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Feline medicine

Preventative Healthcare

Open wide and say meow!

on October 29, 2012 - 10:18am

 

The grey skies and what I think of as ‘Dickensian’ foggy atmosphere makes me want to copy the cats in my life more than ever; snuggle up in a warm bed and snooze and just wake up long enough to eat or groom.  Bliss! 

Now that most of our feline companions have ventured indoors, and have us to wait on them hand and foot, it becomes difficult to imagine them hunting to survive or being the target of a larger predator.  Let me tell you, even the poshest persian or the most refined ragdoll still has the same instincts as their wild counterparts.

We have some Cunning Plans!

on September 27, 2012 - 11:14am

 It may be a remnant of schooldays, but we always think of autumn as a new beginning rather than a more pessimistic end of summer.  Who doesn’t love the crisp sunny mornings and reddening leaves? The thought that most of the rodents will be hibernating soon, rather than running around the kitchen, chased by a persistent puss!  This event almost always triggers a rummage through the calendar to look when we last wormed the cat, followed by the realisation that it was at least 4 months ago, and we really should do better!

We have had lots of enquiries from our existing clients about

But Can it Cure Pins and Needles? Acupuncture in Cats.

on August 29, 2012 - 6:23pm

 

We enjoyed the cat Olympics and the snippets of summer that the weather allowed us.  On a rainy August day, it doesn’t surprise me that the ancient Chinese thought that an excess of ‘dampness’ was the cause of many illnesses!  I am a Western trained vet with a very sound scientific background, trained to question and seek evidence.  The concepts and vocabulary of traditional Chinese medicine may be very foreign to my Western ears, but there is no doubt that I have helped many animals using acupuncture and am convinced it works!

Scientific interrogation of acupuncture’s efficacy is limited

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