Posts Categorized: cats

Pet travel after Brexit

Pet owners will still be able to travel to Europe with their pet after the UK leaves the EU, whatever the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. However, in the event of no deal, they may need to take some additional steps to be able to travel with their pet to the EU.

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Cookie recipes for dogs and cats

These cookies always go down well with the animals! Recipes by our vet nurse, Sally! Doggy Crunchies 300g whole wheat flour 2 eggs 2tbs peanut butter 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon water -Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and slowly add the water by the spoonful, until the mixture forms a firm dough -Flour… Read more »

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The 12 dangers of Christmas for your pets

Christmas is a fantastic time for us but please be aware that there are many potential dangers for our pets! We have listed 12 common ones below: Raisins, grapes and mince pies Onions and garlic Chocolate Alcohol Batteries Christmas decorations and tinsel Mistletoe, holly and poinsettias Macadamia nuts Fatty foods and bones Christmas pudding Antifreeze… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Misty

Misty’s Story Back in March, little Misty, a beautiful 12 month old grey and white short haired cat was rushed into the clinic following a Road Traffic Accident. Poor Misty was in a very bad way, struggling with breathing and with severe head injuries.  She was given pain relief and anaesthetised to assess the extent… Read more »

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10 common conditions in old cats

Crossbreed cats in the UK have an average life expectancy of 14 years, this is significantly longer than some breeds of dog. The first thing to remember is that age is not a disease. If your beloved pet is slowing down, or losing weight or acting strangely, it might not be just because they are… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Bubble

Bubble’s Story Bubble is a gorgeous 5yr old black and white domestic short haired cat, who has been extremely brave over the past few months throughout lots of treatment and surgery at the clinic. He has a history of cystitis and was brought to see our vets at the Surbiton clinic back in December, as… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Fudge

Fudge’s Story On the 21st of November 2016, little Fudge the cat, was found between two parked cars. She was soaked through to the skin, freezing cold and she wasn’t weight bearing on her back leg. Her owner had noticed some blood and thought maybe she may had been hit by a car so she… Read more »

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Big Bear Award – Brook

Brook is a gorgeous Devon Rex cat who is much loved by all of us here at the clinic.  Since 2015 Brook has been in and out of the clinic for investigations of breathing problems and lumps.  Unfortunately back in July, he was diagnosed with dendritic histiocytoma which is a type of low grade skin… Read more »

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