Resolutions From the Cat

With the New Year’s Day approaching, I decided it was time to start taking better care of myself and improve my behavior so that you would be proud of me.  So I have been contemplating how best to improve myself. Since I am trying to start the New Year by bettering myself, I will start [...]

Stress Relief For Your Cat With Feliway

Do you have a cat that scratches the furniture, sprays, or hides under the bed for most of the day? Do you have multiple cats that hiss at each other and fight? If this sounds familiar your feline friend(s) may be feeling stressed. Things like moving, redecorating, traveling, or a visit to the groomer or [...]

National Pet Fire Safety Day

National Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15th! Did you know that nearly 500,000 pets are involved in a house fire each year? With about 1,000 of them started by homeowners pets! This is a day to spread awareness about not only how to keep your pet(s) safe during a house fire, but also how your [...]

Cancer Awareness

You Can Make A Difference Go to the Bark for Life website to learn how you can get involved. Find an Event Volunteer as a survivor or caregiver Donate your time or money What is Cancer? Cancer is cells within the body that are growing and dividing in an abnormal manner and rate often forming tumors [...]

Most Commonly Treated Cat Toxins

Over the years the team at Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital has seen many cats that have accidently ingested some common household items. Here is a list of the top most commonly treated cat toxins: Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medications (NSAIDS): The most common include Tylenol and Ibuprofen. Just like their canine counterparts, cats are very sensitive to these types [...]

Adopting Kittens

Growing up my family had a lot of animals but we never had any cats. It wasn't until recently that I was finally able to adopt kittens. Two kittens up for adoption recently came into Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital for a routine visit. I was able to interact with them and fell in love with two [...]

Getting Your Cat in The Carrier

Most cat owners understand and dread the idea of having to place their normally sweet, gentle kitty into a carrier for a trip to the veterinarian. Getting your cat in the carrier can result in your perfectly peaceful feline turning into a ball of claws and teeth, fighting to flee. First, it is important to start [...]

Reuniting Lost Pets

Did you know that about one out of three pets will go missing in their lifetime?  Statistics show that 90% of pets will not be reunited with their family, if they do not have a form of identification.  At Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital we recognize the incredible bond that people share with their pet. We also [...]

Adopting: Which Cat Breed?

Are you looking for a furry friend to keep you company or a special friend for your children but don’t want to take on a huge commitment? A cat maybe just the kind of animal you are looking for. There are many cat breed specific rescues that can help you find the purr-fect fuzzy friend. [...]

Polydactyl Cats

As a self-proclaimed cat lover and Veterinary Technician at Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital, I can’t help but fall in love with every kitty that walks through our door, but I find my excitement build when a kitty with extra toes comes to see us.  There is just something so adorable about their fuzzy mitten feet.  Cats [...]

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