Tips on Leaving Your Kitten Home Alone for the First Time

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It can be pretty heart-rending to leave a gorgeous kitten home alone for the first time, but it’s something that is going to have to happen eventually. However, kittens are less self-sufficient than full-grown cats, so you need to take the tips listed below into consideration to ensure things go as smoothly as possible. Build Up Slowly The first thing to remember is that you need to build up your kitten’s alone time slowly.…

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How To Brush Your Cat's Teeth

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Bad breath in cats can be a symptom of periodontitis (dental disease).  And did you know that the bacteria that cause periodontitis are also responsible for conditions affecting the kidneys, heart and lungs?  You can take steps to combat prevent periodontitis by cleaning your cat’s teeth regularly.  Read on to find out how.  What you’ll need The first thing you’ll need is a mini, cat-specific toothbrush and some pet toothpaste.  Don’t try to use a human or dog toothbrush, as it will be too big and unwieldy.…

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4 Way to Prevent Your Dog from Developing Hip Dysplasia

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Hip dysplasia (HD) is a degenerative condition that can occur in your dog when its hip joints do not form properly. It can actually occur in any dog, but larger breeds tend to be most at risk. It’s something that happens in puppyhood, but you’ll mostly see the effects manifest themselves once your dog enters the last years of their life — unfortunately, it’s impossible to prevent the situation once you notice that your dog is suffering.…

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