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Interesting Facts About Your Cat (Infographic)

While your cat may act like one, did you know that "queen" is an actual term for an adult female cat? There are even more special facts to be discovered about the beloved pets. Knowing more informa…

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Share Your Love of Animals with Kind Cloth and Care2

If you're here on Care2, there is a pretty good chance that you care about sustainability of the planet and about how animals are treated around the world. Whether you’re a pet parent or just an anima…

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Everyday Issues For People With Giant Breeds

Thinking of sharing your life with a Great Dane, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound or other giant breed? While these giant breeds can make great companions, there are a few things you need to think about …

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30 Body Signals You Should Know from Your Dog

Dogs have a uniquely intricate sense of language. Unlike humans, that language is largely non-verbal and expressed through bodily movements. Thankfully, we can actually learn much of the language ours…

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Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes When You First Meet a Dog

Humans form such close bonds with dogs, we often forget that dogs are not in fact humans. Through anthropomorphization, we assign our own responses and characteristics to canines in a way that can cau…

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The Trouble with Designer Dogs

Designer dogs are a relatively new thing to dog breeding. We're not talking 'new' within the past few years, but if you compare these dogs to the thousands of years we've had dogs as companion animals…

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Creating a Facebook Page for Your Dog

Social media isn't just for people—it's a dog's world on the Internet. Just like you, your dog has friends, pets and people he or she wants to pal around and stay in touch with. To let friends and rel…

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Spoil Your Dog With These 5 DIY Treats & Toys

Want to do something special for your fur kid? Check out these DIY dog projects to spoil your pup rotten! From treats to toys to everything in between, I love spoiling my dog, Jenna. When we adopte…

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What to Do if You See a Dog Chained Up in Freezing Temperatures

For animal lovers, seeing a dog tied up outside elicits a visceral response. Many times the chain is meant as a dog sitter, a way to get the dog out of its owner's hair. The dog is stuck and if the ow…

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What’s the Most Embarrassing Thing Your Pet Has Ever Done?

The subject of our dogs' embarrassing moments came up in conversation with friends recently.  People shared stories about dogs peeing on Christmas trees while visiting friends, stealing food from a ne…

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my cat likes hugs and tummy rubs and would never give her up

Good to know....I love cilantro and will be looking at the label to see where it's from.

i will like to try those recipes