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We all know that pet ownership isn’t always easy — but our team of veterinarians and veterinary experts are here to help! Have you noticed a behavior change in your animal recently? Or perhaps you’re not sure if you need to bring them in to our animal clinic, or just wait it out?

You can send questions directly to our animal hospital and our team of veterinarians will promptly provide our insight!

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Q. My cat injured his shoulder. What are my options?

Q: Prince, my 19 lb orange tiger, slipped off the kitchen counter and is very lame.  I took him to a local vet who diagnosed Prince as having a chip in his shoulder.  I was given pain medicine and  joint … Continue reading

Q. My Main coon cat is vomiting. Is that normal?

Q: Hi,I have brought my cat who is a Maine coon, age 1 and 1/2 to the vet. 2 times now, he was given Viralysis first because they thought it was a virus and then he was prescribed Amoxicillin because … Continue reading

Q. How do i know if my cat is dehydrated?

Dehydration in cats can be a serious problem. It is a loss of bodily fluids and can have a variety of causes including: heat exposure, illnesses, vomiting, diarrhea, or just a lack of water intake. Some symptoms of dehydration include: … Continue reading

Q. I have a cat that 17 years old, is blind and deaf and can’t walk, i think I need to put it to sleep. Need prices.

Hello, I am sorry to hear that your cat’s quality of life has become poor.  Euthanasia (putting your cat down) is an incredibly tough decision, and we understand that you may be struggling with it.  As stewards to our pets, … Continue reading

Q. How do I know if my cat is nauseous?

It is important to be able to tell if your kitty is nauseous so that you can get them appropriate medical attention before the symptoms become worse. Some symptoms of nausea include: salivating, not eating, vomiting, grinding teeth, and even … Continue reading

Q. What does it mean if my cat is vomiting blood?

Vomiting blood can present itself in a couple different ways in cats. If the vomit contains bright red blood, then it is an indication of “fresh” bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. If the vomit contains very dark particles (similar to … Continue reading

Q. Why is my cat shaking her head all the time?

Q: Good day, my cat keep shaking her head time after time, especially after I stroke her.I contacted RSPCA and they sad that it seems like she might have ear infection,or nits.I still have to register with them before I … Continue reading

Q. what does it mean if a kitten is pooping and peeing blood?

Any type of loss of blood from a small pet is concerning and your kitten should be examined as soon as possible by a veterinarian. The first step will be trying to determine whether the blood is coming from the … Continue reading

Q. Is Revolution necessary for indoor cats?

In Florida, all dogs and cats are susceptible to getting intestinal parasites and heartworms.  Even though your cat may ‘never go outside’, a single mosquito can get into your home and bite your cat and give him/her heartworms.  Also, fleas … Continue reading

Q. What is the difference between a laser declaw procedure and conventional declaw procedure?

Scratching with the front claws is normal, instinctive behavior for cats.  The purpose of this activity is to remove old, worn fragments of their nails.  Though scratching is normal for cats, this behavior can be destructive and costly in the … Continue reading