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It’s NATURAL for Cats to Scratch!

You can live harmoniously alongside your cat with claws and still maintain nice furniture by understanding a bit more about your cat’s natural behaviors, and enriching your home with items your cat can scratch. Let’s learn more about your cat’s … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Make Your Cat Happy on National Cat Day!

National Cat Day is October 29th 2018 – dedicated to celebrating our feline friends! In honor of National Cat Day, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, has released … Continue reading

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National Reptile Awareness Day

Each year on October 21, people across the nation observe National Reptile Awareness Day. Created not only for reptile lovers to celebrate, but National Reptile Awareness Day also promotes education, conservation, and appreciation for reptiles. It is a day to … Continue reading

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Scariest Halloween Hazards

During the week of Halloween, call volumes at Pet Poison Helpline increase significantly, making it consistently one of their busiest weeks of the year. While most of the calls involve dogs of various breeds and sizes, other animals such as … Continue reading

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Your Pet’s Halloween Party Rules

1. Keep me away from party hazards! 2. Don’t leave me alone with Halloween decorations that are automated or pose choking hazards (like string lights or fake spiderwebs). 3. Don’t put me in a costume if I’m uncomfortable or resist. 4. Make sure … Continue reading

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Potential Neurologic Adverse Events Associated with Isoxazoline Flea and Tick Products

Dear pet parents: We wanted to notify you about some information recently distributed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about potential neurologic side effects of a particular class of flea and tick control medications. We utilize three of these … Continue reading

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Rabies Notification

9th case of rabies in a cat in Hillsborough County this year Updated: August 31 2018 A domestic short haired brown & black tabby cat in the area of Nundy Ave Gibsonton, Fl 33534 has tested positive for rabies. As … Continue reading

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4 Dangerous Myths Pet Parents Believe About Cat Health

Cats are often considered very mysterious creatures, so it’s unsurprising that feline folklore and superstitions over the years have influenced the way people care for the health of their fur babies. Unfortunately, there are several common cat health myths out … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Make Your Cat Happy During Happy Cat Month

September is Happy Cat Month, dedicated to finding ways to keep our feline friends happy, healthy and purring all year long. In honor of Happy Cat Month, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working … Continue reading

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The Truth About “Anesthesia-Free Dentals”

Thinking about having a groomer or pet store clerk clean your pet’s teeth? Not so fast – dental care is a lot more than cosmetic. ‘Anesthesia-free dentals’ are misleading and could potentially be harmful to your pet’s long term health. … Continue reading

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