Monthly Archives: February 2015

Lily Toxicity – Which lilies can kill your cat?

Many people still do not know lilies can be very toxic to our cats.   Some lilies are benign and others can be extremely dangerous if ingested by our feline friends.  The benign lilies include: Calla lilies, Peruvian lilies, and Peace lilies.  These lilies usually cause drooling or foaming at the mouth, pawing at the mouth,…
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What is Xylitol ? The question many pet owners ask after it is too late !

  Xylitol is an artificial sweetener growing in popularity and is used in many popular gums, candies, baked goods, medicines, and toothpastes.  Xylitol for people can bring many positive health benefits including : prevention of cavities, releasing fewer calories than sugar, and not raising blood sugar levels.  As a Bend veterinarian it seems like this…
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