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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Hairballs PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stacy Mantle   
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 16:02

And now, we bring to you the Top 15 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Hairballs:

1. The average cat spends 1/3 of their waking life grooming themselves. Let’s do the math:

  • Most cats sleep an average of 13-14 hours per day
  • Most cats groom themselves for 3-4 hours per day
  • That only leaves 7 hours per day to play, demand food, stare at you in a condescending manner, and vomit hairballs on to your Persian rug for you to study, wondering what it is that’s on your floor.

2. The average person spends 1 hour per week staring at a regurgitated hairball and wondering what it is. (Okay, we made that stat up, but the rest of the stats in this article are true).


Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 06:34
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A short summary of the history of hairballs PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stacy Mantle   
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 15:13

If you have a cat, you've no doubt experienced hairballs. We curse them as we step out of bed with bare feet, warn our dogs not to eat them, search out holistic and homeopathic remedies to make the cats stop producing them... But hairballs remain a fact of life. For this reason, it seems completely normal to us that there would be a day commemorating them.

This year, National Hairball Awareness Day falls on the last Friday of April – which is just around the corner. So today we’re going to talk about a few things you may not be aware of. For example,

We’re going to tell you in this article because I’m sure you’ll agree that these are all critical pieces of information you need to know...


Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 06:36
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Women’s History Month – Pioneers of Change for Animals PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tammy Souch   
Thursday, 08 March 2012 16:25

March is National Women’s History Month, and if I asked, you could probably give me the name of at least one woman you know who has played a part in changing the way our society treats animals. Just as any modern human rights movement, there were pioneers that paved the road before them. While there are many women from our past that have changed things for the better, we’ll be spotlighting three who bucked against the status quo of their time.

Caroline Earle White was born in Philadelphia in 1833. A writer and avid philanthropist, her heart to stop animal cruelty began as a child when she witnessed the abuse of horses firsthand. It devastated her, and her husband suggested that she join the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the first organization of its kind in the world.


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Win Swag from the Oscars PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pack Leader   
Monday, 27 February 2012 22:36

Update: Congratulations to Clenna Emery! She was randomly selected to win The Tiniest Tiger Swag Bag! This month, we were thrilled to be a part of the Red Carpet Cat with Gracey from The Tiniest Tiger. The goal of the event was to introduce The Tiniest Tiger’s fabulous new “Hipster Bag,” but it turned into so much more.

As a result of the spectacular turnout, we are pleased to offer our pack of pet lovers a chance to win their very own Oscar night swag “hipster bag” filled with feline gifts – a value of nearly $250!

Read on to learn how you can win your very own Oscars swag bag.

 


Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 March 2012 16:49
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PetsGeekly - Top 10 Pet Videos of 2011 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tammy Souch   
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 22:15

It’s the beginning of a new year, but before we get too far into 2012, let’s take a journey back in time with this list of our ten favorite pet and animal-related videos of 2011. Don’t worry – you won’t see any Rebecca Black here!


Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 17:54
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