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Since animals age more quickly than humans, they should have a complete physical examination by a veterinarian every year. This is especially important in the case of cats because they are quite skilled at hiding any health problems that might crop up.
While visits to the vet are very important, some people might be tempted to avoid them because they can be stressful for both the animal and the owner. This is all the more true for cat owners, because, when stressed, felines can have a variety of upsetting physical and behavioral reactions such as yowling, spitting, scratching, and biting. In fact, their responses can even go so far as urinating, defecating, and vomiting. That is, of course, if you can find your cat when it’s time to go to the dreaded appointment!
The following tips can help make trips to the vet more enjoyable and less stressful for both you and your feline friend.
There are other tips for desensitizing your cat and reducing stress during visits to the vet’s, as shown in these short videos:
- At the vet's (click here to watch video)
- In the car (click here to watch video)
Of course, all of these tips also apply to dogs.
Your pet can also be given calming supplements, such as Zylkene®, a few days before his annual checkup. Ask your veterinarian for more information about them.
Going on vacation without your cat? Check out our tips so that she does not find it too difficult while you are away.