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Five Vets That Would Love to Meet Your Cat for National Cat Day

17:00 October 26, 2020
By: Blake Anderson

This Thursday, October 29, is National Cat Day. And even if you're not the type to do a little something special for kitty just be-claws, now is the purrfect excuse to treat your beloved fur-babies to a new toy or a wet food cake, or to simply make sure that they are healthy with a trip to your local vet. We know cats hate the vet, but afterwards, you can make up for it with the wet food and a new toy. Here are five local vets that would love to meet you and your four-legged children.

The Cat Practice

Dedicated exclusively to cats, The Cat Practice Veterinarian Hospital is an award-winning veterinary facility that provides both Western medicine and traditional Chinese veterinary medicine. The practice is in the Lower Garden District and provides relaxing, spacious boarding for your furry friends. Dr. Cousins and Dr. Dodson provide multiple services, such as boarding, grooming, medical care, spaying and neutering, and more. As well as veterinarian services, the practice also gets involved with various events and activities, including the Endymeow Mardi Gras cat parade and The Raptor Report, which is a publication of poems by Raptor the clinic cat. The Cat Practice is very involved with their community, and they love working with felines. They are now open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Saturday, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call or visit their website to make an appointment. 1809 Magazine St., (504) 525-6369,

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Cat Hospital of Metairie

The Cat Hospital of Metairie provides medical, surgical, and dental care to cats only. The hospital is well established with a well-stocked pharmacy, in-hospital surgery suite, in-house x-ray capabilities, a closely supervised hospitalization area, and indoor boarding. The Cat Hospital wants you to enjoy your fur-baby for many years. Dr. Perkins will offer not only advice, but exceptional veterinary care, and the hospital works closely with local practices when a special diagnostic procedure is required. The vet offers services such as behavioral counseling, emergency care, flea control, and internal medicine consults. The Cat Hospital is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. 1500 Veterans Memorial Blvd., (504) 837-6137,

Crescent City Vet

Located in Uptown New Orleans, Crescent City Vet provides medical services, daycare, boarding, bathing, and more for both cats and dogs. They hope to provide medical care that fits your pet's needs and do not believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach, believing that, just like humans, all animals are different. Since the practice is small, they are able to focus on a personalized and friendly approach for your cat. Boarding your feline is $25 per night, and that includes as much human interaction as your kitty desires, tech-administered medications, and all meals. Crescent City Vet is open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday, from 8 a.m. - noon. Dr. Henry, Dr. Bohm, and newly welcomed Dr. Ducoing are excited to be back and cannot wait to meet your animals. 524 Jefferson Ave., (504) 894-0752,

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The Bywater Vet

Recently, Dr. Scott Griffith made the hard decision to move from his location in the French Quarter after 10 years to the well-known center of pet health, wellness, nutrition, and art in the Bywater neighborhood. Dr. Griffith is now The Bywater Vet, and he is very happy with his decision. He is making house calls to long-term French Quarter clients for no additional expense, showing you how dedicated he is to keeping his clients' furry friends happy and healthy. The hospital offers heartworm treatments, an in-house pharmacy, dental cleanings, and experienced technicians. The Bywater Vet is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 3041 N. Rampart St., (504) 322-7030,

Magazine St. Animal Clinic

The top goal at Magazine St. Animal Care is providing superior customer service and compassionate animal care. To do this, they maintain a modern facility with modern medicine, provide an experienced staff, and have the highest standards of veterinary care. The clinic knows that it takes more than technology and experience to provide the best care for an animal, and they value the bond between you and your cat. Magazine St. Animal Clinic believes that with routine wellness exams, the appropriate vaccines, microchipped IDs, behavioral and nutritional counseling, and specialized exams for pets in their senior years, your kitty can live longer, and you can save in major medical costs. The Animal Clinic has a large number of veterinary services with highly trained and dedicated animal-lovers. The Clinic is open at 7 a.m., Monday through Saturday, and closes at 8 p.m., except on Saturday and Sunday, when they close at 5 p.m. On Sunday, they open at 10 a.m. 3458 Magazine St., (504) 891 - 4115,


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