Feline Friendly Practice

This Post is for Scratching:


Natural, drug-free and surgery-free methods of reducing unwanted scratching behavior in cats are preferred. Cats love to scratch! It’s only natural. Many live for it. It’s their method of leaving “territory messages”. Scratch marks provide a visual message and the pheromones left along the scratch areas leave a natural message that warns other cats to […]



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What happens during your cat’s dental procedure day at CCC?


Some of you like lots of information, some of you like less. For those of you who like lots, this blog is for you! (and we’re always happy to give you even more, just ask) You drop off your cat in the morning and pick them up in the evening looking pretty much the same. […]



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…and Nothing but the Tooth.


The story of Arthur is yet another example of the importance of dental care in our feline friends of all ages. Arthur is a confident orange tabby senior gentleman who we’ve been lucky to know for many years. His parents enjoy traveling near and far, and when they do, we have the honor of caring […]



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Environmental Needs of Cats Part 4/4 : Play Time


As with people, chronic stress in your kitty over time leads to problems. Part 1 of this series explained how and why our domestic cats get stressed due to the “unnatural” lives they live indoors, compared to their very closely related wild cats. Often in cats, stress first shows up as unwanted behaviors (scratching, urinating out […]



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Environmental Needs of Cats Part 3/4: Smell!


The third of four posts in this series follows, to discuss top needs of our domestic (but “wild”) feline friends. Keeping cats satisfied both mentally and physically, as a cat in the jungle would be, is proven to be imperative to their long-term mental and physical health. Hence, the focus here is on helping you […]



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The Simple Tooth about Dental Disease


In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month: Tooth or False? Bad breath is normal for cats.  They’re animals…we just need to deal with it. False!  Bad breath = bacteria and bacteria = disease.  This bacteria builds up on teeth over time and causes inflammation, which in turn causes bleeding of the gums.  This is […]



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Experiencing a Feline Friendly Clinic


Whether it’s an awed five year old along for his cat’s routine veterinary visit, a determined pre-vet student looking for experience to put on his vet school application, or a seasoned veterinarian visiting to get more insight on how to make her own clinic more feline-friendly, I love having inquisitive, eager minds at Cat Care Clinic […]



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