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    June is Adopt a Cat Month!

    Jun 05 2014

    With the flood of spring kittens, shelters and rescues are overflowing with homeless cats and kittens. To raise awareness, June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat-Month at the ASPCA, and the American Humane…

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    Emergency Preparedness for your Pets

    May 29 2014

    When it comes to Emergency Preparedness, you can’t be too careful. Most of us know we need to have a 72-hour emergency kit to care for our families in an emergency – but don’t forget to include…

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    "Take Two and Call Me in the Morning" is Bad Advice for your Pet

    May 22 2014

    Our pets are so much a part of our families that we treat them as people. We take them with us on vacations. We share our beds with them. We include them in holiday celebrations. All of this means…

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    Dog Bite Prevention Week - May 18-24, 2014

    May 15 2014

    The American Veterinary Medical Association has designated the third week of every May as Dog Bite Prevention Week. Check out their infographic for some stats on why dog bites are no laughing matter. …

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    The HARD Truth about Feline Heartworm Disease

    May 08 2014

    May is National Heartworm Awareness Month, so here’s something you need to be aware of: Contrary to popular belief, not just dogs get heartworms. Cats get heartworms, too. …

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    Get Your Caffeine and Cat Fixes All in One Place

    May 02 2014

    While Tokyo is widely known for some creative and extremely detailed theme-restaurants, one theme that seems to have resonated with locals and tourists alike is feline in nature – and now, cat…

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    How to Help Dogs with Thunder Phobia

    Apr 24 2014

    A couple of weeks ago, a series of thunder storms moved over the south-eastern part of the United States and left flooded homes, hail damaged cars, and scared dogs in its wake. We humans naturally…