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5 Reasons Cats Make You Feel Better

They help cheer you up when you're down and they help calm you down when you're agitated.†What is it about cats that makes you feel so good? Maybe it's their purr or the way they settle in your lap wh…

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Tips for Successfully Fostering Kittens

Fostering kittens is life affirming and life saving, but itís also a heck of a lot of work. If youíre willing to put in the time, though, your heart will soar when you send them off to their happy new…

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Daily Cute: Cat Sets Toilet Paper Free, Then Changes Mind

What's typical about this? Well, a cat spins the toilet paper roll and mercilessly watches it unravel. What's not so typical? She then reverse rolls it--good as new... Nothing to see here, folks! …

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Mustache Cat Doesn’t Want to Be Kissed (Video)

Don't kiss that cat, you'll mess up his mustache! Watch this boxer-in-training fend off his pet parent's kisses. Related Little Fluffy Kitten Kisses Woman's Face (Video) Dog & Dolphin Kiss …

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What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Preventing Fleas and Ticks

The thought of insects crawling on your skin and living off your blood probably, well, makes your skin crawl. Yet, too often as pet owners, we allow fleas and ticks to treat our pets like bed-and-brea…

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Daily Cute: Kitten Chooses Dalmatian Over Mom

This 3-week-old kitten is getting pretty friendly with the Dalmatian. Watch him choose the dog over his own mom during a play time crawl. But, of course, only after the kitten plays with his own fee…

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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 to Do if You Can’t Afford Veterinary Care

Sadly, too many pets are relinquished to shelters needing veterinary care that couldn't be afforded by their owners. Everyone suffers when this happens. Pets are confused and even sometimes euthanized…

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Most Common Dog Potty Problems Solved

Is there a spot on the living room carpet that your dog always pees on while you're at work? Are your friends hesitant to come to dinner because your pooch tinkles on their shoes? Unfortunately, your …

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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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I am the parent of two small furry boys. I live in a place that it not big. I would have to think …

Some good tips here that are applicable to all days involving the use of the BBQ. Where I live, ther…

I would add Malchi's to the list of apartment dogs (maltese and chihuaha)

I never used a covered litter box. You have to open it each time to clean it, absurdly troublesome, …

Such an expressive guy--very cute!