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Can Your Cat Stay Home Alone?

May 28th, 2020|

With the weather warming up and quarantine restrictions relaxing, people are thinking about taking trips again. Around Missoula, you needn’t travel far to experience the beautiful scenery, hiking, bicycling, camping, and numerous other activities Montana has to offer. However, unless your cat is trained to accompany you on such excursions, [...]

New Things!

January 25th, 2020|

We hope your New Year has been going great so far! We have a couple exciting announcements… First, Cats On Broadway has gone digital!  We have upgraded our X-ray to a digital X-ray system. Why digital? For starters, it’s much faster than traditional film systems. Rather than having to wait [...]

November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month!

November 23rd, 2019|

DIABETES: a dreaded diagnosis that no pet owner wants to hear. But, is it really all doom-and-gloom? The short answer is “NO.” Many cats can live full lives, especially if the disease is caught early. We have actually been seeing far fewer cases of diabetes as more owners are opting [...]

Back to School – For Your Cat?

September 20th, 2019|

It’s the back-to-school time of year, but what about your feline friend? Well, there’s educational opportunities for them, too! Many cats can learn tricks, and learning tricks can be both fun and rewarding. It gives your cat mental stimulation, and it can be good bonding time. Plus, it’s pretty cool [...]

A Year-Round Problem: Ear Mites

August 22nd, 2019|

Since we have been discussing external parasites, we can’t forget to discuss our “old friend,” the ear mite. While the last two newsletters were focused on parasites that, for the most part, have seasonal fluctuations, ear mites persist year-round. This is because they don’t actually survive off of the host [...]

The Five Senses According to Cats: Taste

April 18th, 2019|

We think of cats as having extremely fine-tuned and heightened senses compared to our own. In general, this is true but with one exception: Taste. Even though a cat’s sense of taste is weak--especially compared to a person’s taste, this does not necessarily mean that they taste less overall. Instead, [...]

The Five Senses According to Cats: Smell

March 19th, 2019|

While cats aren’t necessarily known for their sense of smell, they actually have an amazing olfactory system. They even have more scent receptors in their nose than the average dog (scent hounds not included). By comparison, cats have around 200 million scent receptors in their nose, while humans only have [...]