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Ban Cruel Leghold Traps in Connecticut - ForceChange

Ban Cruel Leghold Traps in Connecticut - ForceChange | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Each year more than 6,000 wild animals in Connecticut are subjected to an excruciating death when they are captured in archaic leghold traps, spring loaded devices capable of crushing bones.
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Holistic Vet and Pet Nutrition Journal: Is Your Cat Drinking Enough?

Holistic Vet and Pet Nutrition Journal: Is Your Cat Drinking Enough? | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Holistic Vet and Pet Nutrition Journal: Is Your Cat Drinking Enough?: Dr. David Gordon, Holistic Veterinarian an...
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Eight starving animals found at ranch; owner arrested - MiamiHerald.com

CBS LocalEight starving animals found at ranch; owner arrestedMiamiHerald.comBy Alexandra Leon Eight animals were found emaciated and abused, bones showing through their patchy fur with little food in sight, at a Southwest Miami-Dade ranch on Sunday.
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Vaccine-Induced Tumors In Cats Decreased

Vaccine-Induced Tumors In Cats Decreased | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Many years ago, when I started my career in veterinary medicine as a veterinary technician, I remember being puzzled as to why we vaccinated cats in so many locations on their bodies.
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Grieving for Pets and Humans: Is There a Difference?

Grieving for Pets and Humans: Is There a Difference? | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
How could the death of a dog possibly hurt as much as that of a family member? Joe Yonan has been struggling to understand the differences in the four months since the death of his beloved dog Red.
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Here's how cats survive falls from 19-story windows...

Here's how cats survive falls from 19-story windows... | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
It's a combination of factors, reports the BBC. Cats are "arboreal" animals who would live in trees if they didn't live in houses and apartments. Arboreal a...
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You might think you’ve found the perfect dog or cat to suit your allergies, but experts say it doesn’t exist

You might think you’ve found the perfect dog or cat to suit your allergies, but experts say it doesn’t exist | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
A study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit found no difference between allergens in homes with ordinary dogs and those with supposedly hypoallergenic pooches.
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Be sure to you consider your pets and their needs when preparing for an emergency. Learn more http://t.co/R0MAS4yQ.
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Dog and Cat Poison Resource Center Launches

Dog and Cat Poison Resource Center Launches | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Marking National Poison Prevention Week (March 18-24, 2012), Embrace Pet Insurance of Beachwood, Ohio, today launched a dog and cat poison resource center on its website.
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Not all fat cats are bankers!

Not all fat cats are bankers! | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
It is thought around a third of cats are overweight. A cat is classified as obese if it's body weight is greater than 20% of it's ideal weight.
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PLEASE vaccinate your pets! More cats tested after rabid kitten bites seven people

PLEASE vaccinate your pets!  More cats tested after rabid kitten bites seven people | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Cherokee County officials are testing more cats and kittens for rabies, after an infected kitten bit seven people.
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House Calls for Cats: The Story of Teddy, a very Lucky Cat from the streets of Pittsburgh.

House Calls for Cats: The Story of Teddy, a very Lucky Cat from the streets of Pittsburgh. | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
We just left a heartwarming house call experience where we saw a very lucky kitty named Teddy and his sister Mya.
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La Jolla Veterinary Hospital | Lidja Gillmeister - Veterinary dental care should rank among top priorities for caring pet owners | La Jolla Light

La Jolla Veterinary Hospital | Lidja Gillmeister - Veterinary dental care should rank among top priorities for caring pet owners | La Jolla Light | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
For better or worse, for richer or poorer, most Americans remain dedicated pet owners when it comes to providing veterinary care for their furry, fuzzy, scaly and feathered friends.
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Authorities take cats once again from Northland animal hoarder - Kansas City Star

fox4kc.comAuthorities take cats once again from Northland animal hoarderKansas City StarBy GLENN E.
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Mews from The Cat Doctor

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Mews from The Cat Doctor is out! A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Dr. Shelby Neely.

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The CATalyst: Updates on Cat Medical Research

The CATalyst: Updates on Cat Medical Research | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Sometimes studies reveal the unexpected, sometimes they confirm previous findings and sometimes they further prove what we’ve suspected all along. Here are some cat health news items, based on recent outcomes of research studies.
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Home Cat Litter Delivery Service Offers Accessibility to Disabled Cat Lovers

Home Cat Litter Delivery Service Offers Accessibility to Disabled Cat Lovers | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Boxiecat subscription cat litter service enables cat care for those with trouble lifting.
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Fattest Cat In Humane Society History Up For Adoption

Fattest Cat In Humane Society History Up For Adoption | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Humane Society's largest cat looking for home with big hearts.
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Cat Falls Twenty Stories And Survives

Cat Falls Twenty Stories And Survives | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
(AMAZING ANIMALS) BOSTON — We all know cats have nine lives, but this kitty is still the luckiest cat in the world. She fell almost twenty stories onto a small patch of mulch and walked away unscathed.
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Feline Panleukopenia & Cerebellar Hypoplasia: What You Need to Know

Feline Panleukopenia & Cerebellar Hypoplasia: What You Need to Know | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Usually when folks ask me how kittens contract cerebellar hypoplasia, I usually respond with the simple answer: Either the unborn kittens experienced some sort of trauma or they were exposed to a v...
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Cat Diet: How To Choose the Right One

Cat Diet: How To Choose the Right One | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
The right cat diet is essential for good feline health. However, there is still so much most cat owners and even some vets do not know about proper cat nutrition. Keep your cat healthy by learning.
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Feline Weight Loss: Is Something Wrong?

Feline Weight Loss: Is Something Wrong? | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Feline weight loss is a concern at any age. If your cat loses weight, there is something wrong. It may be very treatable if caught early, so knowing what your cat weighs is essential.
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Increased numbers of ticks this year due to mild winter.

Increased numbers of ticks this year due to mild winter. | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
Feline Parasites, those nasty creatures that can live on your cat's skin, in his ears, in the intestines, or even in your kitty's heart. Learn how to prevent them or treat your cat if he gets them.
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Keep cats away from Easter lilies!

Keep cats away from Easter lilies! | Ask The Cat Doctor | Scoop.it
All parts of the flower can kill cats if they don’t receive treatment, and survivors suffer chronic kidney disease, Cornell veterinary professor Brian Collins says.
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