How cats think

We love our cats, but sometimes they can be hard to live with. House soiling, aggression and destructive behaviour make it a challenge to have certain cats in your home. Why do they do these things? It’s a huge area of current study, and also a difficult area to approach. We can’t do experiments on…

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Cats with claws

We don’t declaw cats any more unless there is a health issue. We know that scratching is a natural behaviour and cats are healthier when they can express these behaviours So how do we manage scratching without allowing destruction of our homes and furniture? By learning more about the reasons cats scratch, and providing the…

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Happy New Year!

Can you believe 2019 is here already? I hope your New Year is filled with fun, fur, smiles and cuddles! We’ve got big things planned for our little corner of the internet and our little clinic on the corner in Napanee, Ontario. First of all, I’m going to be sharing stories of my own pets…

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Why Cats?

I think this is an important question for the cat lovers we’ll meet here, so I’d better answer. Cats are inscrutable, delightful, and frustratingly independent. Their playfulness and acrobatic skill is entrancing. Do they improve our health? Maybe. There have been studies since the 1980’s showing what we would consider positive health effects, such as…

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