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Are Laser Pointers Bad for Cats?
Many cats enjoy chasing after red dots, also known as laser pointer projections, as a favorite pastime. So why do cats like lasers so much? Are laser pointers good or bad for cats?  There are many reasons cats go crazy for laser pointers. And it turns out, when used properly, lasers can actually be good for your cat. Why Do Cats Like Lasers?Cats are natural predators and often have a high prey...
Midwestern Pet Foods Expands Recall of Dog and Cat Food Products
Company: Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc.Brand Name: Sportmix, Nunn Better, ProPac, Sportstrail, Splash Fat CatRecall Date: 1/11/2021 Recalled Products:The products recalled cover all that expire on or before July 9, 2022, depicted as “07/09/22” in the date code on the product. Products with expiration dates after 07/09/22 are not included in the...
Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Dog Food Products
Company: Sunshine Mills, Inc. Brand Name: Family Pet, Heartland Farms, Paws Happy Life Recall Date: 09/02/2020 Recalled Products:FAMILY PET® MEATY CUTS BEEF CHICKEN & CHEESE FLAVORS PREMIUM DOG FOOD (4 LB) UPC Code: 3225120694 Lot Codes:  TD3 4/APRIL/2020TD1 5/APRIL/2020 FAMILY PET® MEATY CUTS BEEF CHICKEN & CHEESE...
One Lot of Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken & Liver Paté Canned Cat Food Voluntarily Recalled
Company: J. M. Smucker Company Brand Name: Natural Balance Recall Date: 03/23/2020 Recalled Products:Natural Balance Ultra Premium Chicken & Liver Paté Formula canned cat food (5.5 oz can) Retail UPC Code: 2363353227 Lot Code: 9217803 Best If Used By Date: 08 04 2021 These products are most commonly sold in pet specialty retailers and...
How to Keep Pets Safe From COVID-19
During these unprecedented times, new phrases seem to be coined daily. “Social distancing.” “Novel virus.” “Presumptive case vs. positive case.” “Shelter-in-place.”  But while our vernacular may be changing, one thing has stayed the same—how much we love our pets, and how much they love us. And when we’re scared or stressed, there’s nothing better than being close to your...
How to Plan for Your Pet’s Care if You Get COVID-19
Updated on April 27, 2020 By Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM   As communities around the world respond to the new coronavirus (COVID-19), you should have the most up-to-date information on how it impacts you and your pets. Because we know that pets can become infected, you should take every precaution to not give the virus to your pets. And this may mean that someone else will need to care for them until...