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  • The Five Most Common Feline Physical Ailments

    The Five Most Common Feline Physical Ailments

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    Dec 3, 2009 — Prevention and early detection are the keys to good pet health. The more aware you are of the most common cat ailments and symptoms, the better you can respond to feline health problems before they become life threatening. Here's a rundown of the...

  • When Should I Spay or Neuter My Cat?

    When Should I Spay or Neuter My Cat?

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    Dec 3, 2009 — All cats and kittens should be either spayed or neutered unless the owner is in the business of raising purebred cats. The days of letting the family cat have a litter of kittens so that kids could observe the miracle of birth are long gone. Animal...

  • The Five Essential Cat Grooming Tools

    The Five Essential Cat Grooming Tools

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    Dec 3, 2009 — "I love cats because I enjoy my home, and little by little they become its visible soul." --Jean Cocteau One would hope that visible soul Mr. Cocteau is referencing would not include loose balls of cat hair, rolling around your floor like so many...

  • All About Feline Urological Syndrome

    All About Feline Urological Syndrome

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    Dec 3, 2009 — Urinary tract ailments are the most common reason your cat will have to visit a veterinarian, with the exception of routine checkups and shots. The most serious urinary syndrome is Feline Urological Syndrome (FUS), which is also sometimes known as...

  • Cats in Heat

    Cats in Heat

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    Dec 3, 2009 — The symptoms of a cat in heat can try the patience of even the most loving pet owner, which is why veterinarians recommend having female cats spayed before the first heat cycle occurs. A cat that is "in heat" has entered the phase of the feline...

  • Cat Hairballs: Should I Be Worried?

    Cat Hairballs: Should I Be Worried?

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    Dec 3, 2009 — The ancient Egyptians worshiped cats, just as modern cat lovers do, although we generally don't carve our cat passions onto stone tablets. It's important to keep these lofty thoughts about our felines in mind, particularly when one climbs out of...

  • Vitamins and Dietary Supplements for Cats?

    Vitamins and Dietary Supplements for Cats?

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    Dec 3, 2009 — Pet food stores have aisles dedicated to vitamins and dietary supplements for pets, and if you're a devoted cat owner, you may wonder if you should be giving Fluffy cat vitamins or other supplements. Ideally, you want to feed a healthy feline diet...

  • No One in Colorado Wanted Icee

    No One in Colorado Wanted Icee

    Dec 3, 2009 — We recently posted a USA Today article about a sweet tuxedo cat named Icee in Colorado who was rescued and resuscitated after coming very close...

  • Catsmas Giveaway: Day 3  Homer's Odyssey

    Catsmas Giveaway: Day 3 Homer's Odyssey

    Dec 3, 2009 — On the Third Day of Catsmas, my kitteh gave to me: bestseller "Homer's Odyssey". The winner of this prize has been announced. Click here to...

  • Cat of the Day: Wylie

    Cat of the Day: Wylie

    Dec 3, 2009 — Each day throughout the holiday season The Cat's Meow will showcase an adoptable cat seeking a home in time for the holidays. Today's featured cat...