Choosing a Cat Food

Choosing a cat food is an important process.  Fortunately, there are some things you can look for. Nutritional Adequacy Statement or AAFCO Statement Formulation method (Good): “Brand ABC Cat Food is formulated to meet the nutritional levels established by AAFCO Cat Food Profiles for maintenance of adult cats.” Feeding Trial Method (Better): “Animal feeding tests […]

Spay and Neuter

Spay and Neuter  Most pet owners in Marlton, Cherry Hill, Voorhees, and the surrounding area choose to spay and neuter their pets in order to prevent health problems and to reduce pet overpopulation. Definitions Spay (ovariohysterectomy, fix) – removal of the ovaries and uterus Neuter (orchiectomy, castration, alter) – removal of the testes Advantages Prevent […]

Flea and Tick Preventives

Flea and tick preventive technology has come a long way since the pyrethrins and organophosphates of the early 20th century.  We at Evesham Veterinary Clinic offer a wide range of the most advanced, safe, and effective flea and tick preventives, made by the most trusted pharmaceutical manufacturers.  These products offer improved safety profiles and are better at eliminating […]

International Health Certificate – For Pet Travel

International travel with your pet can be a lot of fun.  At the same time, the free movement of animals around the world has to be balanced with the interests of destination countries in preventing the introduction of exotic diseases.  For example, the United Kingdom, Japan, and Australia are free of rabies.  Were the rabies virus to […]

Diseases and Vaccination – Cats

Diseases & Vaccination Your cat counts on you for protection One of the very best things you can do to give your cat a long and healthy life is to ensure that he is vaccinated against common feline diseases. Your cat’s mother gave her kitten immunity from disease for the first few weeks of existence […]

Basic Health Check – Cats

Basic Health Check Congratulations – you have a new kitten! You’ve anticipated the new arrival by ‘kittenproofing’ your home and had lots of fun choosing the carrier, bed, blanket, toys and other supplies he or she will need. This adorable little bundle of fluff is sure to bring you much joy. In return, you can make […]

Eye Care – Cats

Eye Care A healthy cat’s eyes should be clear and bright and the area around the eyeball white. Common Symptoms of Illness Red inner eyelids Matter ‘stuck’ on the surface or in the corners of the eye Cloudiness within the eyeball A dull eye surface The ‘third eyelid’ coming across the eye Excessive tearing or […]

Administering Medication – Cats

Administering Medication Just like you, your cat is going to get sick occasionally and you’ll likely come home from your veterinarian with some medication to administer. Learning how to do it right will make the process easier both for you and your cat. Always follow the instructions given by your veterinarian. Be sure to administer […]

Ear Care – Cats

Ear Care Clean, odour-free, pale pink colour and a minimal accumulation of wax are indications of healthy ears. Check your pet’s ears regularly. Signs of Ear Disease Unpleasant odour Excessive scratching and pawing of the ear and head Sensitivity to touch, often resulting in pain Constant tilting/shaking of the head to one side Black or […]

Dental Care – Cats

Dental Care Your pet counts on you for protection With major advances in treating serious infectious and other pet diseases, oral disease – most importantly periodontal or gum disease caused by the buildup of plaque and tartar – has become the number-one health problem for cats. It’s estimated that without proper dental care 70% of […]