Wellness Care for Cats in and Around Knoxville
At Lange Animal Hospital, we know how much your cat means to you, and we’re committed to providing all of our feline patients with top-notch veterinary care. We’ve made it our mission to improve your cat’s well-being, which starts with preventive wellness care. Bottom line? We want your cat to live a long, healthy life, just like you do!
Cat Wellness Exams
Bringing your feline friend in for regular physical exams is a vital step on the road to wellness. Yearly wellness exams are the perfect opportunity for us to establish your cat’s baseline of health and identify any potential health problems. During your cat’s exam, we’ll thoroughly assess their:
- Body condition and weight
- Mouth, teeth, and gums
- Eyes and ears
- Skin and coat
- Joints, muscles, and bones
- Cardiovascular system
- Central nervous system
- Urinary and reproductive system
- Nutrient and mineral levels
- …and more
When you meet with us, we can address all of your questions and concerns about your cat’s health, including their daily routine, diet, and home environment. We can also discuss the best ways to carrier train your cat, if it’s something new for them. We know that well-educated pet owners are the best pet owners, so we’re happy to talk to you about your cat’s needs.
Vaccines have proven to be an effective way to keep cats healthier over the course of their lives. Keeping your feline companion current on their vaccinations is a necessary step to keeping them protected from serious and potentially-fatal viruses and diseases such as rabies, distemper, calicivirus, rhinotracheitis, and feline leukemia.
Here’s how cat vaccines work: vaccines contain antigens, which resemble disease-causing organisms, but they don’t actually cause your pet any harm. These antigens trigger the immune system, prompting a mild response. If your cat is exposed to the disease, their immune system will be better equipped to recognize and fight off the illness.
If you’d like to learn more about our cat wellness services or if you’re ready to make an appointment, feel free to give us a call at 865-690-6481. You can also use our online appointment request form. We look forward to helping your cat on the road to a long and healthy life!