It’s hard to leave your cat at home when you go vacation, but there is a right and wrong way to travel with your feline. A North Port, Florida, couple picked not only a wrong, but extremely dangerous, way to pack their pet on return trip home from Erie, Pennsylvania, on New Year’s Day. According
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Parasite prevention is still an important part of your pet’s health regimen. By: SkitterPhoto Heartworm infection and tick-borne diseases are on the rise across the country. Parasites are getting more sinister. It’s getting harder to control and prevent these infections. A recent report out of Louisiana has identified a drug-resistant strain of heartworm, meaning the
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My cat Kissy had the most amazing eyes I’d ever seen: If I caught her with her eyes open on a sunny day, they were a beautiful sea-green that I could never capture in a photo. Most of the pictures I have of her, like the one below, show her eyes with a golden tone.
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Compassion and logic are key when figuring out how to care for your pet after a breakup. By: Free-Photos Happily ever after just isn’t in the cards for some relationships. It’s sad but true. And when a relationship ends, splitting up your belongings might also entail sharing custody of a beloved pet. If you find
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 5–12 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–20 years The American curl is a medium-sized cat with unique curled ears that give the cat an alert appearance. The ears are not curled at birth but begin curling within 3–5 days. The ears complete their transformations in about 16 weeks, and the curl can vary
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A blood transfusion may be necessary when a pet’s red blood cell count is too low. By: groesswang What do you know about blood transfusions in pets? You probably have an idea they are possible, but you’re not sure of the how, why and where. It’s time to raise awareness of blood transfusion medicine for
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Bingwa is truly a champion among cheetahs! The Saint Louis Zoo just announced that its four-year-old female big cat, whose name means “champion” in Swahili, gave birth to a record-breaking litter of eight cubs on Nov. 26, 2017. In a press release from the zoo, the birth is said to be “remarkable” and “important for
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Patience and compassion are key resolutions this year. By: Felix_Broennimann A new year, a new set of resolutions. Now that the holiday season is winding down, I’ve had some time to think about what this next year will bring — and what I can bring to it. Here are my top 10 new year’s resolutions,
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Cats are evolutionary masterpieces of design. They have evolved in such a way that many of their characteristics, including behaviors, are multifunctional — helping to increase the odds of survival. Cat scratching marks territories, it communicates conflicted feelings and it maintains nail health. Cat whiskers feel wind directions, broadcast moods and help cats navigate. But
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Emma Eng is here to prove that true love for animals has no expiration date. There is a way you can care for needy creatures, no matter your age. For 93-year-old Eng this means a lot of knitting. According to KING5, Eng put her knitting needles together in late 2017 and set to work making
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