A few years ago, I wrote about Lily Toxicity in Cats on About.com. I am glad that this topic is getting more coverage these days since lilies are a common component of florist bouquets – delivered arrangements and the flowers you find in the grocery store. Pet Poison Helpline has launched a No Lilies for Kitties! page, and it is filled with great information, including free downloadable graphics and information and a[…]

Next week, October 12 – 18, 2014 is National Veterinary Technician Week Veterinary staff – How do you say ‘thank you’ to your veterinary technicians?  Vet techs – What makes your day extra fun, hard, rewarding? Clients – Have you had an opportunity to see a vet tech in action or learned something from a vet tech? Share your story, appreciation, and tips for celebrating vet techs in the comments below[…]

Despite early predictions of a big snowy winter, it hasn’t happened. We have had a few storms dump some snow, but for the most part, it has been unseasonably nice. With temps in the 40’s, it is like spring. Perfect time to get the dogs and family out for a hike. Let’s go, couch potato! The kitties were exempted from the big day out. We arrived for our hike by[…]