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Cat X-rays

X-ray imaging is a very important diagnostic tool. It allows us to visualize structures within the body, without the need for invasive procedures or surgery. X-rays may provide us with a needed diagnosis, in other cases, they may only provide clues or a few pieces to the puzzle of a cat’s overall health issues. As with any test, x-rays often do not provide us with all of the answers, and further tests such as blood and urine tests or ultrasound may be needed to get a complete picture of the problem at hand.

What is the technology?

Radiography is an imaging technique that uses electromagnetic radiation (x-rays), to view the internal structures of an animal or human patient. The x-rays that are passed through the body are captured as an image on an x-ray film or digital detector.

Does the clinic also do feline dental x-rays?

Absolutely! We do dental x-rays with ALL of our dental procedures. It is the gold standard in feline medicine and the only way we can properly tell if a tooth needs to be extracted.

How much do cat x-rays cost?

We would love to discuss this more with you, although this cost can vary. Please feel free to call us and we can give you a better idea of the cost.

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Last updated: December 16, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Killarney Cat Hospital