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Cat Care

Creating a Kitty Garden

September 15, 2019

It’s always best to keep cats indoors, where they aren’t endangered by cars, weather, and other hazards. However, that doesn’t mean your kitty can’t enjoy a taste of nature. Why not turn a room—or even your whole home—into a kitty-friendly indoor garden? Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some tips on creating the purrfect kitty garden. Choosing Plants Make sure to only choose pet-safe plants. Many popular plants, such as daffodils, … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Does Your Kitty Have A Cattitude?

September 01, 2019

Cats are small, but they certainly have big purrsonalities. Some are very loving and cuddly, while others are rather cantankerous and grouchy. Of course, Fluffy’s temperament can also change with her mood. You may find that at times your cute little pet has a bit of a cattitude. A Los Gatos, CA vet discusses Fluffy’s mood swings in this article. Love Bites One thing that can be rather confusing about our feline pals is the … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Cat Training 101

August 01, 2019

Did you know that dogs can learn up to 165 words, and dozens of commands? What about cats? You may have noticed that usually Fluffy trains her humans, rather than it being the other way around. However, our feline buddies can actually learn quite a few things. Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on training your kitty. What Can Fluffy Learn? Fluffy doesn’t have quite the repertoire that Fido does, but she does … Read More »

Tips for Playing With Fluffy

July 01, 2019

Did you know that playing is good for cats? Pouncing on that catnip mouse is not only fun and entertaining for Fluffy, it also benefits her both mentally and physically. Plus, frisky felines are really cute to watch! Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some tips on playing with your furry friend. Make It Routine Make kitty playtime part of your daily routine. This is a wonderful way to wind down … Read More »

Adopt a Cat Month

June 01, 2019

June is Adopt A Cat Month! If you’re reading this, you are most likely a cat lover, as we are. This time of year is a busy time for those of us who work with our feline friends, as it’s kitten season. While we always love seeing shelter cats go to loving homes, shelter kitties are often particularly desperate at this time of year. With the influx of kittens, shelters get very full. Many shelter … Read More »

4 Ways To Fight Fleas

May 15, 2019

Have you noticed your furry friend itching lately? If so, your beloved pet may be dealing with a flea infestation. These disgusting parasites will not only make your four-legged buddy miserably itchy, they can also transmit other parasites, like tapeworms. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on fighting fleas. Parasite Control Products First things first. Be sure to keep up with your furry pal’s parasite control products. There are now … Read More »

Green Your Pet Care Routine

April 15, 2019

April 22nd is Earth Day! If you’re concerned about climate change, pollution, and other earth-related topics, you may be interested in finding out ways to make your pet’s care routine more eco-friendly. A local San Jose, CA veterinarian lists some great suggestions below. Reduce Paper Waste Many people use napkins and paper towels for cleaning. Consider switching to washable microfiber cloths instead. They work just as well, and will be cheaper in the long run. … Read More »

Creating a Pet First Aid Kit

April 01, 2019

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month! While we hope that you never have to provide first aid to your furry best friend, it’s always best to be prepared. Accidents and injuries can and do happen! Hopefully it goes without saying that you should immediately seek veterinary care for an injured pet. However, you may need to provide some first aid before you can safely transport your four-legged friend. Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet … Read More »

5 Ways to Lengthen Your Pet’s Life

March 01, 2019

Think about all of the love, companionship, and joy that your animal friend brings to you and your family, year in and year out. Wouldn’t you like to keep your pet around for as long as possible? There are several great ways to do just that—learn more here as your Los Gatos, CA vet tells you how to lengthen your pet’s life. Preventative Medicine Preventative medicine is the best way to keep your pet healthy … Read More »

Love Your Pet Day

February 15, 2019

February 20th is Love Your Pet Day! Of course, we think every day is Love Your Pet Day. Our animal companions deserve to feel loved and safe all the time! However, this is a great time to score some extra purrs and tail wags. A local San Jose, CA vet offers tips on pampering your pet in this article. Cats Cats have a reputation for being finicky, but that isn’t really warranted. Fluffy is actually … Read More »