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Cat Man Do | Dr. Arnold Plotnick: Top 8 Signs that you Need to take your Cat to the Veterinarian Immediately

Cat Man Do | Dr. Arnold Plotnick: Top 8 Signs that you Need to take your Cat to the Veterinarian Immediately | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it

Would you know a cat emergency if you saw one?  I discussed feline first aid for cats and kittens (what to do in a cat emergency), but now I want to point out signs that should cause the pet owner to say, "This is a cat emergency! I need to get my cat to the veterinarian immediately."

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There are scenarios, however, when a cat should be seen RIGHT AWAY.  Here are the top 8 signs that you need to take your cat to the veterinarian immediately.

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Chicago Hospital Allows Pets to Visit Patients

Chicago Hospital Allows Pets to Visit Patients | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Recognizing the depth of the human-pet bond, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago opens its doors to allow pets to visit patients.
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Rachele L's curator insight, April 4, 2013 2:31 PM

Great idea! I wish more hospitals would allow this.

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The Heroic Story Of A Cat Who Lost An Ear Defending Her Kittens

The Heroic Story Of A Cat Who Lost An Ear Defending Her Kittens | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
A heroic cat who lost an ear defending her kittens has a new home. The new owner told the story of Jade, the one-eared tabby cat, on Reddit.
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The unlikely star of SXSW: Grumpy Cat

The unlikely star of SXSW: Grumpy Cat | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Forget Elon Musk or Al Gore. The biggest star of the South by Southwest Interactive festival sleeps all day and looks like she just swallowed a hairball.
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Cats with ca-nine lives

Cats with ca-nine lives | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Shauna Bilodeau, a 24-year-old gallery assistant, has an energetic pet that plays fetch, greets her at the door when she comes home and plays dead on command, but her beloved fur ball, Dalia, isn’t
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Sparkle, baby! Check out The Humane Society of the United States' World Spay Day 2013 Pet Pageant! Enter your pet's photo today, and spread the message that spay and neuter saves pets' lives

Sparkle, baby! Check out The Humane Society of the United States' World Spay Day 2013 Pet Pageant! Enter your pet's photo today, and spread the message that spay and neuter saves pets' lives | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Sparkle, baby! Check out The Humane Society of the United States' World Spay Day 2013 Pet Pageant! Enter your pet's photo today, and spread the message that spay and neuter saves pets' lives.
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Caffrey, the amazing moggie who survives on two legs... and they're both on the same side!

Caffrey, the amazing moggie who survives on two legs... and they're both on the same side! | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
When Caffrey was three, the handsome grey Persian was run over by a car and lost his left hind leg. Ten years later he had to have the front leg on the same side amputated.
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Meet Frank And Louie, The Adorable Two-Faced Cat

Meet Frank And Louie, The Adorable Two-Faced Cat | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
We've written about two-faced cats before . But not in the literal sense.
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We believe this one is really one cat, one brain.... two faces, but only one cat.  

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Paralyzed Kitten Gets New Wheels Thanks to High School Robotics Club

Paralyzed Kitten Gets New Wheels Thanks to High School Robotics Club | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Flipper the 9 month-old kitten can now get around much easier despite her spinal injury which left her hind legs partially paralyzed, thanks
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Dorinda Stainton's comment, February 12, 2013 5:44 PM
Murray, my 13 years old Snowshoe is also partially paralyzed because of two hernated discs. These two disc were operated on a year ago and have healed nicely. Murray no longer uses his kitty litterr and must be expressed every day by his vet. How do you get your kitty to use the kitty litter?
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That Cuddly Kitty Is Deadlier Than You Think

That Cuddly Kitty Is Deadlier Than You Think | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Domestic cats in the United States kill billions of birds and mammals a year, according to a new report, a rate that is much higher than previous estimates.
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Does it come fully fur-nished? Dream home designed especially for cats to enjoy

Does it come fully fur-nished? Dream home designed especially for cats to enjoy | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
A Japanese firm is offering an apartment filled with cat-friendly features including platforms, tunnels, and even a litter tray in the bathroom.
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Dorinda Stainton's comment, February 12, 2013 5:45 PM
Very neat.
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The Hello Kitty Effect: Viewing Cute Pictures Can Improve Job Performance - Forbes

