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Dr. Nat Scroggie MRCVS

Nottingham, UK


  • Nat worked in general practice for two years where she gained an interest in geriatric medicine as well as the care of hospitalised cases, she became in-patient co-ordinator in a 24 hour practice before moving to join the night team providing emergency and critical care. Since then Nat has worked in many different practices as a locum veterinary surgeon.


Qualified in 2016 from Nottingham Vet School


Studied at Nottingham Vet School, qualified in 2016.


Nat is a keen runner and has a passion for wellbeing, both within and outside the veterinary profession where she works hard to support others in their own wellbeing. She lives in Nottingham with her partner, their young baby and their beloved 14 year old lab x collie, Milly.


6 Cat-Friendly Alternatives To Declawing

Fed up with your cat scratching the furniture, or leaving holes in the carpet? Maybe they’re using your legs as a scratching post? We get it. Scratching can be a frustrating problem in cats. You might even be wondering whether declawing could be the answer. But the truth is, cats need their claws and declawing is a serious surgical procedure...

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Polycystic Kidney Disease In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD), or to give it its full name, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (AD-PKD), is an inherited disease in cats that causes abnormal cysts (fluid filled sacs) to form in a cat's kidneys. These cysts are present from birth in affected cats, but initially they are so small that they don’t cause an issue. However, over time (usually several...

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Bacterial Infections In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Bacteria are everywhere! Most bacteria are harmless to both us and our cats, and many are actually beneficial. However, some types of bacteria (called pathogenic bacteria) can make our cats unwell if their immune systems are unable to fight them off. Bacterial infections are a common cause of illness in cats, but luckily most bacterial infections can be treated. What...

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Kidney Cancer In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Kidney cancer is one of the less common types of cancer that can affect cats. Nearly all types of cancer are more common in older cats, but renal lymphoma can affect younger cats as well, particularly if they are infected with feline leukemia virus (FeLV). Unfortunately, kidney cancer in cats is very serious, and the prognosis is often poor even with...

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Leaky Gut Syndrome In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

“Leaky gut syndrome” is a term used to describe a condition where the wall of the intestine is more permeable than it should be. The lining of the intestinal wall is an important barrier. In healthy cats, this barrier allows nutrients and healthy bacteria to be absorbed from food, but prevents substances like "bad" bacteria, toxins and allergens from passing through...

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Why Do Cats Stick Their Tongue Out?

We’re used to our cats doing all sorts of things that make us laugh, but have you ever noticed your cat sticking their tongue out? The chances are they’re not just pulling a funny face! There are lots of reasons why cats stick their tongue out, but don’t worry, most of the time it is a completely normal cat behavior and nothing to be concerned about. In...

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Laryngitis In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Laryngitis in cats occurs when your cat’s larynx—their voice box or vocal cords—becomes inflamed and sore. Often, the first thing you notice is a change in your cat’s meow (they may even lose their voice!), as well as other signs of a sore throat, such as a dry cough. Laryngitis can occur on its own, but it is also often a part of an underlying condition, such as an upper respiratory infection. The...

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