Month

January 2020
31
Jan

Part-time volunteer, full-time cat lover

Caring for over 20 cats is out of the question for most of us, but for Heather, it’s her everyday reality.  That is not an exaggeration either, but it is a combination of personal pets, fosters and community cats. From Frenchie to Squeaks McGee to Things 1 and 2, she cares for every single one...
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31
Jan

A veces el mejor tratamiento es empatía

Mientras yo me estaba sentando en el suelo de la casa de Sra. Pamela, no me podía ayudar de sentirme cómoda como estuviera en mi propia casa – y además no podía creer las historias que me contaba sobre ella y su gato, Cuddles. Estuve allí porque Pamela necesitaba nuestra ayuda. Ella ha sido una...
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29
Jan

Sometimes the best treatment is empathy

As I was sitting on the living room floor in Ms. Pamela’s house, I couldn’t help but feel right at home – and I also couldn’t believe the stories she was telling me about her and her cat, Cuddles. I was there because Pamela needed our help. She has been a client of ours since...
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24
Jan

Clase para principiantes: Entendiendo Vacunas 101

Esta sentándose en nuestra clínica llenando los formularios cuando ve las palabras: Tos de Perrera, moquillo, adenovirus tipo 2, parvovirus, parainfluenza/paragripal, rinotraqueitis viral felina, calicivirus, panleucopenia, leucemia felina y rabia. Pausa, entrecierra sus ojos, y el bolígrafo para mientras intentando a entender todo lo que ya ha leído. Confíe en mí, cuando empecé aquí con...
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21
Jan

Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

We spend most of our time and energy working on educating pet owners so that their pets have their best chance at living a long, healthy, happy life. But never let it be said that we don’t listen to the pets when they’ve got something to say. That’s why we’ve invited Mama, our clinic cat,...
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23
Jan

Crash course: Understanding Vaccines 101

You are sitting in our clinic filling out paperwork when you see the words: Bordetella, distemper, adenovirus type 2, parvovirus, parainfluenza, feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, panleukopenia, feline leukemia virus and rabies. You pause, squint your eyes, and the pen in your hand becomes motionless as you try and decipher what all of that gibberish means....
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14
Jan

We Are All Outreach

Interconnectedness. It’s a big word, with even bigger implications. Nothing happens in a vacuum. Our workplace culture is based on this idea. All your decisions have consequences, whether it’s for you, a coworker, or a client. You decision will eventually affect someone else’s decision, or their ability to make a decision. Your choices can help...
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08
Jan

Familias y mascotas que entrenan juntas mantengan juntas

Algo que muchas personas no saben de nosotros es que hacemos más que esterilización, castración y vacunas. Usamos una variedad de medidas diferentes para ayudar en mantener mascotas y sus familias juntas, y una de esas medidas es ofreciendo clases de entrenamiento de perros y cachorros. Soy una dueña de mascotas también, entonces entiendo que...
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08
Jan

Pets and people who train together stay together

Something a lot of people do not know about us is that we do more than just spays, neuters and vaccinations. We take a variety of different measures to help keep people and pets together, and one of them just so happens to be offering dog and puppy training classes. Being a pet owner myself,...
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06
Jan

Concerns grow as limited animal control services are jeopardizing public safety and not holding pet owners accountable for aggressive pets

January 8, 2020  – Spay and Neuter Kansas City (SNKC) is asking Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO) tax payers to voice concerns to the KCMO city council over an animal welfare crisis in Kansas City. “It’s become a real problem,” explained Michelle Rivera, SNKC founder and president. “Every day now there are dogs and cats lost...
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