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Meet the Cat Who Can Sense Death

For more than a decade, Oscar the cat has roamed the third-floor corridors of Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Like most felines, he enjoys sunbathing and ca…

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What Your Cat’s Mealtime is Missing

I was captivated by a recent NPR interview with veterinarian Vint Virga, a specialist in animal behavior. Virga emphasizes that we should try to view the world from our companion animals' senses. The …

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8 Warning Signs That Your Cat May Be Sick

Cats get a lot of flack for acting like Prima donnas, but as any cat lover knows, it's mostly an act. Cats are extremely resilient, strong, and stoic: Which means they're very good at hiding signs of …

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Breakup Blues? Why Cats Make Better Partners!

Have you seen this tongue-and-cheek list of why cats make better partners than men? I added a few, so feel free to add more of your own in the comment section below. Ladies, no matter who you date or …

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Pets Cost Billions in Damaged Electronics

We love them like children. But our pets can be costly, in more ways than one. Besides the expense of feeding them and giving them proper health care, according to a recent survey, pets damage about e…

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Cat Behavior 101 (Slideshow)

  By PetMD Did you know cats played a large role in ancient Egyptian society? They even became deities -- Mafdet (goddess of justice) and Bastet (goddess of war) were both felines. And w…

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If Your Friends Acted Like Cats and Dogs (Funny Video)

A reader of my recent Dog vs. Cat Diary post suggested that those of us who find humor in showcasing the fundamental differences between America's two most popular pets should check out this YouTube v…

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Coolheaded Cat Questions Authority (Funny Video)

This cat knows full well that he's not supposed to knock things off the bureau. He deliberates deeply over the matter, and finally reaches a decision. That decision is: "I do what I want!" &nbs…

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What To Do When Your Cat is Stuck in a Tree

To you, that beautiful 30-year-old elm tree in your front yard may look like a charming landscaping accent and surefire way to guarantee resale value for your home. By The Editors, MyPetHealthG…

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