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September 27, 2021
Covid

We wanted to take the time to update all our clients about some important changes here at Animal Hospital of Lanesville. We will continue to offer traditional appointments in the office or Curbside Care by request. For traditional appointments Due to occupancy limits, only 4 people are accepted in the building. If you see more than 4 CLIENT cars in our parking lot, please call us at 812-952-3643, and our team will let you know … Read More »

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

September 01, 2021

Do you have an orange kitty? If so, you may want to give your feline buddy a special treat: It’s Ginger Kitty Appreciation Day! Our feline pals come in all sorts of colors and patterns, and we think they’re all super cute. However, ginger cats definitely have some raving fans! A local vet discusses these miniature lions below. Boys Club When you see or meet a new ginger cat, the odds are your new feline … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Feline Folklore

August 15, 2021

Kitties are very mysterious little furballs, who have certainly gathered more than their fair share of myths and legends. In fact, for a cute, innocent-looking pet, Fluffy has amassed a rather impressive collection of urban—and rural—legends. A local vet lists a few of them below. Cat Goddesses Our feline friends have been associated with several different goddesses. The most well-known may be Egypt’s Bastet, who was often depicted in feline form. The ancient Greeks had … Read More »

Posted in Cat Care, General

Fourth of July Hazards for Pets

July 01, 2021

The Fourth Of July is coming up quickly! As you may know, this is a particularly dangerous holiday for our four-legged friends. You’ll want to take some precautions to make sure your beloved pet stays safe and healthy through America’s birthday. Read on as a Georgetown, IN vet lists some July Fourth safety tips for pets. Heat Pets can overheat very quickly at this time of year. Fido and Fluffy are wearing fur coats, and … Read More »

Cute Ways to Pamper a Senior Cat

May 15, 2021

Did you know that it’s no longer uncommon for cats to live well into their late teens or even their 20’s? You won’t notice drastic changes happening quickly as your kitty ages, but Fluffy will benefit from some extra TLC in her golden years. Here, a Georgetown, IN vet offers some tips on keeping a senior cat comfy and purring. Beds All cats are sleepy, but senior ones are purrticularly tired. Fluffy may spend up … Read More »

Things Cats Just Don’t Care About

April 15, 2021

Cats have it pretty easy. Fluffy doesn’t have to worry about bills, errands, or any of the other things her humans handle. In fact, there are actually quite a few things that kitties can’t be bothered to worry about. A Georgetown, IN vet lists some key ones below. Your Privacy Many kitties like to follow their humans around like furry little shadows. This is cute, but it can also be awkward. There’s really no need … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Pet First-Aid Awareness

April 01, 2021

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month! While no one wants to think of their beloved pet being injured, accidents can and do happen. If something should go wrong, being prepared in advance can make all the difference. Of course, if your pet is ever hurt, you’ll need to get them to the vet or emergency clinic right away. However, you may need to stabilize them before transporting them. That’s where first-aid preparation comes in. … Read More »

5 Ways To Pamper Your Cat On Respect Your Cat Day

March 15, 2021

There’s a very important pet holiday coming up. Respect Your Cat Day is March 28th! Showing your kitty proper respect doesn’t mean hanging portraits of her or installing catnip gardens and stocked fishponds. It really just means understanding some of Fluffy’s innate needs. A Georgetown, IN vet lists some ‘purrfect’ ways to celebrate this special occasion below. Scratching Post Fluffy is very dedicated to keeping her paw daggers sharp, and with good reason. Kitties depend … Read More »

If Your Cat Had Thumbs

March 01, 2021

There’s a pretty fun and whimsical pet holiday coming up: March 3rd is It Pets Had Thumbs Day! Our feline friends are very curious and mischievous. They can also be, well, a bit bratty at times. What do you think your kitty would do if she suddenly grew opposable thumbs? A Georgetown, IN vet lists a few ‘pawsible’ options below. Put The Dog Out Cats and dogs sometimes become the best of friends. However, at … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Easy Ways to Keep Your Cat Healthy

February 01, 2021

February is National Cat Health Month! Kitties are known for being easy keepers. However, Fluffy is quite small and fragile, and she is susceptible to illness and injury. A Georgetown, IN veterinarian offers some tips on keeping your feline buddy healthy and purring in this article. Good Food It’s probably no surprise to find proper nutrition at the top of the list. Making sure that Fluffy is getting high-quality food will go a long way … Read More »

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