How Pets Help with Anxiety and Winter Blues

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Pets have always held a special place in our hearts. They provide companionship, unconditional love, and endless joy. But did you know that pets can also have a profound impact on our mental health?  Numerous studies have shown the positive effects that pets have on reducing anxiety and alleviating the symptoms of depression. The bond…

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Will Cats Share a Litter Box?

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Getting your cat to use a litter box is one of the most important aspects of house training a domesticated feline. But what happens when you have several cats? Will cats share a litter box or should they each have a dedicated space for doing their business? Here’s all you need to know. Will cats…

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What to Expect if Your Cat is in Heat

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As a female cat’s body prepares for mating and bearing kittens, it will encounter a range of physical changes. This is commonly known as having a cat in heat, and is a situation that every pet owner should be prepared for. When you are, the benefits will be felt by pets and owners alike. Our…

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What it Means When a Cat Excessively Grooms One Spot

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Are you wondering what it means when a cat is excessively grooming one spot? You are not alone. It is one of the most common concerns among cat owners. Cats love to clean themselves and domesticated felines can typically spend anywhere up to 50% of their waking hours grooming. However, excessive grooming in a localized…

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How Cats Became Domesticated

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As we approach 2023, virtually all cat owners will agree that cats are no longer just a part of the home dynamic. They virtually own it. But it wasn’t always that way. So, how did cats transform from wild animals to our lovable pets? Here’s a brief look at how cats became domesticated.  Cats were…

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What To Do If Your Indoor Cat Accidentally Gets Out

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Many cat owners choose to raise their feline indoors, where they remain safe and sound from the possible dangers of the great outdoors.  However, sometimes despite best efforts, curiosity will get the best of an indoor kitty and they may venture out without your permission when you’re not looking.  Cats are incredible escape artists given…

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What Your Cat’s Tail Movements Mean

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When it comes to understanding cats, there’s one thing above all else that you need to know: their tails are full of secrets. Believe it or not, a cat’s tail can tell you a lot about what they’re feeling and thinking. In this article, we’ll take a look at the different meanings behind each type…

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