February is National Cat Health Month

A picture of the white brown cat with green eyes

How many cat lovers start worrying about their cat’s health whenever they hear Boots sneezing, coughing, or throwing up on a freshly made bed? It’s probably safe to say that all humans owned by one or more cats have anxiously researched “cat sneezing” or “why would my cat cough?” on the Internet within seconds of…

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Your Cat and Cold Temperatures

Outdoor cat

Q. Do pet owners have to be sensitive to their cat’s needs for extra warmth during the winter months? Q. Perhaps the colder temperatures do not bother cats because they have fur to keep them warm? When most states across the United States see temperatures drop drastically during the winter months, you must be ever…

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December is Cat Lover’s Month!

Kitty pawing at Christmas Tree ornaments.

It’s Time to Celebrate Our Never-Ending Love Fur Cats Cats are the reason we wake up every day (well, how can’t we when they are clawing on your blankets at five in the morning and demanding their breakfast rather loudly?!)  They’re also the reason we go to sleep peacefully— with the heartwarming sound of purring…

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Adopt a Senior Cat During Senior Pet Month

Holding a cat.

It is difficult to think of a beautiful and loving senior cat living in an animal shelter for the rest of its life. No animal deserves this type of long-term living situation. Shelters are great for short-term living and some animal shelters do their share in saving the animal from certain death.  While many animal shelters…

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There is a National Pet Memorial Day!

Rainbow shining on cat.

The Unconditional Love from Cats (and other pets) Felines have stolen the hearts of millions of pet owners across the nation. However, there are many other pet breeds that families across America embrace taking care of and are heartbroken when they pass away. Felines have taken many homes across the nation by storm and have fast…

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Do Cats Respond to Music?

Cat sitting near a violin.

Understanding the science behind cats and their love for classical music begins with learning about the similarities between cat brains and human brains. In addition to sharing the same brain structure (cerebral cortices, lobes, etc), cat and human brains are also gyrencephalic, meaning they are “folded” to preserve space. Primates, dogs, whales, elephants and pigs…

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