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Destructive Cats – Solving Scratching & Chewing Problems

Most cats, especially young kittens, have a strong, natural desire to play and explore. But this desire can lead to major problems when your cat claws sofa or destroys your houseplants. The best way to prevent destructive scratching is by … Continue reading

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Taking The Hassle Out of Housetraining Your Kitty

While most cats can be trained to use a litter box, it’s important that you help your kitten get off to a good start. If possible, you should obtain a kitten that already has been litter box trained in his … Continue reading

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Rabies Case In Northdale Confirmed; Hillsborough Animal Services To Conduct Limited Trapping

URGENT ALERT! Hillsborough County News August 2, 2013 Contact: Willie Puz, Communications and Digital Media Services, 813-307-8379 (o); 813-546-2086 (c) Based on communications with the state veterinarian from the Florida Department of Health today (Aug. 2) regarding a positive rabies … Continue reading

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Tips For Introducing Your Cat To Another Cat

So you have a cat already and are adopting another cat ( : A carefully planned introduction is everything. Most cats do not readily accept a new member of the family; they need time to get used to the idea. … Continue reading

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May 5th – 11th is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 5th! National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, makes people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets, increases public awareness of services available from professionals who … Continue reading

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5 Easy & Simple Steps to Better Health for Your Cat

A regular exam every 6 months – Your doctor can explain the benefits to you today. Regular lab testing – This is to check for common diseases like hyperthyroidism, diabetes, and kidney disease. A quality cat food – Food should … Continue reading

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Know the Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

All cats need at least an annual preventive care exam to verify that they’re healthy and not harboring some hidden illness. It is extremely difficult to tell when a cat is sick or hurting, so when owners are unaware of … Continue reading

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How to help Your Cat have pleasant Veterinary Visits

From the American Association of Feline Practitioners   Fear is the primary cause of misbehavior. Knowing this can help prevent problematic veterinary visits. GETTING THE CAT INTO THE CARRIER Keep the carrier out in the home. Put treats inside. Train … Continue reading

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When You Want The Best

When you want the very best care for your pet, you can depend on us. Our hospital is among only 15% of companion animal hospitals in North America to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. The association sets … Continue reading

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Things You Can Do to Reduce Hairballs and Vomiting in Your Cat

Grooming, brushing or combing your cat will be your best defense against hairballs.  Before you assume that your vomiting pet is vomiting because of hairballs, don’t forget that there are many, many diseases that can cause vomiting.  Just because you … Continue reading

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