Cats are mysterious creatures. They are beautiful, smart, independent and capable of hiding symptoms until their sickness is severe. As a veterinarian I will also add the adjectives challenging and dangerous. When I enter an exam room, the most clever cats will sit quietly backed up against the wall on the table. When I reach out to touch them, they break out their kitty Kung-Fu and become a mass of teeth, claws and (sometimes) urine. That interaction is always a fun experience. The other common response is an immediate hiss when they......