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Summer Gives Pets More Outdoor Time but also Increased Risk of Costly Injuries

No. 1 pet insurer recommends pet parents protect themselves from unexpected veterinary bills. SEATTLE (July 31, 2012) – Pets, like humans, enjoy being outdoors in the summertime. However, unlike humans, most pets don’t carry the health insurance needed to offset expensive medical bills related to outdoor injuries.   Today, leading pet insurance provider Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation (Healthy Paws) is urging pet parents to research and purchase a pet insurance policy for their best friend. Since pets spend more Read More

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Catnip Crazy

Catnip Crazy If there’s toy your cat will go crazy for it’s their catnip toy. Catnip is one of the greatest pleasures a cat can have, and here we explain why.   What Exactly Is Catnip?   Catnip, catswort, or catmint (Latin name Nepeta cataria, a plant of the Lamiaceae family) is an aromatic plant, with small clusters of purplish blue flowers, which are tubular in structure and prettily spotted with purple dots. It looks very similar to a mint plant in many ways, but is a softer colour. It has sturdy stems with Read More

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Cats In A Spin Over Catnip

Cats In A Spin Over Catnip As you may know from your own pet, if there’s one thing that is guaranteed to send your cat a little dizzy it’s their catnip toy. Big cats are no exception and one of the favourite enrichment activities we give our cats is their regular catnip fix.   What Exactly Is Catnip?   Nepeta cataria (also known as catnip, catswort, or catmint) is a plant of the Lamiaceae family. It has been used as a medicinal herb for humans over centuries and provides a nice calming tea, tincture or juice. Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 13

Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 13 Last Two Days to Vote and we REALLY need your help! If you live in LA, TX, FL,AZ, CO, NM and Texarcana, AR and Salt Lake City, UT and at least 13 years of age or older we need you to vote 5 times a day for Big Cat Rescue to win $25,000. Voting ends tomorrow! You can do all 5 votes in a row each day. Our code number is 0063.  Here is a flyer to post:  Albertsons $25,000 Contest Flyer   An easy URL to remember is  Please vote every day! A Read More