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Bring Your Best Friend With You When You Move Into Senior Living

The fear of having to give up a beloved pet is among the top emotional reasons seniors resist moving into a senior living arrangement, according to an informal survey by author and senior real estate specialist Bruce Nemovitz. When he asked seniors to name the top three factors that kept them from moving, respondents ranked the prospect of losing a pet as equally daunting
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How Do You Tell Your Child that Their Pet Has to Be Put to Sleep?

Yesterday I received a sad email from a dear friend who was reaching out for advice on how to tell her precious five year old daughter that the dog she’s known her whole 5 years, has to be put down. He’s sick and suffering and it is the only humane choice for them to make. My heart broke for her – for her own
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Why Do Cats Urinate in the House?

Why Do Cats Urinate in the House? By David Barratt Jackson There are many reasons why your cat might be peeing in the house, anything from cleanliness, change of territory and the scent of another cat. Let’s look at why cats urinate in the house and what you can do to make it stop. Making your cat stop urinating on the carpet is easier
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How to Handle Pet Separation Anxiety

Jordan Walker wants to help pet owners in many ways. Hence, he decided to share his passion for animals by writing regularly for Coops and Cages and other blogs. In this article, he shares some tips on how to handle pet separation anxiety. If your pet appears worried whenever you reach for the door, ruins stuff when you head out of the house, goes insane when
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How to Read Cat Communication Signals?

By Holly Hugo Cats are loving, affectionate pets, but they can also be one of the hardest animals to read when it comes to interpreting their moods and body language, particularly when you consider the dog, who is virtually an open book by comparison! However, cats use a whole range of different communication signals, both when it comes to communicating with other cats, and
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Logical Reasons Why One Should Adopt Instead of Buying a Pet

By Radhika Dadhich We all hear of the noble cause of adopting an animal. Have you recently decided to bring home a new pet? Then, you must have browsed the Internet for the best breed and the best shop to but the pet from. Ever wondered if adopting a pet could be a better option for you? Have a read: Adopted Pets Cost Less:
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Kitty Yum Yums Recipe

Ingredients Undrained tuna (pureed) – 6 ounces Cornmeal – 1 cup Flour – 1 cup Water – 1/3 cup Egg (beaten) – 1 Instructions To begin, take a mixing bowl and combine cornmeal and flour. Then add tuna, egg and water to this dry mixture. Knead the ingredients together to form stiff dough. Once the dough is prepared roll it out into small cookies.
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Why Do So Many Domestic Cats Have Chronic Kidney Failure?

By Dr. Becker Chronic kidney disease is also called chronic renal disease and chronic renal failure. It means the kidneys have been gradually and irreversibly deteriorating over a period of months or years. Chronic renal failure is unfortunately extremely common in older domestic cats and is a leading cause of death in kitties. Certain breeds of cats seem predisposed to developing chronic kidney disease,
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21 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe During Summer

Higher temperatures may translate into more time spent outdoors, but for pet owners, they can also mean more visits to the veterinarian. “In the summer, we see more skin and ear infections and an increase in injuries overall,” says Sandra Sawchuk, DVM. Here’s how to protect your pet during the warmer months: Use Sunscreen, Please! „Shield delicate skin. Skin cancer is the most common
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How to tell if your cat really is a Maine Coon?

How to tell if your cat really is a Maine Coon? By Sarah Crosier The Maine Coon cat has been called the king of the domestic cat world. The breed is visually stunning with its beautiful long ruff, bushy raccoon like tail and large tufty paws. The Maine Coon is the largest domesticated cat and visitors to our house are shocked to discover our
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