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Cat Care

Kittyproofing Your Tree

December 15, 2018

Kitties have some very cute holiday traditions, such as helping their humans decorate, supervising the cooking, and, of course, wreaking havoc on Christmas trees. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet offers some helpful advice on putting up a cat-proofed tree. Decorate Carefully Keep your feline buddy in mind as you are hanging decorations. Decorate the bottom part of the tree sparingly, and with safe, sturdy ornaments, things that won’t break if Fluffy knocks … Read More »

Things Your Cat is Thankful For

November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving is on the way! While it’s always great to enjoy some delicious, seasonal food with our loved ones, it’s also important to remember the true meaning of the holiday: gratitude. What about your cat? If Fluffy could make a list of things she appreciates, what do you think would be on it? A Los Gatos, CA vet offers some suggestions below. Sunbeams Our feline friends do not actually run on solar power. However, you … Read More »

Halloween Dangers for Pets

October 15, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner! The autumn holiday is getting a bit more popular every year. Unfortunately, this time of year can be dangerous for our furry pals. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses Halloween dangers for pets. Costumes We have to admit, dogs can be pretty adorable in costume. Fido makes a super cute dinosaur! However, keep your canine friend’s comfort and safety in mind when picking out clothes for … Read More »

Common Cat Care Mistakes

September 15, 2018

September is Happy Healthy Cat Month! Kitties are wonderful pets. They’re not only adorable and cuddly, they have a special way of making us laugh with their hilarious antics. Cats are fairly easy to care for, but they aren’t quite as independent as they’d like us to think. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet lists some common kitty care mistakes. Letting Fluffy Roam We know, our feline pals love fun outdoor activities, like … Read More »

Litterboxes 101

August 01, 2018

There are many things to love about cats. They’re absolutely adorable, lots of fun, great to snuggle with, and highly entertaining. Fluffy is also very clean. She’ll use her own personal litterbox to do her business, saving you the hassle of having to take her out for walks. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet discusses … the litterbox. Setup Make sure your cat’s powder room is in a private spot that isn’t … Read More »

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Pet Hydrated

July 15, 2018

July is Pet Hydration Month! Making sure your pet is getting enough water is always important, but it’s particularly crucial in summer. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers advice on keeping your furry friend properly hydrated. Water First and foremost, make sure your pet always has fresh water. Choosing the right size bowl is also important. If you often find the bowl empty, you may need a larger one. (Tip: if … Read More »

4th of July Safety Tips for Pets

July 01, 2018

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, many people are making plans for the summer holiday. Remember to keep your pet’s safety in mind. This can be a dangerous time of year for pets! A local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some Fourth of July Safety tips for pets in this article. Fireworks Fireworks are a huge part of July 4th celebrations. Unfortunately, many pets find the lights and noise absolutely terrifying. Keep … Read More »

Creating a Proper Catio

June 01, 2018

Do you keep your feline buddy indoors? That’s great! Cats are much safer living indoors, where they are protected from cars, weather, predators, and other hazards. However, there is a way to let Fluffy get some sunlight and fresh air, and enjoy the stimulation of being outdoors while keeping her safe: make your kitty a catio! Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on making a catio. Choosing The Spot An enclosed porch or … Read More »

Caring for a Fluffy Cat

April 15, 2018

Do you have a longhaired kitty? If so, it’s probably safe to say that you have a beautiful pet. However, your feline buddy may need some extra TLC! Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses caring for fluffy cats. Grooming Our feline friends are very diligent about keeping up with their beauty rituals. Your furball may spend several hours a day grooming herself to keep her fur soft and shiny. Your kitty will need a … Read More »

How to Tell If Your Cat is Happy

March 01, 2018

Have you ever wondered if your cat is happy? Providing your feline pal with good food, a clean litterbox, fun toys, and regular veterinary care will see to her basic needs, but how do you tell if she’s really content? As it turns out, Fluffy has some super cute ways of expressing herself. Here, a Los Gatos, CA vet lists some signs of kitty happiness. Purrs Although cats purr for many reasons, they often start … Read More »