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Pet Friendly Things to Do on Labor Day

Pet Friendly Things to Do on Labor Day | Pet News | Scoop.it
Labor Day is the gateway between the lazy days of summer and the cooler autumn season. As the last great hurrah of the season, many enjoy the milder temperatures and the waning sunshine of September to spend time with family and friends.
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Why Do Fewer People Have Cats?

Why Do Fewer People Have Cats? | Pet News | Scoop.it
A recent AVMA survey reveals that fewer households have cats than they did six years ago. What's happened?
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Bunny's Blog: There is no Poop Fairy in East Harlem

Bunny's Blog: There is no Poop Fairy in East Harlem | Pet News | Scoop.it

On Saturday, August 25, the “There is no Poop Fairy in East Harlem” campaign took place at the Jefferson Park Recreation Center in East Harlem, New York City. The launching of the campaign with the various informative workshops gave attendees information, tips and advice regarding responsible pet ownership.

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Shelter Pets Removed from Gulf Coast Region in Anticipation of Isaac

Shelter Pets Removed from Gulf Coast Region in Anticipation of Isaac | Pet News | Scoop.it

Earlier this week, animal shelters in Louisiana and Mississippi scrambled to remove as many pets as possible before Hurricane Isaac hit land.

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Yes, There's a Cat Video Promoting the DNC Convention in Charlotte - TIME

Yes, There's a Cat Video Promoting the DNC Convention in Charlotte - TIME | Pet News | Scoop.it
Yes, There's a Cat Video Promoting the DNC Convention in CharlotteTIMEMore cats, more views. At least that's how common Internet wisdom goes. And it appears politicos are wising up.
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Bunny's Blog: Include Pets in Evacuation Plans

Bunny's Blog: Include Pets in Evacuation Plans | Pet News | Scoop.it

As Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to gather strength as it moves toward the Gulf Coast, the Humane Society of the United States reminds residents in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to take their pets with them if asked to evacuate.

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A Pet Owner's Guide to Preparing for Emergencies

A Pet Owner's Guide to Preparing for Emergencies | Pet News | Scoop.it
Pet emergencies are chaotic to be sure, but planning can help things flow more smoothly. Here are some instructions before disaster strikes.
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Bunny's Blog: Celebrate 9th Annual National Dog Day on August 26

Bunny's Blog: Celebrate 9th Annual National Dog Day on August 26 | Pet News | Scoop.it

The 9th Annual National Dog Day is proud to kick off by offering a free eCollectible from ShakyPlanet to everyone who cares about helping to save shelter dogs around the nation.

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Bunny's Blog: Is Your Pet at Risk of West Nile Virus?

Bunny's Blog: Is Your Pet at Risk of West Nile Virus? | Pet News | Scoop.it

A recent West Nile virus update by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) says that 47 states have reported infections in people, birds and mosquitoes.

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Bunny's Blog: Your Cat Won’t Give You Brain Cancer

Bunny's Blog: Your Cat Won’t Give You Brain Cancer | Pet News | Scoop.it

Cat owners are no more likely than people without pets to have brain cancer, a new study finds.

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House calls a growing trend among veterinarians - Businessweek

House calls a growing trend among veterinarians - Businessweek | Pet News | Scoop.it
House calls a growing trend among veterinariansBusinessweekThat's how it felt to Erin McCarthy when it came time to drag her cat and puppy to the veterinarian. So she jumped on a growing trend among veterinarians and called the vet to her.
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Bunny's Blog: Therapy Dog Helps Dementia Patients Remember Old Family Pets

Bunny's Blog: Therapy Dog Helps Dementia Patients Remember Old Family Pets | Pet News | Scoop.it

On a Tuesday in July, Michener, 83, was coaxed into a circle of fellow residents at Mooring Park where Celeste Lynch, director of wellness, led discussions about old family pets.

