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Buttercup's collar threatened her life!

June 27, 2013 / Cat's Meow / 4 Comments

Buttercups elastic loop collar had been pulled up and was caught in her mouth. This unfortunately is a common problem with these type of collars and why we recommend the buckle style breakaway collars. Buttercup's jaw and mouth had large wounds that were infected from the collar digging in and the skin on her chest was very irritated from her drooling and trying to paw at her mouth. Written by Angelina Johnstone RVT

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The Adventures of Captain Krinkles at The Cat Clinic – Getting Ready For The First Trip To The Clinic

June 08, 2013 / Cat's Meow / 1 Comment

For most families the perception is that a “good trip” to the veterinary hospital starts when you walk in the front door but it actually starts the very first day a kitten comes into his new home. One of the biggest limitations when a veterinarian is doing a physical exam is the cat or kittens stress level and how they respond to that stress. But how can we as an owner minimize that stress? Written by Angelina Johnstone RVT

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The Adventures of Captain Krinkles at The Cat Clinic – The Beginning

June 04, 2013 / Cat's Meow / 7 Comments

On April 11th a little smoke British Short Hair kitten came into the hospital, he was only about 2 weeks old. This kitten that later became known as Captain Krinkles had an unfortunate accident which ruptured the globe of his right eye. Written by Angelina Johnstone RVT

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