Archive | Cats

How to Enrich Your Indoor Cat’s Life

There is a long-held misconception that cats need to be able to roam outdoors to be happy, but we think most modern felines would disagree. All the kitty luxuries available today make the great outdoors just seem a little less… great. Whether munching on catnip, traversing indoor climbing systems or watching made-for-cat DVDs, today’s indoor felines seemingly have it made. And […]

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Happy Healthy Cat Month was created by the Catalyst Council to improve the lives of cats by focusing on happiness. There’s no question that healthy cats are happier cats, and one of the things this initiative aims to do is highlight the importance of regular veterinary care for cats. However, Happy Cat Month goes beyond physical […]

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National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

Regular wellness exams are vital for ensuring your kitty has a long, happy, and healthy life. August 22nd is National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day, and the perfect opportunity to schedule your cat’s routine preventive care exam.  Contrary to popular belief, even indoor cats are susceptible to disease. Postponing your cat’s wellness check-up […]

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National Check the Chip Day

Microchipping can be a lifesaver for pets, helping to reunite lost or stolen pets with their owners. But the chip is only as good as its registration. To raise awareness about the importance of updating microchip registration information, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) established Check the Chip […]

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A Healthy Pet is a Happy Pet

When your family includes a four-legged loved one, you vow to love them unconditionally, in sickness and in health—hoping for much more health than sickness. Keep your furry friend as healthy as can be with this go-to guide to animal wellness. Calling the Shots Vaccinations are an important step in protecting your pets from common […]

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Basic Behavior

Communication begins with understanding. If you want to build a better relationship with your dog, you can start by working to understand the meaning and causes behind some of her most common dog behaviors. Here is a list of common dog behaviors and what they mean. Panting Because dogs sweat through the pads on their […]

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Adopt a Cat Month

June 1 not only kicked off Adopt a Shelter Cat Month—it also marks the height of kitten season, which is the time of year when we see an increase in feline breeding.  You can help celebrate Adopt a Cat Month by adopting, volunteering and/or spreading the message of adoption. There are thousands of adoption events planned […]

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