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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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Can You Brush a Cat’s Teeth?

Oral hygiene is a priority for most pet owners—most of us brush our teeth twice a day to minimize the risk of cavities and gum disease. Despite this being part of our everyday routine, a lot of pet owners fail to also keep up with their pet’s oral hygiene. If you own a cat, you’ve […]

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What Is it About Catnip that Makes Cats Crazy? And Is it Safe?

If you venture down the cat toy section of a pet store, you’ll notice that a lot of the toys will be branded with the word “catnip” on them. Catnip is a familiar term to pet owners, as it is well-known to produce a “high” effect in cats, but the reason for the effect is […]

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Solar Powered Furballs: Why Your Cat is Always Sleeping in Sunbeams

It is not uncommon for cat owners to enter a room and discover their feline friend sprawled out across the floor, napping in a pool of sunlight coming in through a door or window. We make pastimes out of watching our cats “sunbathe” and inch across the floor every so often to follow the path […]

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Your Cat Got Outside and Wandered Off… Now What?

Most pet owners put their furry companions first, often relating them to children. You treasure your cat, making them a part of the family. They even have their own plate of ground turkey at Thanksgiving and a chair at the dinner table! But now, your cat is lost, and you believe they may have gotten […]

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4 Most Dominant Personality Traits To Look For In Cats

With so many different breeds to choose from, finding the perfect cat for you almost seems like an impossibility. The selection process, however, becomes much more simple when you base your decision on the personality trait that is most important to you. It all comes down to what you are really looking for in a […]

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Why You Should Never Self-Diagnose Your Pet

Something is wrong: Your pet isn’t eating or has loose stool or is acting just plain strange. Is he or she feeling well?  Many pet owners can immediately tell if something is a little off with their furry friends. Symptoms do sometimes take a bit longer than usual to appear but owners should be able […]

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