What to Expect When Your Kitty Becomes a Senior Cat

Original Article By PetMD

My 15-year-old cat, Lance, sits next to me as I write this piece. He is special to me because he is the oldest of my four cats and we have shared quite a bit of time together. Caring for

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How to Recognize Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

Original Article by PetMD

By John Gilpatrick

Heart disease in dogs and cats can be a tough diagnosis for vets to make and for pet owners to receive. Depending on the specifics of the condition, your vet may not be able to do much, but that’s not always the case.

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How Old is Your Cat in People Years?

Original Article By Pet Health Network The health of your cat can change drastically with age. Beginning at around age 9, your cat enters senior years. At this stage, cats often begin to develop diseases common to their senior-human counterparts, such as diabetes, heart disease, hyperthyroidism, kidney disease and cancer. In fact, one out . . . → Read More: How Old is Your Cat in People Years?

How to Introduce a Dog to a Cat

Original Article By PetMD

Can cats get along with dogs? The answer is simply yes, says Dr. Liz Bales, a Philadelphia veterinarian. As long as pet parents take their time and follow a few simple rules for introducing cats to dogs, there’s no reason why felines and canines can’t develop a harmonious relationship.

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125 pets get a new leash on life in Oregon

Original Article By The Statesmen Journal

A mother terrier with her litter of five-day-old puppies and a deaf dog named Hazel were among the 108 dogs and 17 cats that arrived in Salem Saturday from high-kill shelters in Oklahoma and will soon be up for adoption.

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11 Facts About Fleas

Original Article By Kate Hughes from PetMD

Most pet owners have some experience dealing with fleas. After all, fleas are indiscriminate parasites, happy enough to feed off of dogs and cats, ferrets and rabbits, and, of course, humans, when the need arises. While a lot people have encountered these nasty little parasites, they know . . . → Read More: 11 Facts About Fleas

Therapy Dogs Ease The Stress Of Transition For College Students

Original Article By Elyse Wanshel

To many, Bruno may seem like he’s from Mars.

The adorably weird cat, who is up for adoption, is in need of a human who can cater to his particular brand of quirk, according to a cute Facebook post by Wright Way Rescue, a not-for-profit no-kill animal shelter in Morton . . . → Read More: Just for fun: A fat cat that has quirky demands!

Wildfire smoke can be hazardous to animals: how to keep them safe

Wildfire smoke can be hazardous to animals: how to keep them safe

How to Recognize Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

By John Gilpatrick | Article Featured on PetMD

Heart disease in dogs and cats can be a tough diagnosis for vets to make and for pet owners to receive. Depending on the specifics of the condition, your vet may not be able to do much, but that’s not always the case.

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Kidney Diets for Cats: What to Look for

By Jennifer Coates, DVM | Featured on PetMD

Kidney disease is extremely common in cats. It can develop quickly, because of something like an infection or exposure to antifreeze, or over many years for no apparent reason. Symptoms and treatment for kidney disease vary depending the specifics of the case, but oftentimes, a diet . . . → Read More: Kidney Diets for Cats: What to Look for