Posts made in September, 2014

Help! My Cat Is Peeing Everywhere!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Our Blog | 3 comments

Have a cat that’s decided the bathroom sink makes a good restroom? Or your laundry basket, or worse yet, your pillow??? Well, I can tell you it isn’t out of spite. There are lots of medical reasons for these urinary accidents, as well as behavioral ones, and it is important to get to the root of the problem to help avoid the issue altogether.   The medical issues:   1) Urinary tract infection (UTI). Infections can be painful, and if your cat experiences pain in the litter box, she may associate the litter box with the pain and try to go elsewhere to alleviate it. These can also...

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September Pet of the Month

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Our Blog, Pet of the Month | 0 comments

Congratulations to Lupe, our September Pet of the Month! Lupe is a 4 year old Pitbull mix whose journey with Rock Bridge Animal Hospital began very early in her life. When Lupe was just 6 weeks old, her and her 8 siblings were dropped off on the front porch of the hospital in a Rubbermaid tub in the middle of winter. The puppies were taken in by the hospital staff that fostered them until they were old enough to go to their new homes. All of the puppies were adopted out, and Lupe’s owners continued to bring her to our hospital.   On June 20th, 2014, Lupe was brought in because her owners had...

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