Tag Archives: cats

When Fear Has a Tight Hold

Looking at and watching the two of them, it’s not very hard to see that their personalities are as different from each other as their appearances.  Different as night and day.  Two kittens who came from two of three litters … Continue reading

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

Nugget and Dakota always enjoy playing in boxes.   Gail ♥

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

Dakota loves to sit in his favorite chair and watch squirrels and birds outside the window. Sometimes he even tries to carry on a conversation with the sparrows that land on the trellis just outside the window.   I would … Continue reading

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

Recently, Nugget still managed to make himself fit into the basket he used to play in as a small kitten.  He’s seven months old now.  It was a tight squeeze and he needed help getting out, but he fit!  Nugget is so … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten

In this week’s photo challenge, we are to show a photo that represents something that is gone, but not forgotten. In today’s challenge, show us what “gone, but not forgotten” means to you. It could be a photo of a … Continue reading

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Ten Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween can be a stressful time for pets.  Most veterinary practices see an increase in visits at this time of year.  Here are some handy tips to keep in mind to keep your pet safe this Halloween. Let’s face it: … Continue reading

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge

Nugget and Dakota still love to play in cereal boxes but don’t quite understand why the boxes are shrinking!     Gail ♥

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There Are Teenagers in the House Again!

It’s been almost three years since there’s been a teenager in this house.  My youngest has been away at college for three years and will soon have his 22nd birthday. When I became the proud new owner of two kittens … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  Are you a dog person or a cat person?   My answer:  I got asked this A LOT as a practicing veterinarian and being completely honest, I always strongly disliked this question.  It’s a no-win question to be asked … Continue reading

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Preauricular Alopecia in Cats

Preauricular (which literally means before the ear) alopecia (hair loss) is a normal condition in many cats.  When I was practicing, owners used to bring their cats in to the vet clinic thinking their cat had a skin disease.  It’s … Continue reading

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