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  • Like Maria in The Sound of Music, one of my favorite things is whiskers on kitten, or cats - and that may be why "the cat's whiskers" can refer to something extra-special or appealing; but to the cat, those whiskers provide critical information about its surroundings!
  • Pets don't sweat to cool themselves like humans do - they pant. And when the air temperature is high, they cannot cool their bodies enough to be safe.…
  • Almost every veterinary technician or veterinary nurse will tell you they do what they do because they love animals. What they do every day can help…
  • Vaccines can help prevent illnesses and avoid costly treatments for preventable diseases - or stop diseases from being passed between animals. That is…
  • Most of us eat some things that we know are not good for us, especially around holidays or family get-togethers and celebrations. The problem with letting…
  • Most folks like kittens - after all, kittens have built-in cuteness! But - they don't stay kitten-like for long. Eventually they become cats. So if you…
  • Let's bust some myths that have plagued our feline friends for too long! All cats are not alike - they can be as different from each other as humans are.…
  • Our very first cat, Heidi, was a tortoiseshell kitten. We thought she was beautiful, and so unique! The first time we saw another tortoiseshell cat in…
  • Every year hundreds of pets die because they were left unattended in a parked car. In just minutes an animal can suffer heatstroke, irreparable organ and…
  • When grooming your pet, brush or comb in the direction of hair growth. Use short firm strokes with a brush or comb and be careful to stop if you encounter…