Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wordless Wednesday Snooze




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Our Festive Doodle of the Day:

Black Cat Christmas: Day 2



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Our Tip of the Day:
Yesterday we discussed some of the potential symptoms of heartworm disease. If your kitty or pup is showing signs of potential heartworm disease, or if you have any concern of the disease for any reason, of course schedule an appointment for them to be seen by their veterinarian as soon as possible. Discuss testing with the veterinarian, and of course ask questions as needed to understand the process. Keep in mind that there is a relatively simple heartworm blood test for dogs. It is recommended that this testing be done at least annually, or as needed. That being said, testing for heartworms is not as easily done in cats. We will discuss this a bit further tomorrow, but typical blood tests for heartworms do not always offer as definitive results in cats as they do in dogs. In cats, a heartworm antigen or heartworm antibody test can be done. Another option is to have imaging done, such as chest x-rays. Though not always simple or easy, as long as you and your veterinarian work together, it is possible to determine if your kitty has heartworms.

12 comments:

The Island Cats said...

Astrid, we like to sleep under the tree. But we guess you might be too big for that. :)

Sandee said...

That's a big snooze with the entire couch used completely. Great job.

Have a woof woof Wordless Wednesday. My best to your mom. ♥

Eastside Cats said...

Rudolph looks terrific with the black cat and twinkle lights on his antlers!

The Swiss Cats said...

Sleeping under the Christmas tree, how sweet ! Purrs

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

What a cozy scene!!!

pilch92 15andmeowing said...

Astrid looks so comfy. Very cute drawing. And excellent tip, I plan to have a chest x-ray done on Sammy in a few months. I am waiting because it takes them 6 months to mature.

Caren Gittleman said...

that is such a pretty and peaceful photo, love it! I absolutely ADORE your tree! It's gorgeous! It is so tastefully decorated, just beautiful! DakotasDen

Marty the Manx said...

Sweet dreams Astrid :)

Marv Marvelous said...

What a gorgeous Christmas Tree you have guys!
and we LOVE the black cats!
purrs
Marv

meowmeowmans said...

Astrid, we like to fall asleep looking at the tree, too!

carol l mckenna said...

Love the snoozing doggie and your colorful, creative doodle!

Happy Weekend coming to you,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Kitties Blue said...

This is one of my all-time favorite "doodles" you have ever done. Another one that would make a totally darling holiday card. Astrid looks as if she could care less about Christmas. Hugs, Janet