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Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 1:00pm

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Cat Body Language

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It's easy to misinterpret our cats' body language. Watch this great video to find out some of the common signals our cats are giving us.

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Canberra Cat Vet 16-18 Purdue St Belconnen ACT 2617 (parking off Gillott Street) Phone: (02) 6251-1444

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