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Why We Celebrate National Black Cat Day

November 17, 2015

National Black Cat Day is celebrated on November 17 to highlight what awesome cats black cats really are, and also to try and help to dispel the myths and nonsense that continue to circulate around them. The biggest problem with black cats is their association with witches and the occult. Depending where you live in the world, they are either associated with good or bad…  

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How to Vacuum During a Flea Infestation

November 12, 2015

FLEA – that dreaded four-letter word that pet parents dread. According to research done by the Department of Parasitology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in Alabama, fleas spend only about 20 percent of their time on your pet; the rest of their lifespan is spent free-ranging in your home. So it’s easy to understand how quickly a flea infestation can get…  

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Who’s Coming for Dinner? How Fleas Can Enter Your Home

November 09, 2015

You are planning a get-together with family and friends. Depending on your guests, you may find yourself having to deal with some uninvited and very unwelcome visitors that may inadvertently insert themselves in your home. Simply put, people can bring fleas into your home. And of course, the same applies to any canine visitors that you may have invited for a play date with your…  

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10 Plants That Are Poisonous to Pets

October 20, 2015

I love indoor plants – they make such a great decorating “accessory.” And, judging by the array of indoor plants that one can find in supermarkets these days that reflect seasonal changes, they are indeed a popular color feature in any room. Fortunately, two of my indoor favorites, namely orchids and African violets, are safe non-toxic plants and available year-round. Lots of other popular plants…  

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