Posts Tagged “Cats”

Elfie and Gimli: Two Dwarfs with Big Hearts

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Elfie and Gimli: Two Dwarfs with Big Hearts

  Elfie & Gimli are two kitty siblings with dwarfism rescued from a shelter in Alberta, Canada. Their goal is to promote animal rescue and adoption!   Elfie & Gimli were surrendered to a shelter, along with their normally proportioned mother, due to their delayed mental and physical development. There were 5 kittens in the…

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

Is your dog or cat drinking more than normal? Have you noticed your cat suddenly drinking from the tap or your dog drinking out of the toilet? If so, the cause could be a significant underlying disease…. In this post, Laura Du Pre, Veterinary Surgeon and Clinical Director of leading Yorkshire based vets Calder Vets,…

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Podcast-How Your Child May Be a PEP Ambassador for Pet Welfare

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Podcast-How Your Child May Be a PEP Ambassador for Pet Welfare

Erica Falbaum, CEO of PEP joins us. “PEP! The Pet Education Project is turning kids into animal heroes by teaching respect and responsibility for their pets! With over 6,000 animals euthanized daily in the United States, it’s my mission to educate kids on the 5 Steps to a Happy and Healthy Pet! I’ve created PEP!…

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

  Preventive oral care is not only necessary for pets, it’s also a financially sound choice for pet owners. In 2016, the average claim amount for pet teeth cleaning and polishing was $178. In contrast, the average claim amount for treating dental-related disease was $214. Periodontal disease accounted for the most dental pet insurance claims…

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Should Cats be Toilet Trained? One Licensed Psychologist Recommends it

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Should Cats be Toilet Trained? One Licensed Psychologist Recommends it

By: Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret)   If you have been considering opening your heart and home to a kitty but just the thought of having to deal with “pesky” litter box chores could be a deal-breaker; not to worry! To bypass this nasty mess, just teach your kitty to use the toilet! Cats…

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Podcast-How Your Cats Feeding Behavior Will Save Its Life

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Podcast-How Your Cats Feeding Behavior Will Save Its Life

  Did you know that how you feed your cat, not what, has an effect on your cats behavior and health? Dr. Liz Bales, VMD, is a 16-year practicing veterinarian who, through her experience, has gained a special interest in the unique behavioral and wellness needs of cats, including feline behavior, nutrition and internal medicine. She…

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5 Kitty GIFs That Are Too Cute!

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5 Kitty GIFs That Are Too Cute!

We searched for the five cutest kitty GIFs and this is what we found!         Tweet

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5 Special Needs Kitties Make a Special Home in Croatia

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5 Special Needs Kitties Make a Special Home in Croatia

  by Mirna and Ivan Markovina   The story of our unique family was not planned. We didn’t go and search for special need cats.  They have a way of finding us. It all started when we fell in love with Zlayo. Our first adopted cat. He was sweet, smart and playful. Everything you would want…

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Waffle the Cat Defends Home From Bobcat-Watch now!

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Waffle the Cat Defends Home From Bobcat-Watch now!

In Telluride, Colorado, Waffle goes nose to nose with a bobcat with only a pane of glass between them! Tweet

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Orphan Possum Thinks Cat Is Its Mother

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Orphan Possum Thinks Cat Is Its Mother

In Melbourne Australia, a backyard cat got an unexpected surprise when a ring tailed possum attached itself to the cats neck and refused to let go.   It was found when Oscar the cat began crying loudly outside his home, and the fire department was called to rescue the baby.   Oscar did not appear…

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