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Cinco de Meow for Cat Lovers

Pam Johnson-Bennett, best-selling author and host of Animal Planet’s Psycho Kitty, will be the special guest speaker on May 6, 2018 for William County Animal Center’s Cinco de Meow. Save the date and don’t miss this fun event. Pam will also be signing copies of her latest book, CatWise and her best-selling book, Think Like ...

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Multicat Households Need Multiple Scratching Posts

If you live in a multicat environment you may be fortunate enough to have cats who are completely happy sharing one scratching post. In most cases though, one or more of the cats may not feel comfortable using the “community” post. Just as with litter box placement, it may cause anxiety for one cat to ...

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The Science of Cats and Dogs (photos)

Here are some photos from the 2017 Beakerhead Festival in Canada. The event, “The Science of Cats and Dogs,” was a huge hit with a wonderful mix of entertainment and education.                

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Pictures from The CatWise Cat Cafe Tour

We completed the CatWise Cat Café Tour sponsored by Wellness Natural Pet Food and it was an amazing experience to have the opportunity to do a book tour at some of the most popular cat cafés around the country.  We went from coast to coast, where I signed copies of my latest book, CatWise, met ...

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How to Pet a Cat

  I know this may seem very obvious and something you certainly wouldn’t need instructions for, but surprisingly, there are people who do it wrong. When it’s done incorrectly, kitty isn’t happy and people end up scratched or bitten. Cats are Social Cats are social creatures. They have often been mislabeled as solitary animals but ...

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The Proper Way to Pick up and Hold a Cat

the proper way to pick up and hold a cat

In general, if cats had their choice, many would probably prefer to never be picked up and held. For a cat, there’s tremendous security in having all paws on the ground and the ability to move at will. For many cats, being picked up and lifted off the ground creates stress. If the cat is ...

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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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How to Introduce Your Cat to Puzzle Feeders

how to introduce your cat to puzzle feeders

Why Use Puzzle Feeders? It’s certainly easier to just put food in a bowl but puzzle feeders can provide multiple benefits for your cat. Here are just some of the benefits: They help combat boredom or separation anxiety when your cat is alone Puzzle feeders encourage a cat to eat slowly Stress relief Puzzle feeders ...

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Pam to Speak at Pet Connections Expo

Pet Connections Expo

Best-selling author and cat expert, Pam Johnson-Bennett, will be speaking at the Pet Connections Expo on October 4, 2017 to help retailers improve their knowledge base about cat behavior. Pet Connections Expo brings retailers and suppliers together for two days of buying, trend spotting, treasure hunting, and business building inspiration. Note: Pet Connections Expo is open ...

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Pam to Speak at Animal Friends

Animal Friends University Lecture Series presents Pam Johnson-Bennett

Pam Johnson-Bennett, best-selling author and host of Animal Planet UK’s Psycho Kitty, will be returning to Animal Friends in Pittsburgh, PA, to lecture as part of the Animal Friends University Lecture Series, sponsored by White Wings Photography. Pam will discuss common behavior issues in cats, take questions from attendees and sign copies of her latest ...

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