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giving your pet a bath

How often should I give my cat a bath?


Keeping your cat’s skin and coat healthy is important to your cat’s overall well-being. But, since cats can become aggressive or irritated when you try to bathe them, it is easy to get in the habit of skipping it altogether. However, getting your cat into a regular grooming routine can help ease the stress and […]



New Pet Essential Supplies


Few things are as exciting as bringing home a new pet, but if you’re unprepared, it can also be a confusing and stressful experience. Dogs and cats unfortunately cannot talk to tell you what they need to be safe and comfortable, so let’s look at some essential supplies you should have on hand before bringing […]



Hairball Awareness Day – YES… There’s a Day!


As far as obscure holidays go, there’s really not a more important one for your cat than Hairball Awareness Day, typically celebrated on the last Friday in April (which was this past Friday, but really, isn’t any day a good day to raise hairball awareness?). Let’s take a look a closer look at hairballs. . . metaphorically. First, […]



To Declaw or Not to Declaw


Attitudes towards medical care change with the information, research, and opinions of the times. Twenty years ago, everyone declawed their indoor cats, and many of us probably thought very little of it. In recent years, however, popular opinion has shone a light on the pain, recovery, and psychological effects that declawing may have on cats. […]