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Bunny's Blog: And Now in Ridiculous Cat News

Bunny's Blog: And Now in Ridiculous Cat News | Pet News | Scoop.it

It seems not a week can go by without some ridiculous story about cats being picked up by the media. This week – cats who beg for food may have a mental illness!

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Bunny's Blog: Henri 2 Paw de Deux Wins Golden Kitty Award

Bunny's Blog: Henri 2 Paw de Deux Wins Golden Kitty Award | Pet News | Scoop.it

The moody reflections of an existentialist French-speaking feline has taken top honors at an al fresco festival in Minnesota dedicated to cat videos from around the world.

 

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Pets get a shelter of their own at LSU Ag Center

Pets get a shelter of their own at LSU Ag Center | Pet News | Scoop.it
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry have activated pet shelters across the state, including one near the Mega Shelter at the Louisiana State University at Alexandria campus.
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Heroes Converge on Hurricane Zone to Rescue Animals

Heroes Converge on Hurricane Zone to Rescue Animals | Pet News | Scoop.it
On the seven year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, many of the heroes who saved animals from the flood waters of New Orleans and coastal Mississippi are back ...
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7 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Cat - Huffington Post

7 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Cat - Huffington Post | Pet News | Scoop.it
7 Foods You Should Never Feed Your CatHuffington Post“The main drivers of palatability for cats are protein and fat content, with moisture and texture being important too,” says Dr.
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Dogs, cats displaced by Isaac sent to North Texas - Sacramento Bee

Dogs, cats displaced by Isaac sent to North Texas - Sacramento Bee | Pet News | Scoop.it
Fort Worth Star TelegramDogs, cats displaced by Isaac sent to North TexasSacramento BeeIn an effort to create room for the four-legged evacuees, the SPCA of Texas is offering expanded hours and a 50 percent discount on all adoption fees for dogs...
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Walker Art Center Holds First-Ever Internet Cat Video Festival

Walker Art Center Holds First-Ever Internet Cat Video Festival | Pet News | Scoop.it

On Aug. 30, the well-respected Minneapolis institution the Walker Art Center will hold the first-ever film festival of Internet cat videos. The screenings are part of the Walker’s summer series.

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Elders on the Edge Helping Abandoned Pets for Nearly a Decade

Elders on the Edge Helping Abandoned Pets for Nearly a Decade | Pet News | Scoop.it

In 2002, Jordan helped create the Elders on the Edge program to assist seniors. “Half the people I’d go to take care of had pets,” Jordan said. “I couldn’t just walk out and leave the dog, the cat, the bird in a terrible situation."

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AVMA Releases Pet Census Results

AVMA Releases Pet Census Results | Pet News | Scoop.it
SAN DIEGO, CA — Pet ownership is on the decline. On Aug. 3, during the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention here, Dr.
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Puppy with Prosthetic Leg Gets Help from Groupon Deal

Puppy with Prosthetic Leg Gets Help from Groupon Deal | Pet News | Scoop.it
Pirelli was born without one of his paws and needs upwards of $25,000 to continue treatment...
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Bunny's Blog: National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day Promotes Feline Wellness Exams

Bunny's Blog: National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day Promotes Feline Wellness Exams | Pet News | Scoop.it

Today is National Take your Cat to the Vet Day, a special day that emphasizes the necessity of routine veterinary care for cats.

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The Truth About Cats: They're Good for Us - Discovery News

The Truth About Cats: They're Good for Us - Discovery News | Pet News | Scoop.it
The Truth About Cats: They're Good for UsDiscovery NewsNews headlines over the past few years have linked cat ownership to everything from cancer to craziness, but new studies suggest that cats are actually beneficial to human health, and may even...
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Pet Connection: Your cat needs to play, so have fun - The Sacramento Bee

Pet Connection: Your cat needs to play, so have fun - The Sacramento Bee | Pet News | Scoop.it
When we think of pets that need exercise and play time, cats do not automatically spring to mind.
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