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Cat Stress: Is Your Cat Freaking Out?

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Adults may stress over their jobs or decisions they have to make. They can also stress over any number of other life events. But Is cat stress a thing? Napping in the perfect square of sun, chasing string, and knocking stuff off tables may not seem like a recipe for stress. But cats do stress out, and there…

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Cat & Dog Boarding: Questions to Ask Before Leaving Your Pet Overnight

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We all hope our pets will be in good hands when we have to leave them – especially if you’re cat and dog boarding overnight. To be sure your pet is receiving the best care, it’s important to ask the right questions about any cat and dog boarding provider. Here are some suggestions: 1) Does…

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Cat Kneading 101: Why Your Cat Needs to Knead

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Kneading is a very common behavior for cats, but not all cat kneading looks the same.  It may just be soft pawing or even a repetitive clawing. Regardless of when or where, if a cat feels the need to knead, they will. Why do cats love this activity so much? To a cat, kneading represents a period of…

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Communication with your Cat

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Cats are thought to be very complex and independent creatures, so understanding their method of communication can be tricky. Each cat actually develops their own unique and fascinating way of speaking to their owners. Here are some ways that your kitty may be speaking to you.     Body Language One way a cat communicates…

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Speaking “Cat”

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As passionate pet parents, many of us can honestly admit that we talk to our pets, but have you tried speaking with your pet in their own language? In the 1940s, cat lover Mildred Moelk discovered that cats meow differently to people than to cats. She categorized 16 sounds used in cat-munication. These 16 sounds…

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