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Holiday Hazards for Your Pets

It’s almost the holiday season, and homes around the world are getting ready to host parties and celebrations of many different winter holidays. In addition to the food, guest list and party schedule, pet owners should also be wary of one additional thing: potential hazards for their pets. Not all decorations and foods that are […]

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What Your Cat’s Body Language is Trying to Tell You

Cats are known as temperamental animals; one moment, they could be cuddling you on the couch, and the next, they’ll be across the room, not wanting to be touched. For this reason, it can sometimes be difficult to understand what your cat wants or what it is trying to tell you. Because our cats can’t […]

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10 Fall Dangers That Could Affect Your Pet’s Health

Fall is a fun season for so many reasons—pumpkin picking, Halloween decorations, cozy sweaters, the changing of the leaves and the upcoming holidays, just to name a few. Pet owners tend to love fall because it’s a great time to take your four-legged friends out on beautiful, scenic walks and enjoy the crisp autumn air. […]

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Caring for Pets When Traveling for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is coming up, and soon after will be the hustle and bustle of holiday and New Year’s celebrations. All of these festivities are filled with family, friends and lots of fun, but they are also extremely busy times and can be stressful. Travel is common around the holidays. While traveling during such a busy […]

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How to Best Care for an Indoor-Outdoor Cat

Most domesticated cats live inside the home, comfortable with their abundance of pillows, blankets and tiny spots to curl up in. However, some cats have the urge to head outside and explore like their ancestors did, or were originally strays that were brought into the home after living free on the streets. While many pet […]

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The Perfect Team: Keeping Your Pet Healthy Keeps You Healthy, Too

Many pet owners say that getting their pet was one of the best things that has ever happened to them. While they usually are referring to the joy they feel from adding a lovable cat or dog to the family, they may truly be right about it being the best thing for them. As a […]

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Tips for Traveling with Your Four-Legged Friends

A family vacation isn’t truly a family vacation if you don’t bring your fur-babies along for the ride! Some pets enjoy road-trips and other excursions, while others would prefer to never leave the comfort of their favorite chair or pet-bed. If your pets enjoy travel, and if you’re going to a pet-friendly destination, sojourning with […]

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Take Your Meds! How to Get Your Cat to Accept Medication

When you were a child, it’s likely that you refused to take medicine that your parents tried to give you, even though it was designed to help you. Now, as an adult who owns a cat, you may be experiencing the same sort of frustration your parents did years ago. Cats that get prescribed medication […]

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Motion Sickness Keeps Your Cat from Being a Road Trip Companion

Anyone with a pet knows how fun it can be to bring our beloved furry friends on the road with us. Traveling with a cat sounds like a great time. Unfortunately, though, many cats have a strong aversion to traveling and will usually get sick in the car, turning a fun road trip into a […]

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Have You Ever Wondered Why A Cat Scratch Itches and Swells?

If you own a cat, you know that scratches can happen when you least expect it. They might be accidents, such as when your cat’s rear claws scratch your legs when it leaps off of your lap, or they could be intentional, often a product of your cat feeling stressed and needing to protect itself […]

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