The Cattiest Cat Quirks of Modern Times

Cat playing Peek a Boo in a boxNow that winter has officially begun, your indoor-outdoor cat is probably spending much more time inside the home. The birthright of every domestic feline is a nap (scheduled or not) in a toasty, warm, sun-filled spot any day of the year – but especially during colder months. On this note, cat lovers everywhere can unite knowing that any old cardboard box does the trick to ensure feline bliss. Of all the cat quirks out there, the unmistakable allure of cardboard boxes deserves some respect.

But First, Instincts

Feral cats of all kinds continually search out places to rest. It’s part of their nature to seek a place of refuge that will allow them to be as protected as possible from predators or adversaries. In a box, 5 out of 6 sides cover a cat from sight and potential attack. The open side (the top) allows for easy observation and a speedy exit upon infiltration.


The Way of the Future? Laparoscopic Surgery in Veterinary Medicine

laparoscopic surgery in dogsSurgery is a big deal, no matter if you have two legs or four. We are constantly looking for better and less painful ways to accomplish surgical procedures.

The team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is proud to provide only the best for our pet patients. Part of this is staying at the forefront of technology when it comes to our treatment offerings.

We have recently added a laparoscope to our practice. Laparoscopic surgery in veterinary medicine is a new but very effective way to bring the latest in technology to you and your pet.


10 Incredible Pet Gift Ideas that Will Knock Their Socks Off

Peace at ChristmasOur pets provide us with loving companionship all year long, so regardless of whether they’ve been naughty or nice this year we’re guessing they’ll have a gift or two (or more!) waiting under the tree.

Since most pets these days probably don’t need yet another squeaky toy or feather chaser, it’s up to their owners to think of something unique this holiday season. Fortunately for your pet, we’ve come up with a list of some truly remarkable pet gift ideas, sure to impress even the most pampered pooch or coddled kitty.