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Peppermint oil, along with many other essential oils, is often used in a large number of household items, mainly in wellness and beauty products. Apart from the fact that the scent of peppermint makes for an excellent aromatherapy, the essential oil derived from this plant actually has a vast list of applications and benefits. But …

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Should you adopt one pet or two pets at the same time? It’s true that adopting more than one pet requires some extra work, but you’ll reap many times the rewards when you give two dogs or two cats a new home. If you have a pet that enjoys the company of another, this may …

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A cat not using its litter box is among the most commonly reported cat behavioral problems. The good news is that in most cases the problem is easy to fix. It is often only necessary to identify and resolve the cause of the problem: additional training or re-training to use the litter box is rarely necessary. Here are …

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As any cat owner knows, the life of a kitty can certainly be stressful sometimes. Long days of playtime, eating, and grooming would make anyone tired. (Though we’d gladly accept our cat’s version of “tired” in our human lives any day!) On top of that, these cats occassionally need to take a bath, which any feline …

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Having a dog or cat in the house releases oxytocin, a hormone associated with lower blood pressure and cholesterol. There’s nothing like that dopey, drooley face when you walk in the door. Most Americans have pets, and you find yourself saying things like, “How’s my little puppy wuppy,” or “You’re my little kitty cuddle.” They seem kinda …

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Cat communication signals Cats are loving, affectionate pets, but they can also be one of the hardest animals to read when it comes to interpreting their moods and body language, particularly when you consider the dog, who is virtually an open book by comparison! However, cats use a whole range of different communication signals, both when …

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First, let me start by saying not every cat is a candidate for leash training. As with any type of training, there’s a learning curve but if your cat is easily stressed or you think she’ll never be comfortable, then don’t do it. You know your cat. Use that knowledge to make a sound decision …

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Why do cats hate baths so much? No one knows the exact reason why so many cats hate baths, according to veterinarian Mary Fuller, DVM. In an article for Vet Street, Dr. Fuller writes: “Some behaviorists think it’s because the domesticated cat’s early ancestors lived in dry regions of Africa, where they had relatively little exposure …

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Chances are you already know that many tropical (along with citrus) fruits are toxic to cats. It’s true – what’s healthy and beneficial for us isn’t always good for our fluffy pals. However, cats don’t know what’s good for them. And when they see their pet parents munching on a delicious and fruity treat, they’ll …

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You can live harmoniously alongside your cat with claws and still maintain nice furniture by understanding a bit more about your cat’s natural behaviors, and enriching your home with items your cat can scratch. Let’s learn more about your cat’s amazing body. Why Do Cats Have Claws? Your domestic cat has maintained their instincts of their wild …

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