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South Carolina May Ban Animal Cruelty Offenders From Adopting Pets

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In recent weeks, South Carolina lawmakers have been taking proactive steps to defend and ensure the proper treatment of animals. Previously, we wrote about the state’s proposal to crack down on puppy mills and tighten regulations. Around the same time, two South Carolina lawmakers proposed additional bills that would limit or completely restrict an animal cruelty offender’s ability to adopt pets. ...

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From Fat to Fit: Obesity in Cats

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Unfortunately, obesity in cats is a significantly documented problem, particularly as of late. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, over 50 percent of pet cats were deemed to be either overweight or obese in 2011. While these statistics may be alarming, perhaps even more alarming are the additional health complications that can be caused by obesity. Veterinarians warn ...

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Finding a New Home for Your Pet

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This is something we don’t often like to think about, but in certain cases, it does become necessary for a pet owner to find a different home for his or her furry friend. It may be that the owner is aging and is no longer able to care for Scruffy anymore. Perhaps Fido has developed major behavioral and aggression issues ...

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Caring For an Aging Cat

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Caring for an aging cat can sometimes throw curveballs, even to long-time cat owners. Senior cats are more susceptible to diseases and health conditions, which at times can be difficult to navigate. If you are also a canine owner and need tips on caring for an aging dog, feel free to check out our post on How To Care for ...

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The Truth About Declawing Your Cat: Is It Okay?

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Cat declawing in the United States is a controversial topic. With many people and organizations, including the Humane Society, leading the way in actively fighting against the procedure, some associations say that declawing your cat can be okay, if it’s done for medical reasons. That still leaves the question: Is declawing your cat okay? There may be some misconceived notions ...

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Should My Cat Be an Indoor Cat or an Outdoor Cat?

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It’s not uncommon to see cats wandering around outside and exploring. Many times, those cute little kitties look like they’re loving the adventure they’re on – exploring new smells, chasing bugs and getting fresh air. However, is having an outdoor cat preferable? What about letting your cat outside for a few hours a day so he can enjoy some sunshine ...

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6 Signs of a Bad Pet Sitter

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Our pets are a part of our families. When we hire babysitters, we make sure we have someone completely trustworthy, reliable, caring and responsible to watch our children. Choosing the right pet sitter is just as important of a decision as choosing the right babysitter. While we take pride in taking the best care of the pets we watch, unfortunately, ...

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