Cat Sense

Cats have been popular household companion animals for thousands of years, and their numbers only continue to rise. Today there are three cats for every dog on the planet, and yet cats remain more mysterious, even to their most adoring guardians.  Unlike dogs, cats evolved as solitary hunters, and, while many have learned to live …

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Emotional Eating In Animals

Jack Sprat he loved no fat, and his wife she lov’d no lean: And yet betwixt them both, they lick’t the platters clean. English Proverb (1670) The American waistline isn't the only thing that's a growing problem.  Companion animals are packing on the pounds as well.   Studies show that up to 60 percent of companion …

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A Life Less Complicated

We all want things that make our lives easier.  We like easy.  We like simplicity.  I recently discovered something that made my life and the lives of four animals easier and less complicated.  This new 'thing' came in the guise of something that I used to laugh at.  I would see this item and think …

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What’s In A Purr? The Healing Power of PURRS

Have you ever wondered how and why cats purr?   If you have lived with cats, loved a cat, or had the pleasure of petting a content cat, then you know how cool it is to hear and feel them purr.  Most of us think that purrs happen when a cat is content, but cats actually …

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Whisker Stress -Does Your Cat Have It?

It’s called whisker stress. Many cats suffer from it daily, and yours may be one of them. Domesticated cats that live and eat indoors don't have the luxury of eating their food anywhere they'd like.  A feral cat can hunt down her prey, and consume it wherever she pleases. Circumstances are much different in a …

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Heading Back to School or Work and Leaving Our Feline Companions Behind

Only the lonely Know the way I feel tonight Only the lonely Know this feeling ain't right There goes my baby There goes my heart They're gone forever So far apart But only the lonely Know why I cry Only the lonely - Only The Lonely Know The Way I Feel ~ Roy Orbison    …

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