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Shadow was a young adult cat when she was rescued by her human, Nikki, from a trailer park where stray and feral cats gathered. Since kittenhood, Shadow lived in the park, scrounging for scraps from dumpsters and begging residents for food. Once she was brought inside, Shadow had all the food she wanted, but she
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Hi everyone, Please find below the latest entry in Purrsday Poetry by Andrea. Artimus She hunkers on haunchesby the dishwasherin studied readiness.A woolly bowling pinwith ears. They have rallied there — beforethe remodel —a brief respite to indoor spoils. Her inner Artemis whispers —be still.  They’ll convene intime, tumbling through caution,to catastrophe. Andrea K. Perlow
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B12, also called cobalamin, is one of the vitamins that is crucial for your cat’s health. It plays a key role in keeping your cat’s immune, digestive and nervous system functioning optimally. Cats obtain B12 from their diet. It is naturally found in animal products such as meat, liver, fish and eggs. While most commercial
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With her tongue, a mother cat welcomes her kittens into this world. A queen bathes her babies immediately so that predators don’t detect the scents associated with birth and continues to groom her kittens until they can bathe themselves at around 4 weeks of age. Grooming is a big part of cats’ lives. In fact,
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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. Proper hydration can help prevent urinary tract disease and promote healthy kidney function by flushing toxins. Fountains are a great way to encourage cats to drink
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Where do the most mischievous moggies live in London? Leading cat fencing specialists ProtectaPet has gathered information from all 32 London boroughs to find out where our beloved moggies are getting into the most amount of mischief. With data taken from a freedom of information request, ProtectaPet uncovered that London fire brigade were called out
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Constipation is defined as infrequent or difficult defecation of hard, dry feces, with retention of stool in the colon and/or rectum. It is an occasional, harmless problem in most cats. Repeated bouts of constipation, however, is an abnormal finding and, left untreated, constipation can progress, with sometimes dire consequences. What can cause it There are
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Our youngest, Luna, is quite the docile kitty, spending most of her days laying in her favourite bed soaking up the sun, only appearing when food is on offer or when Daddy is in a meeting. Not much can tempt her to be active, but should a fly ever wander past her gaze she will
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As a fan of cats and art (and Benedict Cumberbatch), I was so excited to hear about this movie. And it didn’t disappoint. Available on Amazon Prime, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain moves from the late 1800s through the 1930s, following the incredible adventures of the artist. Known as “a man who drew cats,”
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This post contains affiliate links* I came across this crocheted cat bed on Etsy, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I couldn’t resist sharing it with you. What kitty wouldn’t love a cozy bed like this! Made of thick, soft acrylic yarn, the bed measures 19″L x 13″W x 1″H. Cats who love
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There are more cats than dogs in the United States according to American Pet Products Association: 94 million cats and 90 million dogs. Cats rule for many reasons, including ease of care. Got cat? There’s lots you don’t need to deal with. Here are 12 examples: Great for Couch Potatoes Of course, dogs love to
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Norwegian Forest Cat Quick Facts Weight: 7 – 20 pounds The Look of a Norwegian Forest Cat Because they developed in a cold climate, Norwegian Forest Cats have thick, double coats that can keep them warm in just about any weather. The coat is fluffy, especially around the neck. They shed out much of the
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Cats and dogs are animals with “three legs and a spare,” as Dr. Beth Galles and other veterinarians often say when encountering a tripod pet. But still, there are some kitties with special conditions — like severe obesity, arthritis or other mobility issues — who may struggle to walk well on just three limbs. That’s
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How to keep furry friends warm and safe during the colder months During winter, it’s not only important to take extra care of ourselves by wrapping up warm as temperatures plummet, but also ensure we do the same for our four-legged friends, too. “Winter can bring its challenges especially for the fine coated, young, sick
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It’s always sad when a friend’s cat dies. My heart hurts for what I know they’re about to go through as they mourn their loss. We’ve all been there, and even though everyone grieves in their own unique way, we all know how hard it is. On Monday, my dear friends Rita and Rob had to
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Annie Butler Shirreffs Annie Butler Shirreffs has worked in the pet industry for 20 years and is currently the senior editor of Catster and Dogster magazines. A cat lover since she was a little girl, she has always had feline friends in her life. She and her husband share their Southern California home with their
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Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via info@katzenworld.co.uk. Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. Meet Georgie. This photo was taken by Kathy at the Roice-Hurst Humane Society
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The Cat With Twenty Toes is an illustrated children’s book featuring a polydactyl cat named Sookie. The author uses Sookie as a metaphor to celebrate the physical differences among all living creatures. Colorful illustrations and a rhyming verse make this book a fun and lighthearted way to introduce the concept of diversity to young children.
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There are lots of fun ways to get creative and help cats in need. And there’s no better time than the holiday season when people are thinking of others and being generous. To kickstart your imagination, check out these 12 Days of Fundraising ideas to boost the coffers of your favorite shelter or rescue. Start
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After a long day working, I grab an iced tea and head to my sofa to unwind. My tripod kitty, Smoochy, sees me, and the race is on! Even on three legs, she is lightning fast. Who will get to the sofa first? Smoochy will, of course. Then we spend the next few minutes trying
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