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Cats & Catnip A Match Made in Heaven

Cats & Catnip A Match Made in Heaven

As most cat owners know: cats are crazy for catnip. Give kitties some catnip and most of them will be rolling about in a state of ecstasy within seconds. Why do they do that? Here are a few interesting facts about catnip and its effects on your feline friend. • Catnip’s effect on cats was

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cat sitting on dog

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Our household has been undergoing Olympic fever. We celebrated our Canadian skating team’s gold metal win. In our house the canine competition is who can steal the most cat food.  Spinnaker, our King Charles Spaniel, gets a silver medal for desire and persistence but Amigo our Cuban athlete gets the Gold for speed and agility

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paw print in snow

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Winter has arrived with the threat of frostbite and hypothermia.  Our client Tim arrived for his dog’s morning appointment with a stray cat in tow.  Upon starting his truck a large cry alerted Tim to the cats presence underneath the hood.  This feline had escaped harm from the trucks engine but not from the ravages

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Dog with christmas antlers

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

December and winter have arrived and before we know it Santa will be at the door.  Our nine best friends have set forth a plethora of requests.  Toadie, our handsome red feline, and his sister Mole had requested that Mitzy and Turtle (arch enemies) be banned from their home and take up residence in our

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close up of blue eyed cat

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Fall has arrived!  The harvesting of this year’s crop of catnip in the garden is well underway much to the delight of our six felines.  Fresh or dried this is their drug of choice.  Six roly-poly felines getting down and chilled is always an amusing encounter. The milkweed growing in our garden has attracted multiple

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cat smelling catnip

Cats and Catnip. A Match Made in Heaven

As most cat owners know: cats are crazy for catnip. Give kitties some catnip and most of them will be rolling about in a state of ecstasy within seconds. Why do they do that? Here are a few interesting facts about catnip and its effects on your feline friend. • Catnip’s effect on cats was

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mom cat feeding kittens

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

I arrived home last night to the announcement of a new arrival. Isolated in the family room awaited a sweet, stray cat obviously not feral.  Our other six felines heartily disapproved of this new guest complaining that our home is becoming a home for wayward cats.  Last fall another red feline strayed into our garage

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cat sitting on dog

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Amigo Habanero (the friendly pepper) our Cuban canine has been enjoying our summery January by jogging on the beach in Cobourg, accelerating occasionally after a wayward seagull. Spinnaker our Cavalier King Charles Spaniel does his best to keep up.  Unfortunately our digital X-rays revealed that our 6 year old best friend already suffers from ankylosing spondylitis (spinal

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