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How to Wrap a Cat for Christmas (video)

This ultra-patient kitty comes to check out all the wrapping paper and ends up being wrapped himself. What do you think -- adorable or is this a little too much holiday cheer? Related: Cat &am…

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How Strangers Saved Christmas for a Dying Woman and Her Cat

Sixty-five-year-old Joan Price of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has only a few months to live. Price, who contracted hepatitis through a blood transfusion 40 years ago, suffers from cirrhosis of the liver…

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Elsa the Rescued Kitten Gets a Fairytale Ending

There’s good news for Elsa, the kitten who was found freezing on the streets of Denver last month and rescued by a Good Samaritan who brought her to Denver’s Dumb Friends League. (The group is named a…

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6 Holiday Foods Dangerous for Pets

'Tis the season to partake in lots of food and drink we may not keep around the house any other time of year. You know what we're talking about: baked goods, alcohol, chocolates, candies and more. And…

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Why Do Cats Purr?

It's no secret that caressing a purring cat is a pleasurable experience -- studies suggest it even lowers your blood pressure. But the mechanics of purring itself (to say nothing of the reasons why ca…

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5 Best Viral Pet Videos of 2014

We've laughed, been amazed and even cried at some of this year's viral animal videos. As 2014 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of our favorites, including clips that had an astronomi…

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5 Ways to Pay it Forward During the Holidays Without Spending a Dime

Christmas season isn't just about shopping and opening gifts, it's also a reminder to open our hearts to those in need and less fortunate than us. Even if you don't have extra money for donations, som…

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5 Reasons Cats and Dogs Are Excited for Christmas

We can come up with a million reasons we think this is the best time of year. To name a few: Christmas carols, gorgeous (and tacky) light displays, Santa, elves, Rudolph, classic holiday movies, prese…

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Hiding in the Kitchen–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption Harry the rescue cat, from Care2 member Margaret P! Margaret was feeding Harry on her doorstep for about five weeks. She left a cat carrier with a blanket on her …

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Dangers of Laundry Detergent Pods to Pets

Laundry detergent pods (single-use laundry packs) have been in the news recently for causing poisonings in children who, attracted by the bright, candylike packaging, ingest them. These pods have surg…

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Summer is here? Not at my place! At the moment, I have to worry if eating snow might be bad for dog…

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