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Five Ways to Keep Your Indoor Cat Stimulated

April 2, 2020 11:29 pm Published by

While many cats do enjoy spending time outdoors, it’s generally agreed that indoors is the safer place for our feline friends. If you have an indoor-only cat, it’s extremely important that you provide an adequate amount of mental stimulation to keep your kitty from becoming bored or stressed. Exercise is also a must for indoor cats so they don’t become overweight (or even lazier than some of them already are). As someone with an indoor cat, you’ve probably searched the internet for easy ways to keep your pet happy, healthy and entertained. We would be happy to provide a few... View Article

Why Cat Teeth Cleaning Is So Important

March 27, 2020 9:13 pm Published by

Keeping your cat healthy is your responsibility as a pet owner, and part of that includes dental cleanings. Even felines can get dental disease, which is just as painful for them as it is for you. Plus, it requires general anesthesia (what cat will let you fiddle around in their mouth while they’re awake?) and can be costly, which is usually enough to convince cat owners to put it off. Cat dental health in Alexandria, VA is important, however, which is why Kingstowne Cat Clinic is offering 10 percent off cat dental cleanings during the month of March—be sure to... View Article

Catios: What They Are and Why You Should Get or Make One

March 13, 2020 9:13 pm Published by

Your cat more than likely lives the good life, just by virtue of being a cat, but most cats—indoor and outdoor alike—long to be outdoors. Unfortunately, there are many dangers outdoors, from wild animals to passing cars, making some owners hesitant to let their cats out even for a short time. The solution? A catio! It’s a cat-friendly enclosure that your pet can access from a pet door, allowing them to enjoy fresh air, sunshine and outdoor stimulation while still keeping them safe. There are a lot of pre-built options that you can install, but you can also build your... View Article

Remember Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention During the Winter Months

February 24, 2020 11:54 pm Published by

All too often, cat owners believe that flea, tick and heartworm preventative treatments are not required during the cold months of winter. This common misconception means humans aren’t providing their feline friends with the tick, heartworm and flea prevention in Alexandria, VA that these animals require to stay healthy and pest free. You’d be surprised how important these preventative treatments are, even during the winter. Colder temperatures aren’t enough Yes, the weather has certainly cooled down from the high temperatures we experience during the summer. However, it has to be very cold for an extended period of time to kill... View Article

How to Improve Your Cat’s Dental Health

February 10, 2020 11:54 pm Published by

As the premier cat clinic in the local community, we regularly receive questions about the proper way to care for feline’s teeth. Dental health in cats in Alexandria, VA is just as important as your own dental care. Ignoring the dental needs of your cat can lead to expensive vet visits, treatments and possibly even surgeries. To avoid these unnecessary expenses, read on to learn how easy it is to improve your cat’s dental health. Teeth brushing It sounds hilarious, but we’re not kidding—brushing your kitty’s teeth helps remove plaque buildup, similar to the reasons you brush your teeth. Don’t... View Article

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