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  • Valentine’s Day Goes to the Dogs: Dog Basket Giveaway + Fun Survey!

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Sunday February 1st, 2015 at 09:55 AM

    Square_140_plato-pet-treats-221x300 Plato Pet Treats National Survey Rates Celebrity Dogs, Measures Dog Owner Gift-Giving

    Okay, so I have a serious question for all of you dog-lovers out there: are you getting Brutus or Buffy a Valentine treat or gift? If so, what? Have you thought about it? Do you ever wonder if you are going overboard? Do you ever go overboard? (BOL silly question to be asking you guys, he he!)

    I dont wonder I just go. And yes, I am getting my sweet yet wily Cricket a few Valentines dog treats actually...

  • 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


    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....

  • Lucy Pet Foundation Will Show Kitten Bowl Commercial Featuring Furry Fumbles & Serious CGI

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Tuesday January 27th, 2015 at 09:31 AM

    Square_140_lucy-fndn-logo-300x300 Special Commercial for Animal Welfare Group Airs Feb. 1 During Superbowl on Hallmark Channel

    The Lucy Pet Foundation (LPF) is a truly fantastic and reputable animal welfare non-profit; their purpose is to end the euthanasia in shelters thats due to pet overpopulation (which we all know is like, close to being public enemy #1 in terms of animal welfare issues in the US).

    So its totally exciting news that they have a Super Bowl (okay a Kitten Bowl) commercial coming up on February 1 that has...

  • Temptations® Cat Treats Launches #PackAttack: Real Cats, Real Treats, Real Videos, Real Fun!

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Friday January 23rd, 2015 at 07:02 PM

    Square_140_temptations-logo-300x157 User-Generated Content Inspires Cat Video Campaign; Users Encouraged to Submit Their Own #PackAttack Temptations Video

    How many of us absolutely adore the antics of our furry felines? How many of us get a total kick out of said feline furballs flying and flinging themselves around the house after toys, nip and treats? (Raise your hand. Mine are both up.)

    Right exactly.

    So leave it to that tantalizing and tasty kitty-cat treat brand, Temptations to share with us an awesomely enjoyable and...

  • DIY Pet Holiday Gifts & Charitable Gifts for Pet-Lovers

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Friday December 19th, 2014 at 03:02 PM

    Square_140_aspca-gift-items-300x232 Pet Holiday Gift Ideas from the ASPCA are Fun, Festive & Functional! Enter to Win a Holiday Gift PackChock Fullof Goodies!

    So all of us are uber-busy celebrating and/or preparing for this most festive of seasons, right? The turkey and the trimmings, the brisket and potato latkesWell, as your fur-babys forum hostess, (OK so Im not a baby, nor do I have fur, but I do own this blog! MOL/BOL), I feel its my duty to give you more details on pet lovers gifts and gifts for pets this joyous...

  • Win a Trip to the Purina® Pro Plan® Incredible Dog Challenge®; Enter Online for More Prizes!

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Friday December 12th, 2014 at 06:47 AM


    Do you long to experience the California Coastline? Are you craving a bit of beachy-keen excitement? Are you eagerly anticipating the, um, agility course and doggie-diving platform, like me??

    Wait, what???

    Yeah, thats right, I said doggie-diving

    Purina is hosting the Western Regionals for its famous Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge in Orange County, CAs dazzling surfing mecca, Huntington Beach, next year. Its my official bloggerly duty to tell you how YOU could win tickets to it (a 3-day stay!)...

  • Your Happy, Yappy 2014 Holiday Pet Gift Guide

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Wednesday December 10th, 2014 at 09:28 AM

    Of all things holiday on your mind, particularly shopping (but lets not leave out wrapping, cooking, baking, etc.), sometimes the last person to get crossed off that famous holiday gift list is the family pet (or pets). (This is definitely not the case in my house BTW. The pets each get their own sizable box!). Some people choose to spoil their animals during the holiday season, some dont celebrate, and some do but just dont overdo it like we do here in the Smith household (@#$#! B/MOL)

    So no...

  • Why You Need To Insure Your Pets

    from Thoughts Fur Paws

    Wednesday November 19th, 2014 at 10:16 AM


    We are a nation of animal lovers. Nationwide, there are millions of domestic animals kept as pets. From dogs, cats, fish and rabbits right through to more exotic pets like snakes and pot-bellied pigs, it is extremely easy to become emotionally attached to your animals. Most of us take pets in as if they were a part of the family, and people enjoy the experience of living with and caring for their animals. In many cases, it is the human characteristics and personality traits in a pet that make...