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Two or Three Cats Are Better Than One

July, 2005

Apparently cats are like potato chips, stopping at just one isn’t easy.

Discovery of Gene Defect Linked to Heart Disease in Cats

August, 2005

You can’t help but wonder if Dr. Kathryn Meurs hollered “Bingo!” when she found a gene mutation in Maine Coon cats that is clearly associated with feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the most common form of heart disease in cats.

Super Bugs and Heart Disease Among Topics Discussed at Vet Conference

July, 2005

Pets can now enhance the spread of so-called “super bugs,” which have historically been caught in the hospital by people.

Hike, Backpack with your Dog

August, 2005

She had climbed about 12,000 feet on Mount Whitney in Southern California when the idea occurred to Charlene LaBelle to write a book about backpacking with dogs.

Pets Are a Part of the Katrina Story

September, 2005

What you can do to assist families with pets.

Greatest Show on Earth, Dog Show – That Is

January, 2006

It’s the greatest show on earth, or the greatest dog show, anyway. The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship is January 14 and 15 at the Tampa Convention Center and the St. Pete Times Forum. The show - which includes not only confirmation (the beauty contest dog show you typically see on TV), but also obedience and an agility competition – airs live on both Discovery and Animal Planet, 8 p.m. EST (both nights).

Countdown of Top Pet Newsstories in 2005

January 2006

If it’s good enough for CNN, MTV, the E Entertainment channel, and countless radio stations around the country - I figure I can do it too. Here’s my own countdown of the top five pet stories of 2005.

The Great Cat Watch: Scrutiny, Surveillance, Vet Visits

October, 2005

“We should all watch our dogs go to the bathroom,” begins Dr. James Richards, director of the Cornell Feline Health Center at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY. “We should also see what’s in the litter box, but most of us don’t,” he begins to laugh. “Certainly, I understand why you’d want to avert your gaze to what’s inside (the box). The truth is that by gauging what your cat eats and then what comes out the other end, you have an important barometer of your kitty cat’s health,” he says.

Twice Annual Vet Exam Saves Chaser’s Life

October, 2005

National Pet Wellness, an initiative encouraging twice annual veterinary visits, saved our dog’s life.

Iraqi Veterinarian Discusses Re-Opening of Baghdad Zoo

July, 2005

The Baghdad Zoo and its residents were an early casualty of the war in Iraq. Once the home to more than 600 animals, mortar rounds released many animals into the city who were ultimately either shot or starved to death. Damage to the zoo’s infrastructure was significant.

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