Category: Cat Health

Avoid Winter Danger for Pets

Winter is a time when the temperatures drop and we all have the instinct to hibernate a bit. It is a great time to stay and snuggle with your cat or dog while watching TV or reading a book. You may not want to go out but your dog probably does. Most cats these days… Read More

Cats and Claws

Why cats use their claws, and ideas on how to deal! Human relationships with cats harken back more than 9500 years ago. This theory was reinforced when an archeological dig in Cyprus discovered a cat purposely buried with a human in a tomb circa 7500 BC. A study published in Science magazine concluded that based… Read More

April 17-23 is National Pet ID Week

Take part in National Pet ID Week and get your pet microchipped. Here at All Creatures Veterinary Hospital, we recommend getting all of your beloved furry friends chipped. We use HomeAgain for our microchips but there are other companies out there such as AVID. Here are two tips to help ensure the safety of your… Read More

National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is also National Heartworm Awareness Month!! We find it very important to keep your feline and canine family members on Heartgard every single month (yes, even in the winter). For more information about heartworm and how to prevent infection visit the National Heartworm Society website

An Easter Reminder

Easter Lily Ingestion in Cats Each spring, many cats are brought to the emergency room due to Easter Lily ingestion. ALL parts of the Easter Lily plant are highly toxic to cats even in small amounts if ingested. This can cause acute kidney failure or even death. Typical signs of Easter Lily toxicity: Lethargy Vomiting… Read More