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.

Not enough cats go to the veterinarian Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
What's Up, Cat Owners?
There are more cats than dogs in the U.S., but far fewer cats than dogs receive veterinary care. Preventive care is more important than ever.
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Dr. Ernie's Top 10 Cat Dental Questions Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Dr. Ernie's Top 10 Cat Dental Questions... And His Answers!
For some inexplicable reason, I get fewer questions from my cat clients about their kitty’s teeth and mouth than inquiries from dog owners. I have a few theories on this phenomenon...
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A Thorough Cat Checkup Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
A Thorough Cat Checkup: What to Expect and How You Can Help
Cats are so darned adept at hiding their medical issues, often until they are too advanced to be readily fixable. This underscores the importance of a thorough physical examination at least once a year for young and middle aged kitties and twice yearly for seniors. Learn what your vet will do during your next annual exam.
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Cat with tiny pumpkin Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
5 Tips to Keep Your Cats Safe This Halloween
This Halloween, make sure your cat is safe so that you can enjoy the festivities.
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7 Ways for Your Cat to Avoid Emergency Surgery Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
7 Ways for Your Cat to Avoid Emergency Surgery
Although sometimes necessary, even a surgeon doesn't want to operate when it could have been avoided.
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Finding the Right Dog Daycare Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Finding the Right Dog Daycare
Before you leave your dog at a daycare center, know what to look for.
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Why Your Cat Needs Regular Checkups Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Why Your Cat Needs Regular Checkups
Cats do not really have nine lives. See the veterinarian often to protect the one they do have.
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Flea and Tick Insecticide Poisoning in Cats Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Flea and Tick Insecticide Poisoning in Cats
One of the most commonly presenting emergencies I see is accidental poisoning of cats by their well-intentioned pet owners. They often put “small dog” flea medication onto their “big cat,” without appropriately consulting with their veterinarian or reading the label carefully, resulting in severe poisoning in cats.
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How to Have a Healthy and Happy Cat Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
How to Have a Healthy and Happy Cat

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Cats and Cars in Cold Weather Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Cats and Cars in Cold Weather

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