Category Archives: Frequently Asked Questions

Placing Strays

Aug 23
2012

It’s a dilemma for many cat-lovers: we want to rescue homeless and abandoned cats, but we can’t always keep the strays that we want to help. Here are some tips to help you find a good adoptive home for a … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: Important Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet – spraying, heat, aggression

Jul 27
2012

Spaying your female pet (ovariohysterectomy): Removal of the ovaries and uterus. Ideal age is 4 to 6 months If spayed before the first heat cycle, your pet has a less than 1 percent chance of developing breast cancer. If spayed … Continue reading

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Preparing for Disasters- emergency, evacuation, rescue

Jul 27
2012

If there is a disaster to either you or your home, you should be prepared.  Have accessible carriers for all of you cats for emergency evacuation or impending tornados.  Have leashes for your dogs.  Have extra food, bottled water, and … Continue reading

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Placing Stray Cats – adoptions, rescue, shelters

Jul 27
2012

It’s a dilemma for many cat-lovers: we want to rescue homeless and abandoned cats, but we can’t always keep the strays that we want to help. Here are some tips to help you find a good adoptive home for a … Continue reading

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Moving with your Pet – travel, new home, cat proofing

Jul 27
2012

Moving is one of the most stressful events for people and their pets. There are certain precautions you can take to make everything go more smoothly. If you are selling you house it is important to make sure that your … Continue reading

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Litterbox Fact Sheet – anxiety, behavior, urinating

Jul 27
2012

We often get calls from frustrated owners whose cats are urinating or defecating outside the litterbox. This can be a very serious problem which should be addressed immediately, but there are many simple things that can be done to prevent … Continue reading

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Introducing a New Cat To Your Household

Jul 27
2012

Cats are actually very social creatures and enjoy the company of other cats and even humans. Many times, behavior problems exhibited in a single-cat household can be resolved by bringing home a friend for the existing cat. When you feel … Continue reading

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Entertain your Kitties’ Brains! Environmental Enrichment – toys, play, behavior

Jul 27
2012

Here at The Cat Clinic of Roswell, we advocate indoor only cats. This lifestyle keeps them healthier, safer and living longer lives. However, some cats may get bored or frustrated being kept inside. Below are some suggestions for keeping them active, … Continue reading

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Declawing Fact Sheet – scratching, claws, biting

Jul 27
2012

One of the most common subjects we get asked about is declawing.  Despite the fact that it is illegal in most European countries and many animal shelters have a “no declawing” adoption policy, some people view declawing as a necessary … Continue reading

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Babies, Toddlers and Cats – toxoplasmosis, marking, anxiety

Jul 26
2012

Becoming pregnant and bringing an infant into your home is a joyful, exciting, and often anxious, time of change in you and your cat’s lives. You do not have to find another home for your cat just because you become … Continue reading

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