Max’s Heart

Dear Max, You had a heart murmur. The first time I took you to the veterinarian for your kitten vaccines, she heard a mild murmur. When she was listening to your heart with her stethoscope, the lub-dub had an extra sound, meaning that the flow of the blood was not smooth. There is a good…

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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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