Posts filed under: Veterinarians

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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Getting kitty to the vet peacefully This is not a simple process sometimes. First of all, please don’t carry your cat in your arms. A stressed or fearful cat won’t act like they normally do at home. Sometimes cats get...
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Dear Max, Our life was nice. We had a young child, two cats and a puppy. I had at least one cat on the bed with me at night (usually you) and I found a job at a clinic that...
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Dear Max, You had a heart murmur. The first time I took you to the veterinarian for your kitten vaccines, she heard a mild murmur. When she was listening to your heart with her stethoscope, the lub-dub had an extra...
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Return to site Hint: even house cats can get outside sometimes Microchips help lost cats get home. That’s the simple answer. Veterinary clinic and shelters have microchip readers, and they scan a pet to look for a microchip. The microchip...
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We love our cats, but sometimes they can be hard to live with. House soiling, aggression and destructive behaviour make it a challenge to have certain cats in your home. Why do they do these things? It’s a huge area...
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We don’t declaw cats any more unless there is a health issue. We know that scratching is a natural behaviour and cats are healthier when they can express these behaviours So how do we manage scratching without allowing destruction of...
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Declawing is an amputation of the end of the toes, like removing your fingers at the last joint. We have to be very careful about pain relief and bleeding after this surgery. Cats would have to stay in the hospital...
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Ziggy is my social, lap-sitting, kneading, licking-and-nip cat. Isn’t she pretty? Despite her lovely green eyes and immaculate white bib, Ziggy is a pig when it comes to food. She cruises the kitchen and will fight for crumbs with a...
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