Archive For The “Cats” Category

Mystique of the Bombay-The Ultimate Black Cat

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Mystique of the Bombay-The Ultimate Black Cat

  The American Bombay was bred to be the black panther of cat fancy. Its sleek and muscular body, short, jet black coat, copper red eyes give it a spooky appearance, but in reality the cat develops a fierce bond to people and is not independant in nature.   Nikki Horner, a breeder from Louisville,…

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Buster’s Friends: Moet the Blind Cat

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Buster’s Friends: Moet the Blind Cat

Hello peeps. Buster Boy here and I have a new friend: Moet the Blind Cat who I met from Twitter. She was nice enough to chat with me and was pretty cool for a cat.   I know every cat has a story, so what is your story Moet?  How did you lose your site…

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What You Do Not Know About Catnip But Wish You Did

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What You Do Not Know About Catnip But Wish You Did

by Sarah Ann Taylor   One of the most exciting things for cat owners to observe is having their felines under the influence of catnip – the famous hallucinogenic drug that gets your pet drooling, purring and rolling around. Because of the effect this plant has on cats it’s been often labeled as cat cocaine or…

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My Cat is Working off Weight By Roaming City Streets

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My Cat is Working off Weight By Roaming City Streets

Ron Kirk decided to have his 20 year old obese cat Tucker work off weight by roaming the city streets outside his condo and Tucker has become a regular visitor in shops up and down the street for blocks.   “He walks into the bank,” said Kirk, 40, a database analyst who works from home….

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How to Live With Both A Cat and A Dog

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How to Live With Both A Cat and A Dog

  A​ ​playful​ ​cat​ ​or​ ​a​ ​cute​ ​dog,​ ​which​ ​one​ ​should​ ​you​ ​keep?​ ​You​ ​love​ ​both​ ​pets​ ​and​ ​you​ ​would like​ ​to​ ​have​ ​them​ ​in​ ​your​ ​house.​ ​However,​ ​you​ ​are​ ​not​ ​sure​ ​if​ ​they​ ​will​ ​coexist​ ​under​ ​one​ ​roof or​ ​your​ ​house​ ​will​ ​be​ ​turned​ ​into​ ​a​ ​major​ ​battlefield.​ ​The​ ​stereotypes​ ​about​ ​the​ ​two​ ​pets…

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The Kitten Game-How to Help Feral Kittens

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The Kitten Game-How to Help Feral Kittens

by Bernadette E. Kazmarski   The universal response to finding kittens is to presume they are abandoned and unable to care for themselves and to take them home, but not only is that rarely the right response, it’s not even the right presumption and can often be harmful to the kittens and backfire if you are…

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Alley Cat Allies Deploys Resources to Gulf Coast for Hurricane Recovery

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Alley Cat Allies Deploys Resources to Gulf Coast for Hurricane Recovery

HOUSTON, Sept. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alley Cat Allies has deployed an expert, bilingual disaster response team and is sending additional resources to help Texas and Louisianaorganizations rescue cats and other animals whose lives continue to be in peril because of Hurricane Harvey. A member of the Alley Cat Allies Rapid Response Team loads a van with supplies and equipment….

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Architects & Celebrities Accept Challenge to Help Homeless Cats

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Architects & Celebrities Accept Challenge to Help Homeless Cats

  LOS ANGELES, CA. AUGUST 29, 2017 – One of this year’s most innovative design events, Architects for Animals® “Giving Shelter” exhibit, returns to the Herman Miller Showroom in Culver City on October 19th 2017. The event is expected to be a sold-out fundraiser for LA-based non-profit FixNation, which provides free spay and neuter services for the city’s…

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My wife calls this my cat farm

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My wife calls this my cat farm

by Larry Gorbet   My wife calls this my cat farm because I can’t let a cat go with out help. Our cat farm started after a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma 2013 when there were a lot of stray animals in town. If you remember this was the tornado that hit two schools in Moore….

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Take a (Cat)Walk on the Wild Side

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Take a (Cat)Walk on the Wild Side

  By Dr. Marci Koski, Feline Behavior Solutions   I want you imagine a hypothetical situation.  You live in your home – it could be a house, apartment, condo, or adobe hut – and you have sole discretion of what goes on there.  You’ve placed your furniture just where you want it, you put pictures…

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