Jun 01, 2020

NOTE: IF your cat may have eaten chocolate, contact your vet or the Pet Poison Helpline at 855-764-7661.

It’s well known that chocolate is toxic to our canine companions, but did you know that it’s just as…

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 20, 2017

By Paula Fitzsimmons

Sounds and smells we may enjoy or don’t think twice about can make our feline family members miserable. Cats have a heightened sense of smell and hearing that serves their wild counterparts well. But our homes are not the wild.

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PetMD Editorial
Jul 05, 2017

By Helen Anne Travis

When it comes to understanding how our pets think, much more research has been done on the minds of dogs than cats. But that doesn’t mean we’re completely clueless about cat cognition.

Here are five facts we do know about how…

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PetMD Editorial
Jun 28, 2017

By Monica Weymouth

To us humans, a refrigerator is simply a kitchen appliance—no more, no less. But to some cats the top of the refrigerator is the Promised Land, a must-visit destination to be reached at all costs. 

What’s behind the strange…

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PetMD Editorial
Jun 16, 2017

By Helen Anne Travis

It’s not always easy to keep the peace in a multi-cat household. Hissing, biting, and scratching can be as hard on pet parents as it is on the cats. Fortunately, there are ways to stop cat fights before they start.

Why Do Cats…

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PetMD Editorial
Apr 03, 2017

By David F. Kramer

Getting scratched by a cat can be more than just painful—the wounds can bleed, sting, swell, become infected, and, in some cases, make us sick. Minor cat scratches usually can be treated at home, but certain wounds may require special…

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