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Well, I went and did it again. I agreed to take in another “challenging” batch of foster kittens — four 3-month-old brothers who were born in a community cat colony, then were trapped, given veterinary care and turned over to a rescue. When they came to us, they spent the first week hiding and running
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Ever heard the term ‘cryptorchid’ used in relation to tomcats? Ashley, the youngest old cat lady and founder of Ashley’s Kitten Academy, explained, “Cryptorchid is when one (or both) of a male’s testicles are not descended into the scrotum.” This changes up the way veterinarians go about neutering a male cat, having “to open the
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Greetings, my pawsome cat cohorts. It’s your old friend Forrest here, and today, we’re leaving our parents out of the loop. Why? Because it’s April Fools’ Day, and I want to teach you some surefire pranks to get your parents back for every nap they’ve ever woken you from and every empty food bowl they’ve
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Just adopted a kitten? Or share your home with adult cats? Or, do you care for a community cat colony in your neighborhood? No matter the environment, the challenge remains: keeping fleas off felines. These blood-sucking nuisances possess a strong ability to survive, considering that they have been pestering mammals and birds for more than
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Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition The Royal Society of British Artists boasts just over one hundred of the UK’s top painters, sculptors and printmakers as members, all possessing the highest levels of skill in their chosen styles and media. This year the exhibition includes a collection of work depicting cats, one of the
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Hi everyone, Please find below a poetry submission by Ryan from https://anxiousandangry.com/: Micro I knew you before we metNobody wanted either of usWe were purrfect It was raining on the way homeWe were both nervousIn our eyesWhen I showed you your new homeYou wouldn’t leave my side I brought you to the doctorThey gave you
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This post contains affiliate links* If you’ve ever had to cut small pills for your cat (or yourself,) you know how frustrating it can be. While there are endless models of pill cutters available online, I’ve found that none of them work well when it comes to cutting already small pills into halves and quarters.
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Have you ever wondered why your cat has a behavioral problem? Cat behavior is perceived as rather illusive for most people, because cats are so mysterious in many ways, but also beautiful and magical creatures. Deciphering a particular behavior in a cat can be very challenging. And as with human behavior, sometimes there are several
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This post contains affiliate links* When Allegra was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, one of the first things I asked my vet about was whether we should start her on AminAvast®. The connection between hyperthyroidism and kidney disease Hyperthyroidism can mask kidney disease because the excess thyroid hormone in the system increases renal blood flow and glomerular
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Choosing a healthy cat food can feel overwhelming, especially when you look at the sea of brands, formulations and flavors. Before choosing a food, first identify your cat’s life stage. “Cats have different nutritional needs depending on where they are in their stage of growth and life cycle,” says Johnna Devereaux, clinical pet nutritionist and
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