Dog Afraid of Thunder?

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Is your dog afraid of thunder?  It can be heartbreaking to witness – and in some instances downright dangerous. Signs of Dog Anxiety As a storm approaches your dog hides, cowers, shakes, barks, or is otherwise agitated – and petrified.  In extreme cases, your dog may try to escape – bolting through any open door into […]

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Grow Your Own Grass!

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Cat grass that is.  Why do cats eat grass?  Cats are carnivores.  No one really knows for sure, although many theorize that eating grass aids digestion.  A little grass may help a hairball move along the digestive track, or soothe a rumbly tummy.  The juices in grass also contain folic acid, which is an essential vitamin […]

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The Power of Flower Essences

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Several years ago we had a very unusual – and frightening – occurrence at our house.  Our cat Cailie was happily sunning herself on the kitchen windowseat, a gentle breeze coming in from the screened window as she looked out over our courtyard.  Her back to me as I walked into the kitchen, she let out a […]

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Is My Cat Sick?

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There will be lots of times in a cats life when we worry that they are sick, but just aren’t sure.  Read on for a few key indicators that will help you answer the question “Is my cat sick?” Our cats rely on us to take care of them and notice when they are not well so […]

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