Disaster Preparedness

Since September is National Disaster Preparedness Month and with all of the natural disasters occurring over the last few weeks, we must remember to include our pets in our disaster planning. The AVMA has created a checklist of supplies for your pet evacuation kit. a several day supply of food and fresh water a supply … Read more

Hairballs in Cats

Every cat owner has at some time either woken to the sound of your cat bringing up a hairball or stepped on one first thing in the morning.  I know that both have happened to me since I have four cats at home.  Hairballs are fairly common in cats, especially long-haired cats, and they are … Read more

Fourth of July

Although for us the Fourth of July is synonymous with summer fun, for our pets it can be one of the most dangerous and frightening days of the year. More pets are lost on the fourth of July than any other day of the year. Some general rules to follow: Make sure your pet is … Read more

Ride for Roswell

The Ride for Roswell is an annual cycling event that raises money for cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.  Every one of us has either lost someone to this terrible disease or know someone actively battling cancer. The Cheektowaga Veterinary Hospital has had a team, the Animaniacs, entered in the Ride for Roswell for … Read more

Enrich and Improve your Cats life

Most of our cats, including mine, are indoor cats.  We presume they have a comfortable and happy life.  However, a truly happy cat is stimulated by their environment.  Cats need to be able to express their instincts on a daily basis. Cats are explorers and predators.  We need to provide ways for our indoor cats … Read more