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6 Odd Cat Behaviors Explained

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Michele C. Hollow for Pet News and Views

If  you have ever wondered why cats rub up against you, make mad dashes around the house late at night, or exhibit other somewhat odd behaviors, read on.

1. Why do cats run around the house late at night? Maybe it’s their way of saying “See, [...]

Sunday is National Black Cat Appreciation Day

This is Karma, my black cat.

For Pet News and Views

August 17 is Black Cat Appreciation Day and the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, has some suggestions on how you can celebrate.  “Unfortunately, black cats are frequently in shelters longer than other cats because [...]

8 Reasons to Adopt A Senior Dog

By Nicola Reynor

Dogs that usually have trouble getting adopted are the ones with a little more grey on their muzzles. Our bias earns these dogs the tag of being “less adoptable.”

Dogs that are seven years or older are regarded as seniors.  Unfortunately, dogs five or older have a harder time getting adopted.  Most people prefer adopting [...]

What A Cat's Teeth Can Tell You about Your Cat's Health

What a cat’s teeth can tell you about kidney disease, feline leukemia, and dental hygiene. [...]

A Bat in My House

What to do if you have a rabid bat in your house. How to tell if it has rabies. [...]

Dogs Left Inside Cars

(Courtesy of Pets Best.)

 

By Michele C. Hollow of Pet News and Views

I know that Pet News and Views’ readers would never leave their dogs or cats inside a car.  It could be life threatening for your pet.

According to Pets Best Insurance Services, today is National Heat Awareness Day.  If it is 68 degrees outside, the [...]

Sign Up Your Service Animal to Receive A Free Eye Exam

Service animals can get free eye exams. Sign up is in April. [...]

5 Reasons Why Cats Need Their Claws

Those of you who know me, know that I adore cats–claws and all. I would never declaw a cat. Simply put, it’s wrong. The operation is painful, and it has been likened to cutting off the first knuckles of a human hand. [...]

Are You and Your Pets Prepared for Emergencies?

Preparing pets for an emergency. Tips from Dr. Dan Aja of Hill’s Pet Nutrition on what to do in case of an emergency. [...]

Save Money on Pet Medications

Save money on pet medications by subscribing to Pet News and Views. You can save lots of money on pet medicines using the Pet News and Views’ pet prescription drug discount card. [...]