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Teach Cats to Communicate by Pushing Your Buttons–in a Good Way!

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Being able to understand what a cat wants reduces stress on both sides of the relationship.

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Pets and Stress: When House Guests Can Be a Nightmare

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Are raucous family holidays an assault on your pets’ nerves? How to cope.

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Cats Shelters & Fostering

Foster Kittens Bring Love, Laughter, and Family Togetherness

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Reading Time: 3 minutes I started something last month that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time: kitten fostering! I picked out my first kitten when I was five years old and named the little black ball of fluff Mr. Boo since Halloween was coming up. He was a great friend for a little girl, and I […]

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Cats Veterinary Care

Cat Behavior, Health Benefit from Early Spay/Neuter Surgery

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Reading Time: 4 minutes When young kittens reach sexual maturity, often at 5 months or younger, the yowling, spraying, and escape attempts can overwhelm cat parents, but there’s a solution.

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Wired for Sound: Cool Facts About Cat Ear Anatomy

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Reading Time: 5 minutes A cat’s ears are finely tuned instruments. Here’s how they work and the signs of stress that can signal there’s something wrong with them.

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Meals Versus Treats: How Much to Give and When

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Did you know treats should only make up about 10 percent of your pet’s daily nutritional intake? Download this handout full of tips to keep your pets healthy, happy, and well “treat”-ed! Brought to you by Fear Free and our friends at Blue Buffalo.

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Fires, Floods, Hurricanes: Are You Prepared to Protect Your Pet During Natural Disasters?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Many communities are at risk of natural disasters that affect people and animals. What to know to ensure you all get out safely.

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Purr Author Spills the Catnip Tea on Feline Happiness

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Cats will always be fascinating and mysterious creatures, but science has uncovered some of the secrets to what makes them happy.

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Toys, Travel, Tech: 9 Winners from Global Pet Expo

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Our reporter attends Global Pet Expo in search of the latest pet products.

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Cats Senior Pets Veterinary Care

How to Relieve the Pain and Stress of Osteoarthritis in Cats

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Reading Time: 7 minutes Osteoarthritis is a painful condition that isn’t exclusive to senior cats; younger cats can be affected, too.