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Special Care for Senior Cats: How to Provide Some Extra TLC For Your Senior Cat

It used to be that an eight year old cat was considered a senior. But with better nutrition, indoor living, and preventive health care, cats are now regularly living into their teens and twenties. Making that time together the best it can be is one of our most important goals at Leon Valley Veterinary Hospital. […]
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Everything You ever Wanted to Know About Cat Whiskers!

One of the most prominent and striking features on any cat are his or her long and plentiful whiskers. Aside from being receptacles for leftover food, or tickling our faces in the middle of the night, cat whiskers serve several important functions for our feline friends.
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To, Fro, or No Go? Convince Your Feline that Cat Wellness Exams are Worth the Trip

A majority of cat owners forgo their feline’s annual or twice yearly examination for many reasons, but perhaps the most popular is a perception of a completely healthy cat. Sometimes this is accurate, but accepting an animal’s wellness on the surface level can be extremely detrimental. This, coupled with a feline’s general loathing of travel, […]
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The Rhythm is Gonna Get You: Exploring Why Cats Knead

Sometimes cats astound us with behaviors that seem to defy reason or logic. However, of all their natural and instinctive traits, kneading can be particularly confusing (or amusing) – and it endears cats to owners everywhere. So, why do cats knead?
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