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 [...]

Holiday Hazards for Your Cat 2016

The holidays are an exciting and busy time for everyone including your cat. Your cat may enjoy the smell of the roasting turkey and be overjoyed at the new climbing post, the Christmas tree.  But the holidays can also make your cat nervous or skittish with strangers and sudden changes to their environment. You need [...]

AAHA Accredited

What is AAHA accreditation and why is it important to our hospital? What is AAHA? AAHA stands for the American Animal Hospital Association, a professional association of veterinary hospitals founded in 1933. AAHA is the only organization that provides accreditation for veterinary practices throughout the United States and Canada. Accreditation is voluntary and we have [...]

The 9 Lies of Cats

Lie #1:  Indoor Cats Are Never Exposed To The Outdoors   Truth: The outdoors always comes in. Even if your cat is strictly indoors, they are still at risk for parasites. Parasites can hitch a ride on your dog, your shoes or they can sneak through a window or door. Having a clean and well [...]

Hairballs…Not Everything Small and Furry is Adorable

Hairballs...not everything small and furry is adorable.  You step out of bed blurred eyed, not fully awake when all of a sudden your foot makes contact with something cold, soft and wet. Cats are fastidious groomers, grooming between 2-3 hours per day, in the process of grooming the surface of their tongue’s barb-like protrusions on [...]

Fun Fur Facts PLUS “How to” Remove Hairballs

Fun Fur Facts About Cats 1. Trichobezoar is the proper name for hairballs. It comes from the Greek root, trich, which means "hair." A bezoar is any mass found in the stomach or intestines. It comes from the Persian word for "antidote or protection from poison." 2. Most cats will consume about 6 oz of [...]

Benefits of Adopting an Adult Cat

With an adult cat you can find the “purr”fect fit for your family. There are so many benefits to adopting an adult cat! Adult cats are individuals who do not require the constant supervision of a kitten. You can rest assure that your adult kitty most likely will not attempt to climb the curtain while you [...]

National Hug Your Cat Day

  National Hug Your Cat Day - June 4th.  Find a kitty and celebrate!!! You maybe laughing at the idea of National Hug Your Cat Day, but do you know there are some important reasons to reach out and hug your cat. Research has found that hugging your feline friend is extremely effective at helping [...]

New Year’s Resolution……for Your Cat

Is your cat overweight?  Now might be the time to start thinking about a New Year’s resolution for your cat.  “Cat Obesity has become a serious and widespread health issue.  A recent veterinary survey indicates that 29% of 8,000 cats are overweight or obese.  Extra weight, even a pound or two, can lead to other, [...]

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