Archive For The “Cats” Category

A Step-By-Step Guide for Harness and Leash Training Your Cat

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A Step-By-Step Guide for Harness and Leash Training Your Cat

  By Janiss Garza   Many people mistakenly believe that cats can’t be trained to walk on a leash. Are you one of them? You may be cheating your cat out of a fun and enriching experience. By learning to wear a harness and walk on a leash, a cat can experience the outdoors safely,…

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The Legacy of a Little Blind Kitten Who Gave Nothing But Love

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The Legacy of a Little Blind Kitten Who Gave Nothing But Love

by Vicky Giannangelo   Quirky was not an ordinary blind kitten…he had a brain and spinal injury that made him blind when he was a baby kitten. We don’t know how it happened, it could have been at birth, or from a trauma before he was 5 weeks old. We were told by a vet not…

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How to Make Your Cat and Dog Friends!

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How to Make Your Cat and Dog Friends!

by Jordan Walker   Dogs don’t really hate cats, or cats hate dogs. They don’t really have to fight like their sworn enemies. Truth is, they don’t really have anything to do with each other. Each species has distinct differences in both instincts and behaviors.  The gestures and behaviors that your felines and canines use…

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UNDERSTANDING THE “POINT” OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR CATS AND DOGS

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UNDERSTANDING THE “POINT” OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR CATS AND DOGS

by Amy Shojai   Acupuncture for pets is considered a holistic therapy but has become a mainstay of many traditional veterinary practices. Therapies similar to acupuncture may have arisen 7000 years ago in India, and have been used for at least 3000 years in China.   Acupuncture inserts needles into the skin, and is a bioenergetic…

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How to Groom Your Cat to SHINE and Be Happy!

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How to Groom Your Cat to SHINE and Be Happy!

by Mary Oquendo   So, you want to groom your own cat. As a professional holistic cat groomer, I take a different approach to cat grooming. One that takes into consideration the physical and mental well-being of cats. Not every cat is a candidate for grooming. They must be fit and healthy. Factors to consider include:…

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Corduroy-Oldest Living Cat is Presumed Dead After Escaping

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Corduroy-Oldest Living Cat is Presumed Dead After Escaping

  Corduroy the cat, the famous Oregon kitty recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records to be the oldest living cat is missing and presumed dead.   Ashley Okura of Sisters, Oregon who had Corduroy for 27 years made the announcement on Instagram this week. She reports that the cat bolted out the door on…

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TEN WINTER WEATHER TIPS FOR OUTDOOR CATS

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TEN WINTER WEATHER TIPS FOR OUTDOOR CATS

  BETHESDA, Md., USA – Nov. 17, 2016 – As temperatures across the country begin to drop, many people find themselves concerned about how to care for outdoor cats in the wintertime. Cats are resilient, but they can always use a hand staying warm and healthy during cold weather. “Cats live and thrive outdoors in…

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Podcast-Spooky Steve Dale and Bloody Dr. Beardsley-new arthritis treatment for dogs

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Podcast-Spooky Steve Dale and Bloody Dr. Beardsley-new arthritis treatment for dogs

Halloween 2016 Podcast- Steve Dale and Dr. Beardsley Steve Dale   We get spooky with national radio host and pet expert Steve Dale who will tell us about two products to keep your dogs and cats from getting scared and Dr Beardsley will terrify the evil goblin King Don…and  tell us about a new medical treatment…

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How to Have a Cat and a Busy Lifestyle

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How to Have a Cat and a Busy Lifestyle

by Diana Hutchinson   Many people love to pet and cuddle a cat. Even if you are busy it is super easy to pet a cat. This is because cats are of an independent nature and spend most of their time alone or sleeping without too much attention from us humans. If you have a pet…

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Your Cranky Cat May Have IBS: Get the Poop on IBS

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Your Cranky Cat May Have IBS:  Get the Poop on IBS

by Annie Anderson If your feline has been showing continuous signs of symptoms such as diarrhea, accompanied by occasional vomiting and/or bloating, chances are that he is suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that is characterized by discomfort and inflammation of a cat’s bowels, but it is not linked…

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