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Tue September 23, 2014

Veterinarian Wayne Hunthausen: How To Prevent Loneliness In Pets

Lonely pets can indulge in destructive behavior.
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Throughout the 20th Century our perception and treatment of cats and dogs changed from that of working animal to treasured companion. We brought them inside and made them members of our family. As society changed, however, those animals went from the constant stimulation from and occupation with the outdoor environment to that provided by stay-at-home mothers and children to often being home alone for eight hours or more every weekday.

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4:50 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Cat Tips From The 'Cat Daddy'

Jackson Galaxy shares his knowledge of cats on his Animal Planet show, My Cat From Hell.
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Let the cat out of the bag.

The cat’s pajamas.

Cat got your tongue?

Curiosity killed the cat.

These are just a few of the saying about cats that show how entrenched they are in our everyday lives. But even as wonderful as cats may be sometimes the relationship between pet and human can be strained.

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