Posts tagged with: veterinarian

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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The research also gave us some clues about how your individual cat may react when she’s suddenly out in the big world alone.   For instance, my Ziggy is firmly pro-ceiling. Both times she unexpectedly ended up outside, her initial...
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This is Ruby. She’s not my first black cat. She’s my first black cat who came as a tiny kitten. We actually got her because our other kitten, Ziggy, needed an outlet for energy. Ruby knows how to find nooks...
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Manny got used to the cast, but only had his Elizabethan collar (cone) off when there was someone watching him. He was comfortable, and appreciated the chance to groom himself. He stopped trying to chew the cast off.   Why...
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Dear Dennis, I remember very clearly the first time you caught a critter in the house. There was a thump in the wee hours of the morning. By the time I was out of bed, you were heading down the...
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Dear Max, You were a healthy cat for most of your life. No chronic issues or common problems. We always fed you a high quality diet, and I think that helped a lot. Good quality nutrition for our pets, just...
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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, 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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Dear Max, Initially, baby was interesting, warm, always wrapped in something soft. When she made noise, you just had to take a step back and you were out of range. But then, she started to move. She got fast and...
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