Did you know that there are more cats in US homes than dogs? Yet cats are far less likely to receive regular veterinary care. Some of the traits we love about cats, their independence, intelligence and craftiness, can collectively make it very challenging to bring them to the vet. Annual veterinary visits are key to keeping your cat healthy, and seniors often need to be seen even more regularly. However, many cats and their owners find that these visits can be extremely stressful. We've put together a couple tips to help minimize the stress involved for both you and your cat when it's time to bring them to the vet.
Choosing a Carrier:
Putting Your Cat in the Carrier:
Minimize Stress in the Carrier:
Regular visits to the vet are extremely important for your cat's long-term health. However, if you try these tips and find that your cat is still extremely stressed by their carrier, the car ride or their visit at the vet consider asking your veterinarian about other options.