By Brittany Kleszynski, DVM
Whether you are a first-time cat parent or have years of experience, you want what’s best for your furry feline. To help keep your cat healthy and happy, avoid these five common mistakes.
1: Skipping Annual Vet Exams
Annual wellness exams are critical to promote your cat’s optimal health and well-being. During these exams, your veterinarian:
Does a full head-to-toe assessment of your cat
Discusses any concerns or questions you may have
Runs bloodwork to check for signs of infection, inflammation, and underlying disease
Ensures your cat is up to date on vaccines, intestinal parasite screening and deworming, and external parasite protection
Depending on your cat’s age, they may be more likely to experience certain health conditions. For example, ...