Blog Entries ( Cats )

How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Tree

December 4th, 2011
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Winter holidays are especially exciting, with all the sparkly lights and streamers, delicate ornaments and brightly colored garland, and don’t get us started on the candies and treats! All of these things are great fun, and no less so for our pets. So, before you start taking out the decorations, take a few minutes to consider how their placement will affect your ...

Dog Book: Schnoopel (Mish de Mutt continues)

September 13th, 2011
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When I saw him for the very first time, he was only three-months old. I must have scared him out of his wits because he was shaking and trembling all over. Silly boy! I would never have done anything mean to a little, stupid puppy! If he had been older, it would have been different story. His name was Snoopy, but we changed that ...

Going To The Movies With Your Dog

January 18th, 2011
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Do you feel guilty leaving you pup at home when you go out? Hopefully, America will open its movie theaters to canines in countries like Sweden! Stockholm residents were able to catch Marmaduke with their furry buddies this month. Taking our pups to the movies--this is a great idea! When our partner doesn’t want to go to the flick that we want to see, our ...

Sleepy Sammy and Mischievous Maya

August 31st, 2010
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        Invariably, when M.W. and I leave the house, Sammy leaves a puddle.  Everything to Maya is a chew toy, including Boo Boo, Felix, and Delilah, our three cats.  Sammy has a chronic case of separation anxiety, and Maya is a Twinkie-sized terrorist. We’re all one big, bloody marvelous crew. When I first met M.W., he described Bela and Sammy as different as night and day.  Bela, a ...

Tell Me Where It Hurts

May 25th, 2010

We're treated to a rare behind-the-scenes peek into the life of a veterinarian in "Tell Me Where It Hurts" as the author, Dr. Nick Trout, takes us with him on a busy day at the huge Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston.  Several years of cases and clients are packed into 24 hours to give us an idea of what an animal surgeon might ...