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  Bored cat? There’s an app for that! If you’re looking for ways to keep your cat busy and stimulated, try downloading a free smartphone or tablet app designed just for cats. It’s well known that apps can help keep us humans busy when we find ourselves bored, but you …

This winter I installed a bird feeder just outside my window. While I knew my cats would like it, it’s changed their entire routines and helped them get along better as well. Before the feeder, my cats’ days were spent mostly napping or fighting over the most-comfortable pillow (to nap …

About a year and a half ago Oliver, an adorable 12 week old Siamese kitten, became part of our family. He was adopted from the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center on the Island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Almost immediately we noticed that he acted a little …

Brinx is a healthy senior lab mix at Save-A-Pet in Grayslake, IL. Senior pets, like people, can suffer mental decline that is not considered a normal part of aging. Last time we wrote about how cognitive dysfunction syndrome, or CDS, is diagnosed. This week we’re looking at how using environmental …

Mickey is at Fox Valley Humane Association in Appleton, WI. This article is the latest in our series on environmental enrichment for pets, offering easy ways to keep your pet’s mind and body active. If living with, volunteering with and working with cats has taught me anything, it’s this: Cats …

My new adoptee Wes, who has Cerebellar Hypoplasia, and foster kitten Peekaboo (also with CH) from K9Kastle in NYC love their playhouse. This article is the latest in our series on environmental enrichment for pets, offering easy ways to keep your pet’s mind and body active. Cats love to hide, …

Petfinder staffer Kim’s dog Mojo at his agility class at St. Hubert’s Dog Training School in Madison, NJ. This article is the latest in our series on environmental enrichment, offering easy ways to keep your pet’s mind and body active. Many of you made New Year’s resolutions to get active …