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Foster Diary Health Teeth

Foster Diary: The Curious Case of Sir Buttons’ Teeth

Lesson Learned: Always check a cat’s teeth to monitor dental disease. If you see any sort of inflammation, plaque, or tartar along the gumline, see your vet immediately – your cat could be in pain. Sir Buttons3-5 year old domestic shorthairGray and white tuxedoSupposedly growly and mean – actually a love bugGums extremely red along […]

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Behavior Thinks & Blinks

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Move with Your Cat

Get tips to help with every part of moving with your cat, from boxing and planning to move-in day and getting settled in your new residence.

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Aggression/Anxiety/Fear Behavior Health

Gabapentin: Miracle Drug for Anxious Cats

Discover how gabapentin helps overly anxious cats have more normal lives.

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Behavior

How to Work with Shy and Scared Cats

Discover methods for working with shy and scared cats and watch them in action!

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Eating/Drinking Product Recommendations

5 Reasons Cats Love Water Fountains

Learn why your cats like running water and how cat water fountains can help them stay hydrated and healthy.

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Product Recommendations

Cat Water Fountains: Fancy & Affordable

I’m a big fan of cat water fountains, because I firmly believe the sound, smell, and sight of moving water makes cats drink more of it. With hydration a key component to health, you can see why this is important. My issue: I’ve always struggled to keep cat water fountains clean. While many cat water […]

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Aggression/Anxiety/Fear Behavior Foster Diary Handling

Mama Lemon: An Outdoor Cat’s Journey Home

One outdoor cat’s story from pregnancy through delivery, from shelter care through foster care, and ultimately from spay through returning home.

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Health Hygiene Parasites

Parasites in Cats: Tapeworms & Their Rice Grain Butts

Meet a tapeworm and learn how he gets into your cat, what he does while he’s in there, and how to get him out!

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Health

TNR Explained and How One Shelter Does It Right

Understand how TNR (trap, neuter, return) works, why it’s important, and how one large city shelter supersizes efforts to tackle cat overpopulation.