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  • Feline-Friendly — or Not?
    A recent study focuses on new ways to assess a dog’s ability to live safely with cats and other small animals.
  • How to Find Your Lost Cat
    Here’s why they sometimes go “missing” — where they like to hide — and most importantly, how you can find them. Tip: Even indoor cats should wear ID.
  • The Feline Instinct
    Understanding a cat’s nature is very helpful should she ever go missing. Here’s why.
  • Mood-Stabilizing Medications for cats
    A properly-prescribed and administered anti-anxiety drug can greatly help to improve an unhappy cat's quality of life. Here's how they work.
  • Making an Educated Guess
    Research is helping to hone in on behavioral cues that determine feline-friendliness in dogs.
  • Feline-Friendly — or Not?
    A recent study focuses on new ways to assess a dog’s ability to live safely with cats and other small animals.
  • When ‘man’s best friend’ feels more hate than love for an owner
    Professor Emeritus Nicholas Dodman authors an article for the Conversation US looking at reasons a dog might display fear, aggression, indifference, etc. toward its owner.
  • The Top 7 Changes In Cat Behavior
    Be on the lookout for signs in these key areas of your cat’s daily activities. One may indicate a potential health problem that warrants prompt veterinary attention.
  • Dear Doctor: A Cat with an Endless Appetite
    A lot of animals — cats included — have had a difficult time finding enough to eat when living in a feral community-type setting and after adoption become ravenous when they are presented with a decent meal.
  • Adopting the Neighborhood Stray
    Several measures can help an outdoor cat transition to a happy — and safe — life inside your home. Here’s some expert advice to guide you.