Adventure

Cats are possibly the most athletic, graceful animals on the planet. Certain breeds, like the Oriental Shorthair and Cornish Rex, can scale a mantel filled with knickknacks without knocking a single one over. It’s one of their most impressive talents. So why is the internet filled with videos that show cats knocking stuff off of
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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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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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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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Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story from Louise and her cat Kizzy: Kizzy is a rescue cat who came to us at 6 months old. Her story before she was found by Cat’s Protection is unknown, but she was found wandering, afraid and alone, very nervous and disliked her back being touched. She
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This post contains affiliate links* Summer seems to have arrived early this year, so this is a good time to review PetFusion’s new cooling blanket. This innovative blanket absorbs and releases your cat’s body heat, keeping her cool and comfortable. Cooling blanket features Made of 80% nylon and 20% cool technology polyethylene fabric. Lightweight &
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What’s better than one cat? Two cats, that’s what! And most of the time, kitties will agree, there are some moments when two cats are needed to make a situation just right. While society has dubbed felines as aloof solitaires, cat lovers know kitties crave companionship. Not only do cats enjoy the company of their
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Your cat pees on your bed. She leaves tootsie rolls just outside the litter box. Or, you see the urine on your pile of fresh, clean clothes. What’s happening? Is kitty mad at you? The answer is no. Might be a medical issue According to Dr. Carlo Siracusa, director of Ryan Hospital’s Companion Behavior Medicine
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For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been on what I call my post-pandemic reunion tour, meeting friends I hadn’t seen in over a year for lunches and dinners at favorite restaurants. And it was glorious. I feel like a weight has been lifted. I feel lighter, everything feels brighter, and, well, normal. There were
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Sponsored content brought to you by Sleepypod. Yes, you too can teach your cat tricks. Trick training is a great way to bond together, while also providing enrichment through mental stimulation. To get started in trick training with your cat, keep your sessions short. Five to 10 minutes is plenty of time, just set aside
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We already have two of PetFusion’s fantastic scratchers: the iconic Ultimate Cat Scratcher Lounge, and the three-sided vertical scratcher. Both have held up exceptionally well. When I was looking for a smaller scratcher, PetFusion was nice enough to send me their flip pad scratcher. Cat Scratching Flip Pad features Made of recycled cardboard with non-toxic
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Does a werewolf howl? Or does she say meow? If she’s a little Lykoi kitten name Gracie, she’s definitely a werewolf who meows at the full moon! And because she’s a werewolf, it makes sense Gracie carried an air of mystery about her for a while. One that vexed foster mom Brianna Waltman until Gracie
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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (catvets.com) updated its policy in January to end the elective declawing of cats at all veterinary hospitals designated as Cat Friendly Practices. The AAFP has previously issued a position statement in 2017 that expressed the organization’s strong opposition to elective declawing. The elective declaw ban is aligned with the
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