When to See the Veterinarian (for Cats)

When to bring your cat to the Veterinarian:

***NEVER give human medication to your cat unless instructed to do so by a Veterinarian. Some medications, such as Tylenol and Ibuprofen, are deadly to cats.

  • Sustained, significant increase in water consumption.
  • Sustained, significant increase in urination.
  • Weight loss.
  • Significant decrease in appetite or failure to eat for more than 2 consecutive days.
  • Repeated vomiting.
  • Diarrhea for more than 2 days.
  • Difficulty defecating or urinating.
  • Inappropriate (outside of the box) elimination.
  • Lameness that lasts for than 2 days or lameness in more than 1 leg.
  • Noticeable or sudden decrease in vision.
  • Foul mouth odor or drooling that lasts more than 2 days.
  • Increased size of abdomen.
  • Persistent coughing gagging or panting.
  • Hair loss.
  • Seizures.
  • Reluctance or inability to chew food.

Call (512) 251-BARK or email us anytime you observe a potential problem or need additional information or advice.

Veterinary Services for Cats


It is important that your cat be vaccinated at all stages of his/her life. We recommend the several vaccines for most of our feline patients including HCP or “Feline Distemper/Upper Respiratory Vaccine”, FeLV, or the “Feline Leukemia”, and Rabies. Learn more at Cat Vaccination Services.

Parasite Prevention

There are numerous parasites that can “bug” your cat. Learn more about heartworm, flea, and intestinal parasite prevention for your cat at Cat Flea & Parasite Control.

Dental Care

Dental exams, routine use of dental hygiene products, specially designed dental-health diets and professional dental scaling/polishing are important for a healthy mouth. Learn more at Dental Care for Cats.

Nutrition & Weight Management

Expert guidance on your cat’s nutrition and weight management. Whether you’re trying to control obesity in your cat or simply trying to ensure the best nutritional balance, our veterinary staff can help. Learn more at Nutrition & Weight Management for Cats.


Spaying or neutering your cat will help prevent overpopulation. Feline spaying/neutering also provides other benefits for your pet. Learn more at Cat Spraying/Neutering.

Senior Care

We have specially priced senior diagnostic packages to help you manage the health of your senior cat. Learn more at Senior Care for Cats.

Call (512) 251-BARK or email us anytime you observe a potential problem or need additional information or advice.