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For as long as he can remember, former high-powered attorney Buzz Miller dedicated his time to improving the lives and well-being of pets. It was while working at animal shelters that he witnessed heartbreaking scenes of military personnel deployed overseas forced to surrender their beloved pets because they had no one to look after them
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I’ve frequently mentioned how important it is to limit your news intake. This is true any time, but it’s especially true now that we’re being bombarded with bad news 24/7. I’ve already reduced my daily news intake to about 10 to 15 minutes a day, and only from reputable sources. I never watch anything, I
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With a little help from her mom, 10-year-old Emma Finnegan figured out a great way to earn some money to buy herself a cellphone: making and selling bow ties for pets. They’d had fun making one for their rescue dog, Casey, so they decided to take it one step further. And with that, Casey’s House
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Pet behaviorist and psychic Pru Marlowe is back! Fear on Four Paws is the seventh book in Clea Simon’s Pet Noir series. When Pru is asked to help with an illegally trapped bear, she finds a colleague passed out drunk, his pet ferret locked in his truck. When one of her former friends turns up
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Glass shards flew onto the vintage Oriental rug. They fell from a door that was also vintage. Because the door was almost as old as time itself, there was nothing safe about the jagged pieces of glass that sparkled in the light from the street as the door swung slowly open. The intruder skirted around
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Cats are wondrous creatures, full of mystery and instinct, and as humans spend more and more time with felines, we learn new and amazing facts about cats all the time. While we may never unlock all their secrets, we’ve discovered how truly incredible cats can be. From the way they walk to the way they
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Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! Today is Mom’s birthday, and I’m surprising her with her favorite cake and flowers! I have my work cut out for me today to keep Mom’s spirits up! It’s Mom’s first birthday without Ruby, who left us five months ago today. Ruby always made Mom laugh on her birthday with her
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One would think that any creature that can so beautifully emulate the flow of water would not harbor such a longstanding hatred and fear of it. The fact is, most domestic cats do not enjoy getting wet. Some will even lift their noses at the thought of walking over a damp floor. So, do cats need
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This content is kindly being provided by the UK Charity Blue Cross. Being at home more with our pets is great – but, inevitably, during these difficult times, a lot of us will be cleaning more than usual. Certain products are toxic to pets and they can’t read labels like us, so it’s our job
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When a gorgeous white and tabby cat showed up at meteorologist Jeff Lyon’s Indiana home 11 years ago, he couldn’t have imagined that she would become one of the superstars of the pandemic. Lyons has been working from home and set up his “studio” in his dining room. Betty kept insisting on being part of
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Cats and kittens in shelters depend on volunteers. But the coronavirus spread has stopped them from coming to shelters and rescues across the world. Without the loving hands of volunteers, cats and kittens aren’t receiving the level of socialization they were before shutdowns. Besides the touch and cuddles given by volunteers, cats need to hear
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This post contains affiliate links* Have you ever wondered about your cat’s genetic background? Maybe you were curious what breeds might make up your rescue cat’s genes? Or maybe you’d like to know whether you should be worried about any genetic health conditions so you can be proactive about them? The Basepaws Cat DNA test
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This post contains affiliate links* Cat bed preferences are as individual as each cat. Some cats have one favorite that never changes. Some cats change favorite beds with the season. Allegra tends to like beds that allow her to stretch out, while Ruby loved to curl up in a little donut shape. Today, I’m rounding
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