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The Importance of Microchip and Tattoo Identification for Cats

The Importance of Microchip and Tattoo Identification for Cats

Outdoor cats like to roam and indoor cats sometimes escape, often getting lost in unfamiliar surroundings. As caring cat owners, we worry for their safety and will go to great lengths to find our missing cats. Such situations are especially terrifying during storms or fire season, as cats can be easily displaced from their homes and go missing. What if we told you that you could have peace of mind by a simple identification?
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Your Cat Has Hyperthyroidism

Your Cat Has Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a condition of an excess of thyroid hormone in the body. It is most commonly caused by a benign tumor (adenoma) in the thyroid gland; or less commonly, a malignant tumor (adenocarcinoma).
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Food Allergies in Cats

Food Allergies in Cats

Food allergies in cats can cause digestive issues with symptoms of diarrhea, flatulence, bloating and vomiting, poor hair coat and skin sensitivities. These symptoms do not necessarily mean your cat is intolerant to food, and it’s not that uncommon for cats to vomit, yet that being said, vomiting can also be signs of allergic reaction.
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Cystitis in Cats

Cystitis in Cats

Not fun! Cystitis and urinary blockages are painful conditions that can be caused by stones in the bladder or bacteria, but not to worry – these can be relieved by a trip to the vet.
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Your Cat is Overweight

Your Cat is Overweight

Your Cat is Overweight An overweight condition in cats should not be ignored since there is a direct relationship between this condition and several medical problems including idiopathic cystitis, diabetes and cancer. TOP REASONS TO KEEP YOUR CAT AT AN IDEAL WEIGHT:...

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Your Cat is a Senior

Your Cat is a Senior

Senior cats have special requirements and are prone to specific health problems such as weight loss, diabetes, kidney disease, hyperthyroidism, dental disease, high blood pressure and arthritis. To ensure that we keep your senior cat as comfortable and healthy as we can we have designed a senior cat health care plan.
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Weaning to a New Diet

Weaning to a New Diet

There are times when a cat’s diet must be changed, most commonly because of a medical condition or the need for better nutrition. Some cat’s object to a new food based on the flavor, consistency or because they develop gastro intestinal problems when the change is too quick.
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