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We all love showing off a gazillion pictures of our cats on our phones these days. Unfortunately, many of those photos are terrible. This comes to a head during the festive season, when you’re guaranteed to receive at least one holiday card starring a photo of a friend or relation’s cat who winds up looking
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Sometimes a cat shows up in your neighborhood or on your doorstep, and it’s obvious that the cat is feral. There’s no way you’re going to lure the cat inside or touch her, and the best you can do is feed her, and hopefully, implement some TNR. The large gray area with free-roaming cats, however,
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The holidays are here. As we start planning the festivities, let’s not forget about our cats. We like to indulge our cats just as much as we like to indulge — or in some cases overindulge — ourselves this season, but when it comes to our furry friends, it’s important to keep in mind what’s
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Looking for a way to celebrate our feline friends in December? Here are some fun December 2018 cat events. All Month: Workman Publishing 2019 Calendars Check out this and other fun 2019 calendars from Workman Publishing. 2019 will be here before you know it! If you don’t have your calendar yet, we’ve got you covered.
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While there are no hard statistics about senior cats in shelters, we know anecdotally that senior cats spend a longer time in shelters than younger cats. Many end up there because they’ve been given up by their family or their guardian has passed away. Why Adopt a Senior Cat? Cats are considered senior between the
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They’re usually relegated to groomsmen and prom dates, but there’s probably a tuxedo in your room or on your friend’s couch right now. Yes, we’re talking about the best-suited felines, tuxedo cats. Famous tuxies include Felix and Sylvester the Cat. There was at least one tuxedo First Cat, President Clinton’s family cat, Socks. Dr. Seuss’ The
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Choosing the right kitty isn’t as simple as picking out the most adorable whisker face you can find. You need to consider how your lifestyle is able to meet the needs of your chosen feline pal. It’s not as much your age but your stage in life that plays a role in deciding what type
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While in many parts of the world black cats are seen as bringing good luck, in the United States it’s no secret that black cat superstitions still abound and that black cats still have a PR problem. It’s said to be a bad omen if one crosses your path, and they’re the classic witch sidekick.
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There are differing opinions in the animal welfare world on what the cost of a pet adoption should be. Some believe that waiving or severely reducing adoption fees diminishes the value of the animal or worse. Big adoption events where adoption fees are low cost or zero have come under scrutiny. Data refutes that pets
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Of all the cats in the world of felines, the gray tabby cat is arguably one of the best-dressed kitties around. Gray tabbies sport that striking “M” on their foreheads like crowns. Remember — tabby is not a breed of cat, it’s a reference to a most recognizable coat pattern. The striped tabby motif appears on
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Today’s weird science question covers a query that many cat parents have — Why do cats lick you? Kendraw says: “My cat is obsessed with licking me. She will tolerate pets, but what she really wants to do when she needs attention is to lick me anywhere she can get skin. [My cat] won’t lick
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Summer is in full swing, so we’re here to bring you three essential summer tips for cats! It’s essential to keep your cat comfortable, healthy and safe in the summer. Here’s how to make sure your cat is drinking enough water, staying groomed and avoiding heatstroke: 1. HYDRATE – Make sure your cat is drinking enough water. Make
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Millet is a type of hardy, nutritious grass seed that has been cultivated by humans for thousands of years. It is highly adaptable, with a wealth of functions, providing food and sustenance for both livestock and humans. We say “it,” but actually millet is an umbrella term for at least 50 different varieties of this staple grain.
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Cat kisses, grooming, tail fluffs, chirps and mews — these are a few of the sweet ways cats that cats show affection to the people they feel close to. Because some signs of cat affection are subtle, they are often misinterpreted and sometimes overlooked. So, how do cats show affection? Typically, kitties do not demonstrate
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Looking for the purrrfect accessory for your kitty? Check out these whimsical, fashion-forward, playful and sometimes even practical cat accessories. Remember ­— don’t ever dress up or put accessories on your cat if she seems stressed by the clothing or accessories in question! 1. Shirts for cats Cat Clothes Pet Sun Protection Heathered Hoodie Long
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