Month: July 2021

Mews and Nips: Register Now for Cat Camp Summer Sessions

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Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Camp is back (virtually) and will be hosting three webinars on three Caturdays in August – on the 7th, 14th, and 21st. Topics include litter box problems, pet loss, and more. These are limited capacity events so register soon. For more information, visit Catcamp.com.

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PetFusion Multi-Functional Window Perch Shelf Storage Furniture

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I love all of PetFusion’s products, but they’ve outdone themselves with this beautiful piece of cat furniture: a window perch and shelf with storage space in a fresh, neutral design that will blend in with any decor – now that’s functional cat furniture!Continue Reading

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How to Perform a Home Health Check for Your Cat

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Cats are masters at hiding signs of illness or pain. By the time they show symptoms, they’re often really sick. By learning what is normal for your cat, and keeping an eye on even subtle changes, you can recognize some problems early and get your cat seen by your veterinarian before they become serious.Continue Reading

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Summer Reading Suggestions for Cat Lovers

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One of my greatest summer pleasures is spending time outside with a good book. Whether it’s on my deck, in a sidewalk cafe, or a park, there’s just something about reading outdoors that makes one of my favorite pastimes even more special.

Even though book sales have soared during the pandemic, there’s been a notable absence of new cat books. I typically get dozens of pitches to review new books throughout the year. So far, I’ve only gotten a handful, and of those, not many sounded like quality titles.Continue Reading

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Skechers Beach Bingo Kitty Sneaker

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When it comes to shoes, I’m all about comfort. I don’t have the patience to break in shoes – if they don’t feel comfortable right out of the box, I’m not interested. The Sechers brand is known for comfort, and this super adorable cat pattern makes these a must have for cat lovers.Continue Reading

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Why Hydration is Critical to Your Cat’s Optimal Health

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Water is critical to keeping your cat healthy. Cats as a species don’t have a high thirst drive, and this can lead to chronic low-level dehydration if a cat is fed mostly dry food, which in turn, can lead to urinary tract and kidney problems. Proper hydration can help prevent urinary tract disease and promote healthy kidney function by flushing toxins.Continue Reading

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Ask the Cat Doc: Frequent Vomiting, Upper Respiratory Issues, Autoimmune Disorder, and More

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Welcome to our regular “Ask the Cat Doc With Dr. Lynn Bahr” segment! Once a month, Dr. Bahr answers as many of your questions as she can, and you can leave new questions for her in a comment.Continue Reading

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Love Saves the Day

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I don’t often re-read books, but there are a few cat books that have left such an impression on me, I periodically re-read them. I recently picked up Gwen Coopers’ Love Saves the Day, and I thought it was time to share it with you again. This is one of a handful of special books that don’t come along very often.Continue Reading

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