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Category Archive for: ‘Cats’

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    Preparing For a New Cat Guide

    Sainsbury’s Bank have created a comprehensive guide to preparing for a new cat in your home, with information and tips on topics ranging from choosing a breed and age of cat, to choosing the right insurance and training your new feline friend.   The full guide …

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    Check your pet’s mouth regularly

    EVERY fortnight, JOHN STITT, BVM&S MRCVS, a vet at the Alexander Vet Centre, writes for our Pets pages. DO you brush your teeth twice daily? Do you visit the dentist once or twice yearly? How often do you look in your pet’s mouth? Research has …

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  • Keep up to speed with animal rights

    EVERY fortnight, JOHN STITT, BVM&S MRCVS, a vet at the Alexander Vet Centre, writes for our Pets pages. DURING the recent coverage of the Leece pony saga it occurred to me that maybe we as vets don’t do enough to raise awareness of animal rights. …

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  • What’s wrong with my guinea pig’s tongue?

    The PDSA is the UK’s leading veterinary charity, providing free veterinary care for the sick and injured pets of people in need and promoting responsible pet ownership. For further information about PDSA please visit www.pdsa.org.uk or call 0800 731 2502. Q: My guinea pig’s tongue …

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  • Help overweight dogs and cats to trim down

    Do you need expert advice about your pet? GILL BROWNE, of Alexander Veterinary Centre, Barrow, gives tips on how to help keep your pet healthy HAVE you eaten too much over Christmas? Have you made a new year’s resolution to lose weight in 2014? A …

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    A tale of two lost cats – to chip or not to chip?

    EVERY fortnight, JOHN STITT, BVM&S MRCVS, a vet at the Alexander Vet Centre, answers your questions Q WE recently found an injured cat on a wet Sunday evening. We phoned the police, who told us to contact a vet. The duty vet turned out to …

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  • Hyperthyroidism could make your cat seriously ill

    Q MY cat has just been diagnosed with hyperthyroid disease. The vet said this is very common in older cats but she would need to take tablets for the rest of her life, is this necessary? Are there any other options? A HYPERTHYROIDISM (overactive thyroid …

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  • Cat spraying in house could be stress-related

    Q: Our male cat has started spraying urine in the house. Until now he has always used his litter tray. What can I do and why has he all of a sudden started doing this? A: Urine marking is a communication system for cats. Cat …

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