Month: March 2008

  • Meowing Out to All Bay Area, Sacramento, and Wine Country Catsters

    Special Message to All Bay Area, Sacramento, & Wine Country Catster This is a special alert meow to all Catster members who live in the greater Bay Area, Sacramento/Lodi area and Wine Country. We just sent Catster Local window decals to vets, pet stores and all other pet-friendly businesses in your area. They look like …

  • Score Some Catster Stickers

    New Stickers To Show Your Catster Pride Want to show your purring devotion to Catster? We have cool stickers for car bumpers, notebooks, computers or anywhere you feel like. Just let us know, and we’ll send ya some! We also have pawsome new window stickers for pet-related businesses. Let us know if youd like some …

  • Live Now! Cat Owner’s Manual

    Catster Presents The New Cat Owner’s Manual If you’ve been looking for a basic guide to cat ownership, you’ve come to the right place. The Cat Owner’s Manual is now available online, only on Catster, and offers helpful information from an expert vet and author. Though it contains important and sometimes serious information for cat …

  • Is it normal for cats to nurse on objects?

    My cat (Katy) snuggles up close to me when I am going to bed or getting up and she nurses on the sheet or my pajamas – why do cats do this? Thank you, Pat Winter Park, FL Katy’s behavior is very common. It is the feline equivalent of a child sucking his thumb. They do it …

  • Do older pets shed more?

    My 13-year-old cat sheds a lot. I’ve tried bushing and vitamins, but there is still no change. Does my cat shed because of his age or can it be something else? Josephine Kansas City, MO As many middle-aged men know, the quantity and composition of one’s hair changes with age. The manufacturers of Rogaine have made a fortune …

  • I Can Haz Easter Giftz? Plz! Kthxbai!

    New Easter Rosettes And Special Gifts Yes, you can haz new Easter and spring Rosettes and Special Gifts! Bunnies and eggs and baskets and burdz and fun have sprung! You can find them all in the Gift Shop. These are the new Special Gifts: These are the new Rosettes: They are in the Gift Shop now!

  • Can cats get blackheads?

    My cat has a small hard black lump on his head it seems to be getting a bit bigger but he won’t let us inspect it without squirming away. It doesn’t look like a tick and he is very clean otherwise. I couldn’t find anything on the internet about something that looks like this. He doesn’t …

  • Community Guidelines Update for Groups

    Update For Group Community Guidelines Hi everyfur, As you know our Community Guidelines are not some draconian penal code, they are a simple set of participation expectations based upon the wishes and desires of the community as a whole. We didn’t write them so much as codify what was requested of us by the vast …

  • New Spring Rosettes and Special Gifts

    New Spring Rosettes and Special Gifts For Everyone A change of season is on its way, and we’re celebrating with cute new spring pawresents in our Gift Shop. We have four-leaf clover, leprechaun hat and ladybug Rosettes, plus pot of gold and daffodil Special Gifts. Send your furry friend the luck o’the Irish or just …

  • How often should pets have dental work?

    Dr. Barchas: How often would you recommend professional dental cleaning by a vet for my pooch? She is 4 and has had her teeth cleaned already, I brush about 3X per week and add a rinse to her water- yet she still has redness at the gum line and a little bleeding?? I am concerned about this but also about …

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