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‘Little Nurse’ Cat Cares For Ill and Injured at Animal Shelter

A couple of years ago I wrote about a nursing home cat, Oscar, that seemed to know when death was imminent for elderly dementia patients. He would enter their room, jump on their bed and keep them pur…

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What Kind of Music Do Cats Like? (Probably Not What You’re Listening To)

Animal shelters, zoos and primate centers are increasingly playing music for their animal inhabitants. While some animals, like dogs may find music soothing, particularly classical, a recent study rev…

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Think You’re Not a Dog Person? This Article Will Change Your Mind

Though it's hard for me to wrap my head around the idea, I understand that there are people out there — normal, kind, friendly humans — who aren't dog people. They might not strongly dislike dogs, but…

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Irish Girl Saves Sheep With Facebook

A doe-eyed Dublin girl with a big heart saved her sheep, Ernie, at the eleventh hour from being turned into a Sunday night Irish stew. According to a local Irish newscast, a few weeks ago, Orlaith O …

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The One Thing Even Vets Feel Nervous About Discussing With You

Weight control in dogs and cats is incredibly important, but it can often be awkward to talk about — even for your vet. And it's a big problem in the U.S. - according to Pet Obesity Prevention, an est…

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Which Will Improve Your Life More: a Cat or a Dog?

Pet lovers aren't surprised by research stating the emotional, physical and mental benefits of owning cats and dogs. WebMD.com wrote that there is now proof that pets enhance our social skills and d…

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7 Things You’re Missing Out On If You Don’t Have a Cat

“I just don’t like cats,” some people say.  When I hear that, I wonder if these folks have ever actually lived with a cat. I might have been one of those people. My early experiences with cats wer…

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6 Most Persistent Dog Myths

There are certain dog myths that seem to stubbornly persist that passage of time. Many are kept alive by starry-eyed children watching fantasy films. Others are passed on in campfire tales, in storybo…

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7 Dog Breeds that Behave Like Cats

Most people will agree that cats and dogs are a breed apart, but there are certain dog breeds that behave more like cats than dogs. As noted in Pet360 and the American Kennel Club (AKC), these breeds …

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Man Turns Hobby Into Fundraiser For Dog With Cancer

About ten months ago, Shaun Mitchell of Utah heard devastating news from his vet: "your dog, Charlie, has cancer."  Mitchell's response was "you've got to be kidding me; there's no way!" Then, he s…

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Bubba would rather not go to the groomer, but I have him shaved down twice a year due to the heat. …

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Marmalade is determined. I'd feed my cat before I ate so there wouldn't be a battle.