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Just a couple of months ago, when Louis was around 16 months old, he came to grief with a car. Louis suffered a tail pull injury, sustained nerve damage to his back legs, had a lot of bruising and was unable to use his back legs properly. Louis the cool cat was actually quite a mess but euthanasia was not an option…Read More
The Red Cross does incredible work in saving human lives with their blood collections and blood banks, but did you realise it’s not the Red Cross that collects, store and distribute dog and cat blood? If your beloved cat or dog is hit by a car, attacked by another animal, struck by a serious illness and needs serious medical treatment, it’s highly likely they may need a blood transfusion.Read More
Since then, several Vetaround dog owners have asked me whether it’s safe to feed their dogs raw chicken. And although the full story is still evolving and there is also an ongoing debate in general about whether to feed any raw food diets, it’s important to understand the risks and benefits involved with feeding your pets any raw food, but especially raw chicken.Read More
My main recommendation for my clients with cats are to not let your cat become overweight in the first place, and focus on feeding them on a high protein, low carbohydrate diet.
If your cat is already overweight they are at a higher risk of contracting diabetes, so even if you haven’t noticed any of the other symptoms it’s really worth getting them checked out.