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  • Alley Cat Allies Offers Winter Safety Tips for Cats as Temperatures Drop Nationwide

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 12:54 PM

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    As temperatures have dropped around the country and with more icy, wet, snowy months ahead, Alley Cat Allies (ACA) is offering some helpful winter weather safety tips to those who care for cats in their communities. Winter care for outdoor cats or ferals is vital; its importance cannot be understated.

    Community cats are well-adjusted to living outdoors, but when the temperature plummets, a few extra steps will ensure they stay warm and safe, said Becky Robinson, president & founder of ACA....

  • Squee-Overload. Felted Kitty Artistry from Japan.

    from Covered in Cat Hair

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 12:39 PM

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    I honestly think the Japanese have a handle on all things cute, especially cats, that always takes my breath away. I just discovered Watakushi Campanella, a amazingly talented felting artist from Japan who grabbed a lot of attention recently over a felted cat headband she created. It was meant to be "for fun" for her and was not something she intended to be for sale which seems to be whipping up frustration around the net with cat-lovers trying to find out how they can get one like it.

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  • Connecting with Artists, the Earth, and Something Bigger Than Myself

    from Joyful Paws

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 12:15 PM

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    Wearable Earth Jewelry by artist, Kathleen Nohe

    I love supporting artists. My heart just soars when I get the opportunity to do so. Maybe being a writer and others supporting me reading my work, and purchasing my books, might have something to do with itI know how our hearts and souls go into our work. And I know how vulnerable that can be to put ourselves out there.

    But it is something bigger for me too. Recently I saw a stone necklace that an artist, Maria Wulf was featuring on her site for...

  • Just For Fun... Puppy Sail

    from Aussie Blog: Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 11:09 AM

    Enjoy! If you've seen Cat Sail than you will love Puppy Sail - love my Aussies
  • Monty from Vermont

    from Aussie Blog: Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 11:02 AM

    Our beloved fur baby was hit and killed in front of me on January 22, 2015. We got Monty July 2007 out in Montana. She would have been 8 this year. She
  • 2015 #SuperDogSunday Winners Score Big

    from All Things Dog Blog

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    Square_140_patches_closeupby Carrie Boyko, CEB AllThingsDogBlog.com Patches Photobombs our Shoot #SuperDogSunday certainly did come off well last night. We all had fun, learned a lot, and our sponsors dished a bunch of prizes. Thank you to Zuke's for sponsoring! And finally, thank you to all of you who have supported this event for 5 years running. You guys rock! If your were unfortunate enough to miss this fun event, you'll still be able to read some of our great tips on the Zuke's blog, posted here. You'll find...
  • Does Your Dog Need Vegetables?

    from We Are The Cure Blog | Canine Cancer Information

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 09:11 AM

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    You need veggies to be healthy, but does your dog need them?

    While vegetables arent necessary for a dogs health, in most cases they cant hurt, experts say.

    Dogs can benefit from vegetables in their diet. Corn and potatoes give them carbohydrates for energy, plus minerals and fiber. But dogs dont need vegetables to get these nutrients. Other foods, like rice and grains, can fill these needs too, says Jennifer Larsen, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of California,...

  • Pet Pacemakers, Covered by Healthy Paws

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Friday January 30th, 2015 at 08:56 AM

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    This is Chloe, the lucky pup whose life was saved by a pet pacemaker. Image courtesy of Chloes pet parents.

    Who doesnt love a medical miracle or a heartwarming pet story? Chloes tale has bits of both, as this lucky pup received an artificial pacemaker implant.

    Chloes pet parents enrolled her with Healthy Paws in July 2014. Just before Thanksgiving, Chloe was brought to the vet. She had been acting strangely shivering, panting and walking with an altered gait. Chloes pet parents and vet...