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Scratching is a completely normal and healthy behavior for cats and it serves many purposes. Cats scratch to stretch their muscles, shed old cuticle, sharpen their claws, and leave scent marks. It is important to provide your cat with suitable ‘scratchers’ where they...
Cats and children can be a wonderful thing! Despite what a lot of people believe, cats are social animals and love “their” people. When a new baby is coming into the family, you can do things to prepare the cat for this so that the cat can more easily adjust to having...
Aggression is a natural behavior that cats use for survival or to ward of a perceived threat, this can be directed at people, other cats or animals. All animals display aggression unfortunately if unprovoked or doesn’t seem to be appropriate, it is not a desirable...
Winnebago County, home of more than 60,000 licensed dogs and cats, and PetHub.com, the world’s fastest way to get lost pets home, have teamed up to offer fourlegged family members a new 21st century ID tag that aims to increase the chances of a lost pet’s return. “Each year our department licenses more than 60,000 […]
Keeping kittens warm, bottle feeding, assisting with grooming, and stimulating urination and defecation are all essential skills for any kitten rescuer. Learn the basics with this step-by-step tutorial.
Winnebago County Animal Services keeps the people and pets of Winnebago County, Illinois safe. The organization recently shared these tips for preventing bites, a common concern for pet owners and neighbors alike. Dog bites can be prevented becoming familiar canine body language: https://positively.com/dog-training/understanding-dogs/canine-body-language/ Dog bite prevention tips for pet owners: Socialize and train your dog, […]
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