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  • Mar 25 2018

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    Easter Lilies (and other lilies) are Toxic to Cats!

    The Holidays are upon us again and many people partake in the tradition of giving an Easter Lily plant.   If there is a cat in the house, please do not…

  • Jan 26 2018

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    Sweet Relief – Is Your Cat in Pain?

    Most of you will have heard the saying “cats are masters of disguise” – it is true.  As a species they are not just hunters but also hunted – that…

  • Jan 11 2018

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    Cat Handling 101

    There are some very important tips when it comes to approaching and handling cats, especially one that is new to you, who is unfamiliar with you.  Visit: https://catfriendly.com/be-a-cat-friendly-caregiver/best-ways-handle-pet-cats/ Several observations for…

  • Nov 12 2017

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    SEPARATION ANXIETY

    Separation anxiety is a commonly recognized problem in dogs, but far less so in our feline companions.  Working in a cat-only practice I have come across a number of patients…

  • Oct 29 2017

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    Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH) – Cats who “Walk The Walk”

    CH is a non-painful, developmental condition that affects cats to varying degrees.  I am featuring 2 such cats here.  Brad, an adorable kitten who is severely affected with CH.  He…

  • Aug 08 2017

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    Cats – Masters of Sleep Disruption!

    Hey Doc, Why does my cat wake me up at 3 or 4 AM? This is a very common question from cat owners.  The answer is really quite simple –…

  • Jul 08 2017

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    HYPERTENSION – THE PRESSURE IS ON!!

    Most of us are aware that high blood pressure is “not a good thing” although we may not be informed as to the specifics of what it can lead to….

  • May 15 2017

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    Ticks and New Treatment Option – May is Lyme’s Awareness Month

    I am going to sound like a broken record, but am posting again about Ticks and tick control in our feline friends as the season is upon us again.  …

  • May 04 2017

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    If Love Could Have Saved You… you would have lived forever…..

    Yesterday we said goodbye to a very dear member of the Atlantic Cat Hospital Team, Bennie.  It was sudden and unexpected which makes it all that much harder to accept….

  • Apr 27 2017

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    See the Worm Squirm

    Many owners are under the false impression that if their pet does not go outside they are not at risk.  I often hear, “…. I haven’t seen anything in the…