Lyme Disease in Cats:  Fact or Fiction?

Hanford_iStock_000059404992_Large (1)We know that Lyme disease is a concern in people. We also know that dogs can become infected. If you have a cat that ventures outdoors, you may be asking yourself:  Is Lyme disease in cats a real concern?

Read on to learn about what The Pet Experts at Springbrook Animal Care Center have to say about your cat and tick-borne diseases. Continue…

Eye Contact: A Glance at Pet Eye Care

Closeup of tabby cat faceYour pet’s eyes are beautiful, soulful, and complex. You probably get a healthy dose of the feels when he or she gazes at you – and so does your pet. An international research team actually studied the impact of sustained human-pet gazes and discovered there was a substantial release of oxytocin (the feel-good brain hormone typically associated with parents and children).

While sight is definitely linked to communication and bonding, it also adds overall vitality to your pet’s life. Indeed, healthy pet eye care and vision is essential. Continue…

Meow on the Move: What to Know About Traveling with a Cat

Springbrook_iStock_000083088945_Large (1)Ask a cat owner what his or her least favorite activity with kitty is and you can guarantee traveling with a cat is at the top of the list. But, there are times when bringing your purr-pal along for the journey is needed.

For the safety and comfort of your feline friend, there are some details to attend to before you hit the open road. Continue…