March 5, 2014
Inappropriate urination is a common problem cat parents experience. Answering these questions and following these tips will help prevent further soiling.
February 5, 2014
It was about 11:30 at night as I was settling in for bedtime, I made myself a cup of tea and decided to reward myself after a long day with a cookie (or two)
January 2, 2014
We've all read and seen the news reports on the obesity epidemic. Having an excess amount of body fat predisposes us to many illnesses including diabetes, high blood pressure, and liver disease (to name a few).....
November 19, 2013
Diabetes mellitus, more commonly referred to simply as diabetes, is an endocrine disorder that affects 0.5 to 1 percent of the feline population. The prevalence of this disease is thought to be increasing, likely secondary to higher obesity rates and high-carbohydrate diets (dry food in particular).
October 17, 2013
We used to think a 12 year-old cat had aged about as much as a 72 year-old human. However, it seems that conversion made cats older and that a â€œtweenâ€ is really more like a 60 year-old person.
September 20, 2013
Francois is a beautiful grey tabby cat who comes to Cats Exclusive for his annual exams. â€œI donâ€™t know Doc,â€ his person, Marc, said to me. â€œHeâ€™s super healthy. He never goes outside. He eats well. He acts completely fine.â€
August 27, 2013
We are excited to offer raw foods from Vital Essentials and Natural Pet Pantry in our store.
August 23, 2013
Fleas have been around for thousands of years. Before the development of our current flea products, fleas were much harder to rid from our pets and home.
July 18, 2013
Cats have critical differences from dogs, anatomically, genetically, and metabolically. Some of the diseases that we treat in cats, such as obesity, diabetes, bladder and kidney problems, and intestinal inflammation, stem from feeding and treating cats as if they were dogs.
July 5, 2013
Bringing a new kitten home is always an exciting time. We gain so much enjoyment from our new companions.
May 20, 2013
Even though it is hard to hear, many of us receive the news that our beloved cat has something wrong with her. The best thing you can do is accept the news and, while working with your veterinarian, make sure your cat is as comfortable as possible during her illness.
April 25, 2013
If you're like me, you've had this experience before. Someone walks into your house and sits down on your sofa. Within minutes their eyes are watering. Then they spot your feline friend. "I'm allergic to cats, " they manage to get out between sneezes.
April 12, 2013
There's an old theory in veterinary medicine: any pet owned by someone in this profession will end up with weird, never-heard-of-before conditions.
March 20, 2013
Well, it is spring again and our feline friends that go outside are faced with a surprising foe: ornamental grasses. These are a tricky foe because who'd ever think grass could be an issue for cats? Cats love to eat grass, no question about it.
February 21, 2013
What's the deal with feeding raw meat to cats? This is a question I've had clients ask me, and I've answered it many different ways over the years.
February 8, 2013
Showing your love for your cat(s), whether it's on Valentine's Day or any other day, is very rewarding and helps keep your bond strong.
January 23, 2013
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease that I love to talk about. I am a doctor of veterinary medicine. I am also a mother. In playing both of these roles it is very rewarding to be able to offer strong scientific medical data to debunk misinformation and superstition.
January 7, 2013
Cats are obligate carnivores with a predatory instinct. There are two primary reasons why cats will continue to hunt or seek food even when they are not hungry.
November 15, 2012
While the holiday season is a time for celebration, it is important to remember that for our pets, it is a time when they can be exposed to a variety of dangers. Knowing some of the common hazards that your cat(s) may be exposed to will help keep them safe so that you (and they) enjoy the holidays!
October 12, 2012
As you all know, cats are our world; they are all we do at Cats Exclusive. I like dogs, but cats somehow just draw me in. As an only child, they were my brothers and sisters.