Getting Your Cat to the Veterinarian...
Americans love cats and so does Village Veterinary Practice!
Did you know
that cats are considered America's most popular pet? There are approximatly are 10 million more pet cats across
the country than pet dogs. However, cats are far less likely to receive preventive veterinary care than dogs.
only does it take love and care from you as the pet owner, but it also takes proper medical care to maintain your catís health and
longevity. Cats should be examined by their veterinarian at least once a year, and more frequently when he or she becomes a
senior patient or develops a chronic medical condition. Cats are masters at hiding their illness and pain. Often, by the
time the cat is showing symptoms a of problem, the condition has become advanced. This is why preventive care is so important.
We understand that it can be stressful to bring your cat to the hospital, and often the stress of the visit begins with getting
your cat into the carrier. We have compiled a few resources which provide tips on how to get your cat to the veterinarian and
help reduce the stress associated with this event.
If you need additional help or advice, please don't hesitate to
call our office - we are always here to help! And remember, we also make house calls. Has your cat had a physical exam
in the past year?
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