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Are Cats in Need of a Makeover?

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Cats are like the Rodney Dangerfield of pets – they get no respect. More cats are relinquished to shelters than dogs. Cats are less than half as likely to receive annual medical care than dogs….Pet owners (on average) aren’t willing to spend as much on cat care (compared to dog care)….and sometimes when people get... Read more »

Cats and Carriers: You Can Teach an Old Cat New Tricks

Cats and Carriers: You Can Teach an Old Cat New Tricks
Take out the carrier – and now where is your cat? The answer: The next county….maybe even the next state. Veterinary visits for cats are on the decline. In fact, half of all cats didn’t even see a veterinarian last year. As a result, preventive illness in cats is on the rise. Nearly half of... Read more »

Petfinder.com Co-Founder Saul Tells It Like It Is, @BlogPaws

Petfinder.com Co-Founder Saul Tells It Like It Is, @BlogPaws
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — A convention of bloggers may seem odd enough, but check this out: Blog Paws, a gathering of bloggers who write about pets, was held June 21-23 in Salt Lake City. So, here’s what happened when 375 pet bloggers got together: The host hotel’s Internet nearly crumbled due to all the... Read more »
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June is American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Cat Month

June is American Humane Association's Adopt-A-Cat Month
There’s no question that Americans love pets. There are more pets than children. Most homes have a pet, including about 40 million homes with at least one cat, adding up to over 86 million pet cats, according to the American Pet Products Association. Also, polls suggest that over 90 percent of pet owners consider their... Read more »

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?
ORLANDO, FLA. — These reader questions from my Tribune Media Services newspaper column were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference , Jan.14-18. Q: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a can of canned food each morning... Read more »
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