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Jackie Brown


Jackie Brown is a content creator specializing in the pet industry. She writes on all pet and veterinary topics, including general health and care, nutrition, grooming, behavior, training, veterinary and health topics, rescue and animal welfare, lifestyle, and the human-animal bond. Jackie is the former editor of numerous pet magazines and is a regular contributor to pet magazines and websites.


Do Bobcats Make Great Pets?

The bobcat (Lynx rufus), also known as the red lynx in North America, is a species of small wild cat. The bobcat is the smallest of four related lynx species (the other three are the Canada lynx, Eurasian lynx, and Iberian lynx). With their short, spotted coats and tufted ears, bobcats look a lot like our domestic cats, though they...

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are brown cats considered rare?

Are Brown Cats Considered Rare? 

Cats come in a beautiful rainbow of colors and patterns. Some cat colors and patterns are very common and others are rare. If you’re wondering if brown cats are considered rare, the answer is, it depends! Some brown colors and patterns in cats are fairly common, but some brown cats are quite rare! Read on to learn about the different...

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Declawing Cats: What You Need To Know

Declawing is a surgical procedure that permanently removes a cat’s claws. It's one method used by cat owners to prevent a cat from damaging household items like furniture, carpets, and curtains when the cat scratches, which is normal feline behavior. Once seen as a routine practice, declawing cats has become a hot-button topic in recent decades, as more people have...

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New Research Proves Owning A Cat Is Good For Your Heart

After a long, stressful day, there's nothing more soothing than cuddling up the couch with a warm, purring cat on your lap. Cat lovers know that being around our feline friends makes us feel good, but science has proven that owning a cat can lead to physical changes in your body, improving your blood pressure and even making your heart...

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Science Confirms That People Who Own Cats Are Healthier

Here's good news for cat lovers everywhere: owning a cat is good for your health, and science has proven it again and again. It’s long been known that pets can boost people’s physical, mental and emotional health. Any cat owner can tell you that cuddling a cat can lift your spirits, but studies have also demonstrated that owning pets reduces...

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The Top 10 Cutest Cat Breeds in the World

All cats are cute, but some breeds have special features that make them look especially adorable. As with all things, “cute” is in the eye of the beholder. One person might find a certain breed delightful while another thinks it look strange. This is the beauty of the world of cats—there are so many unique breeds that everyone is bound...

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9 Cat Breeds That Don’t Shed (That Much)

In most cases, shedding is an inevitable part of cat ownership. It’s possible to stay on top of the cat hair situation with some tried and true methods, for instance, brushing and grooming your kitty regularly to remove dead hair from the coat, frequent vacuuming, and using lint rollers on clothing and furniture. Most cat owners happily deal with a...

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9 Cat Breeds With Beautiful Blue Eyes

Blue eyed cats are exceptionally beautiful. In cats, blue eyes are associated with white coats or the pointed color pattern that’s seen in the Siamese and related breeds (a lighter body with darker points of color on the head, feet and tail). Because these colors are less common in cats, blue eyes are more rare than other feline eye colors,...

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10 Stunning Black Cat Breeds That Deserve A Place In Your Heart

Sleek and beautiful, black cats often evoke thoughts of wild panthers or Halloween. Black is a dominant color, which means it is one of the most common colors found in cats. Sadly, statistics suggest that black cats the least adoptable, with black cats languishing in animal shelters and rescue groups longer than other, more desirable colors. This could be due...

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