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Helping Your Vet Make a Diagnosis

Helping Your Vet Make a Diagnosis

A successful veterinary examination begins with the owner. Here’s how you can play a vital role in maintaining your cat’s good health.

If you think about it, being a cat veterinarian is not very different from being a pediatrician. We can’t ask our patients what’s wrong — we just have to figure it out. Nowhere is the role of a cat owner more important than at the veterinarian’s office, where a good history can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. Veterinarians are faced with a variety of diagnostic challenges on a daily basis.

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