Idea Exchange: Get cats out of their carriers and onto the scales Dec 01, 2004 By dvm360.com staff VETERINARY MEDICINE If you are having trouble getting a fractious cat out of its carrier and onto the scale, simply take the top off the carrier and hold the carrier top over the scale to create a different hiding place. Dr. Jeremy Hodges Vestavia, Ala. Hot topics on dvm3605 ways to wow pet owners (and pets) 10 steps to take when a practice owner dies dvm360 sits down with Dr. Pol Ack! How do you spell that again? "Best. Veterinary Practice. EVER."