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Overpopulation and Rescue

Where does your kitty come from?

When I met Jade, she was living on the streets in the Bronx. It was January of my first winter in New York after graduating from college in Florida, and I was acclimating to the cold weather (and bulking up my newly-defunct Florida wardrobe). So, when I heard that a tiny black cat with big green eyes and matted fur followed my friend home in the snow, my heart melted. I could barely handle the sub-zero weather, and I had three square meals a day, a big winter coat, and a warm apartment to come home to.........

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How to Pick a Cat Food

 

Picking the right brands and flavors of cat food can take some experimenting. After all, it’s not just a matter of researching cat nutrition, which would be a project on its own. You also have to consider your cat’s habits, age, and tastes. But, it’s so gratifying to get to know your furbaby better and learn what she needs. When Jade first came to me, she was stick-thin, with matted, patchy hair. I loved watching her enjoy regular meals and grow into the energetic, fluffy, shiny-haired adult she is now.....

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Common kitty health problems – and how to spot them

For us kitty parents, the value our furbabies add to our lives can’t be measured. There’s plenty of evidence that they improve our health – especially when it comes to mental health and stress-related illnesses. Call me silly, but I’m sure that having Jade by my side helps me recover faster when I’m sick! Since our cats take care of us, we want to take care of them, too......

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