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Stuart Hovis, DVM
Mar 11, 2022

If you are a cat parent, you’re probably familiar with the cat headbutt, or as it’s more properly called, a head bunt. Many people consider a headbutt endearing, and in fact, a study showed that shelter cats that headbutted potential adopters were more likely to be adopted… Read More

Katie Grzyb, DVM
Feb 16, 2022

Cats are known to be fickle creatures that don’t immediately grant their trust in people. It can sometimes require months to years of relationship building between kitty and pet parent to form a mutually faithful bond. Once this bond is established, you’ll still need to… Read More

Katie Grzyb, DVM
Feb 01, 2022

It’s a common misconception that our feline friends are not affectionate creatures. Yes, it’s true that earning the love of a cat is not always easy, but when a cat begins to show trust and adoration for you, there’s often no better feeling of accomplishment. Their furry… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Jan 31, 2022

It might go without saying, but when it comes to social skills, cats are not dogs. Many dogs need the attention of their owners and crave social interactions. Cats are much more independent, and some would even go as far as to say that they can seem standoffish. They still… Read More

Lauren Jones, VMD
Dec 13, 2021

Losing a pet is more common than people realize. Around 15% of pet parents will lose their cat within the first five years after adopting their pet. It happens in the blink of an eye, despite your best intentions. As part of an emergency plan, it is important to know the… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Dec 08, 2021

You may know the look—you come home after petting another cat and are greeted with the “evil eye” from your feline companion. Your cat seems to know you’ve been around another animal, and it seems to you that they might be envious. But can cats really get jealous? If so,… Read More