The Little Cat Clinic's Newsletter
Most emergency veterinarians will admit that they often treat cats when they are in very dire condition. Many cat owners feel guilty for not having realized that their cats were suffering.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners recognizes the importance of oral care and dental hygiene in cats. Proper oral care can prevent many health conditions as your cat ages. It also helps cats enjoy their food and quiet time because they don’t have dental pain.
Few things are more adorable than a cat. Whether a kitten or a full-grown adult, they have unique personalities, usually with a comedic twist. Stark differences exist between an indoor and outdoor cat.
Cats can cope with summer conditions quite well. However, this does not mean that you should leave your cat in an overheated room or a closed car during summer. Just like humans, cats can suffer heatstroke and dehydration as well.
When it comes to the health and wellness of your cat, parasite prevention plays a very important role. This is especially so for outdoor cats, which often encounter different parasites.
One of the most soothing things about petting a long-haired cat is the feel of soft, silky fur between your fingers. The repeated motion of stroking this delicious texture over and over can be incredibly calming and relaxing for you – and your furry friend almost certainly enjoys it too!
Choosing to take on a pet is a big decision, particularly if you haven’t been a pet parent to that particular type of animal before. Perhaps this is your first pet whatsoever. If so, don’t fret! Cats are a great addition to any home and family, and you will adapt to caring for them in no time at all. To help you get started, here are our top tips for welcoming your new cat into your home.
Most cat owners know that their feline friends are very good at keeping themselves clean. This is because mother nature has given them the tools needed to do just that. All cats have barbed tongues, the little hooks of which help to remove dirt and debris from their fur and keep their coats smooth and unmated. They also have forepaws that they can moisten with their own saliva, which they then use to wash their faces.
When it comes to living with cats, there are two different areas of thought. Some owners are very happy to let their animals roam as they please during the day, enjoying their company when they return home to eat, sleep or see their human family. However, just as many owners would prefer to keep their kitty safe indoors and for good reason. The world can be a dangerous place for any animal, including even the most streetwise feline.
Exercise is essential to keep any animal healthy, and your cat is no exception. Despite appearing very happy to lounge around most of the time, they also enjoy the opportunity to get involved in some more strenuous activities. Here’s what you need to know about exercise for felines.
Nothing brings a smile to your face quite like when your feline friend is having fun! That is why we want to showcase some of the top toys for cats that will not only keep them active and entertained, but is sure to be a joy to watch for all pet owners. Let’s check out some of the favorites.
If you have any questions about pet sitters & the care that they offer for felines in your area, please call The Little Cat Clinic at 619-547-0900.
Hairballs don’t negatively affect the health and happiness of your cat. If you have further questions, please call Little Cat Clinic at 619.547.0900.
Spaying/Neutering your pet prevents the overpopulation crisis & keeps them healthy. Contact The Little Cat Clinic La Mesa, CA for an appt 619-547-0900
Here is everything you need to know about keeping your cat hydrated this summer. Contact The Little Cat Clinic in La Mesa, CA today by calling 619-547-0900.
Need more health tips for older cats and dogs? Contact our offices today and speak to our knowledgeable veterinary team at 619-547-0900.
One of the first things your new companion will learn is how to use the litter box. This can be an easy process, so when it comes to how to train your cat to use the litter box a little patience goes a long way. With just a few training tips, you’ll have a litter-trained kitty in short order.
An important part of owning a cat is taking it in for routine pet wellness exams. Learn what to expect during a pet wellness exam here.
Learn more about some first aid tips for your furry feline friends. For more information, call us at 619-547-0900 today.
Know more about some factors on why your feline friend refuses to eat. For more information, call 619-547-0900 today!
Know more about important safety precautions for your cat before going outdoors. For more information, contact us today at 619-547-0900.
Know more about some tips and guidelines on how to properly groom and bathe your cats. For more information, contact us at 619-547-0900.
Know more about some tips and guidelines on how to familiarize your cat with a carrier. For more information, call 619-547-0900 today!
Know more about catnips and how it affects the behavior of cats. For more information, call us at 619-547-0900 today!
Your cat’s teeth are incredibly important to her natural instincts. Know if the teeth of your feline friend are healthy. Call 619-547-0900 for details.
You can tell a great deal about the health of a furry friend from the appearance of their skin and fur. Learn the tips on how to maintain it at The Little Cat Clinic.
Learn more about some guidelines on how to help prevent your feline friend from hairballs. For more information, call 619-547-0900.
There are some instances where cats can become aggressive. Know how to stop aggression in your furry friend at The Little Cat Clinic. Contact 619-547-0900 for details.
According to the findings from the latest research by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), as many as 58% of felines in the U.S. are overweight, and 28% are considered obese. Know more about it here.
When it comes to being a responsible pet parent, one of the most important things to get right is your pet’s nutrition. Know about the correct diet for your feline friend at The Little Cat Clinic.
A feline friend is an ideal choice if you're looking for a loyal and friendly pet companion. Read the benefits of cat companionship at The Little Cat Clinic.
Be informed of the proper food you should feed your furry friend to avoid diabetes and other chronic diseases. Contact The Little Cat Clinic at 619-547-0900 for details.
Learn more about how important it is to walk your cat by The Little Cat Clinic in La Mesa, CA. Contact us and schedule an appointment today.
Learn more about your furry friend's behaviors and its message. Contact us at 619-547-0900 for more information and to schedule an appointment with us today.
Do you own your cat for years? Read more about how to keep your feline friend healthy and stronger for more years and contact our veterinarian at 619-547-0900 for details.
The Little Cat Clinic is a Cat Friendly Practice certified by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. If you're planning to travel, contact us to know more about pet boarding services.
To be a responsible pet owner, it is important to select a pet that fits with your family, lifestyle and current commitments. Learn more here.
Declawing is an aspect of pet care largely limited to the U.S., but one that can help you to minimize problems that occur as a result of your cat’s claws.
Like humans, dogs and cats are vulnerable to cold weather emergencies. With that being said, we’ve put together a checklist for you to sift through, in order to keep your pets safe this winter.
The colder weather is set to remain for at least a few more months. Unfortunately, not all pets are able to adapt to the changing seasons as well as we can.