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Keeping Your Cat Healthy

Cats are so easy to care for on an ongoing basis and they seem so independent that we may, at times, overlook the care that they truly need. Here are some tips.

08/22/2013

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Dogs And Cats With Special Needs

Choosing to adopt a dog or cat with disabilities is an important decision. It’s important for the welfare of the animal that your emotions do not override common sense.

08/20/2013

SAN MATEO, CA - NOVEMBER 17:  An oriental shorthair cat plays with a toy during the 19th annual Cat Fanciers Association International Cat Show November 17, 2006 in San Mateo, California. The annual CFA cat show is said to be the largest cat show in the Western Hemisphere featuring dozens of pedigree breeds.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feline’s Instinct For Prey

The felines’ predatory instinct and prey drive, although natural, is generally a learned behavior.

08/15/2013

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South Jersey Animal Shelter Offering Reduced Adoption Fees For August

The Burlington County Animal Shelter will be offering the special, aptly being called the “Cat and Dog Days of Summer,” throughout the month.

08/05/2013

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Philadelphia Animal Care & Control In Desperate Need Of Fosters

According to ACCT, 399 animals were surrendered to them over the weekend, and with only 12 cages free for new intakes, the situation is dire.

07/05/2013

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Fourth Of July Pet Safety Tips

The fireworks that fascinate and entertain us on July 4th of each year can truly frighten and unnerve most dogs and cats.

07/04/2013

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Garden Safety Tips For Your Pet

Here are some gardening safety tips to keep your dogs and cats healthy.

06/23/2013

Kittens.

Kitten Season

Kitten season refers to breeding season, between early spring and late fall, when animal shelters across the country are flooded with homeless cats and newborn kittens that end up being euthanized.

06/20/2013

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PSPCA: 15 Cats Rescued From Squalid Conditions Inside Philadelphia Home

Officers with the Pennsylvania SPCA rescued over a dozen cats Wednesday afternoon that were reportedly living in filthy conditions.

06/12/2013

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Reporting Animal Cruelty

According to the Humane Society of the United States, animal abuse and cruelty can either be deliberate – by perpetrating the action – or by neglect. Either way it should be reported.

06/11/2013

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Hybrid Wild Cat Craze Causes A Stir

A pricey domestic hybrid cat breed that is a cross between a wild African cat and a domestic cat is becoming a very popular pet.

06/03/2013

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Two Nominees For Humane Society’s Annual ‘Pets Of Valor’ Award Hail From Philadelphia Area

Taz and Lilly are just two of the five amazing pets nominated for the annual award.

05/28/2013

Lavender, a Cattle Dog blend, is one of the pets available for adoption. (credit: Delaware County SPCA)

Delaware County SPCA Offering Free Pet Adoptions For Vets And Military Families

Veterans and active military family members can adopt an adult pet for free from the Delaware County SPCA throughout the holiday weekend.

05/23/2013

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Health Benefits To Owning A Dog

The American Heart Association reviewed more than 30 studies exploring the health benefits of pet ownership. Dog owners were 54% more likely to obtain the recommended level of physical activity than non-owners.

05/13/2013

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Feline Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus or sugar diabetes is a relatively common disorder in cats – and sometimes even dogs – but is found more often in cats.

04/18/2013

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