Veterinary clients can be (understandably) worried when a pet delivers a litter at home, but @lvttob shared a story with us on the @DrAndyRoark Instagram that brought that normal panic to a very… odd place.

“I once had a lady call in a panic because her cat had just had (three) kittens.”

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“After establishing that the birth went well, the (three) kittens were happily feeding, (and the) momma cat wasn’t it distress, I couldn’t figure out why the woman was so upset.”

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“Apparently, this woman was told that cats only had an EVEN number of kittens, so clearly something had gone horribly wrong (with this litter of three)!”

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Have you had a strange phone conversation at your veterinary hospital?

Tell us about it in the comments, or follow the @DrAndyRoark Instagram for your chance to be featured in a future post. Thanks again to @lvttob for inspiring this post!

 

Danielle K. Lambert Archer headshotDanielle is a veterinary practice manager and the founder of SnoutSchool.com, a website dedicated to teaching veterinary hospitals to use social media effectively. You can get her 5 favorite social media tools here, or follow her on social media to see excessive photos of her Brussels Griffon. She’s @DanielleSnout on Snapchat, Instagram & Twitter.

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