April 16th, 2019 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
If you recently learned your cat has diabetes, take heart…
A diabetic cat can have a fairly normal life, particularly if:
- Your cat regulates glucose well and
- You’re committed to your kitty’s care
And yes, your cat may be able to live a fairly normal life expectancy!
October 28th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
“The backyard is calling, and I must go.” – Cat mantra
The best way to keep your cat safe… is to keep your cat indoors.
But that’s not always possible or desired. (We get it!)
Here are 10 tips from our veterinarians on how to keep your cat safe outdoors.
October 2nd, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
So, you’re getting ready to bring a second cat or kitten into your home…
Everyone is delighted about the new addition to your family… except your cat that already lives there.
Hiss, hiss, me-ooooow!
We know that feline World War III is not your idea of a good time. That’s why we’ve asked Dr. Ivy, one of our cat veterinarians, for guidance.
Here are her tips to help you bring a second cat or kitten into your home, so you can introduce your cats with as little drama as possible.
April 25th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Cat lymphoma is one of the most common types of feline cancers.
In our Castle Rock veterinary clinic, we see a handful of cases every year.
April 5th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
While you can’t cure arthritis in cats, you can slow its progression
Our veterinarians are often asked: “Can my cat recover from arthritis?”
At this time, there is no cure for arthritis in cats.
However, there are things you can do to reduce pain and inflammation, so your furry friend feels better.
March 7th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
We often see surprised looks when people learn their cats have feline arthritis.
Take heart, cats are masters at hiding pain and discomfort.
Sometimes, they don’t show clear signs they have arthritis — a degenerative joint disease.
February 27th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
If you’re wondering whether your cat has intestinal parasites, it’s best to start with two questions:
- Is your cat a kitten or an adult?
- What’s his or her lifestyle? (Does your cat spend time outdoors?)
January 9th, 2018 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
So, your cat has the runs…
And unfortunately, we don’t mean the frisky, race-around-the-room kind.
September 12th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
So, you’re thinking about bringing home a shelter cat or kitten…
Congratulations! We hope your new kitty will make a wonderful addition to your family.
Here are 8 tips to make the transition easier for you and your feline friend.
June 26th, 2017 by Cherished Companions Animal Clinic
Your cat has been acting strange lately…
Eating a lot. Drinking a lot. Losing weight. Crying more than usual. And making a lot of trips to the litter box.