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Blood Tests for Cats

Blood tests are an important part of understanding your cat’s overall health and caring for your pet. St. Vital Veterinary Hospital offers a variety of blood tests so our veterinarians are better able to understand the health of your cat. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the hospital. We are happy to help!

Why are blood tests important for my cat’s health?

Blood tests are important for your cat’s health because it provides answers to any medical conditions your cat may or may not have.

How long does it take to get blood test results?

Our in-house blood tests usually get results within 30 minutes.

How should I prepare my cat for their blood tests?

To prepare your cat for bloodwork, it really depends on the type of test being performed. However, some things you can do to prepare your cat include fasting and ensuring they are not dehydrated.

Does your hospital perform urinalysis and biopsy?

Yes, we do.


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Last updated: February 28, 2022.

Dear Clients,

Effective Tuesday March 1st, we will once again be allowing one pet parent to accompany their pet into their appointment. We will continue to allow two family members to attend end of life appointments.

We are happy to accommodate with a curbside appointment should you prefer or if you are feeling under the weather.

Please remember kindness matters! Disrespectful or unkind behaviour toward our team will not be tolerated and may result in refusal of service.

- Your dedicated team at St. Vital Veterinary Hospital