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Skin allergies in cats

Skin allergies can make your cat’s life miserable. Getting to the root of the problem and implementing an integrative treatment plan is the best...

Living with cat allergies

Don’t panic – cat allergies doesn't mean you have to get rid of your feline friend. By making some lifestyle changes, you can go on...

Lu Parker: Advocating For Animals

Lu Parker wears multiple hats as a news anchor, actress and journalist, but still finds the time and energy to advocate for homeless animals. Lu Parker,...

HCM in cats

Feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the number one heart disease in felines. Though currently incurable, a combination of conventional and alternative therapies may help...

Arthritis in cats

Arthritis is one of the more common causes of lameness in cats. Start by getting an accurate diagnosis, then implement an integrative treatment plan. When...

Cataracts in cats

Often associated with inflammation as well as advancing years, cataracts can eventually cause blindness if left untreated. Despite what some people may believe, the term “cataract”...

Polydactyl cats

Polydactyl cats are relatively common and becoming more so, thanks to a dominant yet harmless genetic mutation that many cat lovers find appealing. We used...

Preparing your cat for an emergency

An emergency can strike anyplace, anytime, and may mean you have to evacuate your home. Do you have a disaster plan in place for...

Japan’s new cat cafés

Thanks to the phenomenon of cat cafés, Japanese feline aficionados can visit with resident kitties while relaxing with a cup of java. Japan is a...

Protecting your cat’s eyes

Few things are more beautiful than the bright eyes of a happy healthy cat. Aside from being gorgeous, your feline’s peepers can tell you...

Megan Blake on Four Footed Companions

Megan Blake, a talented actress and producer, credits her dog Smiley, along with her many other four-footed companions, for teaching her some important life lessons. Megan...

Goathouse Refuge for cats

Nestled amid 16 acres in North Carolina, Goathouse Refuge is an idyllic sanctuary for cats in dire need of love and compassion. Siglinda Scarpa has...

Winter safety for your cat

Does your cat spend time outdoors during the winter? Here are ten tips for keeping him safe when the weather is frightful. Our family once...

Understanding dementia in cats

Did you know that most cats over the age of 11 are at risk for feline dementia? It’s one of the most common conditions...

Animal fireworks safety

Fireworks are fun for us, but they can terrify dogs and cats. The explosions of noise and light can be a genuine source of...

Fun facts about dogs and cats

Dogs and cats are amazing creatures who can do incredible things. Here are just a few fun facts about our furry companions. 1. Does your...

All about the melamine pet food recall of 2007

It may have happened over a decade ago, but the pet food recall of 2007 is still painfully fresh in most of our minds.  In...

12 tips for living with cancer in your animal companion

Learning your dog has cancer is never easy. Here are 12 tips to help him and yourself through the illness. “I’m sorry, but she has cancer.”...

Benefits of an outdoor cat enclosure

An outdoor cat enclosure gives your feline companion the best of both worlds. If you’re like many cat lovers, you might be in two minds...

Can music heal animals?

In human beings, music has been found to ease depression, lower blood pressure, and reduce the need for pain medication after surgery. It makes...

Scratching posts for cats

“I can’t keep my cat from scratching the furniture,” one of my friends complained to me the other day. “My sofa’s in shreds. Do...

Is clay litter harming your cat?

A potentially hazardous material may be lurking in a quiet corner of your home. It is the hidden silica found in everyday, clay-based cat...

Frostbite and hypothermia in animals

Those of us who live in a warmer climate need never worry about the dangers of frigid temperatures for our animals. If you live...

Tree essences for animals

You've likely hear of essential oils — but have you heard of tree essences? This form of energy medicine can help restore a sense of...

Supplements to enhance your pet’s well-being

Your animal deserves a life filled with love, good food and exercise. Based on his individual needs, you can often help nature along with supplements...

Cat training — an interview with animal behaviorist Bash Dibra

Cat training is a tricky business. To learn more about how to overcome this difficult challenge, we spoke to animal behaviorist Bash Dibra. My friend Sharon...

Animals at work

It’s off to work we go…with our animal companions! After her last dog died, Susanne really wanted another one, but kept putting it off because...

Health checklist for cats

Is your cat's health as good as it could be? This checklist will help you figure it out. Cats tend to hide discomfort well, so...

Can your cat’s purr heal?

Believe it or not, your cat's purr has the potential to heal you on a physical level! Let's take a closer look at this underrated...

Motion sickness in pets

If the prospect of a car ride sets your four-legged companion to drooling or incessantly meowing or barking, he might suffer from motion sickness. Unfortunately,...

The latest on H1N1 in dogs

The flu virus that swept the world in 2009, afflicting animals as well as humans, has the potential to combine with other bugs to...

The rewards of animal communication

Have you heard of animal communication? This incredible practice is the transfer of information from one group of animals to another -- and it's...