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Adopt a Cat Month

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 »

Answering Your Cat’s Questions

January 15, 2019

There’s a special kitty holiday around the corner: January 22 is Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day! If your feline pal could voice her questions, what do you think she would be the most curious about? A local Los Gatos, CA vet offers a few educated guesses below. Why Do You Take My Toys Away? Kitties, as you may have noticed, are quite playful and frisky. Unfortunately, Fluffy doesn’t really understand what is and isn’t safe … Read More »

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 »

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 »

5 Ways to Keep Your Cat Healthy

February 01, 2018

February is a very important month for our feline friends: it’s Cat Health Month! While kitties are quite low maintenance as far as pets go, they do need proper care to stay healthy. Read on as a local Los Gatos, CA vet offers some helpful advice on keeping Fluffy happy, healthy, and purring. Good Food First things first: make sure your kitty is eating high-quality, nourishing food. Don’t let your cute pet manipulate you into … Read More »

Keeping Your Cat Happy and Healthy

September 15, 2017

September is officially Happy, Healthy Cat Month! (Of course, for those of us in the veterinary industry, every month is Happy, Healthy Cat Month.) While giving Fluffy food, a clean litterbox, and lots of ear scritches may cover her basic needs, good cat care goes far beyond that. Read on as a Los Gatos, CA vet discusses keeping cats happy and healthy. Good Food Proper nutrition is a cornerstone of good pet care. Give Fluffy … Read More »

How to Stop Your Cat From Playing Rough

August 01, 2017

Does your cat have a habit of pouncing on your toes, or attacking your hand? Kitties may be small, but they have big personalities, and can be a bit temperamental. Of course, our feline friends also sometimes think of their humans as giant cat toys. Rough play can be both frustrating and dangerous, so it’s definitely something to address. A Los Gatos, CA vet offers tips on how to do that in this article. Teaching … Read More »

Kitty Tail Language

July 01, 2017

If we know one thing about cats, it’s that they are chock full of adorable quirk and characteristics. In fact, it can be hard to figure out what our feline pals are thinking or feeling. Fluffy can be very clear when she wants to be fed or petted, but at other times, she isn’t that forthright. Kitties actually communicate more through body language than vocalizations, so learning to interpret your pet’s movements can be very … Read More »