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The Benefits of Playing With Your Cat

October 01, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 »

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Walking Your Cat

January 15, 2018
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Did you know that January is Walk Your Pet Month? While many people associate walking pets with dogs, some of our feline friends also enjoy going for the occasional stroll. In fact, walking can be a great way to let your cat enjoy a change of scenery. This is also a good way to let Fluffy get some exercise and mental stimulation. However, this isn’t going to be the best option for every cat. Read … Read More »

Great Holiday Gifts for Cats

December 15, 2017
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Happy Holidays! As you check items off your holiday shopping list, don’t forget to pick up a few things for your kitty! Read on as a local Fort Collins, CO vet lists some great gifts for cats. Beds Our feline pals certainly are drowsy. In fact, Fluffy can sleep up to 20 hours a day! Get your tired pet some comfy beds to snooze in. (Don’t worry if your kitty already has a bed or … Read More »

7 Ways to Keep Your Cat Out of the Tree

December 01, 2017
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Are you putting up a tree this year? If you have a kitty, you may find yourself trying to keep her from knocking it over. While some cats will content themselves with curling up beneath the tree and purring, others will see it as a kitty playground. Here, a Fort Collins, CO vet offers some tips on keeping Fluffy out of the tree. Distract The Furball There’s no reason you can’t give your cat her … Read More »

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