My Cat Is So Aggressive, I Can’t Get Her To the Vet. Help!

Furious black cat hissing. Photo CC-BY "Dale" via Flickr Commons

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: Our cat Apollo is 2 years old and is very territorial towards myself and my partner. Whenever guests come to our house, she gets very upset and doesn’t allow us or anyone to touch her. She hasn’t gotten spayed yet and we want to do so soon because she’s getting older and we don’t want […]

My Cat Died Right After He Got His Shots. Why?

A cat's face with a rainbow reflected on it

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I took my cat to the vet on Monday for simple shots — rabies and leukemia — and he had a couple of sores on his back and legs that I wanted to have checked. The problem is the vet gave him both vaccines at the same time, and […]

How Do I Find A New Veterinarian?

Veterinarian removing sutures from a cat's face.

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I have been unhappy with the vet clinic that B-kitty and Jilly have been going to for quite some time. When I started taking them there, it was a small, intimate clinic with good service. Now it is more about the money and we never see the same vet — no continuity […]

Oh Goody, It’s Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Thomas curled up in a basket with his toys

Please don’t think we’re betraying you, our feline fans, by sharing with all our readers that today, August 22, is National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day. We are cats, after all, and everykitty knows that going to the vet is just about our least favorite thing in the world. But deep inside, we […]

I Think My Vet Killed My Cat. What Do I Do?

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Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: A young calico was roaming the neighborhood and naturally found me. She seemed to have been an indoor/outdoor cat as she would walk in the house without hesitation. She would allow heself to be petted on her terms and it seemed to me that she that could be placed […]