Short Takes

April 2016 Issue

Healthcare Costs, Veterinary Practices, Most Popular Cat Names

Studies on the benefits of pet ownership usually focus on the physical, social and psychological. Now a research group has calculated its economic impact. Among other goals, Cat Friendly Practices seek to educate clinics about feline patients’ unique needs and to decrease stress by handling cats in a “gentle, empathetic and caring manner.” In searching its database of more than a half million insured pets, Nationwide found that the most popular name for cats in 2015 was the same as the previous year.

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