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Jamie Lovejoy, DVM
Aug 31, 2021

Straight or curly, long or short, whiskers are a notable part of the feline face. Most would agree that a cat without whiskers would be a strange sight indeed, but it may surprise you how important these seemingly superficial structures are to your cat! A cat’s whiskers are… Read More

Alison Gerken, DVM (Clinical Behavior Resident)
Aug 31, 2021

When I adopted Bambu, my adorable orange kitty with arguably the world’s poofiest tail, I was immediately taken aback by the extent of her licking. I left all of our snuggle sessions with my hands, arms, and face covered in kitty saliva. Like many other cat parents, I set… Read More

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Katie Grzyb, DVM
Jul 27, 2021

A spay, also known as an ovariohysterectomy, is a common procedure that is performed on female cats. Spaying is performed to sterilize cats, which means they can no longer have kittens. There are many benefits to spaying your cat. Spaying prevents uterine infections (… Read More

Katie Grzyb, DVM
Jul 27, 2021

Dental disease in cats is a condition that shows up often in middle-aged cats. Since only 20% of a cat’s teeth can be seen during a normal physical examination, your cat should have complete oral health evaluations that are performed under general anesthesia. Cat tooth… Read More

Heather Hoffmann, DVM
Nov 03, 2020

Many people are familiar with catnip, but not everyone knows what type of plant it is or the science behind how it affects a cat’s mood and behaviors. This article will give you some insight on how catnip works, why cats go crazy for it, and whether there’s such a thing as… Read More

Leslie Gillette, DVM
Nov 03, 2020

Discovering that your cat has worms can be an unpleasant experience for any pet owner. Not only can finding the worms be frightful (and gross), but their presence can also raise some serious concerns about the health of your cat. However, there are a number of safe and… Read More