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Dear Dennis, After I graduated and started working as a real veterinarian, we moved into our first home. Built in 1913, the old house had...
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You know when your Mom told you not to play with your food? Well, for cats it’s the opposite. Most of their play skills are...
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When you were growing, we fed you kitten food. At the time, our adult cat Max ate free-choice, so it worked well to measure out...
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I love the look of cats who have been through some battles. They have such grace and dignified wisdom about them....
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Your new cat needs a place to call her own. When I started searching for ideas for cat beds, one of the google listings was...
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Dear Dennis, You were trouble from the start. So much cattitude in such a small package. And then that package grew, and grew. Cats reach...
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What to put in the litter box? Well, anywhere they sell cat litter, there will be LOTS of choice. Most of those choices and buzzwords...
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Dear Dennis, When you came home with me from the barn you didn’t have a name. But you soon earned one. One day shortly after...
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Choosing a litter box for your new kitten requires more thought than you’d think. How big? Litter boxes should be about 1 and 1/2 times...
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Dear Dennis, You were a barn kitten: born in a stable to a dam who had given birth to over two hundred kittens previously. That’s...
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We know a lot about cat body language. By paying close attention to their eyes, the position of their ears, their posture and how they...
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Kittens need water. Simple, really. But cats can be finicky. Cats usually prefer fresh water, and they can be picky about taste. Some prefer tap...
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Dear Max, When we decided it was time to say goodbye, I had the luxury of arranging for private time for our family. At the...
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How you feed is just as important as what you feed. Here’s the what. In general, cats need meat protein in their diet. They are...
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Dear Max, Once we treated your arthritis pain, you became more active and social again. You were always the cat who prefered to be with...
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