Medication to Reduce Stress of Veterinary Visits for Cats

Disclaimer: We ALWAYS stress & urge you to have an open dialog between yourself and your veterinarian pertaining to stress and your cat (and potential medications). This is JUST an educational post and should be reviewed & confirmed with your veterinarian! Why is my cat SO stressed when I take them to the veterinary clinic? …

Pets with Disabilities: Overview

Disclaimer: Though we HATE using the word “disability” (we favor the term “specially-abled”) for the sake of this article we are going to use that terrible term. Please know that having a “disability” does not have a negative connotation to it and is not a death sentence! How can I make my pet with a …

Bloodwork & Your Cat

Bloodwork is recommended yearly to monitor for any changes/potential concerns as well as prior to any surgeries or procedures requiring anesthesia! GLUCOSE is a blood sugar.  Elevated levels can indicate diabetes mellitus, but in cats, mildly elevated levels can also just indicate stress.  Low levels can happen with insulin shock or malabsorption syndromes and can cause …

“DIY” At Home First Aid Kit!

Cat Nail Clippers Styptic Powder Scissors/Bandage Scissors Tweezers/Hemostats Disposable Gloves Digital Thermometer Elizabethan Collar (E-Collar) Petroleum Jelly Gauze Flashlight Cotton Balls/ Q-Tips Self-Adhesive Wrap Roll Gauze Bandage Tape Antibacterial Ointment (Neosporin) Sterile Saline Electric Hair Clippers Tick Removal Tool “Important Phone Numbers” (Poison Control, Veterinarian, Emergency Veterinarian etc.,) Document Folder (rabies certificate, recent bloodwork results, …