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Cats Enjoy Walks, Too: Tips for Walking Your Cat Safely

Dogs tend to be the focus of pet owner exercise tips and tricks, but many cat owners have found that their cats are willing to, and even enjoy, taking walks outside. Walking with your cat can be an excellent form of exercise and a great way to bond with your feline companion. Because cats don’t […]

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Shedding Everywhere: Reasons Why Your Cat is Losing So Much Hair

One of the tell-tale signs of cat ownership is the seemingly endless supply of cat hair that manages to get everywhere—like your clothes, furniture and sometimes even food. Shedding can become a nuisance. It can also get scary for owners when it seems like their cat is losing more hair than it should be. If […]

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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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Eradicate Fleas in Your Home Before Winter

It’s almost winter, which means that most of the creepy, crawly insects that hover around your home in the summer months are either dying off or preparing to lay low. However, one type of pest might actually be making its way inside your home before the cold settles in: cat fleas. Cat fleas are the […]

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Choking Hazards and Toxic Foods: What You Should Know About Pets and Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is coming up in the United States, and for thousands of pets across the nation, that means they’re in for a feast! With the serving dishes and pans brimming full of delicious food, it’s almost a given that your cat or dog will emerge from its hiding space to beg for table scraps. And, […]

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Tooth Decay Affects More Than the Mouth: Understanding Periodontal Disease

Every pet owner knows that it’s hard to keep their pet’s pearly whites pearly-white for very long. Routine brushing can be a battle with fussy dogs and cats, and bacterial growth seems to be constant. However, without proper oral hygiene, your pet could face a painful and potentially-devastating disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum […]

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The Link Between Your Cat’s Diet and Its Ability to Fight Off Illness

When you think about the digestive system and the colon, you automatically think about the breakdown of food and transportation of nutrients from the gut to other parts of the body. However, this is not the only important role the gut has. The gastrointestinal tract is also home to over half of the cells that […]

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Why Is My Cat Peeing Around the House?

Cat owners spend a lot of time training their pets to use the litter box appropriately. We place the litter boxes in the most convenient locations for our pets and our families, stock up on kitty litter and wait for the day that the new kitten will “go” where it’s supposed to. Once litter box […]

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