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 dvm360Pet Owner 2.0: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge Veterinary issues in 2016: Will this be the year of telemedicine? Top 8 nastiest things to clean at a veterinary practice The 12 days of veterinary client handouts Need a urine sample? Urine luck!