Month: September 2009

  • Act Fast to Win a Caboodle and Doodle!

    Caboodle, Puutty Power and moderncat.net have teamed up for a contest to exploit your creativity! Decorate a Caboodle to win a $100 shopping spree at Puutty Power. If you’ve already got a Caboodle, grab a set of magic markers and set free your imagination. You have until November 1st to doodle on your Caboodle and …

  • Proof that Woofies are Bad to the Bone?

    In a reader? Click here. If you’ve ever visited Dogster’s For the Love of Dog blog, you’re familiar with Bo, who’s just penned his first book, Bad to the Bone. In it, he describes life with his beleaguered feline roommate, Moose, and his humans, Dogster bloggers Horst and Lisa. We’re thrilled that the book has …

  • How to Keep Your Senior Cat Healthy and Happy

    Cats are considered “seniors” after age 10, and “geriatric” after the age of 13. The AVMA recommends twice-yearly checkups for geriatric cats. That might sound like overkill, but early detection of common senior afflictions (thyroid problems, diabetes, chronic renal failure, cancer, heart problems and the like) can mean the difference between effectively managing the disease …

  • Arrest in Duct-Taped Cat Case

    An arrest has been made in the animal cruelty case in which a Pennsylvania cat was duct-taped from head to toe and dumped. The following is the press release issued by the PSPCA: Pennsylvania SPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers have made an arrest in the case of a cat that was found duct-taped from head-to-toe …

  • Rescue Ink Unleashed

    In a reader? Click here. We wrote about Rescue Ink earlier this year, and since then they’ve scored not only a book deal, but a National Geographic series as well. National Geographic just premiered their TV show, Rescue Ink Unleashed, on Friday, Think Animal Cops with a twist: it’s a group of bikers with more …

  • This Weeks Hot Cat Deals – Coupons & Freebies

    Here are just a few of the freebies, deals, sales, coupons, contests and giveaways this week over at the Pet Coupons & Deals site. Click here for the dog deals. Don’t miss a deal! Click here to have all the cat freebies, coupons, deals and giveaways sent straight to your email. FREE! Bag of Royal …

  • Which Ingredients are Most Likely to Cause Food Allergies in Dogs and Cats?

    Pet food discussions seem uniquely capable of getting readers of this blog excited. Let’s shake things up. Recently a reader brought up a question in the discussion of corn as a pet food ingredient. The reader was curious about the allergenic effects of corn. Is corn likely to cause allergic reactions in dogs and cats? …

  • Sampson the Cat is on His Way Home after 18-month Walkabout

    Linda Jansen of Penicuik, Midlothian in Scotland had long given up hope of ever again seeing her cat Sampson (pictured above) who went missing a year and a half ago. Which is why Jansen was stunned to get a call that Sampson had been turned in to a veterinarian in Devon, 500 miles away (see …

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