Preventive Care for Cats
A bonafide cat-friendly veterinary medical hospital in Palm Harbor, FL.
Top Veterinary Care for every one of your cat's 9 lives.
When you bring your cat to our Animal Hospital and Veterinary Clinic in Palm Harbor, both you and they become members of our ABMC family.
Our highly trained and professional vet staff will ensure that proper care is taken with your cat for any type of visit; whether it be a standard Wellness exam or otherwise.
Routine Check-ups and Feline Wellness Exams
From infancy to a full-grown adult, your cat should receive the best veterinary medical care to ensure a long, happy, active, and healthy life.
As your cat becomes an adult, an Annual Wellness Exam is the best way to monitor his or her overall health. During this exam, our vet clinic staff will check for the warning signs of feline illness and confirm vaccinations are up to date.
It is highly recommended to Spay or Neuter your cat; this is especially important at a young age so that your feline companion may enjoy a better quality of life without the worry of developing behavioral or disease-related issues directly related to being ‘in-tact’.
Additionally, your cat should be routinely Vaccinated to prevent contracting infectious diseases commonly found in our Palm Harbor area, and those ‘imported’ by visiting tourists.
Specialized Veterinary Care to Support Long-Term Feline Health
When your cat enters its Golden years, it should receive a Feline Wellness Exam every Six(6) Months.
Our veterinarians and staff will monitor your cat for signs of illness and chronic health problems, such as Feline Gingivitis and Renal Failure. For some older cats, dietary supplements can help ease the pain and provide energy. Proactive intervention is the best way to keep your cat healthy and active.
Treating your older cat to ongoing wellness visits can prevent unexpected tragedy and allow you to plan for any issues that may have been discovered during an exam.
However, if a time comes when your feline friend suffers from a debilitating injury or becomes ravaged by disease, special care and action must be taken for your beloved cat to retain a high quality of life.
Should surgery be necessary, rest assured that our Palm Harbor vet clinic’s medical suite is state-of-the-art and our highly-trained veterinary staff will take extra special care to ensure the best for you and your cat.
Why has my Cat Stopped Grooming?
Pain or illness will cause a cat to lose interest in their grooming routine.
Aging cats may suffer from arthritis, which makes it painful for them to maneuver their bodies for cleaning; the simple act of grooming may also tire them out. Overweight cats have a hard time reaching the areas they want to clean and are frustrated by their attempts.
Did You Know? Even indoor cats can get worms.
Roundworm is one of the most widespread forms, contracted from eating infected insects, rodents, or birds or by contact with contaminated soil. Roundworms invade a cat’s intestines and can migrate to its bloodstream and organs.
Our veterinarian will examine your feline friend and prescribe the appropriate medication for the treatment of roundworm or tapeworm. Cleanliness, flea control, and cleaning your dirty feet will help fight worms.