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Does your cat have hairballs?

You may think hairballs just come with the territory when you have a kitty. It’s true that most cats will throw up the occasional...

New feline anesthesia guidelines

Cats are small creatures, so receiving too high a dose of anesthesia can be dangerous. Luckily, the guidelines have changed to keep them safe. Anesthesia...

Feline osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is more common in older cats than we used to think, but because the signs are subtle, it often goes undiagnosed. Does your...

How to deal with pesky outdoor cats

Are the neighborhood's outdoor cats bugging your feline? Here's how to deal with them in a safe and humane manner. Jamie has a three-year-old spayed...

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

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....

How to safely satisfy your cat’s hunting instincts

Safe and humane ways to give your cat the thrill of hunting and catching “prey”, without harming neighborhood wildlife. As carnivores and predators, cats...

Fruits and veggies you can share with your cat

Although cats must eat a meat-based diet in order to thrive, you can also add in some veggies and fruit for extra nutrition. Because...

Treats for your cat’s teeth

The right treats can help keep your cat’s teeth and gums clean and healthy – but the wrong ones can worsen her dental health....

Teach your child to respect cats

March 28th is National Respect your Cat Day. What better time to educate your kiddos on how to be courteous and cautious around their...

The best equipment for walking your cat

January is National Walk your Pet Month. If you've been grappling with the idea of walking your cat, now's the time to take the...

Top stocking stuffers for dogs and cats

This year, why not stuff a stocking for Fido and Fluffy? Here are some great ideas to get you started! This time of year, you...

Does your cat have whisker stress?

Food and water bowls that are too small can result in a feline behavioral issue called whisker stress. Does your cat pull her food...

Adopt a Cat Month: 5 ways you can help

It’s not always the right time to adopt an animal. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a different way to help this Adopt...

Debunking microchip myths

Microchips are like a GPS for your dog. They transmit signals that allow you to track your dog’s movements online. Right? Wrong. In reality, microchips aren’t that...

Gemmotherapy can help heal your pet

Gemmotherapy, a gentle healing system, involves the use of plant bud extracts to address health issues and help detoxify your dog or cat. When healing...

Why do cats knock things off shelves?

Anyone who has cats has seen them jump on a shelf, desk or table, only to start methodically knocking everything onto the floor. From...

How To Pick Up & Hold A Cat

Did you know there is a better way to pick up and hold a cat? Picking up your cat is something you do everyday without...

Outdoor Cats Debate — Part I

Addressing problems caused by feral, stray and free-roaming felines – and finding solutions that benefit both cats and communities. Over the past few years, we...

Feline dental health made simple

Cats seem prone to problems with their teeth and gums. Here’s how to help prevent these painful dental conditions. Does your cat have bad...

Dental disease linked to organ problems

Dental issues may harm your dog or cat’s kidneys, lungs, liver, heart and even his immune system.   Do you factor your dog or cat’s dental...

Venus…she was “born this way”!

Her bi-colored face attracts attention wherever she goes. Venus is now world-famous, and this laid-back kitty with the loving personality is helping to promote animal...

Could your dog or cat have a pH imbalance?

A pH imbalance can impact his health and well-being, and is associated with a variety of health condition. When your dog or cat is under...

Feline homing instincts

Many lost or relocated cats are able to find their way home again, even over vast distances using their homing instincts. Feline behavior is often...

10 tips to reduce the risk of cancer in pets

Along with a healthy lifestyle, high quality diet and minimal vaccines, here are some factors to help reduce your animal's risk of cancer. Cancer has...

Acupressure for feline allergies

Your cat can react to many different substances in his environment or food. This simple acupressure technique can help ease feline allergies and strengthen...

Best vacuums for pet parents

Hair, dander and fleas can be a fact of life when you share your home with a dog or cat. So which vacuums can...

Tattoos and piercings for pets? No thanks!

Some people think giving their pets tattoos and piercings is cute. We see it as a form of animal abuse. Take a look at...

Choosing the right cat litter

If your kitty is snubbing her tray, she may not like the cat litter you're using. Find out what to avoid and look for...

How to ease your dog’s arthritis pain

Diet, supplements, and other therapies work together to reduce the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Like people, dogs and cats often develop arthritis as they...

Chase No Face: The road to recovery is filled with love

Often times, people see injured cats and dogs and automatically think nothing can be done for them. This could have been the case with...

Coping with the grief of losing a pet

Grief has many meanings. When we lose a pet, grief can take a physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, spiritual, and philosophical toll. Grief is what you...