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Cat Breeds Made For Winter Weather

January 19, 2023

“Winter Wonderland” might be a song humans are humming this January, but not all cats enjoy the dropping temperatures. However, some cat breeds have developed the physical traits to not just survive but even enjoy colder climates. If you live where the winters are harsh (or, let’s be honest, even if you don’t), these might …

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Create an Advent Calendar for Your Pet

December 1, 2022

What’s better than one holiday present? 24 days of presents! Advent calendars are all the rage these last few years, but there’s no need to exclude your pet from the daily fun. To include your pets in the everyday holiday cheer, here are some ideas for a pet-themed advent calendar that you can “make” yourself. …

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How to De-Stress the Holidays for Your Cat

November 10, 2022

The holidays are coming, and celebration with loved ones is always on the to-do list. But our time of cheer and merriment also brings about some change to your feline’s routine and habits, and that can be stressful on a kitty! They might not outwardly show it, but cats are sensitive beings who are affected …

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Is Your Cat Happy?

September 15, 2022

By now you’ve probably seen the trending videos of doggos bouncing to “I’m a happy guy, just a happy, happy guy.” But what about the cats of the world? Are they bouncing happily about, too? If you’ve ever owned a cat, you’ll know it’s likely that they are not bouncing around like a bunch of …

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How to Choose a Pet Boarding Facility

September 8, 2022

You’ve booked the flight. You’ve requested the time off. And now you’re daydreaming of mai tais while relaxing on the beach. But wait … there’s one more step before jetting off on some kinds of trips: determining who will take care of your furry friend while you’re away. If you don’t have a trusted friend …

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Why do puppies and kittens bite?

August 17, 2022

Your puppy or kitten is all snuggles, at least until they’re not. Why do the cuddles from young fur-babies so often lead to bites and nips? If you’re trying to determine why your new puppy or kitten is biting you, fret not. Fido and Mittens are probably not biting to be mean or malicious. In …

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Planes, Trains and Adventuring with Your Pet

June 16, 2022

You and your pet have vacations on the brain. Do you travel by train? Do you travel by plane? Goodness gracious, great Danes. There are many decisions to be made, and taking your pet via air or rail can complicate matters. But not to worry! According to American Pet Products Association, approximately 37 percent of …

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How to Adopt an Adult Shelter Cat

June 9, 2022

Let’s face it. You’ve been thinking about adopting an adult cat since before the #BettyWhiteChallenge. The idea of curling up to a good book with a cat lying next to you brings a twinkle to your eye — plus, not having to train a kitten but still having an adorable cat in the house adds …

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