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The Chromosomal Cause of the Calico-Colored Cat

Have you ever been told that almost all calico-coloured cats are female? Have you ever wondered how such a thing could be true? The answer to this lies within their DNA; with a phenomenon found in all female mammals called X-chromosome inactivation.

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Cavities in Cats?

It’s that time of the year again where we focus on dental health.  If you have been reading our blogs over the years, you know that 85% of adult cats have some form of periodontal disease and treatment can range from dental food to brushing to needing a full anesthetic and scaling and polishing of […]

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How to Choose Effective Oral Care Products for your Cat

A feline dental disease is the most common health problem seen in our patients. Accumulation of plaque, bacteria and tartar at the gum line leads to periodontal disease, gingivitis and oral pain. Studies in animals and humans have shown that there is an association between oral health issues and overall health issues affecting the heart […]

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Fun in the Sun!

Last December, I was randomly chosen by Air Canada to receive 2 tickets to anywhere they fly through their holiday promotion #FlyTheFlag.  The catch was I was supposed to use one ticket for me and Pay It Forward with the second ticket. 

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Pretty Poinsettias are Bad for Cats!

If you are a cat owner, then you should be careful this holiday season with what plants you bring into your home. Poinsettias, lilies, holly berries and mistletoe are all problematic to your feline family members.

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Hands down, Killarney Cat Hospital is the best clinic in Calgary. They are caring, sympathetic, and thorough. They take into…

Angela Elia

Excellent and very knowledgeable staff. Our visit was predicated by one of our cats requiring a tooth extraction. Our concerns…

Mr. Corvette Stingray

I have used this Vet Hospital for years and they have done a great job of taking care of my…

Laura Macsalinti

I have always hated going to the vet — my kitties too. But we've found the perfect spot. Dr. Tiffany…

Chad Williamson

I've nothing but positive experiences with the staff here! The friendly receptionists always confirm appt times the day before, and…

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