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Cat Health & Tips

Five Tips to Make Veterinary Visits Stress-Free for Your Cat

Veterinarians recommend that cats receive a wellness checkup once per year, but according to PetFinder.com, fewer than half of all cat owners take their cat to the veterinarian unless they are sick. Managing cat anxiety during veterinary visits can be stressful for

Protecting Cats & Dogs in Hot Cars: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

On July 24, a new law goes into effect in Washington to protect pets from some of the dangers of being left unattended in a vehicle—whether that be excessive heat or cold, or lack of ventilation or water. Under the

Hypoallergenic Cats: 6 Known Breeds

Hypoallergenic cat breeds are a great option for people suffering from dander allergies. These cats produce fewer allergens than others, which can reduce or eliminate allergic reactions for many people. Hypoallergenic Cats That are Purrfect For You Below are a

6 Tips For a Pet-Friendly Firework Celebrations

Whether you’re celebrating Canada Day or Independence Day, fireworks can be hazardous and scary to our furry companions. While some pets may enjoy the commotion of these holidays, the backyard barbecues and plentiful fireworks can be stressful and hazardous for many.

Get to the Root of the Problem This National Hairball Awareness Day

Anyone with a cat will know that hairballs are no fun. National Hairball Awareness Day—founded by the National Museum of Health and Medicine—is a great day to hear the hairy details about hairballs and get to the root of the