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Print this PDF to educate your veterinary clients on the dangers of outdoor living for domestic housecats.
There are lots of reasons for pet cats to stay indoors: Unkind neighbors. Diseases. Wild animals. Cars. I've gathered those reasons and more for a client handout your veterinary hospital can share to explain the dangers of letting cats roam free. If somebody really wants a cat to get some outside time, there are always catios.
Click here or on the image below to pop up a downloadable PDF of this handout.
Dr. Jenifer Chatfield is staff veterinarian at 4J Conservation Center, an instructor for FEMA/DHS courses and a regional commander for the National Disaster Medicine System Team. She has also chaired the Florida Veterinary Medical Association's (FVMA) One Health Committee and co-chaired FVMA's Disaster Response Committee.