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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) – Urinary Blockage

If your male cat is showing signs of not being able to urinate, or if he is straining and only urinating small amounts (usually in inappropriate locations) and seems very painful on his belly, there is concern for a urinary blockage. Some cats will also howl and become very lethargic. Urinary blockages in male cats are an emergency and your cat needs to be seen by a veterinarian as soon as possible. cat

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Preventative Veterinary Care

Preventative Veterinary Care

Preventative veterinary care is an important part of your pets’ health care. Bringing you pet in for an annual wellness exam when they are not sick can be just as important as bringing them in when they are showing signs of not feeling well. Wellness exams are also when your pet will receive necessary vaccinations, as we do not want to vaccinate a pet that is showing any signs of illness or disease. With preventative veterinary medicine we hope to catch any health problems before they become a major concern. By catching health problems early they become easier (and sometimes less expensive) to treat and hopefully your pet will have a quicker recovery or easier long term management of the problem.

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Animal Emergency Preparedness: A Kit for you Car

Would you be prepared if you were faced with an animal emergency away from home? Whether it be a car accident involving your pets or someone else’s, or an animal found in distress, by keeping a few items in your vehicle you may help save a pet’s life! Here is a quick list of things that can be put together to create an Animal Emergency Preparedness Car Kit

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Additional Options for Stress Management in Cats

If creating a cat friendly environment in your house by providing climbing space and hide-a ways, or making your cat’s daily routine more interactive and active by using puzzle toys for feeding meals and having daily play sessions with your cat is not helping them deal with their stress or anxiousness there are other options available to you. Many of these options can be used in conjunction with each other for increased benefits. Some are supplemental items or over the counter supplements, others are available by prescription only.

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Traveling with your Cat

Traveling with your cat

Most cats are not happy travelers. They don’t like going in the car, they may get motion sickness and getting them into carriers can also be a hassle. If you do need to travel with your cat, whether it is a short trip or a long trip, it is very important for your and your cat’s safety that they are transported in a proper carrier. car2

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