December 2009. Page 14

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  • Should I Choose Two Cats from the Same Litter?

    Should I Choose Two Cats from the Same Litter?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — You've decided to bless your home with a feline but the question is: two cats or one? Adopting two cats has its benefits and its drawbacks. Here are some considerations: Two Cats or One? Cats, unlike dogs, don't crave packs. Imagine a cat at a...

  • Get to Know Your Vet

    Get to Know Your Vet

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Choosing a vet is one of the most important decisions a cat owner makes. There are a number of things to keep in mind when choosing a veterinary care center and finding the best vet (or vets) for your pet. Every cat needs a good general care vet and...

  • Choosing the Best Cat Litter

    Choosing the Best Cat Litter

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Birds won't do it, dogs won't do it, and guinea pigs can't do it. The cat is one of the rare pets to understand how to use a bathroom facility (litter box) almost from infancy. No wonder most people consider cats to be among the cleanest (and...

  • The Importance of Having a Cat First Aid Kit

    The Importance of Having a Cat First Aid Kit

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    Dec 2, 2009 — By definition, cat emergencies are critical health crises which require immediate medical intervention. Creating a cat emergency first aid kit is recommended for all cat parents and may buy your cat critical time until veterinary care can be sought...

  • Why Adopt A Cat?

    Why Adopt A Cat?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Cats are often regarded as low-maintenance pets, ideal for people who are too busy to care for a dog. Yet the decision to adopt a pet cat should not be taken lightly. A cat will become a long-term commitment as the average house cat lives between...

  • Choosing the Right Cat Boarding Facility

    Choosing the Right Cat Boarding Facility

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Like getting married or starting a new job, traveling can be a fun yet stressful time in life. One way to ease stress levels is to take the time to investigate and choose an appropriate boarding facility for your cats well in advance of your...

  • 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...