Tag: cat

Apr 2013

Traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and the four-legged members of your family. But with thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable trip for everyone. The ASPCA urges pet owners to think twice about flying their pets on commercial airlines, especially if they plan on checking them in as cargo. Unless your animal is small enough to fit under your seat and you can bring him or her in the cabin, the ASPCA recommends pet owners to not fly their animal....

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Mar 2013

Here are some common misconceptions about dogs and cats, courtesy of onlynaturalpet.com . . . 1. A warm or dry nose means a sick dog Regular fluctuations in the temperature and moisture of a dog’s nose are normal. Canine distemper used to be a prevalent virus which caused a thickening of the nose and foot pads. A cold, wet nose indicated the dog didn’t have distemper. Today distemper is uncommon due to vaccinations. 2. All cats are loners Many cats love company and spending time with their humans. It’s not unusual for a......

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Feb 2013

There are a multitude of kitty litters to choose from, but many contain toxic chemicals and respiratory irritants, as well as cause harm to the environment. Fortunately, there are some great, natural, healthy options, listed here courtesy of www.onlynaturalpet.com: CORN-BASED LITTERS (such as World’s Best): Safe, Flushable and All-Natural • Made of whole-kernel corn, a renewable, biodegradable and all natural material. • Corn is edible so it will not cause harm if ingested by your pet. • It is safe for kittens, infection-prone cats, and cats recovering from surgery. • The flushable......

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