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September 6, 2016 by Modern Pets

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Nearly 50% of US cats don't get regular veterinary care, and there's been a 30% drop in cat visits to veterinary clinics since 2001. Veterinarian and CATalyst Council Executive Director Jane Brunt explains that preventive care is essential for cats because veterinarians can detect early signs of illness including dental disease and osteoarthritis and begin treatments before issues progress.

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September 6, 2016 by Modern Pets

spoiled cat

How far will pet owners go to keep Fido and Fluffy happy? It seems the sky's the limit these days (or the confines of their wallets) — with spas, raw foods and other perks once only available to humans. The role they play in our households is indeed changing. No longer are pets — particularly dogs and cats — viewed by their owners only as companions, guardians or hunters. "They're perceived more as a

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September 6, 2016 by Modern Pets

kitkat lucy

“…The sustaining power of love in furry form.”—Susy Flory, author or coauthor of eleven books, including Thunder Dog, a New York Times bestseller

After years of vibrant city life in San Francisco, Lonnie Hull DuPont reluctantly trades her three-room apartment on Telegraph Hill for a farmhouse in Michigan. She immediately

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September 2, 2016 by Modern Pets

couch

Shred My Couch offers hand drawn and screen-printed designer cat tees on the finest, sweatshop free and responsibly sourced t-shirts in the business. The fashion forward friend of the feline has finally found a fab frock. Say that five times fast!

From funny to arty tees, you will find something for the cat mom, cat dad and cat kid of the

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August 29, 2016 by Modern Pets

savage cat food

Image of Savage Cat Food owners Audrey and Mathew, as well as Modern Cat's very own Jacquie!

This blog post was provided by Savage Cat Food to Modern Cat. All views expressed within are their own. 

If you are connected to the Pet Industry at any way, you have

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August 29, 2016 by Modern Pets

nekochan

Cats in the wild will spend as much as 20 hours a day sleeping while dedicating their remaining time to hunting or teaching their young to hunt. This active time not only provides food, but also the physical and mental stimulation that is important to their overall well-being.

The same is true for indoor domesticated cats except they no longer need to hunt for their food. Without this stimulation

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August 23, 2016 by Modern Pets

acrocats

The Amazing Acro-cats are a troupe of REAL house cats that jump and pounce into your heart! Reaching out to shelters in need and accepting cats found homeless in the streets, Samantha Martin has not only rescued her own cats but also has found homes for over 182 cats and kittens. Using clicker training, she takes

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August 23, 2016 by Modern Pets

litter lifter

What does the new Pellet-Scoop from Litter Lifter offer you that other scoops don't? First, anywhere from 18 to 60 hours of your life back a year! In other words, it is a great time-saver.

Why struggle with flat-bottomed scoops? The secret to the Pellet-Scoop is that coarse litter and pellets slide through the Triangular Blades.

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August 23, 2016 by Modern Pets

litter lifter

A Scoop is a scoop? Right? Wrong!

The Litter-Lifter® is totally different!

The Litter-Lifter® has parallel triangular tines that cannot pick up clean litter.  The other

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