December 2009. Page 15

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  • Microchipping and Identification

    Microchipping and Identification

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    Dec 2, 2009 — It's one of the worst things imaginable: losing a pet. It can make cat and dog owners feel so helpless. The statistics are high and state that one in three pets will get lost. And consider that 90 percent of those that aren't identified won't be...

  • Top Cat Breeds for Children

    Top Cat Breeds for Children

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Whether you're expecting a new baby in your family or adding a cat to an existing family, you'll probably start your process by researching the best cat breeds for children. Cats And Children Cats and Children are an ideal pairing, especially if...

  • How Old of a Cat Should I Adopt?

    How Old of a Cat Should I Adopt?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — You've decided it's time to get a warm, fuzzy love ball - in essence, a cat. But there are so many unwanted cats up for adoption it can be overwhelming to choose one. When selecting a cat, you might consider size, temperament, shedding, and other...

  • Cat Health Insurance: Things to Look for

    Cat Health Insurance: Things to Look for

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Pet health insurance is still somewhat of a novelty, as only a small minority of cat and dog owners currently invests in these policies. As the market slowly grows, however, it's gotten more competitive, with more and more companies offering pet...

  • Support When Your Cat Passes Away

    Support When Your Cat Passes Away

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    Dec 2, 2009 — The grief you're likely to feel after the loss of a pet cat can often be overwhelming. After all, your dog or cat was probably a huge part of your life for a decade or more. There was once a deep bond, but now there is emptiness and you feel alone...

  • Cleaning Cat Ears

    Cleaning Cat Ears

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    Dec 2, 2009 — "Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you." Or maybe your cats won't come when they are called because they can't hear you. It is probably time to learn how to clean your cat's ears. Ear cleaning is an important part...

  • How Should I Choose a Vet?

    How Should I Choose a Vet?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Most people like to choose a vet or pet clinic that is close to their home. Not only does this make it more convenient, but it is also important to have a vet or animal hospital nearby should your cat experience a medical emergency. Most cats don't...

  • Tips for Finding Cat-Friendly Businesses

    Tips for Finding Cat-Friendly Businesses

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Shopping with cats, working with cats and traveling with cats present special problems as you try to negotiate retail and business activities with your cat in tow. But for those of us who want our cats to accompany us while we complete everyday...

  • How to Give a Cat a Bath (and Survive!)

    How to Give a Cat a Bath (and Survive!)

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    Dec 2, 2009 — One would think that any creature that can so beautifully emulate the flow of water would not harbor such a longstanding hatred and fear of it. The fact is, most domestic cats do not enjoy getting wet. Some will even lift their noses at the thought...

  • How Can I Get My Two Cats To Stop Fighting?

    How Can I Get My Two Cats To Stop Fighting?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Cat fighting is a natural behavior, and the key to getting cats to stop is to understand why they're fighting. Cat behavior is complex, so be patient. You may need to try several solutions before finding one that works. Why Are Your Cats...