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Three-Colored Cats Have Catitude

Three-Colored Cats Have Catitude

BY CYNTHIA HUBERT Sacramento Bee Your tortie is temperamental? It seems you’re in good company. Veterinarians from the University of California, Davis, have discovered, in recently published research, that cats with calico and tortoiseshell coat patterns tend to challenge their human companions more often than felines whose fur is less flashy. The research backs up […]

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  January 15, 2016   No comments
Cats Are Hiding Experts

Cats Are Hiding Experts

Drives you insane, doesn’t it?   When you call and call and he won’t answer. Hiding. You know he’s hiding. But he won’t come out for (insert your favorite technique here): the laser, clicking the flashlight on and off, rattling the treat bag, wadding up a piece of paper or foil for him to chase, […]

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  May 1, 2015   No comments
2015 Mississippi Veterinarian Of The Year:  Dr. James Randolph

2015 Mississippi Veterinarian Of The Year: Dr. James Randolph

The Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association, a non-profit association of veterinary professionals, chose Dr. James Randolph as the 2015 Veterinarian of the Year during the Annual Business Meeting.  This year’s meeting was held on February 28 at their Winter Conference at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Candidates are nominated by their peers in the […]

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  April 6, 2015   No comments
This Year’s Friend-Eddie Donation Story

This Year’s Friend-Eddie Donation Story

Regular readers will remember that my high school best friend, Eddie, sends a gift each year to be used to help a pet or pets whose owners cannot afford their care. Click here to read the original story. Each year I write about the recipient(s) of Eddie’s largesse. Here is this year’s story. It was […]

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  August 22, 2014   No comments
Getting Good Information Online

Getting Good Information Online

MyPetsDoctor.com has reminded readers many times that 64% of the medical information online is either outdated, or just plain wrong. Drs. Mike Roizen and Mehmet Oz have recently written pieces in their weekly newspaper column about inaccurate online medical information. Of Wikipedia, they say, “A new study compared info on Wiki’s medical articles to facts […]

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  July 11, 2014   2 comments
Steps For Spoiled Pets

Steps For Spoiled Pets

This post combines three things I’m passionate about: pets, writing and woodworking (I couldn’t figure out how to include bass fishing). When my Wisconsin pen-pal and fellow worker in wood, Steven Johnson, told me he was building a piece of furniture for his cats, I thought, “Now, there’s a blog post being written for me!” […]

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  April 7, 2014   No comments
Standard Time Undone

Standard Time Undone

I gave in. You may recall that we recently made the decision to leave our Maxx’s automatic feeder on Central Standard Time so that he didn’t have to make the ridiculous adjustment we humans must. (Click here to read it if you missed it.) We made that decision based on the assumption that he could […]

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  March 28, 2014   No comments
Pets And Daylight Saving Time

Pets And Daylight Saving Time

Don’t you know pets all over the nation woke up Sunday morning thinking to themselves, “What in the world are Mom and Dad doing up at this hour???????” Pets are like kids:  the more regular their schedule, the better they do.  Back in my childhood dairy farm days, Uncle Sam kept one alarm clock set to “slow […]

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  March 10, 2014   No comments