Blog: Cat Services

Sleeping kitten wrapped in a blanket

Kitten Vaccinations

Kitten vaccinations are given at a critical period in the kitten’s life when they are no longer receiving immunity through nursing. These vaccines jump start their immune system to ward off potentially life-threatening disease processes.

Veterinarian giving an injection to a cat

Cat Vaccinations

Our feline vaccine program is divided into “core” and “non-core” vaccines. They are administered in accordance with guidelines set by the American Animal Hospital Association. Core vaccines are highly recommended for all cats, either by law or because of the life-threatening nature of the diseases. Non-core vaccines are administered selectively,…

Cat lying down

Blood Tests for Cats

Blood testing is one of the most simple and frequently utilized forms of diagnostics performed in the veterinary clinic. At West Hill Animal Clinic, we have the capability to run blood work in the clinic, although most testing is sent to an outside laboratory.

Vet technician looking at an x-ray and holding a cat

Cat X-rays

X-rays and ultrasounds allow us to see many things we would not otherwise know about our cats. They can be used to evaluate almost any organ in the body, including the heart, lungs, and abdominal organs, as well as the bones. Radiographs and ultrasounds are one of the best tools…