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Boness Vets by Jayne Schouten - 1y ago

Fortunately there are now several options to help with feline arthritis treatment.  The best approach will depend on the severity of disease, the cat’s lifestyle and temperament, any concurrent health problems and the presence of any underlying joint deformity or injury.  Most cats will benefit from a combination of treatment strategies to control their discomfort […]

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Osteoarthritis – from a feline perspective We have known for many years now that dogs commonly suffer from joint discomfort, stiffness and lameness due to the onset of arthritis (correctly termed osteoarthritis), particularly as they get older.  Most pet owners are well aware of this and know the warning signs to look out for.  In […]

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At Boness Vets we perform a cat spay from 4 months of age. We ask that if the patient is under 6 months then they have a very small meal at 6am on the day of the procedure. If they are 6 months or over we ask that they are not fed from 8pm the […]

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At Boness Vets we perform cat castration from 4 months of age. We ask that if the patient is under 6 months then they have a very small meal at 6am on the day of the procedure. If they are 6 months or over we ask that they are not fed from 8pm the night […]

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Boness Vets by Jayne Schouten - 1y ago

There are a large number of unwanted cats and kittens in the country and the overpopulation problem is not helped by unplanned pregnancies in young cats. Previously it was thought that cats should be neutered at 6 months of age but kittens can reach sexual maturity from as early as 5 months and so are […]

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Boness Vets by Jayne Schouten - 1y ago

Vaccinating your cat is an important part of keeping your cat fit and healthy. The vaccination protocol for your cat depends on several factors that can influence their risk of infectious disease. When vaccinating your cat the following should be considered:- Is your cat an indoor or outdoor cats? Are there other cats in the […]

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Boness Veterinary Hospital has been proud to hold silver level cat friendly clinic status as part of the International Cat Care programme since March 2015. To acquire accreditation as a silver level clinic it was necessary to achieve certain standards, including the following:- premises of a good clinical standard staff who are knowledgeable about and […]

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At Boness Vets we understand that bringing your cat to the practice can be a challenging experience. It usually begins with a game of “catch me if you can” followed by a wrestling match to get the cat into a carrier. Then comes the drive to the practice accompanied by howling and yowling and varying […]

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Boness Vets by Jayne Schouten - 1y ago

Some dogs and cats just love to investigate and play with anything that moves, especially if it makes an enticing buzzing noise! In some cases this can result in your pet getting a sting from a bee or a wasp. As the days warm up this is something that is likely to be encountered with […]

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First aid is the initial treatment you provide to stabilize your pets condition and enable you to transport him or her safely and in as comfortable a way as possible. It is not a substitute for veterinary attention but helps to ensure your pet is as stable as possible until they can be assessed professionally. […]

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