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Ellie is Lost! (Or is she?)
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Ellie is Lost! (Or is she?)

There is nothing more frightening than discovering that your favorite canine companion is missing. What you do in the first few hours can make all the difference in your chances of finding them as well. You should never make the assumption that your dog has been stolen and there is no hope. Immediately start canvassing the neighborhood and if your initial efforts still leave you poochless, then make flyers to post right away.

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Do Cats Have a 6th Sense? Read Lancey's Story

I just got this email and I'd like to share it with you. Do you think cats can have a 6th sense? Share your story. Bear with me as it starts off sad though: Harri wrote…“I have a 12 yr old cat, who has numerous health conditions (Diabetes, Asthma, allergies, prone to seizures, has frequent ear infections and borderline Pancreatitis).
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Cassie's Story: One Dog's Battle Against Cancer

Cassie, a beautiful golden retriever, was first referred to my cancer care service in June 1993, when she was five. Her regular veterinarian found enlarged lymph glands that contained cancer. Lymphoma (cancer of the lymph glands) is one of the more treatable varieties of cancer. After consulting with me, Cassie's family decided to start treatments, despite the fact that the biopsy report said “prognosis: guarded to poor.
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A Letter from a Dog - “How Could You?”

Note from the site Editor We recently received this wonderful story from a dog lover. It is very sad but true. We at the site office cried when we read it. Originally, we didn't know the source of the story. We recently found out that the author was Mr. Jim Willis who gives permission for the story to be published on our website to encourage responsible pet ownership.
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I Rescued A Human Today

S.G. Thomas submitted a story to us – that he thought our readers would like. We agree and wanted to share it with you. It is called - I Rescued A Human Today Author:Janine Allen CPDT I rescued a human today. Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively into the kennels.
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How to Start an Office Cat Foster Program

Here's our step-by-step guide to starting your own Office Foster Program. Questions and comments are more than welcome. Let's Do This Step 1: Canvass your coworkers to gauge interest. There's strength in numbers. The more employees excited about fostering, the better chance you have at approval. Step 2: Find out if any employees are allergic to cats.
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Funny Cat Jokes

Know any funny cat jokes? We thought this would be fun so we asked our cat lovers to send us their favorites. Here they are! We hope you enjoy them. How Many Cats Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb? So how many cats does it take to change a light bulb? None, they get the stupid dog to do it.
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Consumer Reports: Pricey Pet Food Not Necessarily Better

When it comes to buying pet food, higher cost doesn't always mean higher quality, according to the March issue of Consumer Reports. A higher price could indicate better ingredients and better quality control during and after manufacturing, but it could also just mean prettier packaging, more marketing, or a fancy name.
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8 Wonderful Holiday Traditions to Share with Your Cat

Do you have favorite holiday traditions you celebrate with your cats? Many of us do. Cats are an important part of our families and many of us include our cats in our holiday plans. In some cases, their cats are an integral part of the holiday. I'd like to share some holiday traditions with you and even learn about some of your favorite tradition so that we can share them with other cat lovers that are developing their own traditions.
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How Does the Moon Affect Your Pet: Lunar Phases and Animals

How does the moon affect your pet? What do the phases of the moon mean? Astrologer Dana Haynes will tell you: FULL MOON: The Full Moon influences the psyche of animals with noticeable intensity. It has been said to increase chaos, and even cause the Earth to shake. Veterinary staff and Animal Control keep busy during this phase.
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Top 10 Cat Videos of 2008

We put together our top videos of this year that we want to share with you. We hope you enjoy! And if you like dogs too – check out the top 10 dog videos of 2008. They are also really good! Here are the top 10 cat videos of 2008! 10. Two cats talking. This was one of our favorites videos this year.
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How do I find out what my male dog horoscope is?

Our question this week was: My Bouvier des Flandres was born on July 31, 2008 and is a male. How do I find out what his horoscope is? Sincerely, Jane G. Answer Hi – thanks for your email. There are two ways to find out your dog's horoscope- your situation is easy because you known when your dog was born.
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2009 Pet Horoscopes

What Does This New Year Hold For Your Pet? By the Brittanys, Kerouac & Cal Orey (with Special Guest Astrologer Dana Haynes who shares the news on Planets and Pets) Welcome to 2009, a year that promises both humans and companion animals will spend more time at home enjoying the simple life-and all the good things Mother Nature brings.
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Survey Shows That Economy Goes To The Dogs - Literally!

While the economic downturn might make women pause about new purchases, it won't effect how much they'll spend on their beloved pets next year. As part of its ongoing "FemiNation" dialogue into the lifestyles and attitudes of contemporary women, Lifetime Networks today announced a survey* on the relationship between Women 18-49 and their pets.
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How Cat Lovers Celebrate the Holidays with Their Cats

Here are some ways pet lovers spend the holidays with their pets. We hope you enjoy reading them and get some ideas for your own holiday traditions. I hang small Santa Stockings on the stair railing with their names on. For the most part I add toys that are stuffed with catnip and treats for dental care.
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Real Stories From Dog Owners: Can Dogs Sense When People Need Them?

Can Dogs sense when owners need them? I think some can. Here are some comments from dog lovers…Izabelle Knew Who Needed Her Most Yes, dogs do sense when people need them. I have seen it in action with my Golden Retriever "Izabelle" on our therapy visits. When she was just nine months old we went to visit the residents at a nursing home with a therapy dog group.
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Little Red Riding Hood Meets a Dog

One of our wonderful pet lovers submitted this story. We laughed and thought we'd share it with you. We hope you enjoy it too! Little Red Riding Hood Meets a Dog Little Red Riding Hood is skipping thru the forest road when she sees the big bad dog crouched down behind a log. "My, what big eyes you have, Mr.
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A Pet's Ten Commandments

A pet lover sent us this article and asked us to share it with you other pet lovers. We hope you enjoy it. A Pet's Ten Commandments 1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful. 2. Give me time to understand what you want of me. 3. Place your trust in me.
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Wonderful Animal Quotes

Below are some quotes about animals that we would like to share with you. These are some of our favorites. Do you have a favorite? Email us and we'd love to add it to our article. "Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms." -George Eliot "The best thing about animals is that don't talk much.
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