Archives: Cat Care

  • Considering Pet Insurance

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    You have insurance for your home, your car, your health… did you know that there is also insurance available for your pet? In this article, you’ll learn about some of the basics of pet insurance, helping you to decide if purchasing a plan is a good idea for you and your beloved companion. Why Get Pet Insurance? The benefit of pet insurance is the same as any other type of insurance: if something happens that … Read More »

  • Tips for Teaching Your Cat Not to Bite

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    Watching a cat play can be very cute and fun. Our feline friends are definitely quite frisky! Fluffy’s idea of play doesn’t always sync up with ours, however. Cats are predators, and play fighting stimulates their natural hunting instincts. This often translates into kitties that equate biting with fun! If your kitty has a habit of chomping on you when she’s feeling frisky, you’ll want to take steps to correct her behavior. After all, those … Read More »

  • Save Money With Preventive Pet Care

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    You’re becoming an expert at saving money. You’ve found ways to save on groceries, insurance and other services, and cable and mobile phone bills. Now you’ve turned your attention to saving money on pet care. Although your five-year-old cocker spaniel Goldie will keep visiting your veterinarian for regular checkups, keeping her healthy will minimize the need for expensive tests and procedures. Following are several preventive pet care guidelines applicable to any dog or cat. Diet … Read More »

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Extremely Judgmental Cats

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    Happy New Year! As we leave 2016 behind and move into 2017, many people are making resolutions, and setting personal goals for the coming year. If you have a kitty, your feline friend may be right there with you as you list your resolutions. Cats certainly do like to keep a close eye on their humans. In fact, kitties can be a bit judgmental! Read on as a vet lists some resolutions for extremely judgmental … Read More »

  • How to Stop Your Cat From Keeping You Up at Night

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    Does your cat often wake you in the middle of the night?  Kitty may be adorable when she plays with her favorite toys, but her antics are probably not as cute when you’re trying to sleep. Below, you’ll learn a few tricks to help stop a nocturnal feline from keeping you up at night. Playtime Playing is good for your cat in many ways, both mentally and physically. Play sessions give your furball a chance … Read More »

  • Disaster Preparation Tips for Pet Owners

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    Every year, natural disasters and other emergencies, such as fires, threaten the homes and lives of thousands, if not millions, of people, as well as their beloved pets. As a responsible pet owner, you’ll want to do everything you can to keep your furry friend safe during an emergency. While we hope you’ll never have to put this planning to use, we do urge all of our clients to take a few moments to prepare … Read More »

  • Fluffy’s First Trip to the Vet

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    Are you going to be bringing a new kitten into your home soon? Congratulations! You are certainly in for plenty of adorable moments as your furry new friend learns the do’s and don’ts of being a housecat. As a responsible pet owner, you’ll need to be sure that your furball gets proper veterinary care. One of the first things you’ll want to do is to set up the little one’s initial vet appointment. A local … Read More »

  • Anxiety in Cats

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    Is your cat easily frightened and often nervous? Kitties all have their own individual personalities. While some are quite fearless, others can be timid and anxious. If your feline friend is one of the latter, read on for some great tips for dealing with anxiety from  Perimeter Veterinary Center in Shawnee, KS. Causes of Feline Anxiety There are many possible causes for feline anxiety. Cats are quite emotional, and can be traumatized by major life … Read More »

  • New Year’s Resolutions from Frisky Cats

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    As we exchange our 2015 calendars for new ones, many of us are making resolutions. If you have a cat, your feisty feline pal may very well try to play with your pen as you’re writing down your new goals. Kitties certainly can be quite mischievous! If Fluffy were to set resolutions, what would those be? Below, a Shawnee, KS vet lists some possible resolutions playful cats might make. I Will Knock Things Off The … Read More »

  • Pet Massage and it’s Impact on Arthritis in Dogs

    by Dr. Regehr Shawnee Vet at Perimeter Veterinary Center I have been bragging to my friends the past several weeks about “Molly”, my little old chocolate Labrador, becoming more active and agile since she has been getting massages. For 8 weeks Molly has been getting a weekly massage here in the office by a client named Bree.Bree is human massage therapist who is also a certified canine massage provider. She is dog mom to “Sabra” … Read More »

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