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Keeping Pets Safe this Holiday Season

December 12, 2014 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

Tips for how to keep your cat safe over the holidays from the pet poison help line.

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Halloween Tips

October 25, 2014 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

Happy Halloween! Here are a few extra precautions to help your cat enjoy the holiday! Written by Angelina Johnstone RVT

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How to prepare for your cat goes missing

November 18, 2012 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

We never think it's going to happen to us but it is always best to be prepared in the event that our feline friends get lost. By taking these few steps you can greatly increase the chances of them being able to find their way back to you.

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Periodontal Disease

September 10, 2012 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

As your cat reaches adulthood and on to middle age, dental and periodontal disease is extremely common. This disease process can be painful enough to stop your pet from eating and the resulting bacterial infection can have significant effects on your cat’s heart and kidney function.

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Why the bats in Ancaster are important for cat owners

August 25, 2012 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

Ancaster and the surrounding areas are having a particularly heavy bat season this year. Traditionally bat season is in the beginning of August but this year the public health office is reporting bat related calls are up by about 200% over previous years.

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Big news for Hyperthyroid Cats Introducing Hills Prescription Diet Y/D

July 18, 2012 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

Hills is introducing a new diet in Canada specifically for the treatment of hyperthyroidism. It’s possible we may not have to treat these cats with medication anymore!

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Heartworm - Not just a dog concern!

May 07, 2012 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

Heartworm is something dog owners have been concerned about for years and with the influx of “Katrina Dogs,” southern Ontario has once again become a heartworm hot bed. As testing for heartworm improves, unfortunately new studies are undeniably showing that your cat's risk for a heartworm infection is as high as the family dog.

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Cold Weather Concerns

February 02, 2012 / Feline Wellness / Leave a comment

Finally snow and the beginning of a typical “Canadian Winter” has started. This means we need to make some special considerations for our feline friends.

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