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New Year....same old resolutions?

on January 2, 2013 - 9:50am

I’m tired of setting myself up for inevitable failure!  This year, instead of setting myself the same old resolutions, doomed to be forgotten by the second or third week of January, I thought I’d set some good intentions for the feline members of my household.

1)Playing with my humans more.  Setting aside time to play with toys or using treat balls eg. Food mazes, kong© wobblers  to feed dry kibble will hopefully increase mental stimulation and activity levels in my older boy, who is becoming more and more inactive.

You are as important as your cat (just don’t tell them we said that!)

on December 7, 2012 - 10:26am

If I was taking my own cat, Perry, to the vets, I would expect the staff to be compassionate towards him, as I would assume that they love and respect the patients as if they were their own - but I wonder if this patience and understanding always translates to their owners?

Creating a bond between us and our clients, is just as important to us as creating a good relationship with your feline friends. You are the first step in noticing pain, diagnosing an illness, and treating or monitoring a disease.

Sleeping is a serious matter!

on November 13, 2012 - 4:21pm

 Ihave always found it a little strange that anaesthesia is an area that is often overlooked, when we are considering a surgical or invasive medical procedure for our pets.  In contrast, if we were going into hospital, and undergoing general anaesthesia on ourselves, it would be one of the things we would be most concerned about. Anaesthesia always carries a risk in cats, as it does in humans, and often more so than for some other species, but we want to reassure you that we do everything within our power to minimise this risk for your cat.

At the clinic, anaesthesia is not something we take