Black Cat Lore

Black Cat Lore

Several members of the Longwood Veterinary Center team share our homes and our hearts with a black cat. We find them to be beautiful, affectionate, and intelligent, no different from any other cat we have grown to love. Unfortunately, superstitious tales of malevolent...
Reading the Body Language of Cats

Reading the Body Language of Cats

What did you just say?  Reading the body language of cats. It’s safe to say that people in the United States love pets. Close to 69 million households have a dog, and over 45 million homes are shared with a cat. (1) Most people, even those that do not own dogs,...
Tips for Taking a Cat to a Vet

Tips for Taking a Cat to a Vet

When it comes to veterinarian visits, if your cat suffers from anxiety know that they are certainly not alone. Bringing your cat to the vet can be stressful for even the calmest cat. Being in a carrier, loud noises, unfamiliar smells, and more all have the potential...