How to Help Your Indoor Kitty Get More Exercise

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Statistics reveal that approximately 59.5% of cats are obese, with indoor cats more likely to become overweight. Obesity can lead to diabetes, cancers, heart diseases, osteoarthritis, and hypertension in cats. That said, helping indoor cats get exercise helps reduce the risk of developing obesity. Here is some useful information on the matter.  Importance Of Exercise…

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How Do Dogs Get Fleas And What To Do If That Happens 

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Fleas are parasites that thrive on the blood of warm-blooded animals and cause discomfort due to their bites. They also cause diseases that can affect the overall health of your dog. These organisms can live in warm temperatures and high humidity, just like the weather we get in Asheville, North Carolina. This article gives insight…

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Why Do Cats Purr?

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There has been a lot of research into a cat’s purr, and it has been found that they don’t just purr because they are happy little love bugs. There are, in fact, many other reasons why they make this sound. A cat’s purr sounds like a soft rumble and is their way of communicating, self-soothing,…

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Ways to Stay Active with Your Pup in the Winter

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Whether your pup likes to cozy up by the fire in winter or embraces the cold, they must continue to get regular exercise. Staying active is great for both you and your pup. Your pup can benefit from the exercise, fun activities, and mental stimulation that they bring. Here are some of the best ways…

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Tips for Preparing Your Holiday Pet Sitter

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Are you preparing for a holiday trip away from Asheville? Once you have your plans in place, it is important to prepare your pet sitter.  Even though your routine throughout the holidays might be a little off-kilter, have your pet sitter follow your pet’s normal routine to help the visit go as smoothly as possible.…

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