News & Notes
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In 2009, Calm Animal Care celebrated 25 years! Click here to see some photos!
Calm Animal Care goes solar!
Congratulations to Belinda,
our Office Manager, who celebrates 25 years with the clinic this
Dr. Calm visited Cuba in April of 2009.
Click here to see photos.
Cats on the Internet
- The Photographer Cat Cooper is a 4 year old American Shorthair cat living in Seattle. Once a week he wears a lightweight digital camera fastened to his collar, which snaps a new photo every 2 minutes.
- Sockington the Cat Sockington, Jason Scott's cat, is the most popular cat on Twitter (with over a million followers).
- Sugarless Candies: Important! The xylitol contained in sugarless
candies can be lethal to your pets. It doesn't take much xylitol to do a lot of harm.
- Raisins and Grapes: Recent
studies have shown both raisins and grapes to be very toxic for
- Chocolate: Never feed your
pet chocolate in any form.
- Onions and Garlic: Studies
indicate that large doses of onions and garlic are toxic to pets.
- Mushroom Toxicity: Ingesting
certain mushrooms can cause severe liver and neurologic disorders
- Lilies: All parts of the
Lily plant are deadly for cats. Other toxic plants can be noted
- Prescription and over-the counter drugs:
Never give your pet any type of medication without first consulting
a veterinarian. Keep all drugs out of reac
- Chicken jerky treats from China have been under investigation for toxicity for years, the toxic principle has not yet been identified, but we know they make dogs very sick, and they're still on the market in Costco and other stores.
For more information, refer to the
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.