News from St Kitts Hampshire Vets

EASTER OPENING HOURS

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Please note our opening times over Easter bank holiday:
 
Good Friday: CLOSED
 
Saturday:  8.30 – 4pm @ St Kitts Veterinary Centre and Basingstoke Veterinary Centre
8.30-12pm @ Firgrove Veterinary Centre
 
Sunday:     8.30 – 4pm @ St Kitts Veterinary Centre
 
Easter Monday: CLOSED
 
Please be aware that phone calls to the surgery will always be answered by our Out of hours provider, Vets Now.
Clients from Firgrove or Basingstoke Surgeries are always welcome for appointments from our St Kitts branch when they are closed.

Tuberculosis in cats

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Please see the following article regarding diagnosed cases of Tuberculosis in cats in Newbury last year.  We would like to stress that the risk of cat-to-human transmission of M. bovis remains “very low” and that there have been no reported cases in or around this area since March 2013.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26766006

Mothers day warning!

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Mothers day warning!

With Mother’s Day around the corner, the common sights in our homes are bouquets and potted plants. But did you know many types of Lilies have been found to be deadly to cats. Ingestion of just one leaf can result in sever poisoning and within a very short time your cat will show signs of toxicity.
 
All parts of the lily are toxic to cats; kittens are particularly prone to being poisoned because they explore their environment.  Older cats are often [...]