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Kitten Season!

While we love kittens as much as everyone else, spring is an unfortunate reminder of the pet overpopulation problem we have worldwide.

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Cat Nutrition

Nutrition plays one of the biggest roles in the health and longevity of our feline friends and what we choose to put in their dishes can be one of the most important decisions that we make for them.  Most owners put a lot of thought into purchasing a food for the cats they love so […]

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Senior Feline Nutrition

It is that time of year when we celebrate our senior furry friends! Just like us, our senior cats require different kinds of care than our kitten and adult cats. A cat that is 8 years old is the equivalent of a human of 48 years old. Once cats hit their late teens, they are […]

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All About Feline Obesity

Courtesy of the American Association of Feline Practitioners and Cat Friendly Practices Do you have an overweight cat? Are you sure? The iconic image of the fat cat made popular in comic strips and internet memes has made it so most people don’t even know what a cat with an ideal body weight looks like. […]

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3 Reasons Blood Work is Important by Dr. Dummer

1.     Pre-anesthetic screening prior  to surgery At Killarney Cat Hospital, we strive to offer the best possible medical care for your beloved pet. This means it is routine to run pre-anesthetic lab work prior to surgery to assess organ function and how your cat might respond to the drugs we use during anesthesia. Based on […]

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Veterinarian injecting a microchip in an orange cat

The Importance of Microchips

A microchip is a small chip that is placed under the skin between the shoulders. The needle we use is larger than a typical blood collection needle, though other than the initial poke does not cause any ongoing pain.

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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