Charlotte Street Animal Hospital is an AAFP Certified Cat Friendly Practice

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Cat Friendly Practice - Charlotte Street Animal Hospital, Asheville, NC

What is a Cat Friendly Practice?

A Cat Friendly Practice encourages and facilitates good quality veterinary care for cats. We recognize that there are unique challenges and difficulties in bringing your cat to a veterinary practice, including:

  • Cats often do not travel well.
  • Cats do not feel safe when they are away from their normal home territory.
  • Cats are highly sensitive to unusual sights, sounds and smells.
  • Most cats prefer quiet and solitude.
  • Most cats are highly susceptible to stress and anxiety.
  • Most cats are highly stressed by dogs and other cats being in close proximity at the practice.
  • Cats need to be handled gently, with care and respect in the practice.
  • Cats have unique medical requirements that Cat Friendly Practices are capable of providing.

Charlotte Street Animal Hospital is a Cat-Friendly Practice

Cat Friendly Practices:

  • Understand the unique needs of cats and have made veterinary visits more cat-friendly
  • Understand how to approach and handle cats in a gentle, empathetic and caring manner
  • Have an appropriate standard of equipment needed to investigate and treat feline diseases
  • Meets a standard for the facilities and care for hospitalized cats

Click on these helpful links below to learn more about how we ensure the best care for your cat:

Charlotte Street Animal Hospital is a Cat-Friendly Practice