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...

  • What Should I Look for When Choosing a Kitten?

    What Should I Look for When Choosing a Kitten?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Adopting a kitten is a life-changing event. The young cat you bring home today will hopefully be with you for the next 18 years. Selecting a cat that's right for you and your home is therefore of the utmost importance. When selecting a cat or...

  • Lost Cat: What You Should Do

    Lost Cat: What You Should Do

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    Dec 2, 2009 — When your cat is lost, the most important thing to remember is to act immediately. Even a short delay may hamper your efforts to find an animal. And while microchipping your pet may have given you a sense of security about recovering your pet in...

  • Tips for Being a Good Cat Foster Parent

    Tips for Being a Good Cat Foster Parent

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Many people find that becoming a foster provider for homeless cats or kittens is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. Foster care for cats basically requires patience, a compassionate nature, a flexible lifestyle, and some experience with and...

  • Cat Treats: The Pros and Cons

    Cat Treats: The Pros and Cons

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    Dec 2, 2009 — There's a dizzying array of options for the feline diet nowadays, and nowhere is that more evident than in the cat treat aisle. But, with as many as 40 to 50 percent of cats suffering from obesity, cat treats should be rationed judiciously. No...

  • Plants and Foods that are Poisonous to Cats

    Plants and Foods that are Poisonous to Cats

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Every home contains hazards for cats, including ones that are seemingly benign. Here's a overview of the most common toxic foods and plants that may be lurking in your home presenting hazards for cats. Foods That Are Poisonous To Cats Alcoholic...

  • Should I Get a Short-Haired or Long-Haired Cat?

    Should I Get a Short-Haired or Long-Haired Cat?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — If you are in the process of selecting a new cat for the household, one of the first items on your checklist should be whether to get a short-haired or a long-haired feline. Personal preference generally drives this decision. If your dream has always...

  • How Much Does it Cost to Own a Cat?

    How Much Does it Cost to Own a Cat?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Compared to the cost of other pets, cat ownership can be relatively low-priced. They are generally less expensive than dogs and considerably less expensive than owning a horse. (Like a Lear jet, if you have to ask how much it costs to own a horse...