Here’s how to REALLY deal with the feral cats in your neighborhood

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Have you noticed the foul odor of cat urine in your neighborhood or yard? That’s probably caused by an unaltered male cat who is traipsing all over town marking his territory. Oh, and that screeching, yowling noise you hear somewhere off in the distance? Yeah, that might be the sound of kitty love-making. It’s not …

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When pets die, the grieving process is real

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Last week I attended a show that a friend of mine was previewing and met a group of his friends. As we were making small talk before the show started, the conversation steered towards pets, as it often does once I tell people where I work. The man sitting in the row in front of …

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Pasadena shelter’s summer camp checks all the boxes

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“Am I a bad mother?” Brooke asked. “Yes.” I confirmed without hesitation. We were on our usual morning commute phone call where we discuss important political issues, solve the world’s problems, and talk about people we think are ridiculous. It’s a morning ritual that gets the day started off right – and since I don’t …

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Which dogs are more prone to deafness and blindness

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I recently took my dog Oliver to a new groomer. His usual stylist was booked solid until the end of the month, so I figured I’d try a place closer to my office. He’s a long-haired Dachshund, so every year around this time, I have him shaved down completely. He’s more comfortable when it’s hot …

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