March 28, 2018

Cats and boxes: it’s a love affair for the ages. For most cats, nothing can bring as much joy as a simple box. For some cats, any box will do. For others, size matters, and preferences vary. While some cats prefer big, roomy mansion-sized boxes, others will wedge thems...

March 19, 2018

Most of us are used to living with cat hair. Shedding is a normal process for healthy cats, in which old fur is replaced with new. All cats shed, regardless of the length of their coats. You may think that longhaired cats shed more, but that’s only because the fur they...

March 7, 2018

Cats can lose their hearing for many reasons, just like humans do. Deafness can be caused by inflammation or infection, degenerative nerve changes, traumatic injury or certain drugs. Some cats are born deaf. It appears that white cats with blue eyes are particularly pr...

February 26, 2018

I haven’t played board games in a long time, but when I came across Cat-Opoly, I decided it’s time to put together a game night with friends! I loved playing Monopoly as a child. I’m not all that competitive in general, but I remember never being really happy with a ga...

February 23, 2018

If you’re going to add a bird to a household with cats, choose wisely. Smaller birds such as finches or canaries, who typically don’t like to be handled and are quite content to spend their lives in a cage, may be a better choice than parrots or cockatiels, who thrive...

January 10, 2018

Would you know what to do if your dog started choking?

Dogs can choke on large pieces of food, bones, balls, toys, or other random household items. Since an emergency can happen in the blink of an eye, it’s important to know what to do (and hope you never have to use it...

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