Cat Grass

First off what is cat grass? Cat grass is a feed grain (rye, barley or wheat) that is not poisonous to cats. This miracle grass can aid a cat’s digestive tract and assist with weight control. Why cat grass? Some cats like to nibble on household plants that may not be the most healthy for … Read more

The Importance of Spay and Neuter

After you bring home the fluffy little kitten, or playful puppy, you may wonder what is needed to keep your new family addition healthy. Vaccines, of course, are essential to prevent many common infectious diseases, and a nutritious, balanced diet is imperative, however, many pet owners do not realize the many positive health implications of … Read more

Hey, do you like my smile? Small Animal Dentistry

One of the more common things an owner will mention to me as I am performing a physical examination is that they have noticed bad breath (halitosis) coming from the mouth of their beloved pet. Nobody wants a kiss from a stinky mouth! This foul odor is generally the result of bacterial accumulation tarter build-up, … Read more

Sick Kitty – Could it be Feline Leukemia?

Feline Leukemia virus (FeLV) is a relatively common disease agent among unvaccinated cats. Infection with this retrovirus remains the leading cause of death in cats. The virus is transmitted by the saliva of infected cats contaminating the mucous membranes of uninfected cats by licking the eyes, nose, mouth, OR through bite wounds; direct transfer from … Read more