Nine Things Cat Owners Don't Want To Hear From Your Cat Veterinarian
As a cat veterinarian for over 20 years, I’ve noticed a few common themes to some of the questions and comments I get in the examination room. Cat owners are amazing people. They love their babies. They want to protect their babies. They want to know what the heck is up with their babies?! It is an ongoing struggle trying to understand and communicate with feline creatures. I decided to collect some common questions/comments and address them all in a blog post that I think my veterinary colleagues might relate to as much as my readers can. I hope you can appreciate my tongue-in-cheek tone to some of these issues. (Vets and Techs, did I miss any? Let us know in comments.)
The Cat Experts Top 13 Educational Feline Posts of the Year
Dr. Arnold Plotnick (MS, DVM, ACVIM, ABVP) blogs about professional life experiences as an expert in the field of feline veterinary medicine. His feline-only full-service hospital, Manhattan Cat Specialists is located in the Upper West Side of New York City. http://manhattancats.com Here are his top 13 posts of the year.
Do Cats Grieve Other Cats?
Grief occurs as a result of the abrupt or unexpected severing of attachment. Although cats are thought of as being aloof and solitary, they are, in fact, social animals, and are as capable as dogs of forming deep attachments to people and other animals. It stands to reason that a severing of that attachment would lead to grieving.