11 Important Things Veterinarians Want Every Cat Owner To Know

11 Important Things Veterinarians Want Every Cat Owner To Know

Originally Posted and Written By: Sophia Mitrokostas There are a lot of important things cat owners should know about their pets. Whether you’re dreaming of adopting a cat or are already surrounded by a squad of feline friends, it’s important to know that caring for kitties isn’t always straightforward. Everything from a healthy diet to proper grooming contributes to keeping a cat happy, but there […]

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Winter Care and Safety for Community Cats

Winter Care and Safety for Community Cats

Companion Animal Hospital has the most caring and compassionate clients! Many clients bring in stray cats when they need help. We can’t bring them all home, but we can try to help keep them warm through the cold winter. With snowy and freezing days just around the corner, you may be wondering how outdoor cats can survive in colder weather.  Even though stray and community […]

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Moving? We Can Help With That!

Moving? We Can Help With That!

It’s essential to keep pets calm during a move. Just like it is stressful for you, moving is also a tumultuous time for your cat or dog. There are some things you can do, like pet boarding, to alleviate the burden and chaos of moving on your furry family member. Even after a move is complete, your pets will need some time to adjust to […]

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Muzzles Can Be A Helpful Tool

Muzzles Can Be A Helpful Tool

Muzzles on dogs often evoke unfair stereotypical reactions. The dog may not be wearing the muzzle because it is aggressive and, even if it is, it doesn’t mean the dog is “bad” — just that the owner is responsible. As long as you have the right muzzle for your dog, a muzzle could be a practical choice. Why Might a Dog Wear a Muzzle? History […]

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10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs

10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs

It is notoriously difficult to detect cancer early in pets. Let’s get rid of a common myth: in many cases, cancer cannot be detected on blood work. However, there are 10 things you can look for, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Cancer Society. Even if the condition turns out not to be cancer, these signs may be able to detect another medical condition […]

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Teach Kids and Cats to Interact Safely

Teach Kids and Cats to Interact Safely

You love your cat, and you love your child — and you want the two of them to be friends. But this may not happen naturally; it can require some work on your part. Start by teaching your child the right way to interact with your cat and by making sure that your cat feels safe and comfortable around your child. Fortunately, there are a few […]

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Please join us on October 31st for a Halloween Pet Costume Contest!

Please join us on October 31st for a Halloween Pet Costume Contest!

While picking out your Halloween costume this year, don’t forget to include your pet into the fun! After all, the more, the merrier is the slogan of this festivity. And with a safe and comfortable costume for pets, your little four-legged pal can easily join in on the fun. Different pets are willing to put up with varying levels of nonsense from their owners, but […]

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Kitten Care & Bottle Feeding

Kitten Care & Bottle Feeding

First Steps Prepare for bottle-feeding and proper care before you take the kittens off the street. If you feel you must take the kittens in, wrap the carrier or container you will transport them in in a towel for warmth, but make sure you leave air holes uncovered so the kittens won’t suffocate. Check to see if the kittens are warm. This is more important than feeding. Never […]

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What to Do (and NOT Do) If You Find Newborn Kittens

What to Do (and NOT Do) If You Find Newborn Kittens

During high kitten season in the spring and summer, it’s not unusual to discover a nest of unattended kittens or a single kitten seemingly abandoned by the mother. You want to help, right? Before jumping to the rescue, consider these recommendations. First: Wait & Watch You might have come across the kittens while their mother is off searching for food, or is in the process […]

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Busting Myths About Black Cats

Busting Myths About Black Cats

Unfortunately, black cats are often considered a superstition and are often less likely to be adopted from shelters. In reality, many cultures have different beliefs about black cats. In fact, seeing a black cat has been associated with luck—both good and bad—for thousands of years. As we prepare to celebrate Black Cat Appreciation Day on August 17th, we’ve set out to bust common stereotypes about these loveable […]

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