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13 Reasons to Love the Beautiful Balinese

If finding a furry BFF is your goal, look no further than the Balinese cat. Though noted for her aristocratic appearance, this suave feline specimen is uninterested in whiling her days away atop a throne; rather, she’s all about companionship and non-stop chatter. 1. The Balinese is a chatty breed So she likes to talk? …

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5 Neat Ideas for Organizing Your Cat Toys and Supplies

If there’s one thing that’s true about living with cats, it’s that their stuff gets everywhere. So keep cat toys and other cat accessories organized and out of the way with these five “neat” ideas. 1. Store cat toys and treats in plastic drawers Buy a three-drawer organizer, which you can find at any big-box …

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Is Shaving Your Cat Okay?

Have you ever wondered — whether you were fed up with shedding, afraid your cat was overheating or dealing with matted fur — “Should I just grab a razor and shave my cat?” Shaving your cat can be a painful and traumatic experience (and you should never do it yourself at home!). Here are four …

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Do You Have an Aggressive Cat — or Just a Brat?!

There they go again! BooBoo is chasing Miss Gigi around the house. Gigi is yelling at him and hissing as she runs, with BooBoo close behind. When he finally catches up with her — and he always does — BooBoo stands over Gigi, who by now has flipped over onto her back with her four …

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Exclusive Sneak Peek: A Dog and a Cat Kayak Together on This Week’s Episode of My Cat From Hell

In this week’s My Cat From Hell, Jackson Galaxy deals with drama in a four-cat household and territorial issues at Living Free Animal Sanctuary’s cattery. The upcoming episode also includes a Heaven segment with a cat Rosie and her unlikely best friend — Lilo the Husky. But what’s even more unusual is the activity that these two …

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Why Do Cats Get Hairballs and Are They Normal?

It’s a frightening sight if you’ve never witnessed it before. Your cat’s entire body convulses, as loud retching rumbles from deep inside. Then a cylindrical object hurls out of her mouth and onto the floor, much to your horror. It isn’t pleasant for your cat either, and many of them will moan before this violent …

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The Top Cat Cafes Around the Country

Not only do cat cafes provide a fur fix for cat lovers and a wonderfully conducive setting for finding a new furry family member, but they’ve become great meeting places to enjoy some real cat-centric events, too. So, if you feel like doing yoga with cats, painting a feline portrait, enjoying a fun movie with …

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Is Your Cat Sleeping Too Much — or Not Enough?

A quick glance in my bedroom on a sunny day will likely reveal my three male cats sprawled on the bed. If I step into the room, Jack, Phillip and Leroy may each crack open an eye, swivel an ear toward me or change position — but they’re in no hurry to get up unless …

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The Myths and Folklore Behind Cat Whiskers

Many cat parents already know the cool scientific facts behind cat whiskers — they do tons of strange-but-true things like gauging spatial relations (for example: “Can I really fit into that little hole?”) and helping to capture prey. But few know the folklore and stories ­— real and imagined — behind your cat’s cool sensory accessory. …

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United Airlines Misplaces Rapper Schoolboy Q's French Bulldog Pup

The artist says his doggy was put on the wrong flight. Read More >


Raising a Glass to Winery Cats

When Colleen M. Berg started feeding a stray cat years ago, she had no idea he would one day become the “winery cat” for the Virginia winery she co-owns, Fabbioli Cellars. Instead, she was simply trying to earn his trust. After about a year of building a relationship, she noticed he had injured his leg. …

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Why Your Cat Can’t Go Without Food

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Signs of Stroke in Cats

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Missed Prime Day? These 11 Items Are Still A Good Deal

And, they're all under $70. Read More >


People Are Very Impressed With This Stag Beetle Who Creates Art

Spike has the soul of an artist. Read More >


The Scary Reason Animal Shelters Get So Busy On The Fourth Of July

The holiday results in a lot of lost pets. Here's how to protect yours. Read More >


Cats Are A Strong, Independent Species That Don't Need No Human

New research reveals that cats domesticated themselves, choosing to spend time with humans when our early farming endeavors started attracting rodents in 4400 B.C. Read More >


Cannabis For Canines: A New Treatment For Anxious Pets

Medical cannabis isn't just for people. Anxious canines can now benefit from cannabinoid products. Read More >


11 Unfortunate Doggy Haircuts That Will Make You Giggle Endlessly

It's "ruff" out there. 💇 Read More >


Lost Dogs Found When Desperate Owners Cook Sausage To Lure Them Home

Not the wurst idea. Read More >


We Went Undercover At The 2nd Largest Chicken Company. What We Found Will Shock You.

The Humane Society of the United States released details of a multi-state undercover investigation into Pilgrim’s Pride. Read More >