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Halloween Dangers for Pets

October 15, 2018
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Halloween is coming up! This can be a hazardous time of year for our furry pals. Read on as a Pasadena, MD veterinarian lists some Halloween hazards for pet parents to be aware of. Traffic You may see an increase in both vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Halloween. Keep Fido on a tight leash when walking him. Cats are always safer indoors, but if you do let Fluffy out, keep her inside around the autumn … Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Your Cat From Becoming Obese

September 15, 2018
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Is your feline pal beginning to look a bit pudgy? Cats are very active when they are little, but as they get older, they tend to become more interested in catching Z’s than in catching mice. This makes it pretty easy for Fluffy to pack on pounds. This can be very bad for her health! Read on as a Pasadena, MD vet offers tips on keeping your kitty at or near her ideal weight. Don’t … Read More »

Taking Fluffy to the Vet

August 15, 2018
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August 22nd is Take Your Cat To The Vet Day! Of course, given the option, Fluffy would probably insist that this is supposed to be Hug Your Cat Day or Give Your Cat A New Toy Day, but we checked. Read on as a local Pasadena, MD vet discusses taking your feline pal to the doctor. Keep Up With Wellness Care We recommend that all kitties be microchipped and spayed or neutered as soon as … Read More »

Raising a Polite Kitten

July 15, 2018
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Have you recently adopted a kitten? Or, has a kitten adopted you? Congratulations on your new arrival! If you have never had a baby feline before, you’ll soon find out that little Fluffy is, well, basically a tiny, adorable ball of mischief. It’s definitely worth your while to instill good manners in your furry friend now. This will be much easier than trying to correct bad habits in adult cats! A Pasadena, MD vet discusses … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Teaching Fluffy Good Scratching Habits

July 01, 2018
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Cats have many wonderful characteristics that have made them beloved pets. They’re cute, cuddly, hilarious, and very affectionate. Fluffy isn’t purrfect, however. In fact, she has a few habits that aren’t very popular with her human pals, such as scratching. We can help! Here, a Pasadena, MD vet discusses teaching kitties better manicure habits. Discourage Bad Habits Never punish your cat for scratching. Fluffy is just following her instincts, and won’t understand what she did … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

How to Win the War Against Fleas

May 15, 2018
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As summer approaches, ticks, and other parasites will be coming out in droves. These disgusting parasites can make your beloved pet miserably itchy! They can also transmit other parasites as well as diseases. Here, a Pasadena, MD vet discusses fighting fleas. Parasite Control First and foremost, be sure to keep up with your furry pal’s parasite control products. There are many options to choose from, including collars, shampoos, and topical drops. Ask your vet for … Read More »

Microchipping Your Pet

May 01, 2018
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Did you know May that is Chip Your Pet Month? Has your pet been microchipped yet? If not, we strongly recommend that you see to this right away. A Pasadena, MD vet discusses microchips below. Basics A microchip won’t transmit information, and it doesn’t utilize GPS technology. Nor, unfortunately, will it upgrade Fido’s operating system, so he stops chewing your shoes. Instead, each chip only contains an identification number. This number can be read with … Read More »

Tips for Beating Litterbox Odors

April 15, 2018
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Cats are very clean, which is one reason they are such great pets. Fluffy will spend hours each day grooming herself. She’ll also use her own purrsonal powder room to do her business. While the fact that kitties use litterboxes does make caring for them quite easy, your cute pet’s private bathroom can get, well, a bit stinky. Read on for some tips from a local Pasadena, MD vet on beating litterbox smells. Cleaning The … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

7 Cute Ways to Respect Your Cat

March 15, 2018
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Did you know there’s a special kitty holiday coming up? March 28th is Respect Your Cat Day! Our feline overlords do have a way of wrapping us around their paws and getting us to pamper them. Here, a Glen Burnie, MD vet lists some cute ways cats request—or even demand—respect. Indulge Kitty Snuggle Requests Does your kitty sometimes politely grab your sweater with a claw when she wants to cuddle? Or maybe Fluffy head butts … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

5 Cute Ways to Keep Your Cat Entertained

January 15, 2018
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Did you know that cats can get uneasy and anxious if they get bored? Although kitties can be a bit lazy, they do still need entertainment options. Fluffy can’t spend all of her time sleeping! Here, a Glen Burnie, MD vet lists some great ways to prevent kitty boredom. Toys First things first: make sure your kitty has lots of fun toys to play with. Classic cat toys, like catnip mice, are great, but you … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

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