Author Archives: The Cat Hospitals

About The Cat Hospitals

Veterinary care exclusively for cats

Helping the cats of Mexico City

Dr. Amy Lowe and veterinary technician Nancy Atchison of Bytown Cat Hospital participated in a spay/neuter clinic in Mexico City this February as part of World Spay Day 2015, an annual campaign promoting spaying and neutering of animals around the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Cat Suffer in Silence!

 February is Dental Health Month Cats can’t tell you when there is something wrong in their mouths, and the chance that you are examining your cat’s teeth on a daily basis is slim. This is why an oral examination is … Continue reading

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Making the holidays safe for kitty

As we head into the holiday season, it is important to protect our cats from possible dangers and accidents. Here is our list of the ‘Top 7’ hazards your home may contain during the holidays: 1. Some flowers and plants … Continue reading

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Help us fundraise for Farley!

The Farley Foundation assists people in need by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for their sick or injured pets and has been doing so since 2001, when it was established by the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association. Veterinarians have long … Continue reading

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Why We Need ‘Take Your Cat to the Vet Day’

Masters of Disguise Cats are among the world’s top predators. Part of their success at hunting lies in their ability to stay hidden – camouflaged and out of site of their prey. They are secretive by nature and are truly … Continue reading

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Veterinary Volunteering–Rewarding Work

In our December 2013 blog, we wrote about the volunteer work our team members do every year. This includes supporting the Winn Feline Foundation, the Terry Fox Run, the Farley Foundation and Ottawa’s Cat Rescue Network. Our veterinarians also help … Continue reading

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Could your senior cat have high blood pressure?

High blood pressure (hypertension) is known as the silent killer in people. Cats are also at risk of hypertension, especially older cats and those with predisposing diseases such as chronic kidney disease. In fact, about 20% of cats with chronic … Continue reading

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