Category: Cat Care

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Helping Your Cat and Dog Get Along

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Do you have both a cat and a dog? In some cases, Fluffy and Fido bond very closely, and become BFFs. In other cases, they may fight like, well, cats and dogs. A local vet offers some tips on helping your furry pals make peace. Keep Fido Active Dogs tend to be much calmer and … Read More »

Choosing the Purrfect Cat Carrier

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Does your cat enjoy riding around? Chances are, the answer to that question is no. Most of our feline patients absolutely despise car rides! However, sooner or later, Fluffy will need to be transported. When she does, she should always be in a carrier. But what do you look for when picking a carrier? A … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General Care

Craft for Your Local Shelters Day

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Do you like making things? Are you an animal lover? If the answer to both of those questions is yes, then put a pawprint on your calendar for July 21st. It’s National Craft for Your Local Shelters Day! This is a great way to do something to help the sweet dogs and cats that are … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, Dog Care

National Garfield Day

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June 19th is National Garfield Day! This grumpy orange feline has won the hearts of millions with his sarcastic, unimpressed ‘purrsonality.’ A vet discusses this lasagna-loving furball below. History Were you wondering why June 19th is National Garfield Day? It’s his birthday! Back in 1978, a little orange ball of cynicism was born in the … Read More »

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Poison Ivy and Pets

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For humans, one of the bad parts about spending time outside during warm weather is the risk of coming into contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac. Did you know that these plants can also affect our pets? It’s not extremely common for pets to develop a reaction to poison ivy, but it’s entirely possible. … Read More »

Fun Facts About Siamese Cats

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April 6th is National Siamese Cat Day! Known for being charismatic and talkative, these cute cats have some very loyal fans. A vet lists some fun facts about these remarkable felines below. What’s In A Name? The name Siamese cat translates to wichien-matt which means “moon diamond.” That’s a purrfect moniker for these pretty cats! … Read More »

Posted In Cat Care, General

Does Your Cat Have a Cold?

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Did you know that our feline friends can get their own version of colds or flus? In many cases, cats just feel a bit stuffy and tired for a few days, and then recover on their own. However, kitty colds can develop into upper respiratory infections, or URIs. These can be extremely dangerous! Senior cats … Read More »

Household Hazards For Pets

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One of the many things we love about our four-legged companions is the fact that they are so playful and curious. However, that mischievous streak Fluffy and Fido share can get them into serious trouble. You may be surprised at how many common household items are dangerous to our furry friends! Read on as a … Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions for Confused Cats

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Happy New Year! And, to all of our feline patients, an early Happy Mew Year. (Fluffy’s holiday is actually tomorrow, January 2nd.) Today, many people will be thinking about their goals for the coming year, and making some resolutions for themselves. If cats made resolutions, what do you think they would strive for? We suspect … Read More »

Posted In Behavior, Cat Care

Keeping a Senior Cat Purring

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Is your kitty aged seven or older? If so, Fluffy is officially a senior … even if she still acts like a kitten sometimes. Our feline buddies are fairly easy keepers, but they do still need love and good care to thrive. Here, a York, PA vet discusses keeping an older cat content. Napping Spots … Read More »

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