Category: Cat Care

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7 Ways To Keep Your Pet From Getting Lost

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It’s Lost Pet Prevention Month! This is an important topic, if a sad one. As many as one in three pets are lost or stolen at some point over the course of their lives. That’s a pretty sobering statistic. While we hope all of our patients are safe and sound at home, this is one … Read More »

Do’s And Don’ts of Giving Your Cat Flea Control

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Is your feline pal itching? Uh oh: Fluffy may have fleas. Fleas can not only make pets miserably itchy, they can also cause dangerous health issues, such as anemia; can carry tapeworms and other parasites; and can spread disease. Keeping up with Fluffy’s flea control is very important! However, parasite control products contain chemicals, so … Read More »

February Is National Cat Health Month 

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For many people, the first couple months of a new year are a time of renewed focus on the things that matter most. Since our feline companions fall in that category, now is a good time to focus on the health and well-being of your Kitty. In recognition of National Cat Health Month, be sure … Read More »

Cat Food Storage Mistakes

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Fresh food is just as important for cats as it is for humans. By necessity, we’ve learned how to store our food, especially when we buy in bulk. It only makes sense to take similar measures when managing Fluffy’s food supply. And how you handle and store cat food affects not only its freshness but … Read More »

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Meet The Maine Coon

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Do you like fluffy cats? If so, you’ve probably found yourself absolutely charmed by a Maine Coon at some point. These big, lovable felines are not only super cute, they’re also very personable. In fact, you’ll probably be seeing a lot of Maine Coon kittens on holiday cards over the next few weeks. A veterinarian … Read More »

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Meet The Werewolf Kitty

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Halloween isn’t far off now. Pop into almost any store this week, and you’ll see all sorts of Halloween candy and decor, and plenty of products with spiders, skulls, vampires, mummies, and, of course, werewolves. In fact, there’s a new werewolf on the scene, and she’s pretty adorable. In this article, a veterinarian discusses Halloween’s … Read More »

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Fall Care For Senior Cats

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Fall is absolutely beautiful here in Pennsylvania. The changing leaves, chilly days, and seasonal decorations make for some absolutely perfect days. Fluffy may not be particularly impressed by the fact that stores are filling with pumpkin-flavored everything, but she will notice the cooler weather. If your feline buddy is a senior, you’ll want to take … Read More »

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

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Do you have an orange kitty? If so, you may want to give Fluffy a special treat: it’s Ginger Kitty Appreciation Day! Our feline pals come in all sorts of colors and patterns, and we think they’re all adorable. However, ginger cats definitely have some raving fans! A vet discusses these miniature lions below. Boys … Read More »

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Feline Folklore

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Kitties are very mysterious little furballs, who have certainly gathered more than their fair share of myths and legends. In fact, for a cute, innocent-looking pet, Fluffy has amassed a rather impressive collection of urban—and rural—legends. A local vet lists a few of them below. Cat Goddesses Our feline friends have been associated with several … Read More »

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Introducing a Dog to Your Resident Cat

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Are you adopting a dog? Congratulations! Of course, if you have a cat, your kitty probably won’t be as enthusiastic as we are. First impressions are a very big deal to pets, so it’s important to handle introductions properly. Here, a vet discusses getting Fido and Fluffy started out on the right paw. Sniff Before … Read More »

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