Posts filed under: Veterinarians

One of the dreaded moments for a cat owner — kitty misses the box.   Cats are naturally fastidious creatures and will bury their waste if given the chance. And when they are outside, they prefer an easy-to-dig area.  ...
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I’ve wanted to be a veterinarian since I was a child. I was the kid who hand-fed orphaned robin fledglings until they could fly. I once pried open a clam to look for its secrets and belatedly realized that I’d...
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Did you know that we see high blood pressure in cats?   Why do we worry about it? Just like in people, high blood pressure if left untreated can cause problems such as vision loss, kidney disease and heart problems....
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Here’s one of the findings from that research:   About 33% of cats are returned to their home within 7 days, 56% within two months, and few after that.   First of all, our mission is to increase those numbers...
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Manny, our little character, hurt himself. Playing. He was playing, he fell awkwardly and he cut himself. He not only cut the skin on his right hind leg, he also cut partway through what we would call the Achilles tendon....
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Dear Dennis, One day it occurred to me that you, a fat cat in your youth, had become skinny. Initially it was good to see you becoming more svelte. We’d been trying for years to get weight off of you,...
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If you’ve been in to the clinic lately, you might have met Manny. He came to us last summer as a sickly little fuzzball whose owner could no longer care for him. So he stayed. And he got healthy and...
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What if we could build a clinic that wasn’t so scary? What if we included features like blankets on the tables so they aren’t so cold, or a nice comforting place to sit and feel a bit hidden? What if...
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We know a lot about cat body language. By paying close attention to their eyes, the position of their ears, their posture and how they carry their tail, you can tell how that feline is feeling. The website of Dr....
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Dear Max, Once we treated your arthritis pain, you became more active and social again. You were always the cat who prefered to be with me, so the feeling was mutual. I loved it when you would cuddle into my...
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