At the Vet’s Office, Shhhhhh!

Cats find quieter veterinary environments less stressful.

Cats are significantly calmer at quiet doctors’ offices than at those with lots of doctor’s office noises: dogs barking, doors clanging shut, people talking. Their heart rates and respiratory rates are higher in noisy veterinary environments than in a quiet setting, and they may also exhibit behavior responses that indicate stress, such as flattened ears, […]
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