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Springtime Plants – Beautiful and Sometimes Deadly

It has been a few years since I have done a newsletter on toxic plants. As the spring season approaches, I thought it would be a good time to remind everyone about the dangers of poisonous plants, both inside and outside the home. Below are a few of the more common toxic plants that can [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:33:51+00:00March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resorptive Lesions: The Insidious Dental Disease

National Dental Month is here!  In honor of this month, we will discuss the most common dental lesion seen in cats: Resorptive lesions. The term "resorptive lesion" (RL) has gone through several name changes throughout the years and has also been called cervical line lesion, cervical neck lesion, and feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions (FORL). Some [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:34:09+00:00February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Happy, Healthy Mouth

Happy New Year to you all! I'll bet everyone made a resolution to help keep their cat's mouth healthy this year, right?! Luckily, February is National Dental Month! Why is every February dedicated to the awareness of dental health in pets? Because, animal dental health is often taken for granted. This is especially true for cats. [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:34:25+00:00January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Those Amazing Organs, Part 4: The GI Tract

The last of the major abdominal organs we will discuss is the GI (gastrointestinal) tract. The GI tract includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine; however, we will be focusing on the stomach and small and large intestines.  The GI tract is responsible for processing nutrients from food, passing waste material [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:35:04+00:00December 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Those Amazing Organs, Part 3: The Spleen

This month's newsletter will be fairly short, and it will utilize our new newsletter format. We hope you enjoy it! The spleen... The obscure organ that everyone has heard of, and most everyone has, but what does it do? The spleen is a useful organ, but it's also one of the few organs not vital [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:35:08+00:00November 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Those Amazing Organs, Part 2: The Liver

The liver is the largest internal organ in the body, and like most other organs, it performs more than one function. It produces bile, a substance needed to digest and absorb fats; filters the blood to keep the body clear of toxins and harmful substances; and is responsible for a number of metabolic processes, most [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:35:30+00:00October 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Those Amazing Organs, Part 1: The Kidneys

This month, we will start a series on the function of the major organs of the feline body. Everyone knows that organs can potentially fail as pets age, but what do these organs actually do? What are their daily functions in maintaining health? This month we will start with the most common organ to fail [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:35:56+00:00September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Come see us at Pet Fest 2016…

...and maybe bring home a new furry friend! =^_^= Check out Pet Fest at the Adams Center on Saturday, 8/20/16 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. There will be activities, vendors and pet adoptions. Plus, we're bringing Buster the Cat and Taco the Tortoise for a visit, so we hope to see you there! Thank you! =@_@=

By |2018-12-13T00:36:10+00:00August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traveling (Happily) with a Cat – The Impossible Made Possible

The summer travel season is here! While we won't all be taking our favorite cat(s) with us on road trips, we should all be taking our feline friends at least once a year for a check-up. And, that does usually involve a car. For some, this is known as “the dreaded trip to the vet.” [...]

By |2018-12-13T00:36:53+00:00July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments