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Why Cats Are Great Pets

We love all animals here at Cane Bay Pet Sitting but it’s no secret, cats and dogs are our most popular customers. During our pet sitting adventures, we’re often asked – do more families own cats or dogs? Which one is better? Our answer – both dogs and cats are great! But, a lot depends on what your family is ...

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Safety Tips for Your Pet this Thanksgiving

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For many people, Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. Families and friends are reunited, children are filled with excitement, and pets are overjoyed to join the festivities and be a part of all that’s going on. Despite a pet’s willingness to partake in all the activities that humans do, there should be some safety precautions in place to protect ...

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How to Brush Your Cat’s Teeth

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If brushing your cat’s teeth sounds intimidating, you can rest assured that you’re not alone. Making kitty’s pearly whites sparkle may not sound like the best way to spend your day, but we can attest that all the effort is well worth it. If you’re new to this, follow the tips below to help make brushing your cat’s teeth a ...

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7 Safety Tips for Taking Your Dog Boating

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Summer is just around the corner, and with Memorial Day even closer, it’s likely lots of outdoor enthusiasts will be hitting the water for boating, tubing, swimming and other fun in the sun. If your pooch will be joining you, it’s important to remember a few safety tips to keep your four-legged friend safe. Before setting sail, you’ll want to ...

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Safe Household Toys for Cats

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If you’re in the mood for spicing up your cat’s toy collection but don’t feel like spending a mini fortune, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are plenty of everyday household items that can double as exciting new toys for your fur baby.  Below we’ll take a look at safe (and not so safe) household toys for cats.  Safe Household Toys ...

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The Best Pets for Children

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While many children beg and plead for pets growing up, busy parents often worry about the time commitment, responsibility and overall care involved with owning a pet. Not to mention a pet’s temperament and behavior toward their children.  While these are valid concerns, finding the right pet for your family can oftentimes be a rewarding experience that helps children learn ...

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Do Cats Need Baths?

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Do cats need baths? In short, no. Most cats are natural self-groomers. The licking and cleaning of fur with those scratchy tongues is instinctive behavior from a young age. However, there are instances in which kitty would greatly benefit from – and even need – a bath.    Under What Circumstances Would My Cat Need a Bath? While most cats ...

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The Benefits of Cat Companionship for Children with Autism

New research suggests that cat companionship may benefit children with autism spectrum disorder. According to a recent study conducted by a team from the University of Missouri, cats may encourage empathy, social skills and self-confidence while minimizing separation anxiety and troublesome behavior in kids with ASD. The Study Methods Funded by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute and the Winn ...

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South Carolina Inmates Help Train Rescue Animals for Adoption

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Animals Are Saved From Euthanasia, Given a Second Chance at Adoption Since 2013, the Allendale Correctional Institute has welcomed dogs and cats – some of which had troubled pasts and lackluster futures – inside its walls. The purpose? Inmates are given the opportunity to love, care for, and ultimately train rescue animals for future adoption with a loving family. Inmates ...

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How To Keep Your House Clean With Pets

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With the holidays quickly approaching, attempting to keep the house clean and presentable for guests may be a struggle – especially for pet owners. A well-loved pet oftentimes translates to a well-worn couch, hair on the dishes and mud on the rug. Wondering how to keep your house clean with pets? If you have a shedding fur baby and are ...

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