The Importance of Feline Environmental Enrichment

It’s highly recommended that your cat remain indoors in order to have a longer and healthier life, but staying indoors can also interfere with their needs as natural hunters and predators. This can lead to boredom, anxiety, and destructive behaviors in your cat such as: Compulsive overeating and/or over-grooming Chewing and clawing at the furniture Scarfing down their food and regurgitating it shortly after Lashing out at other animals or people Isolating themselves In a worst-case scenario, the stress of not having an enriching environment can cause some cats to develop urinary issues. These can be characterized by urinating outside
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Get Your Dog Or Cat Microchipped At Your Local Oxford Vet Clinic

Tags and collars are enough to identify your pet, aren’t they? The sad truth is no; collars can easily be damaged and fall off, or even be removed by pet thieves. With a pet microchip, your best friend has a permanent form of identification that connects them directly back to you. At Bottletree Animal Hospital, we highly recommend microchips for dogs and cats alike. How It Works A microchip is about the size of a grain of rice, and we insert it in between your pet’s shoulder blades. The procedure is simple, requires no anesthetic, and doesn’t hurt any more
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Oxford Veterinarian Speaks to the Importance of Pet Insurance

At Bottletree Animal Hospital, we know how much your pet means to you. They’re a member of the family and deserve the best quality care. Just like your human family is covered by health insurance, your furry family can benefit from it too. Pet Insurance covers the significant costs of emergencies or major medical procedures so that you don’t ever have to make crucial pet health decisions based off your budget. At our Oxford veterinarian clinic, we strongly recommend purchasing a pet insurance plan for your pet, particularly while they’re still young, before they develop any pre-existing conditions that could
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