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Cats are just as bonded as dogs to their owners, study says

Cats are often described as aloof, ambivalent and antisocial, but researchers at Oregon State University’s Human-Animal Interaction Lab beg to differ. Results of their new study, published in Current Biology, show that cats display distinct attachment behaviors toward their owners. In … Continue reading

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

Every year on October 29th, we celebrate National Cat Day. The real meaning behind this special date is so much more than pampering your sweet kitty and spoiling them with extra treats and toys. This day was originally celebrated in … 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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Keep Cats Indoors

Cats don’t have nine lives—just the one. Here are nine reasons they’re healthier in your home. 1. Not everyone likes cats We know you love your special kitty, but not everyone likes cats. Irritated neighbors or community interlopers could pose … Continue reading

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June is Adopt a Cat Month!

Happy Adopt a Cat Month! Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all … Continue reading

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How cats say, ‘I love you’

Because, c’mon cats aren’t just going to outright say those three little words. Here are the telltale signs that your feline friend is giving you heart-eyes. Cats demonstrate their devotion to their humans in a number of important and obvious … Continue reading

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Healthy Mouth For A Healthy Pet – February is Pet Dental Month!

Why Dental Care? Dental care of dogs and cats is one of the most commonly overlooked areas of pet health care. In fact, a recent AAHA study showed that approximately two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the dental care … Continue reading

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The Deep-Cleaning Power of Cat Tongues

Cats are remarkably fussy creatures who spend up to 50% of their waking hours licking and grooming their fur. Imagine how clean your house would be if they applied just a fraction of that energy to licking and grooming your … Continue reading

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Feline House-Soiling

House-soiling is one of the most common reasons why pet owners abandon or relinquish their cats. Unfortunately, these cats frequently end up in shelters where they often are euthanized. House-soiling can be a complex problem to solve, but there are … Continue reading

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Feeding Cats – Addressing Behavioral Needs

What we feed our cats is very important, but so is how we feed them. How we feed our cats can affect them physically and emotionally. All cats are carnivores (meat eaters), so they have a strong hunting instinct. They … Continue reading

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