December 2009. Page 15

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  • 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...

  • The Wet Cat Food Versus Dry Cat Food Debate

    The Wet Cat Food Versus Dry Cat Food Debate

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Get together a group of cat owners, and everyone will have a different opinion when it comes to the wet vs. dry food. To understand the issues, you need to understand the cat's physiology. While dogs are omnivorous and able to break down and...

  • Traveling Across International Borders with Your Cat

    Traveling Across International Borders with Your Cat

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    Dec 2, 2009 — When traveling with your cat, every national border crossing is governed by its own set of requirements. While cats tend to be homebodies, not all cats fit the stereotype. Some cats love to travel, and, of course, if you are relocating to a different...

  • 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...