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Environmental Enrichment for Indoor Cats

While cats confined to an indoor environment generally live longer and are at less risk for contracting infectious diseases or injuries due to trauma, they are at greater risk for a variety of behavioral problems. These problems include urinating and defecating outside the litter box, anxiety, eating disorders, attention seeking, aggression, self-injury and compulsive disorders like excessive grooming and scratching.

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Veterinary Services For Cats

Cat Services at Valley West and Elk ValleySince 1980, the veterinarians and support staff at Valley West and Elk Valley Veterinary Hospitals have sought to achieve the highest standards of veterinary medicine. We feel that cats are part of the family, yours and ours. That is why our Valley West location took steps to become a Cat Friendly Practice, certified by the American Association of Feline Practitioners.

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Optimum Feline Nutrition - What Should You Feed Your Cat?

The Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Cat Food

Feline nutrition is very important for general health. However, the plethora of dietary options, brands and formulas available to consumers can be confusing, when deciding which kind of cat food is best for your feline friend’s health and wellness.

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Kitten Care

Getting a new kitten is a very special experience with lots of joy, warmth and laughter. There is a reason why the internet is overflowing with kitten and cat pictures and videos. Although kittens are super fun, loving and entertaining, kitten care does involve some hands-on attention from human family members. The focus of kitten care is on acclimating the kitten to its new family and providing for the kitten's physical well being to support healthy development.

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Laser Therapy For Cats

What Is Laser Therapy For Cats?

At Valley West and Elk Valley Veterinary Hospitals, we are always looking to new ways to care for your cat. Medicine and technology are constantly advancing and we embrace staying at the forefront of the best medical and surgical care. We are proud to offer laser therapy for cats at our Valley West location.

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What To Know About Your Cat's Pre and Post-Op Surgical Care

Understanding Why A Cat Surgery Has Been Recommended

At Valley West and Elk Valley Veterinary Hospitals, our primary concern is for the health and well being of your cat. Unfortunately, there may arise a circumstance when a surgical procedure is in the best interest of your feline friend, and in these times you will need to make that decision. We understand what that feels like, and our veterinarians and staff are here for you too.

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