Cat Checkups & Preventive Care

Keeping your cat safe and healthy is a full-time job. It takes more than going to see the veterinarian when sickness is obvious. Here you’ll find advice and precautionary tips for the long-term wellbeing of your feline.

Why Does My Vet Want a Urine Sample from My Cat? Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Why Does My Vet Want a Urine Sample from My Cat?
Obtaining a urine sample from your cat can be quite difficult, but the results of a urinalysis can be valuable to you and your veterinarian.
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What the Heck is Kitten Season Anyway? Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
What the Heck is Kitten Season Anyway?
Kitten season is coming and it means cats will be everywhere. Learn what you can do to help these cats and feel great in the process.
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Keeping Your Kitten’s Teeth Clean Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Keeping Your Kitten’s Teeth Clean
The only disease that affects 75% of cats by age three, learn how to keep your cat free of this underestimated health problem.
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Why Does My Cat Need Blood Work Before Anesthesia? Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Why Does My Cat Need Blood Work before Anesthesia?
Blood work is the easiest, fastest, cheapest and least invasive way to investigate, discover and monitor many health conditions that your cat might have. Learn more about why blood work can benefit your cat before, during and after a surgery.
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What Vaccines does My New Kitten Need? Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
What Vaccines does My Kitten Need?
There's a lot of confusion out there about vaccinations and your cat. Learn the truth from the experts on the subject.
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What Vaccines does My Adult Cat Need? Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
What Vaccines does My Adult Cat Need?
There's a lot of confusion out there about vaccinations and your cat. Learn the truth from the experts on the subject.
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How To Plan For Emergencies: Pet Insurance and Pet Savings Accounts Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
How To Plan For Emergencies: Pet Insurance and Pet Savings Accounts

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Why Your Cat Should Stay Indoors: Part II Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Why Your Cat Should Stay Indoors: Part II
Many people feel cats should be allowed to go outdoors because of their wild origins. Even though cats have been domesticated for nearly 6000 years, they have maintained an obvious connection with their wild ancestors. Scientists believe that cats first became domesticated around 4000 BC in Africa and the Middle East.
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Why Your Cat Should Stay Indoors: Part I Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Why Your Cat Should Stay Indoors: Part I
Did you know the average lifespan for an outdoor cat is just 3 to 5 years while indoor cats average 13-17?
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Woman holding reluctant cat Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
How To Pill Your Cat
Dr. Ruth MacPete talks about the ever-difficult task of persuading a cat to take a pill.
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