Is a purring cat truly content?

Content cat purring

It’s a common belief that cats purr because they are happy.  A relaxed cat being petted will often purr, close it’s eyes and enter a trance like state that to us looks like the ultimate state of bliss. There is also an assumption that a purring cat is a healthy, well cat and that is…

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Vocal signs from your cat

By October 15, 2003 0 Comments
Content cat purring

Cats learn at an early age that their owners will respond to the vocal signals they make. They are rewarded with attention, affection and most importantly, food. There are individual and breed related differences in the vocal characteristics of cats, the Siamese being notorious for loud, at times piercing wails and meows made at night….

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Crate Training Your Dog

By March 20, 2003 · 0 Comments
Crate Training by MapleGirlie

We all need a special place to call our own – a sanctuary of sorts.  Your dog is no different.  Part of raising a healthy dog is providing it with its own sanctuary or “den”, and crates are a perfect solution.  Most dogs can be trained to enjoy the retreat of their crate. Crate training…

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