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Pros and Cons of Having a Cat: Things You Should Know

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Becoming a pet owner is an exciting journey, especially when that new furry friend nuzzles against you with affection. Cats, in particular, stand out as one of the most popular pets worldwide, cherished for their companionship and mesmerizing antics. However, like any long-term commitment, bringing a cat into your home comes with its set of […]

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Do Cats Eat Turtles? What You Need To Know

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When it comes to pets, cats and turtles are both popular choices for many households. These creatures have their unique appeal, with cats being the playful and affectionate companions, and turtles providing a more serene and intriguing presence. But an often-asked question by pet owners considering keeping both animals is, “Do cats eat turtles?” It’s

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How Often Should You Bathe A Cat | Tips From A Vet

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by Dr. WL Wilkins, DVM, PhD. Cats, the ultimate masters of cleanliness! With their unwavering commitment to grooming and impeccable sanitary habits, it’s hard not to wonder “How often should you bathe a cat, really?” The answer is a bit complex, considering the diverse needs of longhair cats, shorthair cats, hairless breeds, senior cats or

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How Long Can An Indoor Cat Survive Outside – A Vet Explains

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by Dr. WL Wilkins, DVM, PhD Cats, being naturally curious and adventurous, may occasionally wander beyond the safety of home.  While the thought of our furry family members going missing is a situation that cat owners dread, it is unfortunately not uncommon. When it does happen, how long can an indoor cat survive outside?  If

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