Pets & Toxic Plants

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Autumn Crocus Azalea* Calla Lilly Day Lily Easter Lily Angel’s Trumpet Oleander* Rhododendron* Tiger Lily Yew* Foxglove* Lily of the Valley* Sago Palm Japanese Pieris* Monkshood* Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow plant Elephant’s Ear *denotes plants that pose the highest cardiotoxic … Read More

Flea Free Bedding

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Your Pet’s bed can be a major breeding ground for fleas, which will migrate into other areas of your home. Try these practical tips for keeping Fido and Fluffy’s bed flea-free.Make a pet bed out of a washable material to … Read More

Cat Math

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A single cat left unspayed can produce two litters per year, and these kittens will soon be producing litters of their own. Do the Cat Math, and the exponential potential for overpopulation is astonishing. So why aren’t we knee deep … Read More

Cats in a Café

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 If you like coffee and love cats, this might just be your cup o’ joe. Cat cafés are the new thing in Japan, and they are popping up elsewhere too! Patrons can enjoy visiting the resident cats (many of whom … Read More

Grow Wheat Grass for your Cat at Home

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Wheat Grass is different from regular grass. This healthy type of grass satisfies kitty’s chewing instinct, but won’t harm a cat’s delicate stomach (less cat barf!). Indoor cats are deprived of their natural chewing instinct, so this bit of greens … Read More

How to trim kitty claws

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Ever Wonder how to safely trim cat nails? Dr. Cuesta demonstrates – starring Chopstick! Chopstick is one of the Cuesta family’s four adopted cats. Chopstick was brought to the animal hospital in a box full of tiny, dirty, sickly kittens. … Read More

Kitty Litter Blues

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This isn’t the beginning of a riddle, it’s a very important part of your cat’s health! Sadly, one of the main reasons cats are surrendered to shelters is litter box problems. That is, eliminating outside of the box. Cat caretakers … Read More

Tama the Railroad Cat

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Wow! Over 3000 people attended the funeral of Tama the Cat over a June weekend in Kishi, Japan. What made this cat so special?Tama started life as a stray cat, scratching for food around the Kishi railway station. The railroad … Read More

How to Pet a Cat

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WINNING FELINE FRIENDSHIPEven if you’re as nervous as a cat in a room full of rockers, you can learn to befriend a finicky feline…and did you know this might calm your own nerves in the process?Cat companionship is a recognized therapy … Read More