The Forbidden Water Bowl

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Hello!  Nigel, here.  To try something different this month, I requested that my fans write in on Facebook to let me know what is on their minds.  I have sifted through the many responses, and have decided on the following topic… Ms. Gayle Cherro of Wellington, FL writes:...

I Kissed a Dog…And I Liked It

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Hello!  Nigel, here.  Many of you humans have found yourself in the precarious circumstances of dog ownership.  Notice….that humans “own” dogs but “serve” cats.  Just sayin’….  But, I digress.   When dogs and cats live together, there is...

Why it isn’t good to be the “Fat Cat”

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Hello!  Nigel, here!  Don’t worry…that strapping gent pictured above is not me.  I am still quite svelte and healthy.  I have asked our portly friend here to allow me to use this photo of him to demonstrate what I want to talk to you humans about today…Feline...

Proper grooming for the posh feline.

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  Hello!  Nigel, here.  Lately, we have been seeing many of our feline friends at For Cats Only, finding themselves in the unfortunate situation of being poorly groomed.  These unlucky fellows have severely matted fur.  It is for this reason, that I am writing to you humans...

Don’t forget those pearly whites!

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Hello!  Nigel, here.  Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month??  Well…neither did I.  But according to Dr. S and Dr. J it is.  So…I’m just going to assume they’re not pulling my tail on this one. 😉 Kittens have 26 teeth, adult cats...

Heartworm Disease–It’s NOT just for dogs!

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  Hello!  Nigel, here!  While outside on the catio, sharpening my claws on the catio furniture, I thought I would take a moment to talk to you about a disease that you might not have realized is a danger for us cats.  Heartworm disease.  That’s right, heartworm...

A test that you really shouldn’t skip…FeLV.

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Hello!  Nigel, here!  As an older brother, it is very important that I take good care of my younger sibling, Cecil.  He is quite a slob, so frequent bathing and grooming is necessary to keep him looking his best.  Lucky for the both of us, Dr. S and Dr. J have had us tested for...

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree…🌲

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  Hello!  Nigel, here!  The holiday season is upon us and this brings up many concerns for your feline overlords.  Many of you decide that at this time of year, for whatever reason, it is a great idea to bring an actual tree into the house…dangle sparkly lights,...

Should I stay or should I go?

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Hello! Nigel, here.  As the holidays are upon us, many of you humans decide, for some unknown reason, that you must leave the safety and tranquility of your homes to travel to the far reaches of the world (or so it seems to us.).  Why you would choose to venture forth when...

What’s on the menu?

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Hello! Nigel here!  I know it has been awhile since I last checked in with everyone, but things have just been so busy at the hospital.  We had quite a scare with Hurricane Matthew, but luckily, no damage done to For Cats Only.  We have also been working on adding some new...