cats at first thanksgiving feast

Were there cats at the first Thanksgiving feast?

Pull up a mental image of the first Thanksgiving. Maybe you envision smiling Pilgrims sitting peacefully alongside their new native friends—a table covered in gourds, a large golden brown turkey, and of course, an overflowing cornucopia of harvest fruit. There are smiles all around as everyone gives thanks for the bountiful harvest and successful hunt. […]

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Why Cat Toys Are a Waste of Money

Ever get the feeling that you might be wasting money on cat toys? It’s probably because you are. The main reason cited for giving cats toys is precisely the reason why they don’t need them – cats are born carnivorous predators, hardwired to hunt. They need the stimulation of finding something to kill and killing […]

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Where to Buy Single Cans of Cat Food Online

Where can you buy single cans of cat food online? A few online stores sell single cans of cat food, including Only Natural Pet and Go Healthy Pet. Individually-sold cat food cans are typically rather expensive online, so it’s only practical to purchase small quantities when sampling a new product. Before you buy from one […]

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Live Pee Free! Review: We Tried a Cat Urine Odor Eliminator

Meet Bongo, the monkey that smells like cat pee. Bongo the monkey lives in a tree The happiest monkey you’ll ever see In his spare time he plays the guitar One of these days he will be a big star! But for now he just smells like pee. Bongo’s had it pretty easy. Excepting the […]

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10 Fun Fall Activities You Can Do With Your Cat

Fall is a special season best spent with good pals. Fall is my favorite season. It’s not too hot for long walks, and the ground isn’t covered in snow yet—usually. Fall is a time of harvest, reflection, and gathering for a long winter ahead. It has become synonymous with cozy blankets, spicy drinks, fiery-colored leaves, […]

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Cat Home Euthanasia: Exploring Your Options

As I write this article, I look over at Wessie, curled up on the bed, sleeping, snoring a little, letting out a sigh, twitching as he dreams. What would I do if—no, it has to be when—he reaches the end of his life? I first learned about home euthanasia from Caitlin Doughty, a writer, mortician, […]

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15 Minutes with a Veterinary Nutritionist: Your Questions Answered

When we were given the opportunity to interview Dr. Justin Shmalberg, board-certified veterinary nutritionist and Chief Nutrition Officer at NomNomNow, we knew it was the perfect chance to turn the mic to the pawesome people who follow us. That means you. *waves* We love the questions we received from our Instagram followers and email newsletter […]

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SuperZoo 2018: Observations and Trends From the Show Floor

This year’s SuperZoo trade show took place on June 25th-28th in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the 24th of June, we packed up our bags, hugged Wessie and Forest goodbye, and left the meowntains of Northwestern Montana for Las Vegas, Nevada – we were ready to attend SuperZoo for the first time. After about a year of […]

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The Honest Kitchen Bone Broth Review: We Tried Bone Broth for Cats

The Honest Kitchen Bone Broth may be the nourishing way to add moisture to your cat’s diet – no time-consuming preparation required. Before we jump into our review of The Honest Kitchen Bone Broth, let’s talk about what bone broth is and what makes it special. Don’t confuse bone broth with traditional broths found at […]

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Which Cat Brush Is The Best? Best Cat Grooming Brushes

June is here, and so is the cat hair. A lot of cat hair. It’s full-on shedding season, and cat hair is everywhere. It’s floating in the air, drifting across the floor, and landing in your food. Maybe people joke that “food tastes better with cat hair in it”, but seriously – do you REALLY […]

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