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Urinary Block Busters (Treating Urinary/Bladder Stones)

Urinary stones are clusters of mineral crystals in the urinary tract. They’re often called bladder stones because 85% of dog and cat urinary stones are in the bladder. Veterinarians and researchers also refer to them as uroliths or cystic calculi.

Struvite stones. Photo courtesy of Joel Mills.

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The Old Man And The Pee Pads (Less Expensive Incontinence Pads)

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Two of my older male cats urinated outside the box for the last few months of their lives. There’s a lot that can be done to figure out what’s causing this and deter cats if it’s behavioral. If there’s nothing that can be done to eliminate this issue, there are steps we can . . . → Read More: The Old Man And The Pee Pads (Less Expensive Incontinence Pads)

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Igor’s Home Away From Home (Customized Boarding Kennel)

While recently telling someone about this video, I decided to share it here with you. It’s a video showing how a family customized their dog’s boarding kennel so he’d have a home away from home while his humans were on vacation.

I bet a lot of people wish they had the time, money, and . . . → Read More: Igor’s Home Away From Home (Customized Boarding Kennel)

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Toys For The 12th Cat (Seahawksish Cat Toys)

Tis the season, football fans! I’m a fan of (American) football in general, but my favorite teams are the Packers and Seahawks*. And you know that I’m a cat lady. So I was thrilled today to see a handful of cat toys in Seahawks colors at Fluffy and Floyd’s! Every now and then I also . . . → Read More: Toys For The 12th Cat (Seahawksish Cat Toys)

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The Protein Choice Awards (Protein Basics + High Protein Diets)

Protein is essential in the diets of dogs and cats, but more protein is not necessarily better.

When it comes to eating high protein foods, some animals benefit, some animals do not benefit, and some animals are actually harmed by being fed higher protein diets. Each individual’s age, activity level, general health, and breed are . . . → Read More: The Protein Choice Awards (Protein Basics + High Protein Diets)

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