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Tea tree oil toxicosis

15 Oct

The authors reviewed toxicological incidents resulting from the use of 100% TTO in dogs and cats reported to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center from January 2002 to December 2012. 1

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Coping with Cat Allergies

14 Oct

If you are among the 15 percent of Americans who suffer from pet-related allergies, here are strategies for reducing the potential for a reaction.

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Cats Hair Loss: Learn the Causes

14 Oct

However, it can indicate that your kitty is quite miserable. It also can, in some cases, be a sign of a more serious underlying disease that, if diagnosed promptly, may be very treatable, but without early treatment can indeed be life-threatening.

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What is and is Not Included on a Cat Food Label | petMD

14 Oct

Pet food labels are legal documents, so when looking at labels pay close attention to the AAFCO statement, guaranteed analysis and ingredient list.

via What is and is Not Included on a Cat Food Label | petMD.

Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?

14 Oct

A new study from PetSmart Charities found that two-thirds of those surveyed said they would adopt a pet rather than purchase one from a pet store or breed.

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Curb the fur in seven simple steps | petMD

14 Oct

I learned to curb the fur — in less than two weeks. Here are the seven simple steps I followed to get the fuzz-balls and dust-bunnies under control:

via Curb the fur in seven simple steps | petMD.

PET CONNECTIONS: Cats finally get their day | The Chronicle Herald

14 Oct

And if having a law on the books gives even a fraction of animal abusers pause before closing the door on their cat in an empty apartment, or worse, abandoning them outdoors, then it’s worth putting it in writing.

via PET CONNECTIONS: Cats finally get their day | The Chronicle Herald.

How Much To Feed Your Cat

22 Sep

The only way you can possibly find out how much to feed your cat is by trial and error. To do this, you need to buy a digital scale, a notebook, and a set of measuring cups.

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Feline Bad Breath: What It Means

22 Sep

The reason for that is because feline dental care has, until recently, been the part of cat care that has met with the most owner resistance.

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Cat Eye Infection and other Cat Eye Problems

22 Sep

If a cat has red, runny eyes, they are more likely to be suffering from a feline eye infection. Allergies in cats are manifested in their skin, not their eyes and nose.

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