Cat Agility Competitions

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Watch out dogs! Cats are entering the world of animal sports! Since the early 2000’s cat agility competitions have becoming increasingly popular. Cat agility competitions give cats the chance to show off their amazing physicality. Through a course of obstacles, cats jump, crawl, run, and climb. Crowds of people are … Continue reading

Halloween Safety: Cats, Costumes, & Candy

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Halloween is right around the corner! I can’t believe it is already here. Halloween is a lot of fun for humans, but not always for our cats. I have 5 Halloween safety tips for you that can help make the holiday less of a trick and more of a treat … Continue reading

Chronic Kidney Disease – Hope Series Part 3

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Chronic Kidney Disease is one of the most common cause of death in older cats. The average age of cats that suffer with it is 15 years old. According to the University of Purdue, 16 out of every 1,000 cats (1.6%) examined suffer from Chronic Kidney Disease. What is Chronic Kidney Disease? … Continue reading

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Black Cat”

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Edgar Allan Poe was a truly pioneering American author. He dared to make a cat a powerful main character that could judge the soul of a man. The Black Cat is a story akin to The Tell Tale Heart which explores guilt, paranoia, and the true nature of man. A Few Note … Continue reading

The Mighty Were Jaguar – A Playful Kitty Puzzle

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The Human Animal Bond Gets Literal The jaguar was revered by the people of the first true civilization on the North American continent, the Olmecs. This amazing feline was the most fearsome predator in the jungles with the ability to hunt during the day or the night. It seemed to have … Continue reading

Pumpkin: A Natural Digestive Remedy for Cats

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Everybody gets an upset tummy sometimes- even cats! Luckily, nature has provided us with a remedy that works well for both cats and humans. Pumpkin is a great nutritional supplement for any cat (or human) experiencing digestive issues. The Nutritional Value of Pumpkin Pumpkin is an excellent source of non-grain … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: The Kitty Monster

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Niptoons Presents: “The Kitty Monster” Starring: Cinco, Manna, a beat up chair belonging to the cats, and The Bride of Kittenstien Sneak Preview The next Playful Kitty Newsletter will be coming out on Monday! It’s going to include some really pawsome Halloween things – like this very cool purrintable cat-themed … Continue reading