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The Surprising Reasons Why Cats Purr

Friday, May 22, 2015

Some cats have a raspy purr, like an old boat motor, and others have a smooth and steady purr like the constant buzzing of a ceiling fan or a bumble bee. No matter what the unique tone, chances are you fall a bit more in love with your kitty when they're curled on your lap, purring away. That simple sound is just so soothing! But there's a lot more mystery to it than you may have realized. We'll tell you why.   READ MORE




Adopting a Second Pet? Here’s What You Need to Know

Friday, March 06, 2015

Many parents choose to have more than one child because they worry that an only child would be lonesome without a sibling to play with. There are also many important social skills and aspects of development that siblings benefit from. Naturally, pet owners often think that having more than one pet would be as equally as beneficial in preventing an animal from experiencing loneliness. But there are a lot of things to consider before adopting an additional pet.   READ MORE




10 Bizarre Facts About Cats

Monday, January 12, 2015

Cats are pretty great, obviously. Otherwise they wouldn't be the most popular pet in the U.S.! There are 88 million pet cats compared to 74 million dogs.  READ MORE




5 of the Most Affectionate Cat Breeds

Friday, January 09, 2015

Are you and your family looking for a new kitty to join your household? Do you have young children? Would you prefer a friendly breed that loves affection and is comfortable with a lot of interaction?  READ MORE




New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

Saturday, December 27, 2014

As we head toward the end of 2014, it's a great time to take inventory of your daily habits, and make some new year's resolutions for 2015. Why not incorporate your animals? We've thrown together a list that you can adopt and put to good use in your own home.  READ MORE




Top Ten Crappiest Litterbox Choices

Monday, December 15, 2014

This guest blog post by Daniel “DQ” Quagliozzi was republished with permission from Go, Cat, Go! Please scroll to the bottom of this post to view DQ's full bio.    READ MORE




The Difference between Feral and Stray Cats

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

If you come across a kitty outside without a collar, it's safe to assume they're either feral or stray. But what's the difference?  READ MORE




How One Dog Became a Kitten Nanny

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Here's a testament to the friendship between cats and dogs – a story about ' Boots,' a Chow-Golden Retriever mix who was one of 300 animals rescued and treated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. After recovering from his initial injuries, Boots was adopted by an EAMT volunteer. She noticed right away how well Boots and her cats got along, which is why he was recruited to be a kitten babysitter at a kitten nursery, based in Arizona, which cares for kitties at the young ages of 5-8 weeks old.  READ MORE




Two Adorable Cat & Dog Videos

Monday, October 20, 2014

These two videos are so entertaining, we had to share them with you! Both celebrate the quirky, complicated and lovable relationship between the cat and the dog.  READ MORE




Cats and Dogs, Friends or Frenemies?

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

If you already have a mixed pet household or are about to have one, then this post is for you. Cats and dogs have long been the common pet housemates of American families' homes, but it isn't always a smooth friendship, at least not right off the bat. Although cats and dogs sometimes need a little time to get to know each other, they usually do end up adapting quite well, or at the very least, learn to tolerate each other. In fact their dynamics can be quite humorous – just look at this series of memes about the cat-dog relationship. But it isn't very funny if your pets really dislike each other, so let's go over what to expect if you're planning an introduction between your cat and a new dog or vice versa.   READ MORE






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