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Safe, Fun & Healthy Holidays for Cats

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Safe, Fun & Healthy Holidays for Cats

The holidays bring with them decorations, gifts, good foods, and lots of activity as people visit friends and family to spread the good cheer. But to our cats these things translate into new “toys” to play with that may not be entirely safe, foods that probably shouldn’t be shared, and strange people coming into our territory.

What can you do to help make the holidays safer and more enjoyable for your cat?

Click through for great tips and tricks about having a healthy and safe cat-friendly holdiay!

Related: 8 Winter Safety Tips for Pets (Slideshow)

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By Dr. Laurie Huston, PetMD

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12:22PM PST on Dec 16, 2012

thanks for sharing :)

6:35PM PST on Dec 8, 2012


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2:19PM PST on Dec 5, 2012

never given it much thought til now.

8:41AM PST on Dec 4, 2012


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4:50AM PST on Dec 4, 2012

Excellent article, thank you..

1:58AM PST on Dec 4, 2012

My cat will have fun in the Christmas tree! Last year she clumb up till the middle of it height. And she plays with the ornaments, she broke a few!

11:56PM PST on Dec 3, 2012

Christmas tree , oh Christmas tree - thy ornaments are history.

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