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Cats Are Masters at Hiding Pain

Cats Are Masters at Hiding Pain

Cats are very good at hiding discomfort and illnesses, making it hard for their owners, and sometimes even their vets, to pick up on their pain. It is important for feline owners to observe their pet’s behavior and look for signs that they may be in pain. Here are some behavior changes to look for
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2013 Most Popular Pet Names

2013 Most Popular Pet Names

VPI, Veterinary Pet Insurance, has released their annual list of most popular pet names. Once again, Bella topped the list for both the most popular dog and cat name. Tigger and Smokey dropped out of the top ten cat names making way for Sophie and Lily. One interesting fact is that the top dogs and
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Protect Your Pet’s Paws

Protect Your Pet’s Paws

Walking in a winter wonderland can leave salt and deicer products on a pet’s paws. They can make paws sensitive and worse yet, dogs and cats will lick and ingest these chemicals to get them off their skin. Check and clean paws frequently if your pet is exposed to salts or other chemicals on the
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Bang Your Hood. Save a Cat.

Bang Your Hood. Save a Cat.

Bang your hood. Save a cat. Cold cats like to sleep under the hoods of cars, exposing themselves to injury from the fan belt. Banging your hood on cold days gives them a chance to leave before you start your engine.

Are You and Your Pet Prepared for an Emergency?

Are You and Your Pet Prepared for an Emergency?

Whether a natural disaster such as a flood or snowstorm, a power outage, or health emergency, it always pays to be prepared. If you are a pet owner, make sure your emergency plans include your pet. The ASPCA suggests having an emergency preparedness plan and kit. Here is an overview. * Have a designated caregiver
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