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A Change of Lifestyle

By Marilyn Krieger According to a study by the Humane Society of the United States, based on data collected from 600 veterinarians, two out of three veterinarians recommend keeping cats indoors, citing vehicles and transmittable diseases as the two greatest … Continue reading

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Getting It Right First Time

By Marilyn Krieger Like any pet, cats enhance lives and make a house a home. They excel at helping their people unwind after a stressful day. There is nothing quite as comforting as having a cat serenely napping nearby. Although … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Keeping Cats Indoors

By Paula Garber, MEd, CATEP, CFTBS Some cat owners believe it’s “natural” for their cat to be outdoors, or that their cat won’t be happy unless given the opportunity to roam. These days, most pet cats aren’t as suited to … Continue reading

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A Revelation about Resolutions

Over the years, I’ve made many New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, get organized, read more, and hundreds of other goals that became part of my never ending “To Do” list. But this year, I had a revelation and decided … Continue reading

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Do Cats Really Like Music?

By Jane Ehrlich According to a study by Snowdon et al., ‘cats may ignore human music—but they are highly responsive to music written especially for them’ according to their study published in applied Animal Behavior Science.  Professor Charles Snowdon, of … Continue reading

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Free-Feeding From A Bowl Can Be Costly!

  Food is sustenance; it keeps us alive, it fuels our activities, but for most of us it is emotional comfort. Food can trigger wonderful memories of family gatherings, or console us when we’re sick or upset, so no wonder … Continue reading

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How Long Will I Have To Treat My Dog?

By Fran Berry, CPDT-KA Of all the questions I receive, “How long will I have to treat my dog?”  tops the list! It seems that some humans are resistant to give their dogs “treats” during training; their opinions run the … Continue reading

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