The coronavirus pandemic has prompted many Federal and State mandates to order the closures of many businesses in U.S. towns and cities nationwide. In our area, nearly every school, gym, bar and restaurant have temporarily shuddered in compliance with State mandated ‘social distancing’ guidelines. Over the past few weeks, even large cities like San Francisco […]
With some prior success getting Kitty used to the carrier, as discussed in Part 1, it is now time to take a ride to the Veterinarian! Be sure to apply pheromones in the carrier 15 minutes prior to her entry. When it is time to transport, always allow enough time to regulate the temperature in the […]
How do I make the trip to the vet Fear Free for my cat? (PART 1 of 2).
No matter how important the visit may be, making the trek to the vet can be stressful for most cats, not to mention their humans. In Part I, we will discuss helpful strategies to prepare for the car […]
Most indoor cats need their nails clipped every 2-3 weeks and many of us avoid the task. The result of avoiding this important task can be shredded upholstery, nails caught in material while scratching, and long, brittle nails that split or possibly grow into the pad, usually requiring medical attention. A lap cat who loves […]
Pet owners know that what you feed your cat or dog can be just as important as how much love and attention you give them. According to longtime dog owner, pet lover, and dog groomer Hayley Cooper, salon manager at PetSmart in Greenport NY., fish is the way to go. “Feeding your pets food with […]