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Disturbing Video From "A Dog’s Purpose" Emerges

The makers of the upcoming movie, 'A Dog’s Purpose,' are facing a backlash after TMZ posted a video that appears to show one of the movie’s canine actors performing under duress. Read More >


How to Read a Pet Food Label

Want to choose the best food for your pet? Here's why you shouldn't fear preservatives or fall for marketing claims. Read More >


Cat People Problems: Does Your Cat Steal Your Spot?

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Catster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting area of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our January/February 2017 issue. Click here to subscribe to Catster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. The editors of Catster Magazine’s print edition are always on the lookout …

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Pet Scoop: First Dogs Take Last White House Stroll, Outrage Over “Dog’s Purpose” Video

Bo and Sunny take one last walk around the White House with Michelle Obama, disturbing footage from the filming of A Dog's Purpose emerges, a senior living community adopts a late resident's dog and more animal news. Read More >


Pet Scoop: First Dogs Take Last White House Stroll, Outrage Over “Dog’s Purpose” Video

Bo and Sunny take one last walk around the White House with Michelle Obama, disturbing footage from the filming of A Dog's Purpose emerges, a senior living community adopts a late resident's dog and more animal news. Read More >


6 Cats Who Think They’re Better Than You

Cats have a natural sense of superiority. It’s like they’re always wearing a foam “I’m No. 1” finger, except they wouldn’t be caught dead in something they’d probably describe as “tacky.” They’d much rather eat the foam, anyway. And the finger part? They give us “the finger” without giving us “the finger,” right? In other …

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Natasha Ashton: Pets in the White House: Why the First Family Should Include Furry Friends

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Trouble in the Neighborhood: Dealing With Outdoor Cats

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Catster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting area of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our January/February 2017 issue. Click here to subscribe to Catster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Carefully tended vegetable gardens aren’t for cats to use as litter …

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Bernie Shine: "A Dog's Purpose" Is Not To Be Abused in a Movie

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5 Reasons the Beauceron Might Be the Right Dog Breed for You

Learn more about the Beauceron, a French herding dog who tends to be intelligent, strong-willed, confident and full of energy. Read More >


5 Reasons the Beauceron Might Be the Right Dog Breed for You

Learn more about the Beauceron, a French herding dog who tends to be intelligent, strong-willed, confident and full of energy. Read More >


7 Things You Should Know About Reading Pet Food Labels

Want to choose the best dog or cat food for your pet? Talk with your veterinarian about nutrition and follow these pointers for reading pet food labels. Read More >


7 Things You Should Know About Reading Pet Food Labels

Want to choose the best dog or cat food for your pet? Talk with your veterinarian about nutrition and follow these pointers for reading pet food labels. Read More >


Trapped Dog Survives 18 Hours in Ice Storm

A neighborhood in Missouri came together to save a missing Schnauzer mix who disappeared just before an ice storm and was found in an animal trap. Read More >


Good News for Big Cats: Snow Leopards Get a New Home

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Catster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting area of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our November/December 2016 issue. Click here to subscribe to Catster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Snow leopards in Mongolia recently received a “land grant” that will …

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Pet Scoop: Oldest Known Gorilla Dies at 60, Dog Trapped in Ice Storm for 18 Hours

Colo the world's oldest gorilla dies at age 60, a dog survives 18 hours trapped during an ice storm, a foster dog is credited with saving the life of a choking toddler and more animal news. Read More >


Pet Scoop: Oldest Known Gorilla Dies at 60, Dog Trapped in Ice Storm for 18 Hours

Colo the world's oldest gorilla dies at age 60, a dog survives 18 hours trapped during an ice storm, a foster dog is credited with saving the life of a choking toddler and more animal news. Read More >


Dealing With Upper Respiratory Infections in Cats

We’ve all been there at some point: We wake up one morning to see our cat with runny eyes, sneezing, and constantly licking at discharge from her nose. What do you do when this happens? Here’s a quick 411 on cat upper respiratory infections and what to do when your cat has one. Causes of …

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Texts from Mittens: The Cold Edition

January is a cold month where Mittens lives, and he just can’t seem to get warm. First of all, the dog drools all over his favorite blanket, and then Mom hands down some major disappointment surrounding her bathrobe. Mitty can’t seem to win. Speaking of a losing battle, why can’t he have three donuts? They …

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Teach Your Dog to Move Out of the Way

When your dog gets underfoot, it can be dangerous for you — and for him. Trainer Mikkel Becker recommends teaching the "out" cue to help keep you both safe. Read More >


Woman Rescues Litter of Kittens From Cardboard Box During Snowstorm

A litter of four 6-week-old kittens are warm and cozy thanks to a Good Samaritan who found them during a snowstorm in Ohio. Watch the video here. Read More >


Woman Rescues Litter of Kittens From Cardboard Box During Snowstorm

A litter of four 6-week-old kittens are warm and cozy thanks to a Good Samaritan who found them during a snowstorm in Ohio. Watch the video here. Read More >


Cat Health Facts: What Do You Mean, It’s My Spleen?

Editor’s note: Have you seen the new Catster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting area of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our January/February 2017 issue. Click here to subscribe to Catster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Ask most people what their cat’s heart does, and they’ll tell …

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Bo Obama's Cutest Moments as First Dog

Over the course of eight years, Bo Obama, the first family’s first Portuguese Water Dog, has stolen hearts across America. Watch ELLE's adorable tribute video. Read More >


Bo Obama's Cutest Moments as First Dog

Over the course of eight years, Bo Obama, the first family’s first Portuguese Water Dog, has stolen hearts across America. Watch ELLE's adorable tribute video. Read More >