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Cat Sitters vs. Boarding Your Cats

July 14, 2020 3:57 am Published by

For most cat owners, when the time finally comes to go out of town, emotions are mixed. Even if you’re headed out on a dream vacation, there’s the nagging guilt of wondering how your treasured feline bud will handle your absence. After all, any seasoned cat owner knows that when a kitty is aggravated, they will not hesitate to show it. Caring for your cat when you’re away typically boils down to one critical decision: do you choose cat sitting vs. cat boarding in Alexandria, VA? When put side by side, the choice is obvious. Keep your kitty calm When... View Article

The Kitten Vaccination Schedule

June 17, 2020 11:13 pm Published by

As a result of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, millions of people have been forced to shelter in place to avoid the worst of the pandemic. As we settle at home, some families and single adults have noticed something missing: a family pet. Across the United States, adoption rates of cats have been soaring as more and more people welcome cute and cuddly kittens into their homes. As these new kittens become cherished parts of the family, however, it’s important to make sure they have everything they need to grow up healthy and happy. That means making sure... View Article

Lower Urinary Tract Disease in Cats

June 3, 2020 11:13 pm Published by

Cats may experience a number of conditions that affect their bladders and/or urethras. These conditions normally occur in adult cats that are middle to senior aged. Any pet owner should learn the warning signs and treatment methods for lower urinary tract disease in cats in Alexandria, VA to keep their beloved felines healthy and comfortable. Is your cat experiencing FLUTD? Feline lower urinary tract disease in Alexandria, VA, also known as FLUTD, can happen for a number of reasons. As a pet owner, you need to keep an eye out for the following signs of FLUTD: Struggling to urinate Urine... View Article

What You Need to Know About Cats and COVID-19

April 16, 2020 11:29 pm Published by

As you are aware, the coronavirus pandemic is posing a worldwide health crisis. People are being ordered to stay at home, those showing signs of the virus are self-quarantining and those who have tested positive and are seriously ill are receiving medical treatment. People can catch this virus and spread it to other people, which leads us to today’s topic: companion animals and COVID-19. Before continuing on, we want all of our Kingstowne Cat Clinic visitors to know that we are practicing a new protocol until further notice (learn more here). Here’s what you need to know about cats and... View Article

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

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