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8 Tips to Help Your Fat Cat Lose Weight

Are you living with a fat cat? According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (yeah, that's really a thing) 57.6 percent of cats are obese. In many cases the difference between healthy weight…

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Signs & Symptoms of Feline AIDS

A recent investigation in Canada found that approximately two out of every 10 feral cats in Saskatchewan are infected with feline AIDS or feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). In the United States, the…

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10 Tips to Prevent Costly Vet Bills

While many of us have to get creative when money is tight, it’s hard to deny our pets the care they need regardless of the cost. Let’s face it–veterinarian care can get pricey, especially without pet …

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Top 10 Ways to Help Cats that Don’t Like the Litter Box

Addressing Inappropriate Urination When your cat starts shunning its litter box in favor of other places throughout your home, it is definitely not something you want to become a habit. Address t…

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What You Should Know About Cat Allergies

It’s Spring – that means sunny skies, blooming flowers, warming weather, and, if you’re not too lucky: allergies. Unfortunately for your cat, allergies are not a human-only problem. Here are some basi…

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Can You Have Too Many Cats?

By Dr. Justine Lee, PetMD Do I really need to answer this question? (And yes, I realize this blog will piss off people who own more than 6 cats!) Unfortunately, I do. Years ago, I had two wom…

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The Easy Guide to Grooming Your Cat

Ever tried to groom your finicky feline pal? It’s not easy. Cats have always been self-cleaning machines, and it’s something they’re happy to do without human intervention. But times have changed––in …

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Heat Stroke Signs in Cats: What to Do

My poor little kitten, Mittens, almost died yesterday from heat exhaustion. Mittens likes the occasional jaunt in the great outdoors, but yesterday, he got stuck in a neighbor's garage for a few hours…

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A Roundup of Tips and Info About Furry Friends

Like so many others, I adore my pets as part of the family. Right now, I have one 4-year-old cat named Barley, but last year my fiancé and I had to say goodbye to our very old and very beautiful cat n…

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Elegant Cats And Feline Asthma

  Nothing like a little serious fun once in a while, no? Or, rather, I should say, in French,n’est-ce pas? That’s because I just fell in love with the most seriously cuddly book about cats pos…

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