Cat Crazy Facts

Interesting facts from our favourite feline friends.Cat FactsHaving been a veterinarian for 20 years, I often come across some interesting trivia related to the animal world. I thought I would share a Fancy Few Frivolous Feline Facts! Domestic cats spend about 70% of their lives asleep. These are usually in short...
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Your Pets Digital Age is Here

We have all been there, trying to do work when the cat chases the mouse across the screen, the puppy is under your desk chewing through the computer cabling.( The irony is not lost, my cat Dotty is jumping all over me as I type this article). Could they be telling...
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20% Discount on Pet Grooming

We thank you for your LoyaltyWe want to see our regular clients more and prepared to pay you for it. That's right. Kiralee keeps telling me of her fantastic regular clients. I am very pleased to offer our regulars some real savings. It's a big thankyou for supporting us. So it's...
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Flea and Worm Control

A HEALTHY & PROTECTED PET IS A HAPPY PET Fleas can be a problem to our pets throughout the year, but it is an even bigger problem through the hotter months as the warmth and moisture speeds up their life cycle. These blood-sucking parasites can be found in any environment: indoors and...
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Easter, Chocolate can be Poisonous for our Pets

Chocolate, the food of Love but, not so Lovely for our Pets.Easter is on the doorstep. It's a time we might indulge our sweet tooth and have some extra chocolate hanging around. For ourselves it's all about moderation . A little bit of a bad thing is OK I am convincing...
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Itchy Pets , Summertime itches

Have you ever noticed that at certain times of the year your loved pet won't stop grooming, scratching, or chewing themselves?Or maybe you have seen your pet rubbing or rolling themselves on things? If you have answered yes, to any of these, then the chances are your pet is itchy.The cause...
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Looking After Your Pet In the Warmer Months

Looking after your Pets in the warmer monthsTips and tricks to keep your pet cool on these hot days.Make a pet icepole > Mix a low salt stock cube with water and place in an ice cream container. Add treats or kibbles and freeze. Your pet will love this on a...
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Protection from Infection

Protection from Infection Vaccination is the only protection, as many of these diseases have no known cure.What does a vaccination do? It introduces a small, non-infectious part of a disease into the body. The body's natural defence, the immune system is stimulated to produce protective antibodies and immune cells that will...
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Vegeta the Wonder Cat

As vets we see all kinds of things that come through our doors.When we went into consultation with a sweet, little cat, who was off his food after going missing for a week, I don’t think any of us were prepared for what we found.Little 3 year old Vegeta, after wandering...
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Drink, Slurp , Gulp ...

Slurp, Gulp and slobber...... yes our pets can have unique drinking styles but, sometimes it's a little more than just amusementLast week we were speaking about Diabetes but there are many reasons why our pets can drink more water.The body is an amazing thing! When we are frightened or stressed the...
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Too Sweet

Most of us consider our pets lovely and sweet but for a few of our patient sweetness runs in their veins.Too much sugar (glucose) in our blood results from a common condition called diabetes mellitus. Normally the hormone, insulin, tells our cells to take up and use the glucose from our...
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Angelle , Better the Devil You know

We have all heard of, or seen, those weird obsession shows on TV.If pets featured on these programs then I'm sure my patient Angel, a 3 year old cat, would be the star. Angel may be her name, and she is a lovely, affectionate girl, but she is not an Angel...
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