Cats

Pumpkin can help your pet with gastrointestinal problems, but it’s best to consult a veterinarian for long-term issues. By: CorrieMiracle Is pumpkin the new fad, like gluten-free, grain-free and no-go-GMO? Seems every time I turn around, a client is bringing their dog in for diarrhea, saying, “We tried pumpkin, but it didn’t really work.”
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Cat, dogs, bunnies and more received a big break this week. California’s Assembly Bill 485 has passed, making California the first state to ban the sale of commercially-bred pets in pet stores statewide. “This landmark law breaks the puppy mill supply chain that pushes puppies into California pet stores and has allowed unscrupulous breeders to profit from
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Different airlines have different pet travel policies. By: quinnanya Traveling by plane can be a stressful experience, particularly if it isn’t something you do often. Each airport has its own policies and quirks, and on top of that, each individual airline enforces different procedures from each other. Traveling with a pet can compound all
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The snakes don’t stand a chance against these furry adventurers/archaeologists. A Michigan couple, Mike and Megan, are making the dreams of high-climbing, cinema-loving cats come true. Together the pair started Catastrophic Creations, a cat furniture company that isn’t afraid to have a little fun with its designs. According to Bored Panda, the company started when
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It’s that time of year again, when the ubiquitous term “Pumpkin Spice” is tacked on every product, from lattes to lipsticks. Now, Honest Kitchen is taking this favorite fall flavor beyond human taste buds and sharing the seasonal speciality with our cat and dog friends. That’s right — it’s time to play barista for your
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You know that feeling you get when someone walks in unexpectedly and catches you doing something you’re not supposed to? Like stealing your sister’s favorite shirt, putting the milk back in the fridge with one sip left and eating chips while you’re “dieting” (that last one happens to me far more than is probably
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Gretchen Byrne was taking a coffee break while patrolling on the midnight shift for the Coral Springs Police Department two years ago, when a hungry and pregnant female cat approached her in the shopping center parking lot. Byrne knew that the feline wouldn’t last long on the streets, especially with a heavily-traveled thoroughfare nearby. So
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Work with your veterinarian to figure out how to maintain a high quality of life for your chronically ill pet. By: jwskks5786 Between illness and the quick rate at which animals age, many people end up caring for a chronically ill pet at some point. Most of us have all been there. It’s hard
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If your cat’s a lover of the outdoors, consider empiric deworming. By: nullahumana What the heck is empiric deworming? It sounds like a bad torture scene from the next fantasy series, where the empire gets angry at its subjects and sends down millions of worms to eat them alive (shudder). Actually, nature can be
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There’s no denying it — summer is over, and fall is here. Instead of wallowing in your seasonal sorrow, why not take note from these furry friends who couldn’t be more excited for pumpkin patches, crunchy leaves and sweater weather. Here are 10 pets who are totally excited for fall! 1. This dog in his
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Don’t try to feed your inappetent pet junky foods that may exacerbate any underlying conditions. By: Timothy Krause It’s a pretty common happening. When the Labrador who lives to eat ignores deliciously tempting treats he’d normally raid your pocket for, then you know something is wrong. But if this happens to your pet, what
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[{“title”:”Micromanager”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Over-Enthusiastic Newbie”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Slacker”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Strategist”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”The Office Flirt”,”points”:”1″}]Knock books and papers off your desk to get your attention. [{“title”:”Micromanager”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Over-Enthusiastic Newbie”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Slacker”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Strategist”,”points”:”1″},{“title”:”The Office Flirt”,”points”:”0″}]Make off with that unprotected credit card lying on your desk. Time to order the cat toys! [{“title”:”Micromanager”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Over-Enthusiastic Newbie”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Slacker”,”points”:”1″},{“title”:”Strategist”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”The Office Flirt”,”points”:”0″}]Take naps on your desk chair. (At least you *thought* it was your desk chair.) [{“title”:”Micromanager”,”points”:”1″},{“title”:”Over-Enthusiastic Newbie”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Slacker”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Strategist”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”The Office
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Liz and Ian Finlay of the U.K. first met their resilient and perdurable (purr-durable?) feline, Nutmeg, 27 years ago. “We celebrate his birthday in March every year so we know it was around March 1990 when we got him,” Mr. Finlay told the Newcastle Chronicle last year. According to Metro U.K., the Finlay’s former cat,
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Discussing treatment options can be a tough conversation between vets and pets’ humans. By: John Donges Clients can get confused, upset, frustrated and even angry when their vet puts all treatment options on the table. Full disclosure, however, of all medical choices available to you is the ethical thing to do. Discussing all possibilities and
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On Sept. 23, we celebrate what’s known as Dogs in Politics Day, or Checkers Day. This special day is based around Richard Nixon’s dog Checkers, who was remarked upon quite a bit during Nixon’s pre-presidential political career. These pets are following in those paw prints — perhaps hoping to be the next Checkers, the
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