Spotlight on the Himalayan

by Lori Sciame February 2nd, 2017
When one sees the cat breed known as the Himalayan for the first time, it confuses the brain.  Why?  Because these adorable creatures look like fluffy Siamese cats!  Instead of being sleek like the Siamese, though, Himalayan's have short legs and a puffy coat...just
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Behavior Spotlight: The Sphynx

by Lori Sciame January 26th, 2017
If you cherish rare treasures, you might want to consider owning a sphynx cat. This particular type of feline has only been around since the 1960's, and since its appearance, its unique personality and singular look has caused a stir in the cat world.  This cat is literally a warm, fuzzy treasure!

Read on to learn more about this interesting (and purely lovable) breed.


Sphynx cats have become known for their deep love of humans. It's almost as
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Hairless Wonder: The Sphynx Cat

by Ronald A. Rowe January 19th, 2017
The Sphynx is the product of an effort to produce a hairless feline through selective breeding.  The result is a cat that has no fur to speak of*.  That lack of fur makes the Sphynx an excellent pet for allergy sufferers, but it does come with some specific care requirements not common to most cat breeds.

Unlike many purebred cat breeds, the Sphynx is a friendly and affectionate cat.  Sphynxes are prone to lose a lot of body heat without
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  • Doggie Paddle

    by Bea January 12th, 2017
    I did not get a chance to try to train Gracie to fetch the newspaper for our family because we went on a spontaneous vacation. I will have to save that challenge for another time, but in the mean time, I do wish you the best of luck in trying to accomplish this! It could be a good New Years Resolution for your dog!

    While we were on
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  • 5 Signs of a Fever

    by Lori Sciame January 5th, 2017
    Many cat owners wonder, "How can I tell if my cat is ill?"  Unlike children, whose foreheads offer immediate feedback on temperature, cats can be much more difficult when it comes to information on whether they have a fever or not.  Read this post for tips on how to tell if your cat is running a temperature which may indicate illness.

    What Constitutes a Fever in Cats?

    Cats can be said
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  • The Munchkin Cat: Short Legs But Long on Fun

    by Ronald A. Rowe December 22nd, 2016
    The term “munchkin” is most closely associated with the little people from the land of Oz. There’s a new and cuter munchkin in town these days: the Munchkin cat. The Munchkin is a comparatively new breed of cat that was first officially recognized in 1995.

    The modern lineage of the entire breed can purportedly be traced back to a short-legged cat whose owner irresponsibly allowed him to run the neighborhoods
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