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Tips on Traveling By Air With Your Pet

December 15, 2018

Traveling with a pet can be tricky. It’s all the more complicated if you’re traveling by air! You may have even heard horror stories of pets getting put on the wrong plane, or being injured or worse during flights. If you decide to transport your companion via an airline, there are a few tips to follow to make sure things go as smoothly as possible. Learn more below: Visit the Vet Before you even book … Read More »

Fluffy’s Thanksgiving Plans

November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Many people are starting to make plans for the autumn holiday. As it turns out, our feline pals may also have a few things on her agenda. Read on as a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses Fluffy’s Thanksgiving plans. Supervise Kitties like to keep a close eye on their human friends. Your feline friend will no doubt supervise you carefully as you prepare for your guests. She may even … Read More »

6 Things Every Cat Owner Says

November 01, 2018

Do you talk to your cat? If so, you’re not alone. Many people chat with their furry pals. Sometimes Fluffy even talks back! However, we suspect that many of our feline patients hear the same things from their humans. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet lists some things every cat owner says. Get Down From There Kitties don’t have a very good vantage point from ground level. Therefore, it’s not surprising that they like to … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

The Benefits of Playing With Your Cat

October 01, 2018

Do you take time to play with your feline buddy regularly? If so, that’s great! Playing is actually really good for Fluffy! In this article, a Fort Collins, CO vet lists some of the benefits of playing with your cat. Exercise Cats, as you may have noticed, tend to get rather lazy as they grow older. This makes it easy for them to gain weight. Chubby cats are cute, but they face some very serious … Read More »

Keeping Kitty Cool

August 15, 2018

Do you often find your cat sprawled out in a sunbeam? Our feline friends certainly do love sunbathing. However, summer can be tough on kitties. After all, Fluffy is wearing a fur coat, and doesn’t have many ways to cool herself off. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses keeping cats cool. Brushing Cats are pretty good about grooming themselves, but that doesn’t mean your pet can’t use a helping hand now and then. Brushing … Read More »

All About Your Feline Friend’s Hairballs

June 15, 2018

Cats are quite talented when it comes to grooming themselves. Unfortunately, that means that your feline friend ingests a lot of hair—that hair will eventually present itself in the form of a hairball! Learn more about your cat’s hairballs below from a Fort Collins, CO veterinarian. How Do Hairballs Form? When your cat grooms herself, tiny barbs on her tongue pick up loose hair from the coat, which your cat swallows. Most of that hair … Read More »

Adopting a Stray Cat

May 01, 2018

Have you been considering adopting a stray kitty? This is a truly wonderful act of kindness! Many stray cats can make wonderful pets. However, there are some things to keep in mind before deciding to adopt Fluffy. Read on as a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses adopting a stray cat. Strays Vs. Ferals While stray cats and feral cats are biologically identical, they are worlds apart in terms of purrsonality. Strays are used to humans, … Read More »

Spring Cleaning for Pet Parents

April 01, 2018

Spring is finally here! As we leave another winter behind, many people are rolling up their sleeves and getting some spring cleaning done. Don’t forget about your pet’s things! A local Fort Collins, CO vet offers some spring cleaning tips for pet owners in this article. Bedding Wash your four-legged buddy’s bedding, and inspect it for tears and rips. We recommend using hot water and unscented detergent. Beds that can’t go in the wash can … Read More »

Respect Your Cat Day

March 15, 2018

Did you know that there’s a very important kitty holiday coming up? March 28th is Respect Your Cat Day! While cats aren’t difficult to care for, it’s easy for us to overlook some of their needs, and unintentionally disrespect them. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet offers tips on how to respect your feline overlord. Toys Make sure that Fluffy has suitable entertainment options. Kitties can get bored, restless, and unhappy with nothing to do! … Read More »

Choosing Your Pet’s Treats

February 15, 2018

Did you know that there’s a special doggy holiday coming up? February 23rd is National Dog Biscuit Day! While our canine buddies are definitely very enthusiastic about treats, cats and smaller pets also love snacks. Choosing healthy treats for your animal companion is very important! Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet discusses picking suitable snacks for your furry pal. Choosing Store-Bought Foods You can find prepackaged treats in grocery markets and pet food stores. However, … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, Dog Care

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