I heard a crazy story recently: My son’s neighbors lost their cat. It was an indoor/outdoor cat and just went missing; one imagines the worst. A few weeks later, the owners get a call from a veterinarian in a town about 30 miles away. The vet’s office representative asked, “Are you missing a cat?” They…

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Horrendous hacking in the next room goes unchecked as your cats spits up yet another hairball. You’ve almost learned to tune it out but the aggressive offending nature of the sound and sight is still too much to completely ignore. That’s good – you shouldn’t ignore it! Contrary to what many cat owners and even…

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My stepdaughter and her son are coming to town for a visit. Hurray for vaccinations! They live in New Jersey, and haven’t been to this coast since her son was a newborn, five years ago. We moved into a “new” house three years ago, and they haven’t seen it yet! So my husband and I…

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It’s a funny thing: No matter how badly I want to place a foster dog or foster puppy, no matter how much time and money and trouble they have caused me, the minute they leave to join a new household, the worrying starts. For the past month, I’ve been fostering a goofy little mixed breed…

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An important note to Barkery customers regarding the Earthborn pet food recall: Midwestern Pet Foods has announced a voluntary recall due to possible salmonella health risk on a selection of their products produced in their Monmouth, IL facility, including certain dry dog and cat food formulas from Earthborn Holistic and Earthborn Venture. Please review this…

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