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Acupuncture, a practice rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine, has been increasingly recognized for its benefits in veterinary care, especially for cats. At Vet At Your Door, we incorporate this holistic approach, often combined with laser therapy, to enhance the health and well-being of your feline friend. Our in-home service provides a comfortable, stress-free environment for your cat, minimizing anxiety associated with clinic visits. Our Fear Free certified approach ensures a calm and therapeutic experience, delivering acupuncture's healing effects right in the serenity of your home.

Here are some common questions we've received about cat acupuncture: 

What is acupuncture for cats?

Acupuncture for cats involves inserting thin needles into specific body points to stimulate the nervous system, promoting healing and pain relief. At Vet At Your Door, we offer this service at home, ensuring a relaxing environment for your cat.

What conditions does acupuncture treat in cats?

It's effective for a range of conditions including musculoskeletal issues, gastrointestinal diseases, kidney disease, neurological diseases, and symptoms associated with cancer treatment. Our team at Vet At Your Door can tailor the treatment to your cat's specific needs.

Does acupuncture hurt cats?

Acupuncture is generally painless for cats. They may feel a slight sensation but many relax during the treatment. Our gentle approach at Vet At Your Door ensures your cat's comfort throughout the session.

What are the benefits of acupuncture for cats?

Benefits include pain relief, reduced inflammation, improved circulation, and decreased anxiety. We combine acupuncture with our Fear Free techniques to maximize your cat's comfort and healing.

Are there different types of acupuncture for cats?

Yes, there are various techniques like dry needle, electro-acupuncture, aqua-acupuncture, and laser-acupuncture. Vet At Your Door selects the most suitable method for your cat's temperament and medical condition.

How long does a cat acupuncture session last?

Sessions typically range from 10-30 minutes. At Vet At Your Door, we assess your cat's response to determine the optimal session length for effective treatment.

How many acupuncture treatments will my cat need?

The number of sessions varies. Acute conditions may need frequent treatments, while chronic issues may require regular sessions over time. We will develop a personalized plan for your cat at Vet At Your Door.

What should I expect during a cat acupuncture session?

Your cat will be placed in a comfortable setting while needles are gently inserted. Most cats tolerate it well and may even relax or sleep during the treatment. Our in-home service at Vet At Your Door makes this process easier for your pet.

How much does cat acupuncture cost?

An initial consultation costs between $200-$300, with subsequent visits costing less. There is also an additional trip fee to pay for us to come work in the comfort of your home. At Vet At Your Door, we provide clear pricing and package options suitable for your needs.

How do I know if acupuncture is right for my cat?

A consultation with our veterinarians will determine if acupuncture is suitable for your cat. We consider your cat's overall health, medical history, and current condition.

Acupuncture offers a complementary approach to traditional veterinary care for cats, addressing a range of health issues and improving overall well-being. At Vet At Your Door, we provide this service in the comfort of your home, tailored to your cat's specific needs. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at (207) 536-8387, email, or fill out our online form. Trust us to provide compassionate, professional care that prioritizes your cat's comfort and health.

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