Tag Archives: veterinary care

World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day is on September 28th, 2013. Started in 2007 by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, it provides an opportunity to unite globally to help raise awareness of rabies prevention. This year’s theme is “Understand it to defeat … Continue reading

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Can curiosity kill your cat?

March is National Poison Prevention Awareness Month The majority of cats live indoors, and it is important to be aware of potential toxins in the home environment. Unlike dogs, where ingestion of hazardous substances may be directly witnessed, many potential … Continue reading

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Have you looked inside your cat’s mouth lately?

If your answer is a resounding “No!” you’re not alone. Few cat owners regularly inspect their cat’s mouths because, let’s face it, cats can be reluctant subjects. And wouldn’t our cats tell us in some way if they were suffering … Continue reading

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Tips for successful cat sitting

You have been asked to look after your neighbour’s cat for two weeks while she is overseas on vacation. Now imagine your worst nightmare: you show up at her house early one Sunday morning to find her cat collapsed and … Continue reading

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Feline friendly holiday tips

While this time of the year is a joyous and exciting one, it can also be a dangerous one for your cat. Several hazards could turn a happy holiday into an emergency veterinary visit for your kitty. Here are some … Continue reading

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Take your cat to the veterinarian week 2012

The week of Aug 18-25 is Take Your Cat to the Veterinarian Week. Why do we need a week to promote veterinary care for cats? The sad fact is that even though cats are the most popular pet in Canada … Continue reading

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September is Happy Cat Month!

September is designated as Happy Cat Month and for good reason. Cats are Canada’s number one pet. Canadians own 8.5 million cats (compared with 6 million dogs) . About 38% of Canadian households have a cat and over 90% of … Continue reading

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