Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Overweight Cat Help

Health problems associated with overweight cats include lameness and arthritis, diabetes, exercise intolerance, poor grooming and increased anesthetic and surgical risk.

How do I know if my cat overweight?

Ideally, you cannot see its ribs, but you can easily feel them. Your cat should have a waist, and the stomach tucks in behind the rib cage. If you have concerns or questions, please have your veterinarian do a body condition score to analyze your cat’s weight and follow recommendations for a weight correction program.

How can I help my cat to lose weight?

Consultation with your veterinarian can lead to a formula and plan for your cat to lose weight safely and successfully. Weight loss programs are designed to keep your cat happy between meals and lose weight safely. Regular weigh-in dates help track the success of the program and lead to a maintenance program for a long and healthy life.

What is offered during a nutritional consultation?

A baseline of your cat’s weight, a goal that is achievable, and a diet to make it happen will help to get your cat started on a weight loss program. Continued support to reach the goal weight is of the utmost importance.

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Last updated: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Mill Bay Veterinary Hospital