Why Do Cats Purr?

Cats purr because happy? Not always the case.

 Franny Spiefy, Cat Expert,  About.com, answer these and other questions in her post “The Remarkable Purr of a Cat”

“Do cats purr when they are alone?” What a great question! Truthfully, I don’t know if cats purr when they are alone. It seems likely that they do, if one understands a little about why cats purr.    [Read more…]

65% USA Homes Have Pets

Amazing it may sound almost 2 out of 3 American Households have at least one pet. The American Pet Products Association National Pet Owners 2015 survey indicates 65% U.S. Households have pets. Just 4 years ago in 2011 56% U.S. households had pets. Links below – Resources  US Population Survey Data

2015 APPA National US Pet Ownership Survey

Pets by the Numbers- Human Society of United States

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Pet Sitter’s Conference Charity Auction Raised $30,500 for No Kill Animal Shelter

Jay & Jill Pattiz. Pampered Pet Sitting-Warrensburg, Missouri donated and purchased items during Charity Auction event at Pet Sitter World Educational Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, September 10-September 14, 2015.

This year’s Auction raised a Record $30,500 for Coastal Animal Rescue, No kill animal shelter in South Carolina. They plan to use proceeds build new building so they may foster and adopt more pets. This annual event hosted by Pet Sitters International, over years has raised combined $140,000 for pet related organizations across United States. #PSW2015 #petsitters #pets

Coastal Animal Rescue

New Pet Food Voluntary Recall

Stella & Chewy  have issued a voluntary recall of single lot of

Chicken Freeze-Dried Patties for dogs & cats.

Updated List Pet Food/Product Recalls by FDA

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Update: Trendy Dog Names for 2014 & 2015

Based on Vetstreet.com database of most popular names. Some of more trendy dog names are Cali, Marley, Gunner, Leo, Charlie, and Luna. Is you dog’s name a trendy one?

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Trendy Dog Names 2013 & 2014

Charlie, Scout, Maya, Milo, Callie, and Gunner.  These are a few of the most trendy names for dogs in 2013 and Dogs running through grass flowers 2014. Is your dog’s name on the list?

Vet’s Street Top Trendy Dog Names 2013

Cleaning Cat Ears

 

Cat in the sink.

Although cats can generally clean themselves up without help from us there are a few places that cats cannot clean. One of those places is in the ear canal. This is becoming even more important as the spring weather now here. With a change in climate it is common for cats to get ear mites.

In this article you can find other reasons to clean your cat’s ears regularly and several tips to improve the process.Click link below  see Pet Pav’s additional ear cleaning tips.

Details how to clean cat’s ears.