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In distress or purfectly fine?

There is a reason “it’s like herding cats” is a popular figure of speech when a task is extraordinarily difficult. Cats can be unpredictable and challenging to wrangle. Like all animals, their nature varies greatly from cat to cat, but generally the species is regarded for its fierce independence and self-sufficiency. Their spunky spirit and adorable demeanor have made them a beloved pet in homes across the globe for centuries.  Independence is what many cat owners love about their feline companions. But in the same vein, it can present challenges when monitoring your animals’ overall health. Cat owners can easily miss subtle signs of distress, which can allow medical conditions to compound and become serious. How can you tell if your cat is in pain and needs veterinary care? Our on-site veterinarian, Dr. Manspeaker, has recommendations for you.  Start by setting a baseline.  Animal ownership requires careful attention to habits. You have to understand what’s normal for your animal to determine when behaviors change. When you first adopt your cat, carefully monitor their habits – from how often and where... Read More

The dangers of outdoor chaining.

January is Unchain a Dog Month – a time of awareness for pets often forgotten. At the Humane Society of... Read More

Pet safety tips for extreme winter weather.

For many, it’s the most wonderful time of the year – the holiday season! While this season brings joy to... Read More

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