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August 18, 2014 by Modern Pets

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that nearly 44,000 dogs and cats were adopted in the first two months of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, an increase of 9,198 over the same period last year. A total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats

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August 13, 2014 by Modern Pets

Calling all poetic pupils! Bob Vetere, APPA President & CEO, is pleased to announce that the association’s non-profit campaign, Pets Add Life (PAL), will be accepting submissions for the 7th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest beginning September 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015. Students in grades 3rd-8th are encouraged to write unique poems

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August 11, 2014 by Modern Pets

Nekochan Enterprises Inc. is excited to announce that its newest product--Neko Birbug and the Telescoping Rod--received a New Product Showcase award at Superzoo 2014 in Las Vegas. Superzoo, which concluded just last week, has over 14,000 attendees considering products from over 900 exhibitors. New products are voted on by the attendees by category. Neko Birbug was selected in the Cat category.

Given the

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August 8, 2014 by Modern Pets

We all love our pets, but there are some people who go above and beyond for their furry friends. We have partnered with Petplan to bring you the Pet Parent of the Year awards! Nominations are coming in and there are some truly inspiring people out there. Click here to nominate a

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June 15, 2014 by Modern Pets

Do you know a veterinary clinic, veterinary staff member, shelter/rescue, community outreach organization, volunteer or pet owner who is championing pet+owner happiness?

Let them know how much you appreciate them by nominating them for a Pets Plus Us Champion Award! http://ow.ly/uhKj2 ‪#‎ChampAwards2014

Hurry though, voting ends June 30th

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June 12, 2014 by Modern Pets

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Cat Month (June), St. Martin’s Press and Bob the Cat, star of the New York Times bestselling memoir, A Street Cat Named Bob, and its sequel The World According to Bob, are hoping to help shelter cats find new homes.  They have established “Bob’s Buds Day”, which is June 21.  On “Bob’s Buds Day” several shelters across the

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June 10, 2014 by Modern Pets

With summer quickly approaching, people and pets alike are anxious to soak up the sun in backyards, parks and trails. As a pet owner, the last thing you want is for your cherished pet to be in danger of hazards lurking in these areas. Pets Plus Us, a pet community and health insurer, shares a few simple tips to help your furry companions stay safe

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June 3, 2014 by Modern Pets

Mordecai, a young black cat, spends his days with many other friendly felines at the Best Friends Pet Adoption & Spay/Neuter Center in Mission Hills. As a resident of the free roam cat room, Mordecai comes across dozens of potential adopters every week, but has yet to find a forever home of his own.

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June 3, 2014 by Modern Pets

Do you know an amazing pet parent? One who goes above and beyond for their own pets and others? Well, here is your chance to show them that they are noticed and loved! Petplan and Modern Cat are bringing you the Pet Parent of the Year awards. Nominations are already rolling in with some truly amazing stories! 

The

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May 27, 2014 by Modern Pets

Natural disasters and weather events can be a serious threat to pets that may become injured or lost in the destruction and chaos. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, thousands of pets were lost or injured and in need of emergency assistance.

As hurricane season begins on June 1, Banfield Pet Hospital and American Humane Association will mobilize its new, 50-foot Red Star® emergency rescue vehicle to ensure

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