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Thundershirt for Cats

http://www.thundershirtforcats.com/

You might remember my original blog post on Thundershirt, https://wildninja.wordpress.com/2011/04/16/thundershirt/. Thundershirt has worked very well for my loving and faithful hound. It really takes the edge off of the fear and anxiety caused by fireworks, storms, or neighbors who seem to have no awareness of how their actions affect others. (more…)

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Zymox

Hands down, this is the best product I’ve ever found for clearing up yeast infections in my pets’ ears: the Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution:

http://www.amazon.com/Pet-King-Enzymatic-Solution-Ounces/dp/B0025YOJXS

In my post about Flexicose, a fantastic joint health supplement for pets and people alike, I mentioned how my bluetick coonhound mix used to get yeast infections in his ears, but didn’t say what cures it. I just added a postscript to that article. He is allergic to wheat, and if he eats it, that brownish-reddish gunk, evidence of a yeast infection, may show up in his ears. (more…)

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This week in the news there was a story about a European cat that steals from his neighbors. While the story was hilarious, I did not expect a negative response when I posted the following on a news discussion forum:

Um… anyone believe in keeping their kitties inside? Many places have laws that require you to keep your pets on your own property, yet people routinely let their cats and dogs roam freely. The biggest reason not to do that is for your pets’ own safety. Indoor cats have longer and healthier lives. They also don’t steal from the neighbors. (more…)

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Somebody hold me back.

Seriously.

Never am I more tempted to get medieval than when I see helpless children and animals getting hurt. I wouldn’t do that unless I was directly intervening to stop abuse, but I am tempted.

Today in the news I was horrified to see pictures of an 8 week-old kitten whose face had been doused in chemicals and then used as a baseball. Her name is Raisin, and she sits at death’s door in an Idaho shelter. (more…)

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