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Animal Shelter Outcomes Are Improving

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 03.23.2017 | Impact
Matthew Bershadker

There are thousands of animal shelters and rescue organizations around the country dedicated to the welfare of vulnerable dogs and cats. And while eac...

'Blind' Cat Dazzles Everyone After Opening His Stunning Eyes

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.20.2017 | Weird News

Today Cotton the cat’s beautiful two-colored eyes wow people who see him, but it wasn’t always that way. Last year, Cotton was sick and dirty, suf...

Having A Cat Does Not Cause Mental Illness, New Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.22.2017 | Healthy Living

Living with a cat during childhood does not cause mental illness later in life, a new study from University College London suggests, disputing earlier...

9 Fantastically Feline Ways That Cats Communicate Love

Jessica Roth | Posted 02.01.2017 | Good News

Cats have a unique reputation: They get the bad rap of being standoffish or indifferent to their human companions. But that’s so not true! Perhaps t...

Miserable Cat With 5 Pounds Of Matted Fur Undergoes Incredible Transformation

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.16.2017 | Good News

After suffering beneath a crippling pile of his own hair, a rescue cat is starting the New Year on a well-groomed foot ― and in a new home. Sinbad, ...

Pet Obesity Is OUR Decision

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Obesity in our pets is a disease, but it is our decision. We choose when to feed our pets and, for the most part, when to exercise our pets.

How To Keep Your Pet Heart Healthy

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 04.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

Valentine's Day -- a time to think about your heart and the heart of someone you love. Where do you find more love than in the heart of your pet? Yes, we have husbands, wives, family and friends, but there's no substitute for that happy thump-thump-thump of a wagging tail.

How To Keep Your Pet Safe And Happy In The Cold

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 04.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

A pet on the lap is a simple and wonderful way to lower heating bills, but what can we do to reduce their risk of illness from the tolls of winter?

Stress Busters for Kitties

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Cats living in stressful situations develop chronic illnesses and behavior problems that can make living with them a challenge. That's why, for the love of your favorite feline, it's important to set her up for success in an environment that is enriched and as stress-free as possible.

Treating Seizure Disorders in Pets

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A significant number of dogs and cats with seizure disorders don't do well on traditional drugs for epilepsy.

PHOTOS: Top 25 Cat Names Of 2011

Posted 12.08.2011 | Green

What did you name your pet? Some names are goofy or precious, and some may reflect an owner's tastes or interests. Yet some names are pretty timeless ...