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11 Reasons to Adopt a Rescued Pet

and/or support your local animal rescue or no-kill shelter! I'm thrilled to be participating in Toyota's Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge. For the next 30 days, I'll be driving a Prius plugin hybrid to wi…

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5 Quick Ways to Achieve Mindfulness

As a teacher of meditation and mindfulness, I am seeing more and more that any moments of awareness we can give ourselves during the day can be powerful and redirect us to a less stressed and more con…

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Why Is The Internet So Obsessed With Cats?

Browsed Facebook or Instagram lately? They're awash in cats. Big or small, grumpy or sleepy, the interwebs just can't seem to get enough of these cuddly creatures. In fact, if an alien race was monito…

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Neuticles: Fake Testicles for Your Pet

Okay, this takes the cake for being weird, as well as a bizarre use of up to $800 — testicular implants for animals that have been neutered. The price depends on whether you buy small, medium or large…

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5 DIY Ways to Spoil Your Dog

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 adopted …

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Supernatural Black Cat — Photo Caption Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption this supernatural black cat, from Care2 member Robin D. Now, we present our top five favorite captions! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butt…

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Bunny Has Epiphany About Water (Video)

Does he love it? Does he fear it? This bunny wasn't sure how to feel about water at first, but his curiosity got the better of him. Related: So You Want to Adopt a Bunny (Photos) 10 Adorable…

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Quiz: Are You Ready to Adopt a Pet?

Thinking of sharing your life with a furry, feathered, or scaly loved one? Animal adoption is not for the fickle of heart. Taking stock of your own life is the first—and most important—step to becomin…

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Feng Shui for Pets?

What’s better for Fido’s wellness—having his water bowl near the eastern or western wall of your house? How about your cat’s scratching post—will kitty be more inclined to use it if it’s in the living…

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Where Medicine Fails, Man’s Best Friend Can Heal

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Rick Phelps was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease over two years ago, at the age of 57. About eight months ago, an unexpected caregiver came i…

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Interesting, minus the rhubarb

Anyone that shops at Walmart is lazy, ignorant, cheap or all of the aforementioned! Their SOLE purp…

Thank you for this article.

These are very loving dogs and cats, who must come from loving families.

Great article! I totally agree................I have no reason to trust Walmart. Hopefully organic f…