Cats

Have you factored expected — and unexpected — medical costs, as well as toys and food, into your pet’s budget? By: sspiehs3 Our pets are full-fledged members of our families, and bringing a new pet into a household is typically a happy occasion. But happiness notwithstanding, are you prepared to handle the financial responsibility of
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Maker: Raws for PawsCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Feb. 8, 2018What was recalled: 1 lb. and 5 lb. chubs of Raws for Paws Ground Turkey Pet Food with a manufacture date of Oct. 12, 2017 (Turkey Pet Food cases) or manufacture dates between Oct. 12, 2017 and Feb. 2, 2018 (found in Combo Pack variety
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It sounds like the title of a horror movie aimed at teen cat lovers, but instead of ’90s starlets like Jennifer Love Hewitt and Sarah Michelle Gellar, the beauties being stalked are tabbies and calicos. IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com is a website masterminded and programmed by Professor Owen Mundy of Florida State University. According to THV11, Mundy says
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How could you not give a Valentine’s Day gift to these cuties? By: kko699 Remember back when you were in elementary school and every Valentine’s Day the whole class would spend a couple hours passing out all their cards and treats? Digging into your pink paper-wrapped shoe box or heart-shaped bag was like pouring out
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Hey sports fans, your day is here yet again: Super Bowl Sunday, with all its football and food glory, is just around the corner. But this weekend isn’t just for traditional sports lovers anymore — the animals have taken over. Both Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl are back this year to bring a softer side to
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–7 pounds for females; 8–10 pounds for males Life Expectancy: 10–15 years Appearing similar to a small mountain lion, the Abyssinian is a graceful, muscular cat with regal movement. This high-energy and inquisitive breed has expressive almond-shaped eyes, a wedge-shaped head, arched neck and large ears. The coat is short and ticked with
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You might not notice it, but your cat favors a paw. Just like humans, cats are left- and right-handed, preferring one paw over the other when it comes to going down stairs, grabbing food and other activities. According to National Geographic, a recent study on paw favoritism also found, again, like humans, male cats tend
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Lunch is over, but the day still drags on. You thought a fourth cup of coffee would give you the pep to make it to 5:30 p.m., but now you aren’t so hopeful. Thankfully,  Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has something more powerful than a punch of caffeine: an adorable webcam live-streaming its new baby Amur tiger cubs. The
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  Her name is Sunny because there is only sunshine ahead for her, but there were plenty of dark clouds before. She is one of the dozens of feline football lovers competing in this year’s Kitten Bowl V on the Hallmark Channel. It wasn’t always sports stardom and cuddles for this lucky black kitten. Before
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With Puppy Bowl on the horizon in a few days and the Westminster Dog Show right around the corner, we couldn’t help but wonder about the diversity of dog breeds lately. Turns out, we’re not the only ones pondering the unmistakable variety of puppies and show dogs when it comes to traits like size, shape,
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The big day is almost here. On Feb. 4, America’s most adorable animals are coming together to paw the pigskin and rile up the crowds. Among those cuddly contenders are the baby cats of Kitten Bowl, Hallmark Channel’s feline Super Bowl celebration. While cat fanatics at home can tune in to the meowing match-up, full
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We all have those moments when we just wish we could hide from the world. Maybe it has been a bad day. Maybe it’s freezing outside. Maybe you just completely embarrassed yourself by simultaneously choking on your own spit and tripping on thin air in front of your crush and you’re pretty sure he’s never
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Pets heal your soul and your body — science has the numbers. But the responsibility of caring for a creature other than yourself isn’t a fit for everyone. Sometimes allergies, mobility, apartment rules and a number of other factors stand in the way of bringing a fluffball into your life. Qoobo wants to change that. The
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Feline reactions to another’s death run the gamut, from erratic to indifferent behavior. By: mararie Phoenix, my male Abyssinian, lay on top of the bookcase in my office. After a long battle, his kidneys had all but shut down, and we were making that last trip to the vet’s together later in the day. Chief
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 5.5–11 pounds Life Expectancy: 15 years or longer The Korat is a muscular, medium-sized cat with an average lifespan of 15 years, although some Korats have been known to live into their early 20s. This breed has a unique silver-blue coat with shaded hairs and large green eyes. The nose, face and
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Think of them as the Harry and Hermione of the social media world, just furrier. These two are wizards when it comes to earning and enchanting Instagram followers, and one of them is just a few months old. Pooch parodist Doug the Pug is now a brother. He and his proud owners recently welcomed Fiona
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Just like you, your pets can have problems with extreme weather. And Winter Storm Inga isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. PEOPLE Pet Vet Dr. Evan Antin wants your pets to get through the season as warm and safe as possible. To help owners keep their pets out of the vet’s office and free
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Abyssinians may have been known for their fishing abilities thousands of years ago. By: Mimzy My husband, Tim, used to go to this summer camp when he was a kid. One day, when he was swimming in the lake, he noticed this furry shape paddling determinedly alongside him. Being extremely nearsighted, he couldn’t quite make
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A Swedish zoo has come under fire for its controversial, and seemingly cruel, practice of killing healthy young lions. PEOPLE contacted Borås Djurpark, near Gothenburg, which openly admits and explains its euthanasia, or “culling,” practice. “In Boras Zoo, we have euthanized 9 young surplus lions since 2013, for population management reasons. These lions were not
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Have open, earnest conversations with your vet about your cat’s diabetes monitoring and treatment. By: jonolist Many years ago, my babysitter phoned me on vacation. She was in tears, distraught because her cat had just been diagnosed with diabetes. I understood her distress but was also a little confused. My bewilderment was because vets see
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