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Cats


Environmental Enrichment for Indoor Cats

While cats confined to an indoor environment generally live longer and are at less risk for contracting infectious diseases or injuries due to trauma, they are at greater risk for a variety of behavioral problems. These problems include urinating and defecating outside the litter box, anxiety, eating disorders, attention seeking, aggression, self-injury and compulsive disorders like excessive grooming and scratching.

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Cat Kitten Care - The Ins and Outs Of Effective Kitten Care

What is the most important thing to know about raising a healthy kitten?

There are many things to know about raising a healthy kitten, and the biggest of these is understanding what it means to be a cat. I think a lot of us are pretty comfortable understanding how a dog would fit into a family. Still, there are many misconceptions about what's normal for cat behavior, what they enjoy in terms of interactions and activities, and how we can best keep them healthy, both mentally and physically.

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Cat Senior Care - What to Know About Caring For Senior Cats

How will getting older impact the health of my cat?

Most issues in older pets are wear and tear issues. I try not to treat age as a disease, per se, because everybody ages differently, and that's true in our cats as well. But when we think about older cats, the things that we worry about are things like arthritis, kidney disease, and sometimes thyroid issues. Arthritis leads to mobility issues, and pet owners of senior cats could even see some grooming or litter box issues.

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Cat Emergency? We Are Here For You

If your cat has suffered a sudden trauma or is experiencing any life-threatening symptoms, please call us immediately at: (207) 208-8508

In an emergency, time is of the essence, please bring your cat to our emergency hospital as soon as possible. The address is:
 

4 Post Road
Freeport, Maine 04032

What To Do If Your Cat May Be Having A Veterinary Emergency

If your cat has suffered a sudden trauma or is experiencing any life-threatening symptoms, please call us immediately at: (207) 208-8508

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What To Know About Your Cat's Pre and Post-Op Surgical Care

Understanding Why A Cat Surgery Has Been Recommended

At Freeport Veterinary Hospital, our primary concern is for the health and well being of your cat. Unfortunately, there may arise a circumstance when a surgical procedure is in the best interest of your feline friend, and in these times you will need to make that decision. We understand what that feels like, and our veterinarians and staff are here for you too.

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