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Mythbuster: Kitten Season Edition

Mythbuster: Kitten Season Edition

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   Kitten season has arrived in the northern hemisphere! Cute little purring bundles of joy are showing up everywhere. There are a lot of myths out there about what this really means for cats. Let’s take a look at the truth about kitten season. ... »

The Winn Feline Foundation

The Winn Feline Foundation

The Winn Feline Foundation enhances the relationship between cats and humans by fostering improvements in feline health through research and education. Winn has funded over $4.8 million in health research for cats at more than 30 partner institutions worldwide.   Since its start in 2007, Cat He... »

Dear Tabby, Why Do Cats Purr?

Dear Tabby, Why Do Cats Purr?

Do you think cats purr when they are happy and content? Well, you would be right, but they also purr when they are in pain. But WHY do cats purr, where does that sound come from?   According to Pamela Johnson Bennett, author of Why Cats Purr? .   “The theory that experts now believe ... »

Should I hire a pet sitter for my cat when I travel?

Should I hire a pet sitter for my cat when I travel?

Guest Post from Lindsay Stordahl of That Mutt   One of the nice thing about cats is they’re usually able to take care of themselves for a few days while their owners travel. Well, that is, if you have a normal cat who won’t eat all his food immediately like my cat Beamer. But even he does OK ho... »

Bert – The Slimmed Down Version

Bert – The Slimmed Down Version

Guest Post: Emma, MyGBGV Life   Life with Bert is never dull and when it comes to food and his weight, it is a 24/7/365 battle. Bert is obsessed with eating. The cat doesn’t even bother chewing, if possible he just swallows his food so he can eat faster. He not only steals from the other cat, h... »

SlimKitty Up Close & Personal: Oreo

SlimKitty Up Close & Personal: Oreo

Today, we continue our Up Close & Personal series with OREO. Oreo is the new kitty sister of our friend Boo who we meet a last week and kitty sister to Buddy & Watson from Collarific Bandanas.   How did you get your name? My rescue group named me Maggie, but it sounded too much like m... »

5 Tips To Keep Your Cat Healthy This Summer

5 Tips To Keep Your Cat Healthy This Summer

Guest Post from Avery Morrison. Pawtini.com Summers can be the most enjoyable season of the year with lots of fun activities to do outdoors, but as a pet parent it becomes very important to take strong precautions to make sure your cat spends a comfortable and a healthy summer time as well. Conditio... »

How two lifelong, committed dog people – and their three dogs – ended up with a cat named Newt

How two lifelong, committed dog people – and their three dogs – ended up with a cat named Newt

Guest Post from Maggie Marton author of OhMyDogBlog.com.   My husband, John, spent most of his life afraid of cats. When he took a job in Louisiana, he moved down months before I could follow with our three dogs. He found an apartment, settled in, and started his new job.   Then, one night... »

Pumpkin Cat Toy

Pumpkin Cat Toy

Guest post from Stephanie Caruthers from Southern Wag Pet Accessories I know we put a lot of dog tutorials on here so I just wanted to share the love with all of out cat owners out there. I too have cats and they love toys so here is a quick DIY tutorial for a Pumpkin Cat Toy. What you will need: &#... »

Part 2: Rocco & Rosie – Health Scare

Part 2: Rocco & Rosie – Health Scare

Today we bring you Part 2 of our story of Rocco & Rosie. You can read Part 1 here.   HEALTH ISSUES: All in all, we’ve been very fortunate to not have any health issues with Rocco & Rosie, until this past fall. One night I woke up to a loud raucous and looked next to my bed and see Ros... »

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