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February 4, 2015 by Modern Pets

Cat grooming isn’t just for the pros. You too can help the family feline look and feel better as a result of regular grooming. Stay tuned to this four- part series to better educate yourself on the dos and don’ts of at-home cat grooming.

Test Your Pet’s Temperament -Cat behavior and your safety go hand-in-hand. Although not all cats will act out for

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February 4, 2015 by Modern Pets

Featuring an outer-space theme that appears to draw parallels to Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Catmosphere is due to open in the city’s CBD this July.

Promising the likes of “locally brewed coffee and a mouthwatering seasonal menu,” Catmosphere will enable cat lovers to enjoy the company of the venue’s feline residents while

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January 28, 2015 by Modern Pets

Chicken Soup for the Soul Productions today announced that it has committed to its first series for network television, signing a deal with Litton Entertainment, the Emmy Award-winning creators of the Saturday morning blocks on ABC, CBS and The CW. The half-hour series will air for 52 weeks as part of The CW’s Saturday “One Magnificent Morning” lineup. Scheduled to premiere October 3, 2015, the family series

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January 28, 2015 by Modern Pets

The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Maryland Votes for Animals were joined by advocates from across Maryland at '

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January 22, 2015 by Modern Pets

Break out the first-rate feline finery for the furriest celebration of independent film.  Now in its third year, the Catdance Film Festival* presented by Fresh Step® litter and hosted by actress and animal activist Nikki Reed, returns to famed Park City, Utah at the heart of the independent film scene on Jan. 24 to bestow the golden litter scoop to the best original

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January 22, 2015 by Modern Pets

Exactly one year ago, the Montreal SPCA, in collaboration with food ethics author and blogger Élise Desaulniers and moral philosophy researcher 

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January 8, 2015 by Modern Pets

This year 267 animals found homes through the San Francisco SPCA's annual Holiday Windows event at Macy's Union Square! They also raised more than $90,000 to support our year-round programs and services.

The San Francisco SPCA wants to extend a huge "thank you" to the community for opening their hearts and homes to so many homeless animals this holiday season. It was a truly remarkable to see everyone rally

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January 8, 2015 by Modern Pets

During this holiday season, it’s time you knew that there really is a tooth fairy… for homeless dogs and cats.  In fact there are six tooth fairies: animal dentistry experts traveling from southern California to Best Friends Animal Society’s sanctuary in remote southern Utah to perform 60 dentals between Jan. 2 and Jan. 4, 2015.

Best Friends’ sanctuary has 1,

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January 8, 2015 by Modern Pets

National TV and Radio Journalist named the 2015 recipient of the prestigious annual “Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award.”

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) are pleased to announce the multiple award-winning national television and radio journalist and animal advocate, Xiomara

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January 8, 2015 by Modern Pets

FDA is investigating whether treats led to canine deaths

Petco has announced it will remove dog and cat treats made in China from its stores, amid a U.S. investigation of the safety of animal snacks created in the country.

The Food and Drug Administration has received 4,800 complaints about pet illnesses related to jerky treats, including 1,000 complaints involving canine deaths, since

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