Cats Really Do Need Medical Care

18 Jun

I can’t say how many people will ask me what’s wrong with their cat instead of taking the cat to the vet, thinking I’ll be able to offer medical advice; in fact, the cat has never been to the vet, but that same person’s dog gets annual dentals and checkups and other medical care. What is the perception that cats don’t need medical care?


Healthy Cats: How to help your cat live all of its 9 lives
http://www.avma.org
Did you know that cats outnumber dogs as pets in the U.S. by almost 10 million? Sure, they’re popular pets – but it’s not all good news. There are also more cats than dogs in animal shelters and in need of good homes, and studies show that cats are less likely to receive veterinary care than dogs.

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