Feline Acne (Cat Acne)

Do you know cats can get acne? No? You are not alone. A lot of people are surprised to learn this. It is assumed acne is just something teenagers get, but just like people, cats can get it too. Feline Acne (cat acne) is a problem that can happen at any time, any age, any …

Excellent Customer Service

On Friday 9th May 2014 several of the Cherrydown Vets team went to the Cliffs Pavilions in Southend as we were finalists in the Excellent Customer Service category at the Essex Countywide Business Awards.  From the hundreds of entries it was whittled down to only eight businesses.  We were up against some tough competition from …

Maine Coons

It’s been a while since we wrote a blog about cats and after seeing how much interest was shown in one of our patients recently we thought we would write a blog about the breed. Blue,(pictured below) a Maine Coon, came in to see us. He was very popular in the clinic and when we …

The Maisie Oliver Story

Maisie Oliver came in to us on 23rd November. Here is her story. Maisie, an 18 month old cat, was brought in by her owner because she wasn’t eating very well and it was initally thought that her brother was bullying her from her food. Hayley examined her and felt a soft mass in her …