The Boston Cat Hospital

3840 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130


In addition to the Pet Health Care Library, we have provided the following links to websites that provide some great information on a variety of topics related to veterinary medicine and pet health care. We will update this page frequently, and would love to hear your ideas on links that you would like to see us add to this page to share with other pet owners. Feel free to send us your favorites. If we like them, we will add them to our list!

No Description Advantage Multi Parasite Control
 This site is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, the makers of new Advantage-Multi parasite control for cats. It is loaded with information about fleas, ear mites, heartworms and intestinal parasites.

No Description   Ally Cat Allies
  Organization dedicated to promoting the control of feral cats. Peruse news updates and find out how to order related books and videos.

No Description American Association of Feline Practitioners
 The AAFP is like the American Medical Association for cat doctors, and has lots of good information  regarding feline health.

No DescriptionAmerican Veterinary Medical Association
This site is a good starting point to learn more about a variety of topics, including feline injection-site sarcomas and the latest subjects in veterinary medicine.

No Description Animal Rescue League of Boston
 A local shelter here in Boston that has cats and kittens for adoption. Visit their website to see cats that are ready for new loving homes!  

Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement
We have all experienced the pain of losing a pet. The Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement has set up this site for support during this most difficult time. You will find inspirational stories, grief counseling resources, hotline number and many other resources.

Behavior problems
A website designed by local veterinarians and recognized experts on animal training and behavior. This site is a terrific resource for advice on a variety of behavioral problems. Check out the website for information on scheduling a behavioral consultation.

Cat in a Tree Rescue
Who do you call when your cat is stuck in a tree? What do you do? Get information and find a professional tree climber willing to help. 

No DescriptionCornell Feline Health Center
The Feline Health Center (FHC) is a veterinary medical specialty center devoted to improving the health and well-being of cats everywhere.

No Description eVetSite Systems

 We make it easy for veterinarians or their staff to create a professional and educational veterinary hospital website. eVetSite Systems makes web site design easy and affordable!

Feline Chronic Renal Failure Information Center
An excellent website for anyone who has a cat with kidney disease. 

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  Feline Diabetes is a complete health guide for the treatment of diabetes in cats. 
  This is the first and last place you should go for information on feline diabetes.

No Description Frontline Plus by Merial
 Sponsored by the makers of Frontline TopSpot for flea and tick control, this site has basic information about fleas and ticks as well as TopSpot questions and answers.

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 Heartworm Society
 Did you know that cats can get Heartworm disease? Check out this informative website to learn how you can easily prevent this deadly disease.

No Description  MSPCA-Angell/Boston 
  The Massachusetts Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals-Angell Memorial Animal 
   hospital is an national and international leader in animal protection and veterinary medicine. Founded in 1868, it is the second-oldest humane society in the United States. Can you find room in your loving home for a unwanted animal? Visit this website to see cats and kittens available for adoption right here in Boston.

No Description       National Animal Poison Control Center
     This is the website of the National Animal Poison Control Center. It includes a poison plant 
     library, links to other sites, and phone numbers for the poison control center.

No Description   Neko Feeder
   Do you own multiple cats who need to eat different diets? Do you find it impossible to 
   separate your cats during feeding times? If you answered yes to these questions the Neko
   Feeder is the solution! Find out how you CAN feed each of your cats their own diet WITHOUT 
   having to separate them!

Ohio State Indoor Cat Initiative
The Indoor Cat Initiative was created to help enrich the lives of indoor cats. This website has everything you need to know about feline life stressors, indoor cat needs, problem solving as well as surveys you can answer to help veterinarians at Ohio State better understand indoor cats.

Plants Toxic to Animals, Introduction -- Vet Med Library, UIUC
A lot of information about toxic plants can be found here. You can search under common name or scientific name of the plant.

Purrfect Fence Outdoor Cat Enclosure

Rainbows Bridge

Anyone who has ever lost a pet should visit this wonderful site. It is a terrific tribute to our lost family members. You can also create a online memorial for your pet. 

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   The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)
  The Cat Fanciers' Association website has an abundance of information on cat breeds, cat care, 
  upcoming cat shows, and much more.

Traveling with Your Cat
A complete source of information for traveling with your cat anywhere in the world by air, train or car. Helpful tips and tricks to make traveling safe and stress-free.

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

The USDA maintains this website with information on a variety of animal health related topics, including a link to the regulations for international travel.

No Description    Veterinary Information Network
   VIN is the world's first and largest online veterinary community.

No Description  Veterinary Pet Insurance
  A VPI pet insurance policy provides reimbursement coverage for your pet's
  eligible medical treatments, surgeries, lab fees, x-rays, prescriptions and more, so you can
  make optimal healthcare decisions for your pet based on your veterinarian's recommendation,
  rather than on the cost of the treatment. Find out what's covered and read real-life examples of
  how Veterinary Pet Insurance works.


File NameDescription / Comment
AAFP Feline Behavior GuidelinesAn all inclusive 42 page manual presented by the American Association of Feline Practioners on everything feline. Topics include introducing a new cat, litterbox elimenation problems, enviromental enrichment, preventing obesity, how to administer medication and discouraging scratching. Learn to read your cat's body language and facial expressions using detailed illustrations. A must read for all cat owners!!
ASPCA General Cat Care TipsA basic overview of what you need to know about feeding, grooming, vaccinations, scratching, parasites and more! Includes a cat supply check list to make sure you have everything you need for your feline friend.
Bringing Home Baby to Meet Your PetWhen you have a pet and you are bringing home a new child, there are a lot of factors to consider. The sooner you begin preparing your pet, the better your chances of success will be. This 28 page booklet cover everything you need to know!
Feline DiabetesCaring for a diabetic cat takes a strong commitment from both owner and veterinarian. Learn the lowdown on how to keep your feline friend healthy.
Feline HyperthyroidismLearn about the most common glandular disorder in cats over 8 years of age.
Feline Inappropriate EliminationIs your cat urinating outside the litterbox, or spraying urine? Inappropriate elimination is very frustrating, but if diagnosed correctly, can be erradicated.
Feline Senior WellnessRead about, how old is old, how aging affects your cat, and learn when it's time to see the vet!
Feline Upper Airway InfectionsSneezing? Coughing? Runny eyes and nose? Learn to recognize the early warning signs and what to do if your cat is already sick!
How to Create Low Stress Vet Visits for CatsMany cats get stressed when it's time for a vet visit. Learn what you can do to help your cat relax.
Massachusetts Trusts for the Care of PetsA new statute allows for the creation of Massachusetts trusts for the care of pets and other animals.