Cat Owner Essentials
Veterinary Resources for Cats in Kennett Square
Getting Your Cat to the Vet:
Is it stressful for you and your cat when getting ready to go to the vet? Here are some tips on getting your cat into the carrier and visiting the veterinarian.
Vet Visit Checklist
Tips for Visiting the Vet
Reducing the Stress
Tips for Stress Free Vet Visits
Environment, Behavior, and Enrichment:
Do you understand your cat’s daily needs and behaviors? Visit these sites for helpful information and tips for a better life for your cat!
Indoor Cat Needs
Cat’s Environmental Needs
Feline Life Stressors
Living with Clawed Cats
Alternatives to Declawing
Litter Box Management:
Are you having difficulty with this? If so, please let us know right away since the sooner it is addressed the more successful we will be.
Feline House Soiling
Brushing Your Cat’s Teeth:
Did you know that cats need dental care too?
How to Guide
Giving Your Cat Medrication:
Check out these links for seasonal and holiday pet safety tips!
- Disaster Preparedness
- Lost Pet Prevention
- Top Toxins
- Spring Hazards
- Summer Hazards
- Fall Hazards
- Winter Hazards
Feline Heartworm Disease:
Feline Heartworm Disease is a real threat for both indoor and outdoor cats. There is no treatment for heartworm disease in our feline patients. We recommend year-round heartworm prevention. To learn more about heartworm disease, visit The Heartworm Society.
Recommended Yearly Preventatives:
Revolution (topical) — Heartworms, Fleas, and some Intestinal Parasites
Seresto Collar — Fleas and Ticks
Frontline Plus (topical) — Fleas and Ticks
Drontal (tablet) or Profender (topical) — Intestinal Parasites
Introducing a New Cat to the Household:
Are you having trouble introducing your new kitten to your adult cat at home? Is this your first cat? Here are some tips for introducing any cat to your household.
Introducing a New Cat
Introducing Cats to Each Other
Pet Sitting Services:
Local Retail Shops:
Powered by feline veterinarians, the cat community provides you with credible, valuable, and reliable educational information. You can learn more about your cat’s innate behaviors, the importance of routine veterinary care, how to take great care of your cat, and answer many of your questions.
Fear Free Happy Homes:
Fear Free Happy Homes is an online community offering education, tips, and deals to brighten your pet’s lives. Environmental enrichment and strengthening the human-animal bond, along with ways to reduce stress and anxiety are topics commonly addressed. Sign-up here.