Blog: Cats


“Meow, Meow, Meow:” Why Do Cats Meow?

All kitty moms and dads have been there at one time or another; wondered why their fur baby seems to aimlessly wander through the house crying and often during the quiet, middle of the night.

Signs That Your Cat May Be Hiding Illness by Dr. Chantal Rittwage

When we think of cats in the wild, we think of them as predators and tend to forget that our domestic cats were also pretty tasty prey, once upon a time.  Because “only the strong survive”, cats have been genetically programmed to hide signs of illness for as long as…

Helping Your Cat Adjust to New Surroundings by Lisa Michalik

Cats are beautiful creatures! Smart, entertaining, even majestic. Cats are also creatures of habit who DIS-like change. Cats are notorious for being stoic; putting on a brave front but in reality may not be coping so well. Some cats never appear to be affected by change and seem to have…

I Think My Pet is in “Heat” – What do I do Now?

Written by Dr. Chantal Rittwage Lost track of time?  Did her first heat come earlier than expected? Rescued a cat and were unsure of how old she was when you took her in?  Considering breeding?  Have a large or giant breed dog and your vet recommended waiting until after her…