Month: June 2021

New tool to help treat feline injection site sarcomas the topic of latest Morris Animal Foundation podcast DENVER/June 9, 2021 – A new diagnostic tool for use in treating injection-site sarcomas is the topic of this month’s episode of Morris Animal Foundation’s “Fresh Scoop” podcast, available now for download and streaming. Host Dr. Kelly Diehl, the Foundation’s
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An orphan kitten found a family to help her thrive and blossomed into a rambunctious personality. Winnie the ginger kittenKali @turtleandfosterfriends A kitten whose eyes were still closed, was brought to a local municipal shelter in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kali, a foster volunteer who specializes in critical cases, stepped up to help. “I was contacted
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Cannabis, also known as medical marijuana, remains a controversial topic. But more people are realizing how effective it is at treating the symptoms of many human conditions, from cancer and AIDS to multiple sclerosis, pain disorders, glaucoma, epilepsy and more. Cannabis is also being used to help treat pets, including cats, and for many similar
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According to the ASPCA, there may be more than 100,000 venomous snakebites that occur in cats and dogs every year. The most important thing you can do regarding snake bites is to prevent them from happening in the first place. Keep your cats inside, keep your dog leashed on your walk, keep to worn trails,
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Toronto-based freelance writer Paul Lima, recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, struggles to stay awake and finish his story. But a wave of fatigue submerges his will, and he collapses onto the couch seconds before passing out.  When Paul awakes, he registers a deep, content purr vibrating throughout his rib cage. As his eyes flutter open,
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A medium-cooked burger plopped on a paper plate certainly won’t win any cuisine awards for taste or presentation. But, dress up that burger with melted gouda cheese, lettuce, slices of fresh avocado and tomato with a toasted, buttered bun, and your taste buds will thank you. Well, your cat may feel the same way about
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To mark this year’s Armed Forces Day (Saturday 27 June) PDSA has been taking the opportunity to remember all the heroic animals who have served, and continue to serve, alongside the men and women in our Armed Forces too. Named after the charity’s founder Maria Dickin, the PDSA Dickin Medal acknowledges outstanding acts of life-saving
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This post is sponsored by Dinovite Species-appropriate nutrition is the foundation for good health, but even the highest quality diet can benefit from supplementation. Dinovite supplements offer that extra boost of nutrients, vitamins and probiotics to promote a strong immune system, aid digestion, and support healthy skin and a shiny coat. About Dinovite Dinovite is
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I’ve always loved boxes — my home is filled with them. So I decided to decorate one of my own using stencils — cat-themed, of course! Instructions Give the box a good sanding to get rid of any rough spots. Paint the box with two or three coats. Let it dry completely before you start
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This post is sponsored by Darwin’s Natural Pet Food and contains affiliate links* Embraced for decades by holistically oriented pet parents and holistic veterinarians, raw feeding is becoming more mainstream as pet parents look for alternatives to feeding highly processed commercial pet foods. Cat parents who are new to raw feeding are often concerned about the
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Who doesn’t love a good cat café? Especially one that opens in a city near you. Cool Beans Café opened up recently a few cities away from me in Gastonia, North Carolina. The opening made all of our local media here in Charlotte. I immediately reached out to the owners, Julianna Coon (pictured on left)
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Cat adoption is associated with greater empathy and less separation anxiety for autistic children, according to a study published online in December in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. The study, which was the first randomized controlled trial of cat adoption in families of children with autism spectrum disorders, was funded by the Human Animal Bond
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