Category: Kitten Kit
Many clients routinely have questions about deworming their pets. There are many parasites that can affect dogs and cats, and it can be difficult to discern when a dewormer is needed and the type. Intestinal parasites are typically contracted through consuming worm eggs from the soil in the environment, nursing from an infected mother, eating infected wildlife, or in utero...Read More
One potential danger to both dogs and cats that can be found in many homes is an open bag that contains food or used to contain food. It might be a potato chip bag, cereal liner bag, pet food or treat bag, bread bag, etc. When left within reach of your pet, it can be enticing to stick his or...Read More
All of our locations are low cost spay and neuter sites. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do. We are committed to helping spay and neuter pets and making this procedure accessible to as many pet owners as possible. And we refuse to cut corners to do it. All spays are not created equal. The public tends to...Read More
Cats can get heartworms, too! The disease presents itself very differently from canine heartworm disease. The cat is NOT the typical host and most worms in cats do not survive the adult stage. The prevalence of heartworm disease in cats versus in dogs is much lower. Cats that do have adult worms normally only have 2-3, but many cats never end...Read More
How to acclimate your cat to traveling in a cat carrier A common concern for feline owners is the stress associated with car rides and veterinary visits, which can often deter a client from bringing their cat in for check ups. Because early detection and intervention are paramount to successful treatment of chronic disease, regular veterinary check ups are...Read More
Litter box problems are the most common behavior issue with cats. Unfortunately, it often leads to banning the cat outdoors, abandonment, or even surrender to the shelter when their owners cannot handle it anymore. While stress is often a common cause of litter box issues, medical conditions can also lead to this problem. If your cat is having litter box...Read More
Is your cat the life of the party or hiding under the bed in the back room? Does he stalk out to see who you brought home to watch a movie or hide in the laundry basket? Does he enjoy a car ride or howl the whole way to the vet’s office? We have a few tips to build their...Read More
Ever wonder why your sweet, nice kitty will seemingly out of nowhere lash out at you or bite you during play or petting? This is a phenomenon called overstimulation, and is pretty unique to cats. It’s not fully understood why cats become overstimulated, but each cat will display subtle warning signs that it’s time to stop whatever you’re doing.
It may seem kind of far fetched, but cats need dental care just like humans do. You have probably noticed that their mouth starts to smell when they go without. Bad oral health can lead to many medical issues. Luckily, those issues can be prevented with regular dental care and veterinary check ups.
Fleas are nasty little bugs that will try to cling closely to your animals and spread throughout your home if you let them. In fact, your cat’s fuzzy back is the ideal home for a village of fleas. You can easily choose to prevent your cat from attracting fleas- use flea prevention (available from your veterinarian) once a month. This is...Read More