Appointments: (02) 6251 1444
16-18 Purdue St, Belconnen, ACT
(Parking via Gillott Street)
Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
BOOK ONLINE NOW!

Canberra Cat Vet Blog

Old cats need extra care

Friday, May 05, 2017


Our cats don't give us much warning when they are not healthy. They hide arthritis until they can barely move. Kidney, gut and liver disease creep up on them. Hypertension is a silent killer, just as in humans.

As our cats age they need more frequent assessments and a deeper probe into their health. We have a package for cats older than 10 years which picks up the major and most common disease threats.

Canberra Cat Vet is offering NEW CLIENTS with a cat 10 years or older, and clients with cats who have just reached 10 years of age $15 OFF your next bag of Hills dry cat food! This offer is available until the end of June 2017 when you book in a Senior Health Check for your senior feline companion.

A Senior Health Check for your cat may include, but is not limited to the following: full clinical examination, vaccination review, dental assessment, diet assessment, medication review, blood testing, urine examination, blood pressure and mobility assessments.

Your cats health and happiness depend on regular veterinary assessments. Call us on  6251 1444 or make an online appointment on the "Request an Appointment" button above.

Search Blog

Recent Posts


Tags

best cat clinic scratch aerokat xylitol microchip dymadon African wild cat scratching bladder stones revolution obese cat vet eye insulin sudden blindness rigid head train poisonous plants birthday sore when to go to vet behaviour change computer cat free blue vaccine blocked cat poisoning conflict hunters sick cat attack tradesmen desexing cat enclosures abscess skin weight control noisy breathing painful breathing difficult Canberra Cat Vet blood in urine flu stare into space slow vocal obesity panadeine home odour litter tumour face rub ACT Canberra calicivirus worms nose scabs constipation panleukopaenia rub sensitive strange behaviour heavy breathing in season fear opening hours pet meat vomit straining renal disease check-up cat containment kitten training crytococcosus new cat cough hunched over drinking more introductions tick hunter kidney disease fits unwell activity corneal ulcer changed prey spray scratching post spraying abscess,cat fight snuffle massage diet sick FIV bad breath salivation weight aggression feliway ulcerated nose holiday jumping arthritis sore ears cryptococcosis rolls grass introduction hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cat behaviour hiding snakes restless string snuffles cancer seizures pain weight loss vomiting health check ulcer pain relief catoberfest kitten play change IBD New Year's Eve exercise client night sun competition itchy stress panleukopenia on heat paralysis tick hyperactive new year dental treatment feline enteritis eye infection overweight appointment vaccination pica FORLS snakebite old cat cat worms poisons fleas bite holes vet visit AIDS return home moving unsociable prednisolone introduce teeth enemies indoor cats cranky herpesvirus cat enclosure heart disease poison holidays urination plants aspirin pet insurance introducing tablet hairball paralysed brown snake anaemia antiviral ribbon cta fight gifts senior urinating on curtains or carpet radioactive iodine sense of smell kibble fluid pills dementia dry food thirsty dilated pupils petting cat pheromone ulcers depomedrol signs of pain liver award furball panamax wobbles pain killer appetite foreign body allergy, hole castration hyperthyroidism cat fight dental blindness breeder virus paralysis blockage cat flu anxiety kidneys twitching off food urine spraying advantage tartar comfortis runny nose pred drinking a lot stiff lick headache snake bite carrier sore eyes information night lilly high blood pressure hospital sneeze eye ulcer mass fight allergy body language skin cancer head cat friendly decision to euthanase bladder hunting blood test permethrin plaque desex food puzzles cortisone tooth sucking wool fabric urinating mental health of cats wool toxins chlamydia rash bump lily rough play blind christmas mince hypertension cystitis pet behaviour roundworm bed litter box kitten deaths pill open night tapeworm hungry fireworks flea treatment panadol cat history holes in teeth scale thiamine deficiency urinating outside litter lump not eating hard faeces checkup vision new kitten diarrhoea sensitive stomach dental check echocardiography collapse mouth breathing touch biopsy spey polish worming asthma groom fever visit runny eyes cage snot best clinic enteritis learning diabetes euthanasia senses socialisation antibiotics annual check eyes heaing gasping grooming whiskers aggressive mycoplasma cognitive dysfunction feline herpesvirus old thyroid inflammatory bowel disease goodbye blood kittens best vet intestine marking urine flea prevention hearing lymphoma kidney meows a lot pancreatitis adipokines lilies open day wet litter skinny physical activity best veterinarian furballs love Hill's Metabolic blood pressure paracetamol lame diuretics feline AIDS yowling snake toxic fat photo competition nails poisonous

Archive

A calm, quiet haven for cats and their carers staffed by experienced, cat loving vets and nurses.

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

Get Directions