Categories for Cat Safety

Should I Allow My Cat to Go Outdoors?

September 17, 2020 8:38 pm Published by

Some cats spend all their time inside homes or apartments, while others are given the freedom to roam outside before returning home to sleep inside at night. Every household is different, and each pet has unique preferences and needs, but there are some factors related to roaming that apply to all cats, and these should be carefully considered before deciding what’s best for you and your cat. Keep reading for more information about cats and roaming behavior in Alexandria, VA. Pros and cons of outdoor play Before determining whether it’s best to keep your cat inside or outside, it’s a... 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

Plants That Are Toxic to Cats

November 21, 2019 11:28 pm Published by

Everyone knows cats are curious. They love to climb, explore, sniff… and nibble. If you have plants in the home, you’ve probably learned that no beautiful bloom is safe with Fluffy around. But the danger isn’t always just to your pretty petals. Some plants may harm your kitty. Many toxic plants for cats in Alexandria, VA are found in or around the home, so it’s important to be aware of this danger. You might be surprised at the number of poisonous plants for cats in Alexandria, VA. Bookmark the following list for quick reference when you’re shopping for home and... View Article

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