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Storm Safety For Pets

November 01, 2022
Ginger cat with a white knitted scarf

Hurricane Ian may be over, but the wake of devastation it left is still dominating the news. While those of us in the Bay area escaped the worst of the storm, our neighbors just to the south suffered catastrophic damage. Unfortunately, devastating storms are becoming more and more frequent. While this year’s storm season is (hopefully) over, every year brings the chance of another. A local Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on helping your … Read More »

Seafaring Kitties

September 15, 2022
tabby cat in seafarer uniform with shore background

Did you know that September 19th is Meow Like A Pirate Day? You probably won’t get a paid holiday off from work, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. As it turns out, kitties have done very well on ships … despite the fact that most of them absolutely hate water! A Seminole, FL vet offers some information on pirate kitties in this article. History It’s not hard to imagine fearless furballs climbing masts and … Read More »

Kitties With Leukemia

July 15, 2022
Gray cat snuggled in two human arms

Feline Leukemia Day is July 16th. This is a very important topic! The feline leukemia virus, or FeLV, is the second leading cause of death in cats. However, that doesn’t mean that Fluffy can’t still have a happy life. A Seminole, FL vet offers more information in this article. Contagion One reason that FeLV is so concerning is because it is extremely contagious. Kitties that are infected shed the virus in their blood, saliva, and … Read More »

Summer Kitten Care Tips

July 01, 2022
Pale gray colored kitty laying on the sand with brown woven summer hat

Kitten Day is coming up on July 10th. While we think all of our patients are pretty cute, we have to admit that kittens are absolutely delightful. If a baby cat has just joined your household, you are definitely in for some adorable moments over the next few months. You’re also in for some pet parenting! Read on for some summer kitten care tips from a Seminole, FL vet. Visit The Vet Proper veterinary care … Read More »

Getting Your Cat Ready For Summer

May 01, 2022
Gray adult cat with orange eyes in a cat swing

Summer is almost here! We may still have a bit of time before the worst of the heat hits, but it’s already getting pretty warm. The hot weather can be hard on our feline friends, so you’ll want to take steps to protect your kitty from the heat. A Seminole, FL vet offers some advice on this below. Grooming Kitties are pretty good at keeping themselves clean, but they do need some help with their … Read More »

Celebrating World Wildlife Day With Fluffy

March 01, 2022
Ginger kitten with blue eyes posing cute

Did you know that March 3rd is World Wildlife Day? While we’re usually focused on pets, we do definitely appreciate and care for wild animals as well. Here, a Seminole, FL veterinarian lists some purrfect ways to make this special day cat-friendly. Hang A Birdfeeder We recommend that all kitties stay inside. This is important for Fluffy’s safety, but it’s also crucial for our local wildlife. Our feline pals kill billions of small animals every … Read More »

Things We May Never Understand About Cats

February 15, 2022
Ginger cat with mouth wide open

Have you ever wondered why cats are so quirky? Kitties can be pretty purrplexing. We do know —or suspect–the reasons behind some of Fluffy’s odd behaviors. For instance, we know why cats knead their humans; not because they are trying to shred us, but because it reminds them of being kittens, as that motion stimulates milk flow. However, there are a few things we may never quite sort out about our feline pals. A local … Read More »

6 Great Ways To Help Animals This Holiday Season

December 15, 2021

Happy Holidays! We love seeing photos of our furry patients getting pampered at this time of year. Unfortunately, there are many kitties out there who don’t have trees to climb or laps to curl up in. There are also many sweet homeless dogs who just want someone to love them and give them bacon and belly rubs. If you’re an animal lover, like us, you probably would love to help them. A Seminole, FL vet … Read More »

6 Purrfect Ways To Celebrate Black Cat Day

October 15, 2021

October 27th is Black Cat Day! Black kitties are just as sweet and lovable as any other cat, but they do suffer from the misconceptions those old wives’ tales caused. In fact, it can take as much as 13 percent longer for black cats to be adopted than it does other kitties. Even worse, they comprise as much as 40 percent of the kitties at some shelters. A Seminole, FL veterinarian suggests some ways to … Read More »

Food Safety For Pets

September 01, 2021
Food Safety For Pets

September is National Food Safety Month! Nutrition plays a huge role in your beloved pet’s overall health and well-being. However, eating unsafe foods is extremely dangerous for our furry friends. A Seminole, FL vet discusses food safety for pets in this article. Unsafe Foods Pets are often very interested in what we are eating. They’re also pretty good about convincing us to share. However, not everything on your plate is safe for your furry buddy. … Read More »