December 2009. Page 11

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  • Meet Gwen Cooper, Catster Mom and Author of

    Meet Gwen Cooper, Catster Mom and Author of "Homer's Odyssey"

    Dec 3, 2009 — If you're looking for a book to give a pet-loving friend this holiday season, look no further than "Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or...

  • Cat Travel Tips

    Cat Travel Tips

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Cats traditionally do not love to travel, although there will be some exceptions as cats are very individualistic and they love proving their humans wrong. Learning how to travel with your cat means learning how you can best adapt new environments to...

  • Kitten Health Guide

    Kitten Health Guide

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Congratulations on your new kitten! If this is the first time you've owned a cat, there are a few things you should know about your kitten's care and cat health in general. Kitten-Proofing Your Home A kitten is like a curious child; it's bound to...

  • Do Cat Families Have a Hierarchical Structure?

    Do Cat Families Have a Hierarchical Structure?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — If you have more than one or two cats and are an astute observer of feline behavior, you've noticed that cats do seem to adhere to established feline social structures. One of your cats may have "Alpha Cat" status, with other cats deferring to him...

  • Car Travel with Cats

    Car Travel with Cats

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Most cats prefer to stay home. The car trip for cats often means a trip to the vet or, worse yet for furry cats, the groomers. Yes, a few cats love car transport, but they are the brave and the bold. Traveling by car with your cat involves some...

  • Heartworm Symptoms in Cats

    Heartworm Symptoms in Cats

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Heartworm in cats is variously treatable. It is important to know the symptoms, causes and areas at risk and to be prudent in treatment. Although heartworm disease in cats was once confined largely to warm and wet areas, it has now spread...

  • Is Cat Fostering Right for Me?

    Is Cat Fostering Right for Me?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Becoming a foster provider to homeless cats or kittens can be rewarding and fulfilling, and may offer an ideal situation for families who are unwilling or unable to make a long-term commitment to a pet cat. Many cat rescue groups see finding cat...

  • Buying the Right Cat Carrier

    Buying the Right Cat Carrier

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Attention cat owners of the world: If you have a cat, you need a cat carrier. Also known as a pet taxis, cat taxis, or cat crates, cat carriers (like cats) come in all shapes and sizes. They range in price and durability from collapsible cardboard...

  • Heartworm Treatment for Cats

    Heartworm Treatment for Cats

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Heartworm is a parasitic infestation transmitted to dogs and more rarely, cats, by bites from infected mosquitoes. Heartworm is a potentially fatal health threat and often requires aggressive, prolonged and painful treatment. Prevention is Easier...

  • Traveling with Your Cat by Airplane

    Traveling with Your Cat by Airplane

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Flying with cats is not as hard as it sounds. If your cat can nap, your cat can fly. Learning how to travel with your cat on an airplane helps you to create a safe, predictable, and calm passage for your kitty when the fur flies. Prepare well in...