Cats Get Sunburn Too

Cats Get Sunburn Too

On 6 May I walked to the top of Ben Nevis with my wife. I’m not much of a hill walker, but had been warned what to expect. So I went prepared for wind, rain, snow, hail, you name it, but what I wasn’t prepared for was…the sun! It was a glorious day,...
Lily Poisoning in Cats

Lily Poisoning in Cats

Lily consumption is one of the more common poisonings that we see at Vetrica. Quite simply, it’s not safe to have lilies in a house with cats. The Lily Flower Lilies are a very common decorative plant, with a pungent fragrant aroma. All parts of the plant are...
A Microchipping Success Story

A Microchipping Success Story

It’s Great When This Happens Microchipping is the best way to ensure your pet is returned to you if they are lost. I received a lovely card from a client the other day, a lady whose cat we returned to her through her microchip. The cat had been living in a...
Urine Sampling and the Routine Health Check

Urine Sampling and the Routine Health Check

Urine testing is an integral part of a routine health check. With every vaccination reminder that we send for dogs, we add the line: “This vaccination… includes a free general health check and a urine test. Containers (and instructions on how to obtain a...