Environmental Enrichment For Your Cat

Environmental Enrichment For Your Cat

Cats are creatures of habit. They like things to be just so and can often be found napping in the same spot to catch the sun or curled up on their favourite pillow. While this predictable behaviour might be comforting for us as pet owners, it’s important to remember...
Cats and Quality of Life Exams

Cats and Quality of Life Exams

Being a cat parent is a wonderful adventure. Unfortunately, it also comes with a lot of tough decisions. This is why, as cats age, it becomes even more important to take them in for regular checkups and quality of life exams, if needed. For us, the most important exam...
If you don’t talk to your cat about catnip, who will?

If you don’t talk to your cat about catnip, who will?

Why do cats love catnip? Have you ever found your cat lying in your mint patch in the back garden? There’s a reason for that. Catnip is in the mint family, and numerous studies have shown that catnip (Nepeta cataria) has a strong effect on cats. When they smell...
The BIG Emergencies

The BIG Emergencies

Cats are notoriously independent, and they often try to hide when they are not feeling well. This makes it challenging for cat owners to know when they need to see a veterinarian. Some injuries are obvious, such as an open wound. However, other injuries may have more...
Why Choose Sedation

Why Choose Sedation

Sedation is no longer just for surgery. Vets across Canada are now using sedation to improve the quality of your veterinary visit. This means that cats with differing levels of anxiety, fear, and aggression can be examined with little to no problem. It starts at home....
Fatty Liver Disease in Cats, Causes and Treatment

Fatty Liver Disease in Cats, Causes and Treatment

Fatty Liver Disease in Cats, Causes and Treatment Fatty liver disease is part of why it’s important that your cat eats every day. Fatty liver occurs when there is an accumulation of fat in the liver which replaces healthy liver tissue. This is usually concurrent with...