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Cat + Patio: Build your own “catio”

An awesome DIY for an outdoor patio, for cats. It’s a known fact that the average life span of a cat with free access to roam outdoors is significantly shorter than those kept indoors. Car accidents, access to poisons, cat … Continue reading

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Myth: It is normal for a cat to vomit

Vomiting in cats is NOT normal. It is a sign that there may be a problem, such as: Poor or low quality diet or treats Allergy to an ingredient in their food Eating too fast or on a strict schedule … Continue reading

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October 16th is National Feral Cat Day®

About National Feral Cat Day® Alley Cat Allies launched National Feral Cat Day® on our 10th anniversary in 2001 to raise awareness about feral cats, promote Trap-Neuter-Return, and recognize the millions of compassionate Americans who care for them. National Feral … Continue reading

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6 Most Common Cat Health Problems

Cats are good at self-maintenance. But even your fastidious feline can’t prevent some of these more common cat diseases and health issues. 1. Vomiting Vomiting is a very common problem with cats. Causes range from eating something poisonous or inedible (like … Continue reading

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Why Do Cats Sleep So Much?

Cats sleep an average of fifteen hours a day, and some can sleep up to twenty hours in a twenty-four hour period. Which begs the question: Why do cats sleep so much? The ‘Catnap’ The first thing you should realize … Continue reading

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5 Easy & Simple Steps to Better Health for Your Cat

A regular exam every 6 months – Your doctor can explain the benefits to you today. Regular lab testing – This is to check for common diseases like hyperthyroidism, diabetes, and kidney disease. A quality cat food – Food should … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware! Be Sure You Are Getting Your Cat’s Heartworm Prevention Legally.

The VIN News Service reports that a pet’s owner purchased online an Australian product called Nuheart, a generic form of ivermectin modeled after the brand-name medication Heartgard. Nuheart is sold over the counter in Australia but the drug is not … Continue reading

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