Welcome to the Holiday Edition of the Kitty Times!
 
Here are some links to help you with your holiday shopping:
 
 
 

 
 
Pet holidays for December:

National Spay and Neuter Month
Dec. 10: International Animal Rights Day
Dec. 15: Cat Herders' Day
(The phrase "herding cats" comes from the common saying that something involving coordination of many different groups of people is as difficult as herding cats.)
 
Visit my website and get expert advice for solving cat behavior problems
 
PET FOOD NEWS
 
Monitor the latest recalls:
 
 
 
Shelter feed links:

http://bit.ly/Food4Animals
 
animalwebaction.com
(It's in French, but you can tell where to click to help the animals.)
 
 
Notices
 
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Dec. 7, 2017
 Information About Pet Food For the Holidays
 
Holidays often bring so-called "holiday foods" to the table and our pets are only too willing to share some of it. Especially if we feel generous and want to include them in the festivities. Much of this special cuisine can be toxic, or even dangerous for them. However, all is not lost. There are human foods that are safe to share:
 
 
Make your own cat food at home (from the Two Crazy Cat Ladies)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-wsct1V8-c

Dry Food can lead to increased risk for diabetes
https://veterinarypracticenews.com/study-cats-eating-dry-food-have-increased-risk-for-developing-type-2-diabetes/
 
 
Are you planning to put up a tree this year?
 
Humorous and heartwarming:
 

12 Black Cat Names Feline Owners Will Love
http://www.countryliving.com/life/kids-pets/g4978/black-cat-names/

9 Signs Your Cat Actually Loves You
https://iheartcats.com/9-signs-cat-actually-loves/

How to tell if your cat is part of the family
http://www.petmd.com/cat/care/6-ways-tell-your-cat-part-family

Kitten Stuns Rescuers When He Begins To Change Color
http://blog.theanimalrescuesite.com/bruce-color/

Cats Are Not Small Dogs
 
 
Helpful Links:
 
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