Month: November 2020

More Toxic Than Poinsettias: Top 5 Holiday Cat Hazards

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Ever year this time of year, we  hear how dangerous poinsettias are for cats. While they contain a milky sap that can cause digestive upset, such as vomiting, drooling, or rarely, diarrhea, there are other holiday hazards that are far more dangerous.Continue Reading

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Review: Dezi & Roo Wiggly Wand

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We are big fans of Dezi & Roo here. The company was founded by our resident feline veterinarian, Dr. Lynn Bahr. With Dezi & Roo, Dr. Bahr combined her passion for strengthening the human-animal bond with her veterinary background and knowledge of what cats need and want. The company name was inspired by two cats of the same names.Continue Reading

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Review: Working from Home with a Cat

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As someone who’s been working from home for years, that aspect of the last few months is nothing new for me, but many of you have been having your first experience with feline-assisted work for the first time this year. In Working from Home with a Cat, Heidi Moreno reminds us why cats are the best coworkers ever.Continue Reading

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Review: KittyWhip Cat Toys

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I have to be honest: when I first received the pitch to review a toy called KittyWhip, I almost declined. It just seemed like such an awful name for a cat toy. But once I took a look at the toys, I decided to accept – and I’m so glad I did.Continue Reading

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Raised Water Bowl with Measurements

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I purchased this water bowl late last year, when Ruby was so sick and I was trying to figure out how to get her to drink easily. She exhibited some very odd drinking behaviors as her kidney disease got worse, and I tried anything and everything I could think of, including this bowl. Sadly, it didn’t work for her. However, Allegra really likes this bowl, and I like what it’s doing for her.Continue Reading

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Handcarved Flying Tortie Cats

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I recently came across these gorgeous handcrafted flying cats on Etsy. Don’t they look just like torties? The cats are hand carved and painted by Balinese artisans.Continue Reading

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AAFP Launches Cat Friendly Certificate Program for Veterinary Professionals

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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), the leading advocate for improving education and standards of feline care, announced the launch of the Cat Friendly Certificate Program for veterinary professionals. The program offers veterinarians and their staff an opportunity to earn a certificate demonstrating their feline knowledge, skills, and best in-clinic practices in caring for cats.Continue Reading

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Review: Paws for the Good Stuff: A Cat Lover’s Journal for Creating a Purrfectly Pawsitive Life

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I’m a big believer in the benefits of journaling, especially when it comes to keeping a gratitude journal. It’s harder than ever in today’s world to maintain a positive attitude, and a gratitude practice helps you focus on all that’s good in your life. Paws for the Good Stuff: A Cat Lover’s Journal for Creating a Purrfectly Pawsitive Life offers daily and monthly journaling prompts to help you create a sustainable gratitude practice, inspired by cats.Continue Reading

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How the Assisi Loop Helps Dusty the Camp Fire Cat with Multiple Health Issues

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Today’s featured kitty in our series of cats who have been helped by the Assisi Loop is a very special cat named Dusty. He was rescued by FieldHaven Feline Center following the horrific November 2018 Camp Fire, horribly burned over his face, feet, legs and ears.Continue Reading

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