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Does your home have a cat superhighway? | The Conscious Cat

Does your home have a cat superhighway? | The Conscious Cat | Pet News | Scoop.it
A cat superhighway is a simple and easy way to enrich your cat's environment.
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Bunny's Blog: ASPCA National Lost Pet Survey

Bunny's Blog: ASPCA National Lost Pet Survey | Pet News | Scoop.it

The ASPCA recently announced that a telephone survey of more than 1,000 pet-owning households across the country has uncovered new data regarding how many pets have been lost, how many ultimately made it home, and how their guardians found them.

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Bunny's Blog: How You Can Help Abandoned Pets

Bunny's Blog: How You Can Help Abandoned Pets | Pet News | Scoop.it

According to the Humane Society of the United States, animal shelters care for 6-8 million dogs and cats every year, of whom 3-4 million are euthanized. Many of these animals were lost or abandoned.

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Bunny's Blog: Finalists Announced for 2012 Hero Dog Awards

Bunny's Blog: Finalists Announced for 2012 Hero Dog Awards | Pet News | Scoop.it

The final phase to select the winning 2012 American Hero Dog has now begun with voting by the public. Cast your ballot at www.herodogawards.org

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Bunny's Blog: Lennox Destroyed After 2-year Legal Battle

Bunny's Blog: Lennox Destroyed After 2-year Legal Battle | Pet News | Scoop.it

Belfast City Council confirmed the 7-year-old dog was put down Wednesday after a deadline for legal appeals expired.

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Feline Depression

Feline Depression | Pet News | Scoop.it
Think people are the only ones that get the blues? Think again. Cats often suffer from depression as a result of major changes in their routines, such as the death of a family member or companion animal, loneliness or a change in their environment.
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Bunny's Blog: High-Five for My Pet Adoption Video Contest

Bunny's Blog: High-Five for My Pet Adoption Video Contest | Pet News | Scoop.it

PetSmart Charities has launched the “High-Five for My Pet Adoption” Video Contest. Share your story for a chance to win great prizes, including a donation made in your name to a 501(c)(3) animal welfare organization of your choice.

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Dog's Duty: Guarding Baby Against Infection

Dog's Duty: Guarding Baby Against Infection | Pet News | Scoop.it
A dog could be a baby's best friend, according to a study in the medical journal Pediatrics. Infants living in households with dogs were healthier and had fewer ear infections than those without a dog, the study found.
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Pet Tales: It's not the heat, it's the stupidity - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pet Tales: It's not the heat, it's the stupidity - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Pet News | Scoop.it
Pet Tales: It's not the heat, it's the stupidityPittsburgh Post GazetteExtreme heat in the high 90s killed a local cat last week, and nearly killed two dogs, and those are just the cases I've heard about.
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Bunny's Blog: Dogs May Grieve as Deeply as Humans

Bunny's Blog: Dogs May Grieve as Deeply as Humans | Pet News | Scoop.it

It's not unusual, according to pet experts, for some dogs to mourn the loss of a favorite person or animal housemate. Grief is one of the basic emotions dogs experience, just like people, said Dr. Sophia Yin.

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Pet bloggers convene to share information, learn from experts - Chicago Tribune

Pet bloggers convene to share information, learn from experts - Chicago Tribune | Pet News | Scoop.it
Pet bloggers convene to share information, learn from expertsChicago TribuneSALT LAKE CITY, UT -- A convention of bloggers may seem odd enough, but check this out: Blog Paws, a gathering of bloggers who write about pets, was held June 21-23 in Salt...
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Bunny's Blog: The Truth About Cats and Toxoplasmosis

Bunny's Blog: The Truth About Cats and Toxoplasmosis | Pet News | Scoop.it

There has been a flurry of articles in the media about the results of a recent study, which indicated that Toxoplasma gondii is linked to mental illness and suicide. 

