat.