PURR-FECT POTTY : Litter box tricks for your cat or kitten | Lifestyles

Did the new year bring a cat or kitten into your life for the first time? You probably know that cats are good at using a litter box—which may be what drew you to one as a companion—but did you know that you can take steps to help prevent cats and kittens from thinking (or … Read more

Adoptions temporarily closed at Racine Wisconsin Humane Society; foster families needed | Local News

RACINE – The Wisconsin Humane Society has temporarily halted pet adoptions from Racine, Ozuki and Dor County campuses due to staff shortages linked to the pandemic and a shortage of volunteers. According to a statement, WHS will only offer adoptions from the Milwaukee and Green Bay campuses “until further notice.” Some animals may be available … Read more

ASPCA urges pet owners to take precautions for winter storms | Outdoors

With temperatures expected to drop and the Kansas City metropolitan area expected to receive measurable snow this weekend, the ASPCA is reminding pet owners that cold temperatures can be especially dangerous for pets. ASPCA experts offer several tips: • If it’s too cold for you, it’s probably too cold for your pet. During inclement weather, … Read more

Animal Doctor: Pros and cons of neutering dogs | Lifestyles

Knowledgeable veterinarians, taking into account the needs, ages and lifestyles of their clients, as well as breeds and sizes of dogs and puppies, can advise on this issue of spaying and neutering. There is no one-size-fits-all protocol. Dear Dr. Fox: My 14 year old Tinky cat is eating well, but she is bloated and seems … Read more

Your pet is at risk around this holiday food, decor. We talk to a vet for tips | Lifestyle

Sacramento – It’s almost second nature to want to take your pet and have them take pictures with your new holiday decorations. Or maybe give them a little leftover Christmas dinner and pumpkin pie. After all, they’re like family and they should see what holiday cheer is all about – right? not exactly. According to … Read more

Look out for holiday food and decorations – it might just save your pet’s life | Kentucky News

Paducah – It’s the festive season and although it can be full of festivities, be sure to check in with your pets. Experts say to make sure you clean your home, be careful when it comes to decor and food. It might just save their lives. It’s the day after Thanksgiving and Sharman Webb is … Read more