How-to give fluids to your cat – no stress tutorial

Hi my name is Dr. Uri Burstyn. I’m a Veterinarian in Vancouver BC and I’d like to welcome you to my series of Practical Skills for Pet Owners. We’re here today to talk a little bit about subcutaneous fluid administration, or giving your cat some fluids. Now this is probably, one of the most common…

Understanding Stress in Cats coming into Care

I’ve come to the Cats Protection shelter in Derby today to help find ways of reducing stress in the shelter cats. Before we can do this though, we need to find out what aspects of their environment actually cause cats to be stressed. Because we live closely with our cats in a domestic environment, we…

How to give liquid medication to a cat

Hi, my name is Dr. Uri Burstyn. I’m a veterinarian in Vancouver BC and I’d like to welcome you to my series of practical skills for pet owners. Claudia and I are here to talk to you today about a much requested topic of how to administer liquid oral medication to cats. Now I already…

Fighting Panleukopenia, a Deadly Cat Virus

Hank’s a survivor!!! I’m a survivor. I’m not gonna give up. I don’t know the words. She’s purring, she likes the song. On that note…hi, everyone! So this is Hank, and she just survived panleukopenia. One of the most deadly viruses that a kitten can get. So I wanted to make a video all about…

Giving Kittens an Oopsie-Poopsie Butt Bath

Good morning kitten ladies and gentlemen. . . and good morning to you, Zuma! I am reporting live from the kitten bathroom where I am about to give the kittens a bunch of butt baths. These guys are just over three weeks old, and one of the things that starts happening between three and four…

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus occurs when the body doesn’t produce adequate amounts of insulin or becomes less responsive to insulin. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas with many functions, but its main purpose is to tell cells to take up glucose from the bloodstream. Glucose is the main energy source for the body’s cells and…