How to Safely Clean Cat Ears

Cats are expressive animals that use both verbal and nonverbal language to communicate. Like other animals, cats use their ears to listen to their surroundings; however, their ears can also express emotion. A neutral ear position may mean that your cat feels happy and relaxed, while ears that are low…

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Common Eye Infections in Cats

Have you ever wondered why cats’ eyes are so unique? Instead of having circular pupils like humans, dogs, and many other animals, they have vertical pupils shaped like slits. When a cat becomes excited or is ready to pounce, its pupils become large and round. Cats also have an inner…

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Ask Dr. Jenn: Sanitizing Your Pets Supplies

Our pets need a lot of supplies, and the cost can add up quickly. I remember when my son won a goldfish at the July 4th Carnival. After dropping off our new family member Pluto in his little plastic baggy of water, we headed to the pet store. Pluto needed…

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Pet Owner’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to think about the future and positive changes we want to make for ourselves and our family – pets included. This year, consider making your New Year’s resolutions with your furry companion in mind. The following New Year’s resolution ideas are…

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Wet pet food continues ascent, especially for cats

Is dry pet food’s decades-long dominance on the wane? The popular, convenient product format is not going away anytime soon, but it’s taking on challengers, particularly wet pet food. In the U.S., dry pet food still enjoys a 60% market share, according to Packaged Facts’ latest report, “U.S. Pet Market…

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Why Are White Cats With Blue Eyes Deaf?

Nothing is as striking as seeing a snowy white cat with crystal clear blue eyes. But, it may come as a surprise to learn that most white-coated blue-eyed cats are deaf. But what is the reason for deafness to become so prevalent in white-coated cats? It turns out that inherited…

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