Month: March 2018

Easter is almost here, which means everyone is talking bunnies, but it’s important to think of other animals during this holiday. Everyday objects used in your Easter celebration can be extremely harmful to cats, dogs and other pets. To help protect your furry loved ones, Trupanion, a provider of pet insurance, has put together a
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Why do cats have whiskers? Cat whiskers don’t just look cool — they’re the Swiss Army knife of your cat’s sensory and communications tool kit. Not only do they help her figure out where she’s going, they also tell her whether she’ll fit through openings, and they serve as an obvious demonstration of her mood. Here
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Post-op care means watching your pet carefully to make sure an incision stays clean and dry. By: Counselling Cut paws, cat bites, broken bones, infected toes, lacerations, abdominal surgeries, growth removals … just another day at the office. One might think I’d be stressed about the surgeries, but no, your vet is usually stressed about
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“Boarders are likely to be short-changed on attention and care,” says one veterinarian. Tinkerbell, my plump tortie friend, always greets me enthusiastically when I come by to take care of her and her housemates. She then follows me around the house while I deal with the various feeding stations and litter boxes, making sure she
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Some people get freaked out by exotic pets like rodents. By: Firelong Are spiders, rodents or reptiles ruining your dating life? Whether you have an exotic pet or are dating someone who does, they’re not always the most, um, magnetic when it comes to romantic relationships. While having a cat or dog is seen as relatively “normal,”
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Do cats snore? And if cats do snore, is cat snoring something to worry about? The short answer is that some cats snore. For many, nothing is wrong. However, some cat snoring can be a sign of trouble. Why does cat snoring happen? Do cats snore? And if cats do snore, when is cat snoring an issue? Photography
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 8–12 pounds for males, 6–8 pounds for females Life Expectancy: Around 16 years The Tonkinese is a medium-sized, muscular cat with soft, mink-like fur that comes in 12 colors and patterns. The coat has points, with darker colors on the face, ears and tail. The eyes can be blue, violet, aqua or
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