Category Archives: Animals

Exercise Wheels for Cats

I recently read an article about exercise wheels for cats in an online veterinary journal, dvm360.  I had seen these wheels on Amazon and thought they were a great idea.  If you haven’t seen them, here’s a video for your … Continue reading

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Ear Mites in Dogs and Cats

What They Are Ear mites (Otodectes cynotis) are very common in dogs and cats.  Ear mites are parasites that live in the ear canal.  They are white and are about the size of a pin head.  They bite the ear … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Gerbils

I was in the 10th grade, the day I excitedly walked in the back door of our family home one afternoon, home from school and carrying a pair of agouti Mongolian gerbils–male and female, compliments of my biology teacher.  I … Continue reading

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Keeping Pets Safe at the Holidays

Here’s a good veterinary handout (click on the link below) from the ASPCA for keeping pets safe during the holiday season.  These are more common than you might think. Keep pets safe during the holidays   Gail ♥

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Little Snoops

My cats are worse than two little kids as far as snooping at Christmas time. Sigh.  Yes, I buy our two cats a Christmas present every year.  They both have stockings that hang on the mantle with the rest of … Continue reading

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Synchronized Cat Napping!

I found my sweet boys napping on the Loveseat tonight.  I love napping kitties and love to photograph them (but obviously haven’t learned to do it without waking them).  Here they are. After taking their picture, I went to put … Continue reading

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Fish Taco Cat Toys

Target has some great cat toys (at least my cats think so anyway).  Today I stopped at Target after a doctor’s appointment. I saw these.  I don’t know why they made me laugh.  Fish tacos. Had to get them. They … Continue reading

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