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Top 3 Health Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs and Cats

Your dog or cat may be curious about the pumpkins sitting on your front porch. It's already Halloween, and your pumpkin may be beautifully carved, but might also be collecting bacteria. While it's bes…

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Is It Safe for My Pet to Lick Lotion?

Why does my dog lick me after I apply lotion? It's a common question veterinarians are asked. Many dogs and cats appear to like the taste of lotions (especially if the lotions are infused with en…

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Kangaroo Cat is an Amazing Jumper (Video)

This kitty is a little sporadic with his movements, but hey, everyone jumps to the beat of their own drum. Watch his humorous leaps as he goes about what he considers normal play time. Related …

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Bobo The Cat Loves Getting Vacuumed (Video)

Maybe vacuuming doesn't need to be such a chore. Here's an idea, instead of vacuuming the floors ... maybe just vacuum your cat. That's the same, right? It seems to work for Bobo... Related Cat …

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Is Your Pet Bored? Here’s How to Tell

We don’t know if cats and dogs truly perceive boredom like humans do. Instead, when talking about pets, I like to use the phrase “insufficient mental stimulation.” Have you ever seen your cat liter…

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Have a Stressed Cat? There’s a CD For That (Giveaway!)

Have you ever brought your cat to the vet because he stopped eating when the contractors started remodeling your kitchen? Or maybe Fluffy flipped out during the loud booms of fireworks and harmed hers…

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Why Does My Cat Bite Me When I Pet Her?

It’s a conundrum, for sure. One minute your beloved kitty is over the moon with pleasure as you scratch her favorite spot and the next thing you know you’re left staring at tooth marks on your arm. …

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Enthusiastic Cat–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption Neko the kitty, from Care2 member Stephanie T. First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butterfly Rewards for her clever caption: "GOOOOOOOOOOAA…

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7 Things Pet Owners Do That Drive Vets Crazy

It’s a tough subject to tackle. After all, veterinarians do plenty of annoying things, too. But this particular post is all about you — well, not you, but the annoying yous among you. Not that most …

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The Pet Obesity Epidemic

Ever found yourself offering treats to your furred loved ones against your better judgment? If you’re like most of us, you have. So many of us are doing this, in fact, that our pets are likelier to …

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Annie M, if we quit raising animals for 'food' and used all the land and water resources for feedin…

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