As well as preventing unwanted litters of kittens, there are also several health benefits in neutering cats…. With thousands of cats given up to rehoming centres or relinquished to the stray population every year in the UK, it is vital that pet cats are neutered to reduce these increasingly out-of-control statistics.
Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC) is a very common condition of cats that can have complex causes, but can be successfully managed with an understanding of feline stress management, and by making a few key alterations to the cat’s environment.
Meet Magpie. Magpie belongs to our Nurse Sue, and is known for being quite an anxious cat, and over the years has become more difficult to handle at the surgery, especially on routine trips when she is feeling fit and well.
Did you know that all species of animal can be microchipped? Whilst it is now a legal requirement that all dogs over 8 weeks of age are chipped, microchipping is an excellent way of permanently identifying ALL pets, and helping lost pets to be reunited with their owners.
We are very excited and pleased to announce that we are currently working on opening a new clinic, specifically for cats and exotic species only, just round the corner from our Darlington Hospital!
Get your cat microchipped for just £10 throughout July!
Brrrr….Autumn has well and truly arrived, and so many of us have started to turn the central heating up in our homes. But are your dogs and cats up-to-date with flea control?
Many cat owners are all too aware of the stressors associated with transporting their furry felines to the surgery, with many owners being put off from bringing their cat in for routine checks due to this associated stress. Here are some tips to help make this important journey more bearable to all involved….