Posts filed under: Veterinarians

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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Can you believe 2019 is here already? I hope your New Year is filled with fun, fur, smiles and cuddles! We’ve got big things planned for our little corner of the internet and our little clinic on the corner in...
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I think this is an important question for the cat lovers we’ll meet here, so I’d better answer. Cats are inscrutable, delightful, and frustratingly independent. Their playfulness and acrobatic skill is entrancing. Do they improve our health? Maybe. There have...
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We talked about Aunt Vivian and her scary voice yesterday. But what if your pets love her because she sneaks them food under the table? Just be sure that Aunt Viv knows what foods should NOT be given to pets....
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We all know the google effect. The most sensational, most interesting and most visited sites go to the top. But maybe they aren’t the best at giving reliable information, because Google is a popularity (and SEO) contest. Here are 5...
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Thanks for joining me! In the coming days, I’ll be adding posts that were originally posted on the CatSide blog, and then in the New Year, a series I’m calling ‘Letters to my cats (and dogs)‘. Good company in a...
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