Montclair Veterinary Hospital suddenly closed, pet owners’ requests for medical records go unanswered

Montclair Veterinary Hospital suddenly closed, pet owners' requests for medical records go unanswered

MONTCLAIR, Calif. (KGO) — Frustration is mounting for pet owners in the East Bay after the sudden closure of the Montclair Veterinary Hospital. Now, some customers say requests for their pets’ medical records have gone unanswered. Sadie Black, the owner of 7-year-old Chihuahua mix Darla says it takes time for her to warm up to … Read more

Keep your cats indoors on sunny days to stop them losing ears to sunburn, owners urged

Keep your cats indoors on sunny days to stop them losing ears to sunburn, owners urged

Cats should be kept indoors between 10am and 3pm on hot sunny days to prevent skin cancer, while owners of pale-coloured pets should consider keeping their animals inside even in cooler weather, experts have advised. The charity Cats Protection said the warming climate meant they were increasingly seeing animals with sunburnt ear tips which needed … Read more

Keeping a pet cat indoors is cruel – and owners should be told so

Keeping a pet cat indoors is cruel – and owners should be told so

The Sphynx cat – the hairless kind that looks like it has just been exhumed from an Egyptian tomb – was the seventh-most popular breed in Britain last year. I discovered this starting fact in a news story about a Sphynx that has been rescued from abusive cat breeders, after giving birth to around £140,000-worth … Read more

Capital Humane Society’s new program helps provide affordable pet care

Capital Humane Society's new program helps provide affordable pet care

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Preventative care for pets can cost hundreds of dollars and the financial burden can be tough for some pet owners. In two weeks, Capital Humane Society is launching their new Pawsitive Impact Project. The Pawsitive Impact Project is a community resource program to provide income-qualified pet owners access to affordable preventative … Read more

Truth about cats and dogs: ‘All they want is love’

Truth about cats and dogs: 'All they want is love'

Nothing can quite compare to the joy of returning home to a loyal companion after a long day. Whether they paw, fly or swim their way into our hearts, pets are superb at bringing some “paw-sitive” energy into our lives. Numerous studies demonstrate that socializing with animals improves one’s psychological health as they cause an … Read more

Why Do Cats Knock Things Over? An Investigation

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Every cat lover knows the benefits of having their very own feline friend. Cats are companions, have been proven to lower blood pressure, and gosh darnit they’re just so cute and soft. They also do hilarious things like chasing their tails, falling asleep on your face, and finding entertainment in a piece of string. On … Read more