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Controlling Obesity in Cats and Dogs

Obesity in cats and dogs is becoming a major problem and a cause for concern. Surveys have shown that over 40% of America’s pets are overweight. We tend to show affection by lavishing our loved ones with food not considering the damage that can be done. But overfeeding our pets to the point of obesity […]

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Living With a Deaf Cat

Living and caring for a deaf cat can be more of a challenge, but it’s not as difficult as you may think. It just requires a little extra time. Deafness can occur as a result of trauma or it can come on slowly with aging. Some cats are born deaf, never hearing any sound. Deafness […]

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Should you let your Cat eat grass?

Can cats eat grass? Yes, it’s okay! First, let’s examine why cats like to nibble on grass. No one knows for sure, but it could be that grass-eating helps with the elimination of fur balls. It might also help maintain a healthy digestive system. In the wild, cats eat herbivores so it could be that […]

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Using Everyday Words Relating to Cats

Here are some words we humans use in conversation that we probably don’t even thing about. But did you ever wonder how they all began? Copycat The origin of this word is unknown. But it is believed to have been used long before it was noted in 1887 in the book by Constance Cary Harrison, […]

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Would You Clone Your Pet

Stuffed animal versions of cats, dogs and many other pets are available for sale. But if you want an exact replica of your particular pet, you can have one made by a firm called Cuddle Clones based in Louisville, Kentucky. Jennifer Graham developed the idea of Cuddle Clones thanks to her beloved friend, a Great […]

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Why Cats Climb Trees

Why do cats climb trees? Well, they do so for several reasons. It’s easier to see what’s going on in the neighborhood sitting high in a tree. Cats will climb trees to escape from predators like the neighbor’s dog. Being predators themselves, they also have a better view of any prey nearby. Sometimes that prey […]

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Caring for Your Pet’s Paws

Your cat’s and dog’s paws should be checked regularly, daily if they spend lots of time outdoors. If your pet limps, that’s a sure sign that something is wrong. Burrs or other foreign bodies can get stuck between toes. Sometimes they are so deeply embedded they are hard to see. These can be gently removed […]

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First Aid Kits for Cats and Dogs

An essential piece of equipment is a First Aid Kit for your cat and dog in case of emergencies. When you can’t get to the vet immediately, having a first Aid Kit and knowing what to do will help deal with problems. Most of these items are in our first aid kits too. rounded end […]

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Walk Your Cat

Some of us have cats that long for the great outdoors. But there are dangers out there for our kitties. One solution is to walk your cat, much as you would a dog. Here’s how. First be sure your cat is current on all vaccinations before going outdoors – you don’t want to pick up […]

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Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet?

Contrary to popular belief, cats don’t always land on their feet. If cats fall a short distance, they can usually right themselves and land on their feet. They have very small collarbones which allow them to fit through small spaces and their backbones are very flexible, more so than other animals. Their spines have about […]