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Fourth of July Safety Tips for Pets

For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including the four-legged members of the household. While it may seem like a great idea to reward them with scraps from the … Continue reading

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Why Preventive Health Care is Important for Cats

Remember the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? Those words directly relate to the healthcare of our cats. Avoiding illness is always better than treating it, so let’s explore ways to “prevent” rather than … Continue reading

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30-Year-Old Siamese Cat Named World’s Oldest by Guinness

At 30 years old, Scooter, a Siamese feline, has been declared the new world’s oldest living cat by the Guinness Book of World Records. Born on March 26, 1986, Scooter lives with his owner Gail Floyd in Mansfield, Texas. Gail … Continue reading

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Exercise and Your Obese Cat

My cat is overweight, and I have tried putting him on different diets from the veterinarian but without success. Is there anything else I can do to help him lose weight? Losing weight is often a difficult process and animals, … Continue reading

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How do we know if a feline patient is in pain? A new study has documented the signs.

Academics and clinical practitioners from across the globe with specializations in internal medicine, anesthesiology, oncology, dentistry, behavior, dermatology, ophthalmology, and neurology have identified 25 behavioral signs that cats display which could indicate that they are suffering pain. The research was published in … Continue reading

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

Today is National Cat Day, 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 a list of … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Cat Claws

Why do cats need to claw? Cats claw for a few reasons, to maintain the health of the claw and remove the sheath, to mark their territory, for exercise and to relieve stress or release emotional energy. How do cats … Continue reading

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January 22, 2016 is National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day

It’s National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day! Ever wondered why your feline companion acts a certain way or starts meowing at you for no apparent reason? Well, today is the day to unravel the mystery! Cats and humans have a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Feline Senior Screening Diagnostics

By Dr. Susan Vaughn As our pets age their risk of developing chronic diseases of different body organs increases.  At age 7 we consider cats to be seniors and your veterinarian will recommend health screening diagnostics just as your human … Continue reading

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Planning for Your Pet’s Veterinary Healthcare in 2015

With the arrival of the New Year, we want to help you plan for your pet’s individualized wellness care plan based on their age, breed, health status, environment, lifestyle and travel habits. Whether your pet is young, adult, or senior, … Continue reading

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