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Video: How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

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Natura Pet Issues Voluntary Recall of Specialized Dry Pet Foods

Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any […]

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Natura Pet Recalls Pet Food For Salmonella

Natura Pet is recalling several brands of pet food for possible contamination with Salmonella, the company announced today. The recall includes both dog and cat food sold under the brand names Innova, EVO, Healthwise and California Natural. You can see a complete list of the recalled products, along with UPC numbers and lot numbers at […]

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Reading Cat Body Language

by The Humane Society of the United States Body language, behavior, and vocalizations are keys to understanding the feline mind. You and your cat might speak different languages, but you can still communicate with each other. Indicators such as the look in your cat’s eyes, the tone of her voice, the position of her ears, and […]

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Training a Cat to Be Quiet

You think YOUR cat meows too much?! Is he a Bengal or Siamese? Believe it or not, yelling at him or hurling (soft) objects usually doesn’t work. And even though it may make your feel better, in fact doing so may make the cat worse! Yelling and tossing things at them make it clear to the cats […]

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Kitten Socialization

Every year, thousands of stray kittens are fostered and adopted out. The foster caretakers do their best to address the kittens’ medical health, but did you know that perhaps the most important action a caretaker can take that will help kittens find a permanent home is to actually socialize them. That is, give the kittens […]

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Train Your Cat to Scratch What You Want

Some people think a cat’s scratching behavior is a reflection of his dislike of your favorite piece of furniture or an attempt to get even. Cats actually scratch objects in their environment for many reasons. For instance, cats scratch to remove the dead outer layer of their claws, mark their territory by leaving both a […]

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