The Hello Kitty Effect: Viewing Cute Pictures Can Improve Job Performance - Forbes | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
The next time your boss catches you browsing LOL Cats, you now have an excuse: you're actually improving your job performance.
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Meet 10-Year-Old Evan, Who Donates Everything He Can To Help Cats

Meet 10-Year-Old Evan, Who Donates Everything He Can To Help Cats | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
This kid is probably the best human being on the planet.
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‘Zombie’ Finds, Returns Cat Missing For 2 Years To NYPD Officer - CBS New York

‘Zombie’ Finds, Returns Cat Missing For 2 Years To NYPD Officer - CBS New York | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
A cat named Disaster that had been missing for two years was found and returned to his owner by an unlikely character -- a zombie.
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6 animals with pets of their own

6 animals with pets of their own | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
From a gorilla who loves cats to an elephant with its own dog, check out these astonishing stories of interspecies affection.

Via Vicki Cook
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Craziest Places for Cat Lovers

Craziest Places for Cat Lovers | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
These quirky museums, theme parks, and circus acts feed our collective cat obsession.
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Rachele L's curator insight, March 18, 2013 4:45 PM

I want to visit them all!

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CatCam | PBS Online Film Festival 2013 | PBS

CatCam | PBS Online Film Festival 2013 | PBS | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Watch and vote for the documentary short film "CatCam," about an engineer who straps a camera on a stray cat in North Carolina, inadvertently creating a media sensation.
Dr. Arnold Plotnick's insight:

Make sure to VOTE for CatCam here: http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/

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Siberian Woman Accused of Killing Husband to Protect Cat

Siberian Woman Accused of Killing Husband to Protect Cat | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Russian investigators in East Siberia's Buryatia republic have launched a criminal investigation against a woman who allegedly killed her husband after he threatened her cat.
Dr. Arnold Plotnick's insight:

Rule number one for successful relationships with cat owners is "do not attempt to kill your partner's cat."

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World Spay Day : The Humane Society of the United States

World Spay Day : The Humane Society of the United States | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
World Spay Day is an annual campaign of The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International to raise awareness that spay/neuter saves animals' lives.
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BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Accepting Feline Submissions for 'Cat'

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Accepting Feline Submissions for 'Cat' | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
The world premiere of Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg's new play, Breakfast at Tiffany's, will hold a casting call to find the perfect cat to take on the iconic role of
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Feline Fameous: Are Internet Cats Taking Over The World?

Feline Fameous: Are Internet Cats Taking Over The World? | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — They frolic in empty boxes and stick their heads under faucet streams of water. They dance on tippy toes and fly through the air with Pop-Tarts.
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Cat Man Do | Dr. Arnold Plotnick: Leukeran Price Gouging Causes Feline Chemo Cost to Skyrocket

Cat Man Do | Dr. Arnold Plotnick: Leukeran Price Gouging Causes Feline Chemo Cost to Skyrocket | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Dr. Arnold Plotnick's insight:
LEUKERAN PRICE GOUGING CAUSES FELINE CHEMO COST TO SKYROCKET.One Leukeran tablet is now more than $11 a pill and cat owners cannot afford that.
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Reflecting on Separation Anxiety

Reflecting on Separation Anxiety | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
Separation between closely bonded animals can affect their emotions as strongly as those of their guardians.
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How your pet shelter can qualify for the Hill's Food, Shelter & Love Program

How your pet shelter can qualify for the Hill's Food, Shelter & Love Program | Feline Health and News - manhattancats.com | Scoop.it
The Hill's Food, Shelter & Love program is seeking strong partners who agree that superior nutrition can improve a pet's overall health and happiness.
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Hill's offers a food program for animal shelters.   Hill's offers not-for-profit shelters the opportunity to receive exclusive discounts on Science Diet® brand pet food to feed every pet in care.

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Loudest moggy in the world is as noisy as lion’s roar

VIDEO: MERLIN, the 12-year-old cat, purrs louder than any other feline — and is as noisy as a big cat or a pneumatic drill
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A MOGGY whose purr matches a lion’s ROAR has been hailed as the world’s loudest cat after hitting an ear-splitting 100 decibels.

Merlin is four times louder than the average feline and as noisy as a pneumatic drill.

 
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