This is a medical specialty center within Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Its website features online videos on how to administer medications to a cat, brush a cat’s teeth, and other useful cat care demonstrations. The doctors at Cats Exclusive Veterinary Center highly recommend this site. To go directly to the how-to videos, visit: http://www.felinevideos.vet.cornell.edu/
This website provides reliable and up-to-date animal health information for the general public from the veterinarians and experts from the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world's largest online veterinary data base and community. It has a specific cat section you can access from the home page.
The AAFP is like the American Medical Association, but for cat doctors. Their aim is to “support professional growth and fellowship by providing outstanding continuing education, research and outreach programs intended to improve the health and well-being of cats.” This site provides information on veterinary conferences, clinical trials, and other issues relating to feline veterinary care.
This non-profit organization provides free spay and neuter services and is dedicated to help solve the feral cat crisis in the Puget Sound region.
The “world’s largest registry for pedigreed cats,” this site provides information about cat shows, cat breeds, and cat care. Illustrated with hundreds of colorful pictures, the CFA’s web site also offers a free online publication, Fance-e-Mews, “an online magazine for cat owners and lovers”.
Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment Center
Owned and operated by Dennis Wackerbarth, D.V.M., of Cats Exclusive Veterinary Center, this treatment center has two locations, one at Cats Exclusive in Shoreline and one in Tacoma. This site describes hyperthyroid treatment and provides an extensive list of frequently asked questions about the treatment.
This is an educational site for owners whose cats have been diagnosed with chronic renal failure. This site is often referred to clients by our doctors and provides caregiver information, medical care options, and links to other feline renal failure informational sites.
Sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), this site provides information concerning materials that are poisonous to pets, tips to providing a poison-safe home, and hotline numbers for poison-related animal emergencies.
This site, maintained by a retired veterinarian medicine librarian, provides extensive information about potentially toxic plants, as well as links to other resources.
This site provides links to shelters all over the United States that have pets available for adoption. Users can search for pets by location, age, gender and breed, and then contact their local shelters to pursue pet adoption. Users can also browse Petfinder’s online resource library, post classified ads to relocate pets, and sign up to be a volunteer at a local shelter or pet rescue group.
This resource has helped many of our clients work through the grief of losing a pet. The support hotline is staffed by volunteer veterinary students who have undergone extensive training with professional grief counselors.
The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB)
The APLB is a nonprofit organization and its site provides grief counseling resources, hotline numbers, inspirational stories, and an extensive bibliography of literature on pet bereavement.
This extensive pet grief site features pet tributes, hotline numbers, pet loss publications, an online pet loss support group, and several other features that include a weekly online newsletter.