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After Hours Care


Summit Veterinary Referral Center,
2505 South 80th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 983-1114

Bue Pearl Vet
Blue Pearl Renton (Formerly ACCES Renton)
4208 Lind Ave SW
Renton, WA 98057
(206) 364-1660

Specific Medical Information

Feline CRF Information Center
Helping owners whose cats have been diagnosed with chronic renal failure (CRF). 
This site explains CRF in lay terms and provides valuable information on the diagnosis and management of CRF in cats. Some of the information on medical therapy needs updating.

Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment Center
Dr. Faythe Vaughan provides I-131 treatment for hyperthyroid cats in Tacoma and Shoreline, WA. A visit to this website will answer most of your questions about her service.

FelineDiabetes.com
A must see site for owners of diabetic cats. Needs updating in some areas of treatment but otherwise, it's a gold mine of information.

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center is a unique emergency hotline providing 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week telephone assistance to veterinarians and animal owners. Manning the Center's hotline, veterinarians can quickly answer questions about toxic substances found in our everyday surroundings that can be dangerous to animals. There is a $65 consultation fee.

Cornell University Poisonous Plants Information Database
An exhaustive source on poisonous plants at your fingertips.

AeroKat Feline Aerosol Chamber
Learn about inhalation therapy for feline asthma from the company that makes the treatment chamber. Many helpful links.

Fritz the Brave
See videos of Fritz the asthmatic cat receiving inhalation therapy and more.

Catvirus.com
Dr. Diane D. Addie's Feline Infectious Peritonitis and Coronavirus Website. An internationally acclaimed expert provides up-to-date and valuable insight into a difficult disease.

https://www.lapoflove.com/Services/In-Home-Euthanasia

Local housecall euthanasia service.

General Information

How-To Videos
How to trim toenails, take your cat's temperature, and brush your cat's teeth, from Cornell University.

Care For Pets
Many useful animal health topics presented by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Cat Purebred Rescue
A directory of information for adopting a rescued purebred cat.  Purebred cats get turned in to shelters too!

Fanciers Breeder Referral List
An international directory of pedigreed cat breeders since 1994.

Organizations and Institutions

American Association of Feline Practitioners
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is an international organization of veterinarians who share an interest in providing excellence in the care and treatment of cats. Recently, AAFP has been instrumental in establishing practice guidelines for feline medicine. View guidelines for retrovirus testing and management, vaccinations, and senior care on this web site.

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is the international certifying organization for veterinary specialists.  ACVIM has more than 1,400 active members, called ACVIM Diplomates, who are Board-certified specialists. These specialists have dedicated 3 to 6 years of their professional career to advanced training in veterinary medicine.  Only veterinarians who have successfully completed ACVIM's rigorous training and testing requirements are certified as Diplomates, and have earned the right to be called
Board-certified specialists in veterinary internal medicine.

Cornell Feline Health Center
The Cornell Feline Health Center, located in Ithaca, New York, is a veterinary medical specialty center devoted to improving the health and well-being of cats throughout the world. Become a member and receive a great newsletter that will keep you apprised of the latest developments in feline health.

Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine
A comprehensive web site for WSU College of Veterinary Medicine in Pullman, WA. Learn about the teaching hospital, veterinary degree programs and many other programs provided by this outstanding veterinary institution.

Pet Loss

Pet Loss Support Page  
Helping owners cope with grief on the loss of a pet

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement
Another source that can help you at a most difficult time

Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine Pet Loss Hotline
There's someone to talk to you.

The Delta Society
A bibliography of publications on pet loss and lists of pet-loss counselors, help lines, and support groups.

For immediate assistance call 253-874-2012