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Improve your cat’s well-being with sensory enrichment

Improve your cat’s well-being with sensory enrichment

Is your cat bored, stressed or anxious? Sensory enrichment helps restore him to calmness and balance by appealing to all his senses. Cats can easily...
Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Fleas and certain foods aren’t the only things that can give your dog allergies. Indoor and outdoor household allergens, found in everything from cleaning...
Feral to friendly – transitioning a cat to life with humans

Feral to friendly – transitioning a cat to life with humans

Can feral cats be socialized and transformed into household companions? It can be done in many cases, but it requires patience and commitment. Is...
The best dental products for cats

The best dental products for cats

Taking care of your cat’s teeth and gums is an important part of his health regime. These dental products and tips can help make...
Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

To your dog or cat, especially if he’s a youngster, home appliances aren’t just household items – they’re interesting objects to explore, climb, play...
Does your kitty know his name?

Does your kitty know his name?

A new study suggests that our feline friends recognize their names. When I call my cat, Cici, I generally follow it up with the...
When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

If you work with animals on a daily basis, you may be familiar with compassion fatigue, the emotional distress and burnout that come from...
Music offers noteworthy benefits to dogs and cats

Music offers many benefits to dogs and cats

Music isn’t just for us! Research shows that certain melodies can have a profoundly calming effect on our animal companions. You’re probably familiar with songs...
How to keep your cat calm around house guests

How to keep your cat calm around house guests

Expecting guests this holiday season? Here’s how to ensure your cat doesn’t get too stressed about the strangers in his home. It’s no secret that...
5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

Want to add a personal touch to your gift giving this holiday season? Put your craftiness to the test with these five easy and...
Animal Haven

Animal Haven

From community outreach initiatives to behavior modification training, this Manhattan-based non-profit has spent the last half-century developing programs to help animals and people in...
Cool gifts for cool cats

Cool gifts for cool cats

Treat your feline friend to some special gifts this festive season – and beyond! The holiday season probably isn’t your cat’s favorite time of year....
Pick a litter for your kitty!

Pick a litter for your kitty!

There’s a veritable smorgasbord of cat litter products on the market these days. Choosing the right one for you and your feline friend means...
Where to put your cat’s “stuff”

Where to put your cat’s “stuff”

We all know that cats can be particular, but did you know that his happiness and well-being can be affected by where you position...
6 ways to keep your senior cat healthy and happy

6 ways to keep your senior cat healthy and happy

If your feline is ten or older, he’s officially a senior cat! Take these six steps to ensure his golden years are long and...
Wildfire preparedness for dogs and cats

Wildfire preparedness for dogs and cats

Thanks to climate change, wildfires are growing more common, widespread and devastating. If you live in or near a region that’s prone to brush...
6 steps to mastering “cat-mindfulness”

6 steps to mastering “cat-mindfulness”

You don’t need to take a course to master mindfulness – let your feline friend be your teacher! Mindfulness is not a new fad. It...

Want to create dedicated living spaces for your dog or cat?

Trends show that a growing number of people are incorporating dedicated living spaces for their animal companions into their home designs. Here are 5...
Is your cat allergic to his litter?

Does your cat have litter allergies?

With the ever-expanding variety of cat litter on the market, it’s possible your cat may be allergic to some of them. Learn what to...
Nix those ticks with SonicGuard

Nix those ticks with SonicGuard

Looking for a chemical-free way to protect your pets from ticks and fleas? Reach for SonicGuard — an ultrasonic prevention method! Ticks have become a...
6 hidden household toxins – protecting your pet

6 hidden household toxins – protecting your pet

Minimizing your dog or cat’s exposure to harmful chemicals involves more than switching to non-toxic cleaners. Check out these six hidden household toxins, and...
Take the stress out of bathing your cat

Take the stress out of bathing your cat

Giving your cat a bath doesn’t have to be a headache. Following these simple steps will help things go smoothly and calmly. As a...
The declawing ban – its time has come!

The declawing ban – its time has come!

From whole countries to individual cities, a growing number of regions around the world are banning declawing. Declawing is a hot topic in feline health....
Choosing the right cat toys

Choosing the right cat toys

Cats need to play as much as dogs do. Help keep your feline happy and healthy by selecting cat toys that satisfy her natural...
6 flower essences for stressed cats

6 flower essences for stressed cats

Flower essences are a safe and effective way to calm and balance nervous or fearful kitties. Anyone who’s familiar with cats knows they’re sensitive...
Choosing a cat carrier

Choosing a cat carrier

Most felines run the other way when they see their cat carrier. Buying the right model for your kitty, and helping him acclimatize to...
8 houseplants that are safe for cats

8 houseplants that are safe for cats

You can have cats or houseplants, but not both – right? Wrong! Turns out there are quite a few houseplants that are non-toxic to...
Holiday shopping that helps animals in need

Holiday shopping that helps animals in need

Chances are, you’ll be doing some holiday shopping this season. Why not put those hard-earned dollars toward helping needy animals at the same time? This...
Grooming your cat

Grooming your cat

Most cats do a superb job of grooming themselves, but sometimes they need a bit of assistance. You’ve probably noticed that your cat spends a...

Litter box care made simple

The latest in cat litter and litter box products are designed to help make clean-up a breeze. Ask a cat lover what her least...
Tips for a cat-friendly summer

Tips for a cat-friendly summer

From fleas to heatwaves, the summer months can be uncomfortable and even dangerous for your cat. Here’s how to keep her cool and contented....
Study reveals the truth about how cats became domesticated

Study reveals the truth about how cats became domesticated

The cats that roam our living rooms today have ancestors as far back as 4400 B.C. — but they haven’t always been domesticated. Here's...