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    Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Jun 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    What Is Hyperthyroidism? Your cat’s thyroid glands regulate the speed at which your cat’s metabolism works – much like the accelerator on your vehicle regulates the speed of your car.…

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    Tick Outbreak is the Price of Mild Winter

    May 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    According to a recent article in the Boston Globe, this winter’s warmer weather has resulted in an unusually large number of ticks.  There are several communicable diseases that are transmitted…

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    May is Pet Obesity Awareness Month

    May 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    A recent pet population study found that there are approximately 171 million pets living in the United States. Over 50% of these pets were found to be overweight or obese.…

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    Milo’s Success Story: A Letter From His Owner

    May 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    In 2006, we adopted two orange tabbies (siblings) from the MSPCA. Since both of these cats came to us declawed, they are both “house” cats. At that time, Milo weighted…

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    Is Your Cat Overweight?

    May 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Bea Sacks of Huntington Woods, Michigan, calls Jack, her adult cat, “big.”  But she has no idea how much he weighs or whether a diet is in order.  That’s because…

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    Pet Food Companies Combat Obesity

    May 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Two pet industry manufacturers are hoping that pet weight loss will continue to be a hot topic as they pair up with well-known fitness gurus on some creative pet nutrition…

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    April is Lost Pet Awareness Month

    Apr 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    With the warm weather approaching, it is especially important to ensure your pets have proper identification in case they become lost. Collars and ID tags, though helpful, can fall off…

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    Most Common Pet Poisons in 2011

    Apr 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    The Pet Poison Hotline has released a list of the top 10 most common dog emergencies in 2011, providing insight into the poisons dogs most frequently ingest. The items, in…