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Looking for a holiday gift for your cat? Try a homemade toy! They’re fun to make, fun for your cat to play with, and can even save you a little cash this season (just be sure to supervise play, and always watch out for any accidental ingestion). Ready to get crafting? Here are five simple ideas to get you started. …

Puffy the Ant is looking for the perfect forever home! This six-legged cutie has been fully vetted, spayed, micro-microchipped, and is up to date on all vaccines. Puffy loves tunnels, marching, and picnics. We’re working on a few basic commands, but to be perfectly honest, Puffy is not all that responsive—but in the right hands, we’re confident Puffy will make …

iStockphoto Terry May and Susan Fritz founded Space Coast Kibble Kitchen in Brevard County, FL, to help families struggling with financial difficulties keep their pets. With help from Cynthia Koppler of the Bright Paws Pet Food Bank by Bright Star, they are working to make sure no local pets are surrendered due to economic hardship. Today they share some tips …

As many pet parents know, keeping cats entertained and out of trouble can be a full-time job. House cats don’t spend their days doing what they’d do in the wild — hunting for food, searching for mates and protecting their territory — and often end up bored and looking for trouble. A great way to keep your cat from getting …

Photo (c) Dogfessions.com I’ve got some great tips on how to make your own pet toys, but first, a very exciting announcement: Rachael Ray’s Nutrish has pledged one pound of dog food to homeless pets for each card received on Dogfessions, Dogvice, Pugfessions/ Pugvice, and Bullyvice/ Bullyfessions! The goal is to give THREE TONS of food to both Best Friends …

Photo (c) Dogfessions.com Studies show expense is one of the top five reasons people give up their pets to shelters. And these days, with the economy in such a bad state, pets are being hit hard. But there are lots of ways to fit Fido and Fluffy into the budget and still maintain their quality of life — and yours. …

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