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Why You Should Buy Prescription Pet Food from Your Vet

June 7, 2019 1:55 am Published by

There’s been a lot of talk lately regarding whether pet food prescribed by a veterinarian is really worth it. Studies have demonstrated that prescription foods don’t substantially differ in terms of nutrition from those you can simply purchase at the grocery store, and may come at a higher price. However, the market is now flooded with plenty of imposters, and buying the right food for your cat’s specific health needs is actually not as simple as you might think. That’s why it’s more necessary than ever before to use prescription food that a veterinarian has specifically signed off on. You... View Article

Traveling with Your Cat

May 24, 2019 9:36 pm Published by

Traveling with your cat can be stressful for everyone involved. Many cats hate being in the car or cooped up in a carrier for too long. They react in different ways, some cowering in the back of their carrier, and some crying for long periods of time. Both can make sympathetic owners fret about the mental state of their cat the entire ride. Thankfully, there are several things you can do to ease your cat’s worries (and your own). Check out these tips from a cat kennel in Alexandria, VA: Talk with your vet: Next time you’re in your vet’s... View Article

The Importance of Microchipping Your Cat

May 10, 2019 9:36 pm Published by

You know that your cat is a beloved member of your family, and losing him or her can be a stressful and devastating experience. As technology improves, we’re finding more ways to safely find and return lost pets to their homes. Microchipping your cat could ultimately save her life. Your local cat care clinic in Alexandria, VA will be able to microchip your cat for you. Here’s why you should always get your furry friend microchipped. More lost pets are returned when they’re microchipped Microchipping can help keep your family together. A study done on 7,704 stray animals at shelters... View Article

Signs of Heart Worm Disease in Cats

April 22, 2019 9:02 pm Published by

Keeping your cat happy and healthy is likely your highest goal as a cat owner. If they get sick with an infection like heart worm, you want to know why it happened and what to do. Below, the team at our cat care clinic in Alexandria, VA outlines what heart worm is and lists some of the signs of heart worm disease in cats. Causes of heart worm disease Heart worms are bloodborne parasites that settle in the heart or nearby large blood vessels of an infected animal—and these parasites are not small. The size of female worms ranges from... View Article

What Are the Most Common Signs of Illness in Cats?

April 8, 2019 9:02 pm Published by

Cats are experts at hiding pain and illness, which makes it difficult to notice potential health problems. This means your cat is likely to accept physical discomfort as normal. If you are not familiar with your cat’s typical behaviors, it could take you a long time to notice that something is wrong. When you do notice changes, don’t ignore them—contact your vet right away if you have questions. Below, a local cat care clinic in Alexandria, VA highlights the most common signs of illness in cats: Vomiting: Dogs vomiting occasionally is not too worrisome, especially when you have observed them... View Article

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July 12, 2019 Roberta Howard
"First visit with my new kitten, we were greeted by smiling faces and a welcome sign with my kitty's name on it. (Its the little things that..."
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