While it’s clear that cats like me should be celebrated every month, it is, in my oh-so-humble opinion, pretty important to set aside some real-time in the calendar to consider our unique health challenges and demands. I know, I know, compared to dogs, cats seem like low-maintenance pets, like we can basically take care of ourselves, and … Read moreHappy National Me Month!
I saw an alarming statistic the other day. Did you know that pet owners tend to take cats to the vet significantly less than they do their dogs? I almost spit out my catnip. The simple fact is, felines need regular wellness exams just as much as canines. One thing that might be contributing to … Read moreCat Carrier 101: Stress-Free Vet Visits are Paw-sible!
You’ve probably heard saying “every cat has nine lives.” Such sayings are all well and good but I am here to tell you that kitties like me are experts at hiding illness.Contrary to popular opinion, we do not like to complain, which is what makes annual wellness checks so important. It’s at these exams that … Read moreHere’s a New Year’s Resolution Fur You – Never Skip the Exam!
It’s Bella, your favorite glamourpuss! Today, I want to discuss pain in cats and dogs, as well as how you can spot the symptoms! When caring for us furry friends, it’s important to stay PAW-sitive… but there are times where you need to be on high alert for symptoms of pain. Since you don’t have … Read moreWhat Has Us Feline Sad? Could It Be Pain?
It’s Bella, your number one feline influencer! Today, I’m going to get you and your furry friends ready for travel and boarding. Even MOI needs a vacation from the humans now and again! As someone in the know, I will let you in on a paw-sitively delightful piece of info: Tri-County boards all pets, including … Read moreBella’s Tips To Prepare For Summer Travel & Boarding
It’s Bella, your favorite furry influencer here! Today, I want to talk to you about what’s really in your pet’s heart. It could be worms. Ewww. It’s enough to turn my deli-cat feline stomach, but we MUST talk about heartworms, especially if you happen to have a canine in the house. (Well, someone has to … Read moreOne Bite Is All It Takes
Hello my humans! It is finally December (2020 is almost over!), and I’ve noticed that you’re bundled up lately, with these lengthy fur-like snakes wrapped around your necks. I wear my fur coat 24/7 and am always ready for winter. Speaking of winter, for those of you who celebrate Christmas, Santa will soon be climbing … Read moreCookies are for Santa, Not for Fido
Hello furiends! Bella’s back with a new story for you all! But let me tell you, it is not a fun one. One day, here I was minding my own business, trying to eat some kibble for the fourteenth time of the day. One bite and OUCH! The kibble hurt! After that incident, I did not feel like … Read moreDid you know they make chicken-flavored toothpaste?
Hello! It is I, Bella, back again with some news for you all. I have overheard some humans have been purchasing “grain-free” foods for their furry companions. I, for one, love my grains, and I would be very upset if my litter-scoopers changed my food without my permission. So, as I stare out my window, … Read moreWhat’s the deal with grain-free?
Bella’s Blog – February 2020 It is February. So can someone explain this crazy weather?! First it’s sunny and 75, then it’s 20, then it floods, then it snows! What in the world? The humans here at Tri-County Small Animal hospital have been joking, “That’s Tennessee weather for ya!” The drastic changes are rather annoying… I … Read moreFleas, ticks, and parasites… oh my!