March 20, 2016
We'd like to introduce you to Cleo -- a beautiful 8-year-old spayed female in need of a forever home.
March 15, 2016
A Catâ€™s whiskers, AKA vibrissae, are very sensitive and provide your cat with detailed sensory feedback about their environment. If those senses become over-stimulate, it may cause whisker stress, which can affect their eating habits.
February 16, 2016
Itâ€™s hard to believe that it is already Februaryâ€”which means it is Dental Awareness Month! Have you ever wondered more about what happens to your kitty during a professional dental cleaning? Letâ€™s take a look at the different parts of dental surgery.
September 1, 2015
Hi! It's your favorite cat here, letting you know that September is Happy Cat Month. I look forward to this month all year long, 30 days dedicated to celebrate me. Other than Take Your Dog to Work Day, this is my favorite time of the year. What make this a great month for me?
July 14, 2015
Tips for Feline Wellness - To provide longer, happier and healthier life for your cat
June 2, 2015
We all know that regular health care for your cat is essential for a longer, healthier and happier life. However, many cats do not receive this important veterinary care because, for some of our feline friends, the stress involved in getting them to the clinic can seem to overshadow the benefits of the care they receive once there.
March 30, 2015
Crocuses are in bloom and cherry blossoms decorate the sky, which mean spring is here. With these beautiful signs of the season, it is a good time to remind ourselves to be aware of common hazards for our kitties associated with this time of year.
March 17, 2015
Chance is a loving and talkative lap cat who needs a new start with a loving family.
March 13, 2015
Generally speaking, a cat is a self-cleaning entity. Their tongues are specially equipped with backwards-facing barbs made of keratin (similar to that in our finger nails) that act as a hairbrush. Weâ€™ve all felt these when our cats lick us, right?
November 24, 2014
It is a myth that kittens should be fed as much as they want to eat. After weaning, which usually happens between 5-8 weeks of age, a kitten accommodates to intermittent feeding. Easy access to food and overeating is a common factor contributing to juvenile feline flatulence and diarrhea.
November 24, 2014
Suzy is a sweet "snaggle-toothed" 13-year old spayed female brown tabby who is looking for a nice family to care for her in her retirement.
November 21, 2014
Seven months ago, Ellie's owner brought her in for trouble swallowing and acting lethargic. Her exam revealed a severely enlarged lymph node in her neck. We performed a quick and non-invasive needle biopsy, and, within hours, a diagnosis of lymphoblastic lymphoma was confirmed.
October 28, 2014
Behaviorists believe that our domesticated feline friends "talk" to us a lot because they get positive reinforcement from us, usually in the form of talking back, treats or affectionate petting.
October 13, 2014
What's the perfect cat litter? Find out which litter is the best for your kitty.
August 15, 2014
Could your cat's indoor lifestyle be putting him or her at risk for symptoms such as urinary pain, digestive disturbances, hypergrooming and anxiety?
July 9, 2014
The effects of hot weather on cats isn't a topic you'd think we have to discuss often in the Seattle area, but it's actually our usually mild climate that can result in more stress on your kitty when it does heat up.
June 26, 2014
Why do some cats adore each other while others can't pass each other without swatting or hissing? Why are these often the same two cats, alternating between affection and aggression?
May 14, 2014
Quiet nights, high-quality meals served in the room, daily towel service, fastidious attention to bathroom cleanliness, and spa-like add-ons such as massages, hair styling, workout sessions with a personal trainer, and pedicures. Sounds like a relaxing vacation at the Westin?
May 5, 2014
A worried owner calls asking for an emergency grooming appointment for her cat, who has a mat of fur near her rump that is driving her crazy.
April 4, 2014
Chesterin is a monthly flea treatment that is safe for kittens (older than 8 weeks) and adult cats. The active ingredient , spinetoram, specifically targets a flea's nervous system, so it is safe for topical application.