Posts Tagged ‘Cat Care’

Tips for New Cat Owners

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

New cat owners should understand the importance of veterinary care for cats what it takes to have a happy cat.Whether you’ve owned cats for years, or are just delving into the world of being a cat parent, we can all agree that cats are the best. They are smart, loving, energetic, and so much fun to be around. And, either way, there is always more to learn about these creatures who we love so much.

Here are our tried and true tips for new cat owners, and a few ideas even seasoned cat owners might find useful.

Tips for New Cat Owners

Choose a cat-friendly veterinarian and practice. You may or may not be aware of the designation of Cat Friendly Practice, but there is such a certification, and it can make a big difference in your cat’s stress level at the veterinarian. As a Cat Friendly Practice, Berkeley Veterinary Center knows cats. We can guide you every step of the way with the special needs of your new friend. We have invested in how to make cats feel special, including how to use low stress handling techniques. (more…)

Keeping Kitty Safe: The Need for Indoor Cat Parasite Prevention

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Year-round parasite control is an important part of your pet’s wellness plan. Parasites, such as fleas, ticks, heartworm, and intestinal worms, can greatly reduce an animal’s quality of life, and some are transmissible to people as well.

Many cat owners mistakenly believe that parasite prevention isn’t necessary for their pets because they never goes outside, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Your team at Berkeley Veterinary Center wants your cat, and your family, to remain safe and healthy, which is why we strongly encourage our clients to consider year-round, indoor cat parasite prevention.

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Being the Purrfect Pet Owner: The Importance of Veterinary Care for Cats

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Cat at veterinarianMost cat owners are positively passionate about the feline species. Cats are amazing and wonderful creatures, and we are lucky to be able to share our lives with them.

We often think of our cats as resilient critters, but even these stealthy and stoic animals can be affected by health issues. With our ever-improving knowledge of felines and their needs, we can do a better job caring for them than ever before. (more…)