Helping Your Indoor Cat Lose Weight

For pets and people alike, it’s often easier to keep the weight off than to lose it. Even a few extra pounds can lead to disastrous consequences to a pet’s health and longevity. Weight loss diets can be difficult to maintain, and indoor cats have the added challenge of perhaps not being as active as other pets may be. 

Indoor cat weight loss can be tricky, but Summeridge Animal Clinic has some tips and tricks to help you get started!

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Feline Interstitial Cystitis: A Cat Owner’s Worst Nightmare

Feline Interstitial CystitisHave you ever experienced that sinking feeling when you confirm that, yes, that’s cat pee in the corner behind your couch? No cat owner wants to deal with urination outside of the litter box, yet it is not an uncommon issue for our feline friends.

There are many reasons why a cat may begin to urinate outside of the litter box, but feline idiopathic cystitis is one of the most common reasons we see at Summeridge Animal Clinic. Learn about this disease process and how you can help your cat.

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Keeping Your Furry Friend Fit: Pet Exercise Tips for Health and Safety

pet exerciseFrom the tallest of breeds to the smallest of pocket pets, exercise is important for the health of all pets. Although our canine friends may always be up for a walk and kitties usually go crazy over catnip, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut – meaning it can also be easy to forget about or even neglect our pet’s exercise needs.

Summertime also adds a few challenges when it comes to pet exercise, and warm weather safety is a must when the days are hot and humid. To help keep your pet active, the team at Summeridge has a few suggestions.

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