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Shadow was a young adult cat when she was rescued by her human, Nikki, from a trailer park where stray and feral cats gathered. Since kittenhood, Shadow lived in the park, scrounging for scraps from dumpsters and begging residents for food. Once she was brought inside, Shadow had all the food she wanted, but she
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There’s no question that moving with cats can be extremely stressful.  Cats are creatures of habit who hate having their routine disrupted. For some cats, a move is no big deal, but for most cats, the upheaval associated with a move and the logistics of getting them from point A to point B can result
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With her tongue, a mother cat welcomes her kittens into this world. A queen bathes her babies immediately so that predators don’t detect the scents associated with birth and continues to groom her kittens until they can bathe themselves at around 4 weeks of age. Grooming is a big part of cats’ lives. In fact,
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Some cats go wild for laser toys, chasing the little red dot around the house, up and down furniture, and, in Ruby’s case, even up walls. Well, she tried, anyway. Allegra will chase any reflection of light, even if it’s just the sun reflecting off my phone on the wall, so a laser pointer is
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There are more cats than dogs in the United States according to American Pet Products Association: 94 million cats and 90 million dogs. Cats rule for many reasons, including ease of care. Got cat? There’s lots you don’t need to deal with. Here are 12 examples: Great for Couch Potatoes Of course, dogs love to
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Where do the most mischievous moggies live in London? Leading cat fencing specialists ProtectaPet has gathered information from all 32 London boroughs to find out where our beloved moggies are getting into the most amount of mischief. With data taken from a freedom of information request, ProtectaPet uncovered that London fire brigade were called out
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Constipation is defined as infrequent or difficult defecation of hard, dry feces, with retention of stool in the colon and/or rectum. It is an occasional, harmless problem in most cats. Repeated bouts of constipation, however, is an abnormal finding and, left untreated, constipation can progress, with sometimes dire consequences. What can cause it There are
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As a fan of cats and art (and Benedict Cumberbatch), I was so excited to hear about this movie. And it didn’t disappoint. Available on Amazon Prime, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain moves from the late 1800s through the 1930s, following the incredible adventures of the artist. Known as “a man who drew cats,”
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(via: https://pixabay.com/photos/cat-pet-licking-animal-tabby-cat-323262/) Cats are without a doubt one of the most popular pets on the planet. In fact, tens of millions of American households own a cat and they are popular all over the world. With so many fans, there is no shortage of gifts out there to give to cat lovers. Also, don’t forget
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This post contains affiliate links* I came across this crocheted cat bed on Etsy, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I couldn’t resist sharing it with you. What kitty wouldn’t love a cozy bed like this! Made of thick, soft acrylic yarn, the bed measures 19″L x 13″W x 1″H. Cats who love
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Norwegian Forest Cat Quick Facts Weight: 7 – 20 pounds The Look of a Norwegian Forest Cat Because they developed in a cold climate, Norwegian Forest Cats have thick, double coats that can keep them warm in just about any weather. The coat is fluffy, especially around the neck. They shed out much of the
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Cats and dogs are animals with “three legs and a spare,” as Dr. Beth Galles and other veterinarians often say when encountering a tripod pet. But still, there are some kitties with special conditions — like severe obesity, arthritis or other mobility issues — who may struggle to walk well on just three limbs. That’s
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PETS in rentals campaigners Andrew Rosindell MP and co-founder of AdvoCATSeastmids Jen Berezai attended a meeting with the Minister for Rough Sleeping & Housing, Eddie Hughes, on Tuesday 14th December, at the Department for Levelling Up Housing & Communities (DLUHC), in Whitehall. The meeting was in response to Andrew Rosindell’s oral question in Parliament to
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It’s always sad when a friend’s cat dies. My heart hurts for what I know they’re about to go through as they mourn their loss. We’ve all been there, and even though everyone grieves in their own unique way, we all know how hard it is. On Monday, my dear friends Rita and Rob had to
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Annie Butler Shirreffs Annie Butler Shirreffs has worked in the pet industry for 20 years and is currently the senior editor of Catster and Dogster magazines. A cat lover since she was a little girl, she has always had feline friends in her life. She and her husband share their Southern California home with their
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The Cat With Twenty Toes is an illustrated children’s book featuring a polydactyl cat named Sookie. The author uses Sookie as a metaphor to celebrate the physical differences among all living creatures. Colorful illustrations and a rhyming verse make this book a fun and lighthearted way to introduce the concept of diversity to young children.
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After a long day working, I grab an iced tea and head to my sofa to unwind. My tripod kitty, Smoochy, sees me, and the race is on! Even on three legs, she is lightning fast. Who will get to the sofa first? Smoochy will, of course. Then we spend the next few minutes trying
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What if your cat develops an allergy to a specific food or to something in his environment, such as pollen. Or, may start battling a disease, such as diabetes or kidney disease. Or, he may be stressed and his digestive system is being pummeled. Unfortunately, your cat isn’t able to notify you about a specific
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