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6 Ways To Comfort a Dying Cat

Thinking about life without my cat isn't something I like to do. She brings so much joy and love into our lives, that it makes me almost nauseous to think that someday she too will grow old and pass a…

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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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The True Cost of Your Dog (Infographic)

Looking into those adorable puppy eyes makes it easy to fall fast and hard for the dog of your dreams. Don't let that love at first sight fool you into forgetting to plan. Your future pup needs more t…

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DIY Chic & Comfortable Dog Bed

Form meets function (and budget) with this DIY dog bed project spotted on Scandinavian blog Brigg. The bed is fashioned from a children's mattress, a single sheepskin, and a pair of leather belts. H…

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How to Pick the Right Vet

Whether you’re a first-time pet guardian, moving to a new city, or just unhappy with your current vet, there’s no doubt that finding the right doctor for your animal companion is important. Just as yo…

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6 Awesomely Eco-Friendly Dog Beds

For Earth Month, we're really trying to cover our topics. And we'd be remiss if we didn't include some environmentally friendly ideas for keeping our furry friends in line with mother nature. As someo…

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10 Fascinating Facts About Cats

By David Aaron Moore, Networx People love their pets. Be it a cat, dog, hamster or goldfish, most U.S. residents have some kind of non-humanoid companion sharing their home. According to a survey b…

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Eco-Friendly Pet Care

With an increasing number of us choosing to make the change to a greener, more sustainable way of life for ourselves and our families, it makes sense to extend our eco-friendly inclinations to caring …

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Are Your Pet’s Expenses Tax Deductible?

From the Editors of The non-passing of the HAPPY Act (HR 3501) at the end of the 111th Congress left a lot of pet owners sad. If enacted, the bill would have given a $3,500 tax credit to pe…

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Hamster in the House

My family is growing. We'll be getting a new member next week. Namely, a hamster, earnestly requested by my younger daughter, will be the surprise Christmas present next week. I'm scared. I don…

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What beautiful animals they are. Thank you for the interesting information.

and afterall, it is our life not society's!