This Hack Will Let You Easily and Accurately Cut Pills for Your Cat

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Allegra has been on several different medications for the past few years. Since she needs to be on half and quarter sizes of some of her pills, that means I have to cut pills. It’s been a bit of a frustrating journey to find a solution that would cut her pills as accurately as possible. I was thrilled when I discovered a hack that has made the whole process so much easier.Continue Reading

How Lawn Chemicals Affect Your Cat

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The poisoning of the lawns in my suburban neighborhood is already in full swing. When I go for my daily walks, I can see the granules on the sidewalk. I see the lawn company trucks, and sometimes, I can even smell the chemicals. I am strongly opposed to the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and I don’t understand the obsession with a flawless green lawn. But mostly, I worry about the effect lawn chemicals have on the cats who come in contact with them – and that can happen even if your cats never leave the house.Continue Reading

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Giveaway: Win 20 Pounds of Darwin’s Raw Cat Food for Your Cat and 20 Pounds for Your Favorite Rescue – 2 Winners!

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When it comes to feeding your cats, the less processed their food is, the better it is for their health. A raw diet is the least processed of all feline diets, and raw feeding is becoming more and more mainstream as cat parents look for alternatives to highly processed pet foods. I’ve been feeding raw for the past ten years, and have seen all of my cats thrive on it. For the past six years, I’ve been feeding Darwin’s, and it has become a perennial favorite.Continue Reading

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Lilies are Toxic and Potentially Fatal for Cats

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Easter is early this year, and already, Easter lilies are popping up at florists. And every year, cats needlessly die because far too few cat parents are aware that these flowers are highly toxic to cats. Just one small bite of a flower, leaf, stem or even just the pollen of this plant can lead to fatal kidney failure if not treated within 12 to 24 hours of ingestion.Continue Reading