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Frisco Cat Stairs

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One of the first things cat parents notice when cats develop arthritis is a reluctance or even complete avoidance of jumping onto and off furniture. And when it prevents your cat from getting up on what used to be a favorite spot, it’s time to give them a little help.Continue Reading

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Food Sensitivities and Food Allergies in Cats

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Food sensitivities and food allergies are caused by a reaction to a particular ingredient in the diet. The most common allergens are usually proteins, with fish and chicken being two of the most common causes. Grains, especially corn, and dairy products can also cause problems. An allergy can develop to any protein to which the cat is repeatedly or constantly exposed. Sometimes, allergies develop over time. Once an allergy has developed, it may last for the cat’s life.Continue Reading

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Texts from Mittens 2023 Calendar

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What would happen if you gave a cat a smartphone and he had opposable thumbs? Well, of course he’d want to text!  At least that’s the case with Mitty, a text-savvy, over-anxious, drama-filled house cat. Based on the popular blog and book of the same name, the Texts from Mittens 2023 Calendar features entertaining SMS conversations shared between Mitty and his loving human. Continue Reading

Remembering Ruby: That Time When We Had a Dinner Guest

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Even though Ruby has been gone more than two years after being diagnosed with advanced kidney disease, I still miss my little girl so much, it actually feels like a physical ache sometimes. I’m grateful I have eight years of Ruby’s Reflections on this site to comfort me and remind me of some of the cute things she did when the pain hits, and I love sharing the memories with you.Continue Reading