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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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Why Probiotics are Important for Your Pet’s Health

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Why Probiotics are Important for Your Pet’s Health

by Heather Holmes   I’m one of the millions of people who love their dog more than almost any human.  Because my dog, Jewel, is like my child, I’d do almost anything to make her happy and to keep her healthy. I want to ensure her proper digestion, immune health, dental health, and I want to…

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Ickis-My New Family Member-Isn’t He The Bomb!

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Ickis-My New Family Member-Isn’t He The Bomb!

By Robbi Hess   Because of my immersion in the pet industry I understand the importance of adopting shelter pets. I have had up to five adopted and/or rescue cats in my life at one time; currently I have three rescues and my new Devon Rex kitten.   I have long yearned for a Devon…

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“The Future is Meow” According to Doraemon

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“The Future is Meow” According to Doraemon

by Ramona D. Marek, MS ED.   Japan’s love for cats began over 1,000 years when ago when they likely came in on Chinese ships. The Japanese people were smitten with the mousers who protected Buddhist scrolls and crops alike. The adoration ran deep, cats were cherished pets by the elites until 1602 when the government…

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