Posts tagged "Dr. Jane Brunt"

Who's Your HomeAgain Hero?

Who's Your HomeAgain Hero?
In the pet world there are countless heroes – but a panel of judges (which i was honored to be a part of) dwindled it all down to five finalists. You can vote HERE for your favorite HomeAgain Hero of the Year. The inner will choose a charity to receive the grand prize of a $10,000 donation... Read more »

HomeAgain Heroes, Don't Let Anyone Tear Them Away

HomeAgain Heroes, Don't Let Anyone Tear Them Away
Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, David Bowie and Bonnie Tyler are among many performers who’ve sung the praise of heroes in their songs. Carey’s ballad, “Hero” (1993), written by Walter Afanasieff, includes the lyrics:  ”Lord knows dreams are hard to follow,  But they don’t let anyone tear them away.  Hold on, there will be tomorrow.  In... Read more »

Calling All Animal Loving Heroes

Calling All Animal Loving Heroes
Do you know a reali-life hero, like Captain Sully Sullenberger? Remember, he was the pilot who successfully performed the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. No doubt – he is a hero. HomeAgain®Pet Recovery Service is seeking an animal loving  hero. HomeAgain Hero of the Year nominees should demonstrate a commitment... Read more »
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Can Your Cat Make You Crazy, No! Can You Make Yourself Crazy Thinking About It, Yes!

Can Your Cat Make You Crazy, No! Can You Make Yourself Crazy Thinking About It, Yes!
Just plain stupid – cats don’t make people crazy, as the Atlantic Monthly asserts. “Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping into our brains, causing everything from car wrecks to schizophrenia?” Here’s the truth: There have been some loose associations between toxoplasmosis (carried in cat stool and other sources) – to determine previous... Read more »

CATaylst: If Cats Had Thumbs

CATaylst: If Cats Had Thumbs
You may have missed this – I missed it, March 3 was National If Pets Had Thumbs Day. Who knew? Cat Stanley, the CATalyst Council spokescat commented on what prospect would result in….. 1.       Eat more tuna. I’m embarrassed to even write this since it’s so obvious.  Most cats enjoy fish, but I really, really... 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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Happy Cat Month

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Celebrate all month; I know I will be. After all,  September is HAPPY CAT MONTH. In this video, produced by the American Veterinary Medical Association, you’ll learn a lot of keep your cats happy with Dr. Jane Brunt, executive director of the CATalytst Council.

Cats Rule, Even on Take Your Dog to Work Day

Cat Stanley June 23 is Take Your Dog to Work Day. That’s fine, but as Cat Stanley, the official “spokes cat” for the non-profit CATalyst Council points, out, this comes during American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Cat month! What nerve! How can the dogs have the audacity do that? So, Cat Stanley decided cats should celebrate too!... Read more »

WGN Radio Petcast: Adopt A Cat Month

This WGN Radio Petcast celebrates cats and cat adoption. Listen HERE (may take several seconds to load) June is American Humane Association’s Adopt A Cat Month, a reason for celebration if you ask me, especially if we can really move the needle. Fact is, too many cats are dying in shelters. You can begin your... Read more »
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How to Select the Purr-fect Cat

Dr. Jane Brunt, executive director of the CATalyst Council on selecting the Purr-fect cat from a shelter or rescue, especially during June, Adopt-a-Cat Month. Check out this American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Tracks podcast . Might be better to adopt adults rather than kittens, depends on your circumstance. Might also be better to adopt two,... Read more »