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Feral Cats: Part I

  Breaking News: Shocking!  Family moves ~ leaves feline   family member to fend for herself!   Oh wouldn’t it be great if this kind of behavior were newsworthy and seen as scandalous?   What if abandoning furry family members was truly a punishable offense? Sadly, the reason we don’t see this kind of headline is because this sort of behavior in humans is all too common.  When discarded like this, family pets have no choice but to try and make it on their own.  If they do not meet an untimely end, the majorities of these pets become feral or are scooped up by animal control.  Very few find themselves swept off their paws fairy-tale style and find themselves in...

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Choosing the right flea and tick treatment for your pet

 What is the best natural flea and tick treatment for your pet? Unfortunately, the answer is not the same for every household. Depending on where you live, your choice of tick treatment or flea treatment will be totally different than mine. The itching and scratching is just the beginning. You may feel comfortable using a 100% natural alternative to flea and tick pesticides, or you may want to combine natural treatments with vet prescribed methods of treating ticks and fleas  where you can.  While I won't make this very personal decision about flea and tick treatments for you, I will give you the basic information you need, so you can feel confident that you made an informed choice on behalf...

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Pet Arthritis: Understanding WHY it hurts, and what you can do to help.

 Arthritis affects most of us as our bodies age. Sadly, pets are not exempt. Understanding how arthritis happens is an important first step in treatment. Knowing what can be done and what to expect can give loving pet parents peace of mind when choosing the right treatment. Of course we hope you will try our arthritis and joint formula for your pet, but even more we want to be sure you have the understanding you need as you decide just what to give for natural pain and inflammation relief.     Osteoarthritis occurs on joint surfaces at the point where contact is most prevalent. Over time, hyaline cartilage which cushions joints can completely wear away. As animals age, they also stop...

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Great information about baby birds

 I know birds are not really our focus, but as pet lovers, I'm sure we have all found fallen nestlings at one time or another.   Here in Colorado we have a terrific resource in the Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. I encourage you to bookmark the article link below for your records. You never know when you might find a fallen baby bird. I think I'll tweet this one as well (that one was just too ripe to let go)  Happy reading! Click on the link below for the article. http://www.greenwoodwildlife.org/foundananimal/foundhatchlingnestling.php All my best, Katie  

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