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Older Cats With Behavior Problems
Offbeat  (tags: older cats, behavior problems, decline in functioning, cognitive functioning, cats, FCD, animals, health, pets )

- 1 day ago -
As they age, cats often suffer a decline in functioning, including their cognitive functioning. ItâEUR(TM)s estimated that cognitive declineâEUR"referred to as feline cognitive dysfunction, or FCDâEUR"affects more than 55% of cats aged 11 to 15 years
How to Make Vet Visits a More Pleasant Experience for Your Pet
Offbeat  (tags: visits to vet, pets, pet carrier, carrier, animals, cats, dogs, humans, interesting, safety )

- 1 day ago -
If your pet's carrier or crate only comes out when it's time to visit the vet, he or she may develop a negative association with it. As soon as the carrier makes an appearance, your pet might just decide to curl up under your bed
Letter: Can Dogs Experience Regret?
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, regrets, guilty, animals, dogs, humans, interesting, pets )

- 1 day ago -
William Brennan writes that it is a myth that our dogs can experience guilt. Okay, but how about regret?
Cats and Anesthesia: When They Need It, the Risks and How to Care for Cats After Anesthesia
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, anesthesia )

- 2 days ago -
Dealing with cats and anesthesia has always been an âEUR¦ interesting experience, at least for me. Especially when your cat comes home after sheâEUR(TM)s had anesthesia
7 Negative Side Effects of Declawing Your Cat
Offbeat  (tags: cats, declawing, pets, protection )

- 2 days ago -
There are few subjects related to cat ownership as hotly debated as declawing. There are passionate arguments on each side of the issue, with some veterinarians so staunchly against declawing that they refuse to perform the procedure.
Hero Cat Rescues Baby   video
Offbeat  (tags: Cat, Rescues Baby, Russia, Love, Maternal Instincts, animals, cats, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, protection, society, unusual, video )

- 3 days ago -
After watching this, what else can you is everywhere. Enjoy, be inspired, be amazed. Please note, comment, and forward.
We'Ve Fallen in Love With This Stunning Cat With a Two-Toned Face
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets )

- 3 days ago -
A gorgeous two-faced (literally) cat has won our hearts with her perfectly split black and grey facial fur, which is thought to have different DNA on each side.
2 Kitten Siblings Born With Perfectly Imperfect Legs, Let Nothing Slow Them Down.
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, pets )

- 3 days ago -
Meet Sonnet and her brother Haiku!
Best Pets of the Week Video Compilation | February 2018 Week 2   video
Offbeat  (tags: pets, funny, dogs, awesome-pawsome doggy video! )

- 4 days ago -
This week's edition of the best pet videos of the week we have a happy french bulldog swimming, a very guilty dog and an incredible smart bird!
5 Signs of Cat Dental Disease
Offbeat  (tags: cats, tooth disease, pets, protection )

- 4 days ago -
Cat dental disease is a common issue. But some of the symptoms that your cat has a dental disease can be hard to decipher. LetâEUR(TM)s look at some right here!
Dog, Cats, and Humans: Shared Emotions Act As Social Glue
Offbeat  (tags: cats, dogs, pets, humans, emotions, study, bonding )

- 4 days ago -
Emotions are gifts of our ancestors and serve as social glue in different cultures
Delta Airlines Introduces Stricter Guidelines for Flying With Service or Support Animals
Offbeat  (tags: pets, flying, Delta airlines )

- 5 days ago -
From service dogs to emotional support ducks, it seems more and more animals have been flying with their owners, sometimes to the objection of fellow passengers.
10+ Photos Of A Dog Who Has Owl Best Friends That Will Make Your Day
Offbeat  (tags: owl, dog, Best Friends, animals, funny, interesting, pets, photos, pictures )

- 5 days ago -
Here are some surreal snaps of Ingo with his smaller owl buddies, thanks to Brandt. Find more at, Facebook, and
Animal Cares: Feline Behavior and Neutering
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, neutering )

- 5 days ago -
All too often cat owners take no precautions with their pets and fail to have them spayed or neutered. This, in turn, leads to the overpopulation problem that is plaguing the local area (and, indeed, the nation) where far too many kittens and cats
Are You the Cause of Your Cat's Stress?
Offbeat  (tags: cats, pets, stress )

- 5 days ago -
Strange as it may sound, a stressed cat is not at all uncommon. WhatâEUR(TM)s worse is that we can sometimes inadvertently be the cause of their stress. Fortunately, we can also help our cats manage their stress appropriately and limit the potential stressors

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