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My Cat Likes to Sleep on Me… Why?

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Do you wonder why your cat likes to sleep on you when most of the time they are independent? Let’s try to figure this out.   According to a recent survey of pet owners by the American Pet Products Association, 62% of cats sleep with their adult owners, and another 13% of cats with children.  …

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Water: Would you like Tap or Filtered?

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Did you know that water is essential for almost every function an animal’s body performs? It carries nutrients in and out of the body, aids in digestion, maintains body temperature and even cushions the joints to make movement easier. The recommended daily amounts of water required will vary based on the size of the animal and…

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Cat Kneading 101: Why Your Cat Needs to Knead

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Kneading is a very common behavior for cats, but not all cat kneading looks the same.  It may just be soft pawing or even a repetitive clawing. Regardless of when or where, if a cat feels the need to knead, they will. Why do cats love this activity so much? To a cat, kneading represents a period of…

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Communication with your Cat

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Cats are thought to be very complex and independent creatures, so understanding their method of communication can be tricky. Each cat actually develops their own unique and fascinating way of speaking to their owners. Here are some ways that your kitty may be speaking to you.     Body Language One way a cat communicates…

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Pet Wellness Month

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  October is National Pet Wellness Month – a  campaign sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association that aims to bring awareness to regular pet wellness checks. Here are a few ways you can give your dog or cat a happier and healthier life.   Twice-A-Year Exams Wellness Exams enhance the quality of life for your pet…

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