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Pet Tales: Team that handles homeless cats gets its own home

Pet Tales: Team that handles homeless cats gets its own home | Pet News | Scoop.it

When I first heard 13 years ago that people in Pittsburgh were going to trap stray cats, neuter them and then take them back to where they came from, I thought everyone involved must be crazy.

 

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Bunny's Blog: Blog the Change Day

Bunny's Blog: Blog the Change Day | Pet News | Scoop.it

Today is Blog the Change Day, the day when bloggers and blog readers come together to support people helping animals in need.

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Weekend pet scene in Pittsburgh: July 13-15

Weekend pet scene in Pittsburgh: July 13-15 | Pet News | Scoop.it

There are lots of pet-related events in Pittsburgh this weekend. From a night-time dog walk to a family picnic, from free-roaming rabbits to dirty dogs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy while helping local animal shelters and rescue groups.

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Bunny's Blog: Sponsored Video: My Cat from Hell

Bunny's Blog: Sponsored Video: My Cat from Hell | Pet News | Scoop.it

Follow Galaxy as he brings his unique understanding of cats to desperate families on the verge of giving up on their furry companions. My Cat from Hell airs on Saturdays at 8p.m. Eastern/Pacific on Animal Planet.

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A happier, healthier indoor life for your cat

A happier, healthier indoor life for your cat | Pet News | Scoop.it
Environmental enrichment consists of providing our feline companions with surroundings conducive to an excellent quality of life. An enriched and stimulating, cat-friendly environment lowers stress...
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Babies in dog-owning families may be healthier: study - Chicago Tribune

Babies in dog-owning families may be healthier: study - Chicago Tribune | Pet News | Scoop.it
WANEBabies in dog-owning families may be healthier: studyChicago TribuneBased on those diaries and a year-end questionnaire, the researchers determined that 35 percent of the children spent the majority of their first year with a pet dog and 24...
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Animal Friends saves 29 dogs from death row

Animal Friends saves 29 dogs from death row | Pet News | Scoop.it

Today, Animal Friends rescued 29 dogs in its fifth annual Liberation Day Rescue, which offers a second chance to lost and unclaimed dogs who are slated to be euthanized.

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Bunny's Blog: P.L.A.Y. Warm Bellies Initiative

Bunny's Blog: P.L.A.Y. Warm Bellies Initiative | Pet News | Scoop.it

Every time you purchase an Artist or Original Collection pet bed on www.PetPlay.com (or at participating retailers) they will donate a Special Edition Chill Pad to a pup in need!

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Rabies Virus: Understanding Zoonotic Diseases & Feline Vaccinations

Rabies Virus: Understanding Zoonotic Diseases & Feline Vaccinations | Pet News | Scoop.it

July is Rabies Awareness Month! Understanding zoonotic diseases and feline vaccinations, especially for the rabies virus, is an essential part of being a good cat owner. Learn your risk and prevention measures for rabies virus!


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Why Is My Cat Pooping Outside the Litterbox? - CatChannel.com

Why Is My Cat Pooping Outside the Litterbox? - CatChannel.com | Pet News | Scoop.it
CatChannel.comWhy Is My Cat Pooping Outside the Litterbox?
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Bunny's Blog: Delta Airlines Adds New Restrictions on Pet Travel

Bunny's Blog: Delta Airlines Adds New Restrictions on Pet Travel | Pet News | Scoop.it

Many people take their pets with them on summer vacation, but now traveling with your pet is getting more complicated. As of last month, Delta Air Lines is no longer carrying pets as cargo or checked baggage on any Boeing 767 flights.

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The CATalyst: Toxoplasmosis and "Cat Ladies" in the News Again. What Are the Facts?

The CATalyst: Toxoplasmosis and "Cat Ladies" in the News Again. What Are the Facts? | Pet News | Scoop.it
Steve Dale, CAT FANCY writer and syndicated newspaper pet columnist, provides a weekly cat news roundup. This week, he discusses recent news stories on Toxoplasma gondii and what to believe.
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