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Both Rachael Ray Nutrish and Solid Gold are being sued. Here we go again. Two more popular dog and cat food brands are being sued by pet parents claiming they were misled and deceived. A pair of new pet food lawsuits have cropped up in recent weeks, and they are just the latest in what
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Cats can be fussy eaters. By: mcconnmama My son and cat have autism. OK, maybe my cat doesn’t have autism, but there are definite similarities in behavior that are fascinating. Kathy Hoopmann wrote the picture book All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome. She draws the comparison between children with Asperger’s and cats. Asperger’s is a form
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Give your senior cat a warm, comforting spot to spend most of their time. By: Katzenfee50 Two cats recently joined the household. Jericho (a.k.a. Jerry) is a 17-year-old pale-yellow fluffy character with a vaguely Maine Coon look to him. (Maine Coons are highly popular in this neck of the woods – they are, you might
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Norwegian Forest Cats may have been palling around with Vikings back in the day. By: Pixabay 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 12–16 pounds for males, 9–12 pounds for females Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Norwegian Forest Cats (a.k.a. Wegies) have large, powerful and muscular body supports their triangular head. Their eyes are also large and almond-shaped,
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The cat came back! After going missing in 2005, Boo, a tabby cat now 17 years old, finally returned home to owner Janet Adamowicz in Harrogate, England, reports LAD Bible. Boo was found 40 miles away in Pocklington — and Adamowicz could not believe her good fortune. “I got a call on Thursday to say I
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Despite the horrific ramifications of California’s deadly Carr Fire, one of the most severe wildfires ever in the state, the tragedy brought together an unlikely pair of friends. A cat and chicken were found huddled together by a crew from the Grass Valley Fire Department while the team was battling the blaze near the city
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Maker: G & C Raw, LLCCause: Potential for listeriaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Aug. 3, 2018What was recalled: The following raw dog and cat foods: 2 lb. containers of Ground Lamb Dog Food, Lot #MFF022718 1 lb. containers of Pat’s Cat Turkey Cat Food, Lot #WWPKTF051618 According to the recall announcement, the products were distributed through direct delivery
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Softer alternatives to plastic Elizabethan collars exist for your pet’s comfort. By: Bennilover Do you know how to care for your pet’s bandage? And I mean properly care — not just keeping it dry (although this is hugely important), but recognizing when it’s too tight or chafing the pet. In a strange serendipity, Dr. Deb
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Bronson is a cat filled with mystery, and at 33 lbs., he can really pack in the intrigue. Today he lives with his forever family — which includes owners Mike and Megan and three other cats: Ickle, Heisenberg and Gwildor — in Grand Rapids, Michigan. But before he found this loving crew, who are working to help
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Cats are more social than we usually give them credit for. By: artyangel I learned to speak cat early — barn cat, to be precise, since I spent a lot of time at my grandparents’ farm as a kid. I only knew a little horse, and most of that was from an old friend of
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Balinese are known for their graceful looks and long coats. By: iStock.com/aleishaknight 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–8 pounds for males, 5–7 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 15–20 years or longer A Balinese is a Siamese with a long coat. The graceful, aristocratic cats are medium-sized, muscular cats with a fine bone structure and a long,
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A new home may pique a cat’s curiosity, so watch for dangers such as narrow spaces behind heavy appliances. By: sandrobolo Whether it’s for a new job or a change of scenery, moving is a part of life. However, when it comes to moving with a pet, things can get a little tricky. There’s lots
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Are you sure you’ve found a stray cat? They may belong to a neighbor a few blocks away. By: Frankfeng Someone recently asked me if it’s OK to pick up a stray cat. Here’s my answer: It is never OK to pick up any cat unless they’re your own. There are safe ways to proceed
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Some people compare politics to the circus. In Omena, Michigan, it’s more like an animal shelter. According to KXAN, the 280-person town recently held an election for a new mayor, and all of the entrants were animals. Candidates included two cats, a peacock, a chicken, 13 dogs and one goat. It was Sweet Tart, a
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Cats need to feel that they can protect themselves and their territory inside your house. By: Neko412 I couldn’t find Bub. Now, this is not generally a big deal; he is extremely shy and takes his time putting in an appearance during my cat-sitting gigs. Bruce, his housemate, is the far more sociable of the
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A stray kitten took an unconventional approach to hitchhiking. The little tabby cat was discovered trapped under a Virginia woman’s car, near the vehicle’s tire. According to WWBT, the driver didn’t realize a feline was stuck in the undercarriage of the car until she completed a 45-mile trip. Leete Tire and Petersburg Animal Care and Control
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Four baby servals, two baby caracals and one hybrid Savannah cat truly learned the meaning of independence over the Fourth of July when they were seized from a Buffalo, New York, residence in a carefully executed rescue mission. The gorgeous young cats were rescued by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the World Animal Protection organization. All but
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Amazon Prime Day is here! And with it comes oodles of bargains and bonuses for everyone in your family, including your pets. Alas, most animals haven’t been gifted with opposable thumbs, so surfing the web, becoming Amazon Prime members and packing their virtual carts with Prime Day goodies isn’t possible without some help. Luckily, they
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Ragamuffins are a relatively new cat breed. By: Sergey Skleznev 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 15–20 pounds for males, 10–15 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 18 years The Ragamuffin is a large, strong and healthy cat with a medium-long coat that comes in various colors and patterns. The coat is thick and resembles rabbit’s fur. The
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Today, 55 dogs and 34 cats are finally getting the care they deserve after being rescued from a “large-scale cruelty situation” in Jones County, Mississippi, reports The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). HSUS, along with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and Southern Cross Animal Rescue, pulled the animals from a
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