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Help! Is my cat overweight?

Help! Is my cat overweight?

You may not think much about your cat's cuddly size but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's wellbeing and longevity. Today, our Mooresville vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight. 

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Boarding Options for Your Pet

Boarding Options for Your Pet

When making travel plans one of the biggest decisions for pet owners is what to do with their pets. Here, our Mooresville pets discuss boarding options and questions to consider when choosing a boarding facility.

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Cat Illnesses - Symptoms & Treatment

Cat Illnesses - Symptoms & Treatment

Even for the most attentive pet parents, it can be difficult to tell when a cat is seriously ill. Here, our Mooresville vets explain the signs and symptoms of 3 common (but potentially serious) cat illnesses.

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Diabetes in Cats

Diabetes in Cats

Our Mooresville vets are seeing more and more cases of diabetes in cats. Left untreated this condition can threaten your cat's quality of life, and longevity. Here are some signs pet parents should watch for, and treatments available for cats with diabetes.

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6 Best Breeds for Indoor Cats

6 Best Breeds for Indoor Cats

When choosing the best breed of cat for your household it will largely depend on your lifestyle and personality as well as which characteristics you find most appealing in a feline friend. Here are six breeds that our Mooresville vets recommend as house cats.

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Best Foods for Dogs with Allergies

Best Foods for Dogs with Allergies

While food allergies are uncommon in dogs, when they do strike the symptoms can be stressful for owners and their canine companions. Here, our Mooresville vets share the best foods to help to alleviate your dogs food allergy symptoms.

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Flea Prevention & Treatment

Flea Prevention & Treatment

Fleas can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, fleas can lead to infection and possibly cause more serious diseases.  Here's a little from our Mooresville vets on how to spot the signs of flea infestations so that you can detect them early and keep your pet healthy.

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Heartworm Disease & Prevention

Heartworm Disease & Prevention

Heartworm disease results in severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage, and even death in pets such as dogs, cats and ferrets. Here, our Mooresville vets explain why prevention is far better than treatment when it comes to this serious condition.

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Treating & Preventing Ticks

Treating & Preventing Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases to humans as well as cats and dogs. Here, our Mooresville vets explain what you can do to protect your pet, and your family, from these external parasites.

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Wellness Plans & Pet Insurance

Wellness Plans & Pet Insurance

Annual pet fecal exams, done at your Mooresville vet's office, are the best way to ensure that your pet and your family are safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly fecals give your vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites that could otherwise be missed. 

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