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Is Your Cat a Tree Dweller or a Bush Dweller?

hile at times it feels like our cats do this just to frustrate us, there is, in fact, more of a behavioral instinct behind it. Cats can usually be classified as either a ‘tree dweller’ or a ‘bush dweller.’ Knowing the difference can help you surround your cat with toys and furniture that will best suit your cat’s habits

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Using Training as Exercise in Dogs

We all know that dogs need exercise, both physical and mental. But have you ever thought that exercise doesn’t always mean taking your dog for a walk around the neighborhood, or playing fetch in the backyard?

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What is your cat trying to tell you?

Cats communicate with us (and other cats) through body language and vocalization, but it isn’t always easy to know what they’re trying to say. Here are 4 common questions about cat communication answered to help you get along better with your feline.

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Siamese cat on green grass with a tree and bush in the background

Cat Safety on Halloween

While Halloween is full of fun tricks and treats for us, it can be a dangerous time for cats. As the spooky season approaches, it is important to take the necessary precautions to keep your feline friend safe.

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Preparing for a New Kitten

Introducing a new kitten into your home can be scary and exciting all at the same time. I introduced a new kitten, Dixie, into my home last summer, and there were quite a few questions I had to ask myself when preparing to bring Dixie to her new home.

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Musings on Black Cats

Throughout my life and my animal welfare career, I’ve found that some of the most loving, friendly, and outgoing cats I’ve encountered are black.  

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How to build a routine with your cat

The ideal cat routine allows your cat to live safely in your home while still feeling like the wild predator they were born to be. They should have the opportunity to complete their instinctive cycle of “hunt, catch, kill, eat, groom, sleep” at least once a day, and preferably at the same time.

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