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Tips for Calming Your Cat During Fireworks

tips for calming your cat during fireworks

When you think of a pet being fearful of fireworks, the image of a trembling, whining or drooling dog may come to mind, but what about cats? Your cat may also be frightened by fireworks. It makes sense that July 5th is the busiest day at the shelters due to dogs and cats who have ...

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Christmas Safety Tips for Cat Parents (Infographic)

kitten sleeping on red blanket

Wishing you and your cats a safe and happy holiday season   Please note that Pam is unable to answer questions posted in the comment section. If you have a question about your cat’s behavior, you can find information in the articles on our website as well as in Pam’s books. If you have a ...

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12 Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Cats

12 thanksgiving safety tips

When we think of the Thanksgiving holiday, we think of food, family, friends and celebration. Did I mention food? This should be a time of feasts and fun, whether you are enjoying your holiday in a big or small way. One thing you don’t want to have to deal with on Thanksgiving is a trip to ...

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Six Reasons Why You shouldn’t Dress Cats in Halloween Costumes

6 reasons why you shouldn't dress cats in halloween costumes

Halloween is coming and costumes are on the minds of many people. Parents are helping their children pick out the perfect ones or they’re channeling their inner Martha Stewart and creating homemade costumes. When you open your door to trick-or-treaters this year, as every year before, you’ll not only see children dressed up, but many ...

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Should You Walk Your Cat Outdoors on a Leash?

should you walk your cat outdoors on a leash?

First, let me start by saying not every cat is a candidate for leash training. As with any type of training, there’s a learning curve but if your cat is easily stressed or you think she’ll never be comfortable, then don’t do it. You know your cat. Use that knowledge to make a sound decision ...

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Halloween Cat Safety Infographic

Hallowing safety for cats infographic

Please note that Pam is unable to answer questions posted in the comment section. If you have a question about your cat’s behavior, you can find information in the articles on our website as well as in Pam’s books. If you have a question regarding your cat’s health, please contact your veterinarian. 

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Pet Summer Safety

pet summer safety

We’re in the heat of summer and even though you may enjoy those hot days lounging by the pool, it doesn’t mean your pet is comfortable being outdoors. There are many heat-related dangers that pet parents may not think about when it comes to what is safe or unsafe for their companion animals.  Here are ...

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July 4th Cat Safety Infographic

gray cat

Please note that Pam is unable to answer questions posted in the comment section. If you have a question about your cat’s behavior, you can find information in the articles on our website as well as in Pam’s books. If you have a question regarding your cat’s health, please contact your veterinarian. 

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Cats and Children: 10 Things Every Parent Should Know

cats and children: 10 things every parent should know

For many parents, the idea of kids and cats together is an absolute natural. For other parents though, it’s a scary thought that may get the family cat a one-way ticket to the local shelter. Children and cats can be wonderful companions for each other. My kids have had the most loving, playful, endearing relationships ...

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Reduce Your Cat’s Stress During Veterinary Exams

reduce your cat's stress during veterinary exams

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to quickly figure out that going to the veterinary clinic is not high on a cat’s list of favorite places to visit. If you look at it from your cat’s perspective, it certainly makes sense. Without any warning, the cat is shoved into a carrier, put in a car ...

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