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With the epidemic of obesity in cats, researchers are looking at dietary nutrients for solutions.

Choline Supplementation to Help Overweight Cats

A doctoral candidate at the University of Guelph is exploring choline in the diets of overweight cats, according to the Pet Food Industry newsletter....
The concerns about skin cancer shouldn’t stop you from getting a white cat. They should simply make you more vigilant about checking her.

Iron Poisoning Is a Household Concern in Cats

The season is upon us for hand and foot warmers (those packets you shake to activate, which then emit heat), but be careful with...
If your cat seems depressed, she may well be. Humans are not the only ones who mourn loss of a loved one.

The Cat-Human Bond

Science is slowly approaching proof of what many cat lovers already know: Cats form close bonds with their owners or other chosen special people. By...

Tripawd Assistance for Rescues and Shelters

The Tripawds Foundation’s Rescue Fund will pay $500 toward the cost of amputation surgery for cats and dogs in need that are under the...
International Cat Day

International Cat Day This Month

International Cat Day, or World Cat Day, was started in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. They set aside August 8 as...
Hot-Weather Hazards Cats

Hot-Weather Hazards

Keeping your cat safe in the summer months takes a little forethought. During extremely hot, humid weather, cats are increasingly vulnerable to heat exhaustion...

Happening Now…

Germans Love Cats—Cats remained the most popular pets in Germany in 2020, making up 52% of the population, according to petindustryfood.com. Overall, 47% of...

When You’re Thinking Adoption

June is “Adopt a Cat” Month, a special month started by the American Humane Association in 1974 to bring attention to homeless cats. In...
Remember, your new cat isn’t sure who you are. Give her time to settle in. Sit near her, talk with her, but allow her to make the approach.

Welcoming a Rescue Cat

Watching your new rescue cat, or a stray you brought into your home, blossom and become part of your family is rewarding. With proper...

Happening Now…

COVID Cats—Local 24 in Memphis, Tenn., reports that a house cat in Arkansas and a tiger at a refuge in Minnesota recently tested positive...

Pet Worries: The Top Five Toxins

Sago palm. All parts of this plant are toxic, and even one or two seeds can be deadly. Three organ systems can be...
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Zoom, Zoom, Zoom!

You are resting on the sofa after a long day and suddenly your young cat comes blasting through the room like a whirlwind and...