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21 Strange Cat Behavior – What It Means and How to Respond

Have you ever walked into your kitchen and saw your cat taking a sip from the faucet? This cat behavior may look strange and...
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Understanding Cat Zoomies: Why They Do It & How to Stop It

Anyone who has owned a cat is probably familiar with the endearing term "zoomies." It seems like one second, your pet is sitting around...
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Why Does My Cat Lick Me?

Some pet owners love it, while others can't stand the feeling of being licked by a cat. Their little sandpaper tongues start to hurt after a few licks. Is your kitty companion just showing affection or is this behavior something you should be concerned about? If you've been wondering "why does my cat lick me," there are a few possible answers.
Stray Cats and Feral Cats: Spot The Difference!

Stray Cats and Feral Cats: There’s a Difference!

Suppose you spot unfamiliar stray cats in your area. How would you react? What would you do?  Would you try to get close to it...
Simple Homemade Cat Food Recipe

Simple Homemade Cat Food Recipe With Just 4 Ingredients

A homemade diet is not necessarily healthier than a commercial diet. It's important to discuss dietary changes with your vet in order to provide your cat with balanced nutritional meals that will meet his unique needs. This simple homemade cat food recipe may not be nutritionally balanced for all cats, but your vet can help you add supplements.
Home Remedies for Cat UTI

Home Remedies for Cat UTI: 4 Safe Options

Urinary tract infections are fairly common in cats. They aren’t typically something to get too worried about. When treated properly, UTI’s will not cause any long term damage to your cat’s urinary tract. These home remedies for cat UTI issues may help clear up the problem. However, you’ll need to monitor your cat closely to make sure the symptoms aren’t getting any worse.
Maine Coon Cat Breed

Maine Coon Cat Breed: A Purrific Overview

Many people may not take a liking to cats because of their indifference to humans, but the Maine Coon cat is different. If you're a...
Homemade Cat Food for UTI

Recipe: Homemade Cat Food for UTI

Urinary tract infections are a common ailment in cats. Typically, they are nothing to worry about – as long as you treat them in a timely manner. If your cat is prone to urinary tract issues, you may be able to help prevent them with a change in diet. Just be sure to check with your veterinarian before switching to this homemade cat food for UTI.
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How To Introduce Cats To Each Other: A Step-by-Step Process

Cats are fickle creatures, so there is no guarantee that they will get along. Learning how to introduce your cats to each other gradually will be crucial to their future together. No matter what the reason is that you’ve adopted another cat, you need to make the introduction process as smooth as possible. The smoother the introduction, the faster the cats will get used to each other and be able to cohabitate in peace.
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How To Remove A Tick From A Cat

Ticks are some of the worst parasites cat owners need to deal with. They're most prevalent in the Eastern part of the United States, mainly in Rocky Mountains. Ticks are also found in limited areas on the west coast. Ticks are attracted to warmth and motion, making cats a great target, and knowing how to remove a tick from a cat is cruci
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Cats vs. Dogs: Which Makes a Better Pet?

There have been countless debates, cats vs. dogs, which of our furry friends makes the better pet. Some will argue that cats are better,...

6 Tips for Litter Training A Cat

Cats are known for being a fairly low maintenance pet. Oftentimes the biggest worry of new cat owners is how they are going to get their cat to use a litter box. Wether you're working with a kitten or an adult cat, these tips for litter training a cat will make the process smoother and more effective.

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
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Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...