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...

  • Clicker Training for Cats: The Basics

    Clicker Training for Cats: The Basics

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Cat training has often been considered an elusive goal by pet owners who've been conditioned to view cats as "untrainable." Yet many cat owners have found an enjoyable way to train and interact with their pets through the process of clicker...

  • Tips for Finding Cat-Friendly Hotels

    Tips for Finding Cat-Friendly Hotels

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    Dec 2, 2009 — It's not all that hard to find cat-friendly lodging world-wide these days, but all cat-owning travelers do still need to check, in preparation for any trip, if cats will be welcome to avoid bad surprises at the hotel check-in. The AAA has a...

  • Cat Flea and Tick Treatment Options

    Cat Flea and Tick Treatment Options

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    Dec 2, 2009 — The flea is the most common parasite to infect both cats and dogs. When fully grown, a flea looks like a pinhead-sized red or brown dot and will usually be concentrated around the neck or base of the tail on your pet. There are at least seven...

  • Cat Vaccinations Questions

    Cat Vaccinations Questions

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    Dec 2, 2009 — The earliest veterinary care your kitten receives is likely to be related to pet vaccines. Kitten vaccinations should begin around eight weeks of age, and are usually given in three rounds about three or four weeks apart. Older cats may require...

  • Cat Crate Training

    Cat Crate Training

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    Dec 2, 2009 — If you've ever taken a cat to the vet, you've probably had an experience that goes something like this: You get the cat carrier out of the closet and suddenly your cat is nowhere to be seen. After locating the missing feline and hauling him out...

  • What Does a De-Shedding Tool Do?

    What Does a De-Shedding Tool Do?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Densely-furred cats have combination coats made up of longer, coarser top fur and softer, finer inner fur that creates a warm air-trapping blanket for the skin in cold weather. It is the cat's undercoat that tends to tangle, mat and clump as it is...

  • The Importance of Cat Nutrition

    The Importance of Cat Nutrition

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    Dec 2, 2009 — What is a healthy cat diet? With the wide variety of options on the market, this question can be difficult to answer. Nutrition is a critical component in cat wellness and behavior, and what you choose to feed your cat is not a decision that should...