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Melissa L. Kauffman Covering the pet world for more than 25 years, Melissa L. Kauffman has been an editor/writer for a wide variety of pet magazines and websites from the small critters to parrots to cats and dogs. Her advisory team of rescued pets — dogs Tampa Bay and Justice and parrots Deacon and Pi-Pi — help keep her on
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Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! I want to tell you about my new favorite game! It’s called “Chasing Lights.” There are a couple of different ways I play it, but my favorite way is when Mom makes rainbow colored lights dance all over the living room. It’s so fun to try to catch them! Mom says
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All month: National Cat Lover’s Month Through January: Blue Buffalo/Helen Woodward Animal Center Home 4 the Holidays Home 4 the Holidays has become the largest seasonal pet adoption campaign on record, saving more than 18 million pets since its inception in 1999. For the ninth year, Helen Woodward Animal Center is partnering with Blue Buffalo for
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Hi everyone, We have previously featured similar useful infographics on what to feed your cat but when we saw this particular infographic we couldn’t resist sharing it! 🙂 Infographic by GoCompare.com Thanks, Marc Advertisements We regularly write about all things relating to cats on our Blog Katzenworld! My partner and I are owned by five cheeky
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Melissa L. Kauffman Covering the pet world for more than 25 years, Melissa L. Kauffman has been an editor/writer for a wide variety of pet magazines and websites from the small critters to parrots to cats and dogs. Her advisory team of rescued pets — dogs Tampa Bay and Justice and parrots Deacon and Pi-Pi — help keep her on
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Dirk loves fishing rod-style toys. Visitors are always surprised how fast he runs when they see him chasing these toys 🙂 Up until now feather toys were his favorites, but there’s competition: RompiCatz (Formerly known as Neko Flies) insects. Dirk has a Cagonfly but there’s a whole series! I’m sure he’d love all of them
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Happy Thanksgiving fromAllegra and Ingrid I keep a gratitude journal all year long, but I do spend a little extra time on Thanksgiving reflecting on everything I’m thankful for. I mentioned some of the things I’m thankful for in my annual Thanksgiving ABC’s, which I shared on Sunday. Of course, Allegra tops the list every
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I chuckle as I stand outside the entrance of Chop Suey Books, where a clever sign above the door that clarifies the sale of “Used Books, Not Used Eggrolls” shows a cartoon tuxedo kitty and the words “Home of the Caturday Miracle.” Then, when I walk into the shop in the Carytown neighborhood of Richmond,
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This article first appeared on iCatCare here. During the winter we try to prevent freezing by using ethylene glycol, otherwise known as antifreeze, in car radiators and in some screen washes and de-icers. Every year during the winter months there is an increase in the number of cats poisoned by antifreeze. How are cats exposed
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  Thursday is Thanksgiving in the United States and it’s time for my annual tradition of making a “Thanksgiving ABC’s” list. I maintain a gratitude practice every day, but I still love doing this list every year. Some of the items repeat year after year, others are new. Here’s this year’s list: A: Allegra B:
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Love your cats but hate that litter box smell? Don’t despair. “It is very feasible to live in a house with cats and without odor,” says Jessica Burge of Minneapolis, owner of The Café Meow, Minnesota’s first cat café. “If you are willing to put in the work to keep their space clean, in turn
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This holiday season, give your cat the gift of pain relief with Assisi Loop Therapy! Provide location-specific treatment for pain and inflammation with the portable Assisi Loop® or use the Assisi Loop Lounge™ for nose-to-tail relief. Whether you’re at home or on the go with your feline companion, these non-pharmaceutical, cat-friendly targeted pulsed electromagnetic field
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Annie Butler Shirreffs Annie Butler Shirreffs has worked in the pet industry for 20 years and is currently the senior editor of Catster and Dogster magazines. A cat lover since she was a little girl, she has always had feline friends in her life. She and her husband share their Southern California home with their
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If you’ve read this blog for a number of years, you’ve heard me talk about the maple tree outside my bedroom window and how much it means to me. We planted it when we first moved into this house, more than 37 years ago now. I’ve watched it grow into a beautiful, mature tree. This
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Give your guests a take-home treat with these goodie jars/placeholders. They’re easy to make and add a feline touch to your holiday festivities. Instructions Cut a cat shape from your cardstock. (I found several cat templates online). Either handwrite the names or find a fun computer font and print them out on a full sheet
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Jackie Brown Pet expert Jackie Brown has spent 20 years following her passion for animals as a writer and editor in the pet publishing industry. She is contributing writer for National Geographic’s Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, and Happiness: The Veterinarian’s Approach to At-Home Animal Care (April 2019) and author of the book It’s
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