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Cats Training & Grooming

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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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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Training & Grooming

Think Training Sessions Need to Be Long? Find Out Why Shorter Is Smarter

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Reading Time: < 1 minute You want your pet to learn quickly and well, so you’re planning to spend long periods training him. Wait! It may sound counterintuitive, but shorter practice times can yield better results. Our handout explains why and offers tips to get the most out of sessions.

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Cats

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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Life at Home Uncategorized

New Products Focus on Health Benefits, Stress Reduction

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s annual trade show, isn’t only about fun new pet products: toys, treats, and accessories. Health-related products are showcased here too. Here are some innovations aimed at positively affecting pet wellbeing. Catwater for Cats with Urinary and Renal Issues A survey based on 1.35 million medical claims filed with Nationwide […]

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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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Cats

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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Life at Home Training & Grooming

Giving Medication to Your Pet Doesn’t Have to Be a Fight. How to Make It Less Stressful

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Reading Time: < 1 minute If the thought of getting a pill or liquid medication down your pet’s throat makes you shudder, we’re here to help. Our handout offers tips and techniques to help the medicine go down without a fuss.

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Cats Life at Home

Quirks to Communication: Weird and Wonderful Reasons Behind Your Cat’s Litter Box Behaviors

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Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to litter box behaviors, some cats can be a little on the strange side.