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Taking a stand for positive training

We firmly believe that animals do not need fear-motivated training in order to overcome behaviors. Sure, an animal (or person, for that matter) will...

11 facts about cats

How well do you really know your kitty? Test your knowledge with this list of fun and fascinating facts about cats. One thing we all...

Enhance your cat’s digestion with acupressure

The act of predation is a key part of the feline digestive process, and without it, your kitty may not absorb nutrients as well...

Traveling with cats

Most cats don’t like traveling, but if you take the right approach, you can minimize the stress, ensure the trip goes smoothly – and...

Understanding fatty liver disease in cats

Cats are famous for being finicky, but if they stop eating altogether, they can develop fatty liver disease. Here’s what’s you need to know...

Animal communicator Sonya Fitzpatrick

An animal communicator to the stars who also has her own TV and radio shows, “pet psychic” Sonya Fitzpatrick has been conversing with critters...

Preventing IBD in cats

Feeding your cat a high quality diet with little or no grain content can help stave off inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other health...

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...