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What Vaccines Does My Cat Need?

If you've been wondering what vaccines does my cat need, the answer to this question depends on several factors. Your cat will need several vaccinations that are crucial to her health; local laws and regulations require certain vaccines. Your veterinarian will be able to tell you what vaccinations are required and are essential to the health and well-being of your kitten. There are core vaccines that will be required for your cat, but there are also non-core vaccines that your cat may not actually need.

Review: PetSafe ScoopFree Self Cleaning Litterbox

The PetSafe ScoopFree Self Cleaning Litterbox makes it easy for pet owners to clean up after their cat, but it may not be right for every cat.

Review: Cooking with Cats by Sheri Lynch

What do you get for the cat owner who has everything? If you're looking for something creative and unique, this clever cook book by Sheri Lynch would make a nice addition to any cat lovers' kitchen. Cooking with Cats features recipes for humans (and a few for cats).

6 Cat Safe Houseplants for Pet Owners

Cats have been known to chew on the leaves and blossoms of indoor plants. This is why it's so important to be careful of the plants that you bring into your home. Do some quick research before bringing in new plants, and make sure to check on the plants that you already have. If you have an indoor/outdoor cat, you'll also need to research the plants that you have in your yard.

How Long Can You Leave A Cat Alone?

Cats are known for being independent creatures. They typically enjoy doing their own thing and keeping to themselves. However, domesticated cats do not want to be alone all of the time. If you leave your cat alone for too long, she may become unhappy or depressed. So, how long can you leave a cat alone?

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.

How To Tell If Your Cat Is Sick

There are many common symptoms of illness that are easy to spot, like vomiting, diarrhea or breathing problems. However, your cat may try his best to hide how he's really feeling. If he isn't showing blatant symptoms, you will need to closely observe your cat in order to notice even the most subtle changes in his diet and behavior.

Why Do Cats Get the Zoomies?

If you've spent time around cats, you've probably heard the term "zoomies". It is the word us cat owners use to describe those random bursts of energy that our cats seem to get from time to time. If you've been wondering, why do cats get the zoomies, the answer might surprise you!

How To Stop Shedding in Cats

I'm sure you find your own hair on your pillowcase, around your bathroom sink and in your shower drain. Just like humans, it's impossible to stop a cat from losing some fur. It is possible to reduce the amount of hair loss by improving the quality of your cat's skin and coat, removing as much shed hair as possible as often as you can, and by keeping up with your cat's regular grooming needs.

3 Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes for Cats

Halloween is just a few weeks away, leaving many pet owners wondering what their furry friends should wear for a costume. Buying a costume that your cat is only going to wear once is a waste of money. These easy homemade Halloween costumes for cats will save you money and catch everyone's eye on Halloween night.

Cheap Homemade Cat Food Recipe

The cost of cat food is one of the biggest factors to consider before adopting a new pet. With that being said, providing the best nutrition should be one of those factors as well. When done properly, making a cheap homemade cat food recipe for your cat is the best way to provide top quality nutrition without breaking your budget.

It’s True: Cats Make The Best Pets!

Cats may be the epitome of perfection. These feline friends are most capable of captivating our hearts with their little fluffy existence and ominous...

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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

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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...