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Accommodating your Aging Feline

This topic was selected by Our Companions’ Sanctuary Feline Behavior Manager, Karen Aseltine. When I met to talk with her,...
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Animal Hospice – End of Life Living

When I remember Phineas, our 14-year-old orange tiger striped cat, I recall memories of him as a kitten snuggled in...

Bad-Mouth Bootsie: Breaking the Biting Habit

by Andrea Dobras In this issue of OC News, we'll be addressing the topic of cats who bite. As we...

Can Cats with Cerebellar Hypoplasia Live Happy Healthy Lives?

When first meeting Hazel and Pippi, two young female calicos ready for adoption at the Our Companion’s Sanctuary, Hazel is...
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Clicker Training – a Workout Routine to Flex Your Cat’s Muscles

For the feline guests at our Sanctuary, overcoming emotional trauma from their earlier experiences is often the necessary step to...

The Damages of Declawing

by Lyn T. Garson, CVT, CCRP The technical term for declawing a cat is onychectomy. And it’s not just the...
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Keep Your Pets, Get Rid of Your Allergies

by Lyn T. Garson, CVT, CCRP My allergy test results produced a lengthy list of common offenders, from dust to...
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Tooth Be Told

by Lyn T. Garson, CVT, CCRP Let’s talk about teeth. Adult cats hold a mouthful – 30 to be exact...

Diabetic Cat Dilemmas

by Lyn T. Garson, CVT Take a peek in your refrigerator. Or perhaps in the fruit bowl on your kitchen...

Who is Taking Care of Me? Ensuring the well-being of your pet when you are away

by Jennifer Barrows It’s every pet owner’s nightmare. How many of us leave our animal companions in the care of...