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CatsWalk Newsletter – February 2014

February 7, 2014
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Sign up to have this newsletter delivered right to your email inbox! → In this issue: 1. News Bites February is Pet Dental Health Month! How People Choose Cat Food Recent Cat Food Recalls Jerky Treats Back on the Shelf–and Still a Problem Pet Food Safety Info Rabies on Staten Island 2. Science News Thiamine Too...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – November 2014

January 25, 2014
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NOTE: This was reposted in January 2014 because the original was accidentally deleted in a fit of organizational zeal! – Editor In this issue: 1. News Bites Vacation Destinations for Cat Lovers Crazy Cat-Related Patents See the World Through Cats’ Eyes Cats Stealing Dog Beds FDA and Pet Food 2. Science Notes Cats =...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – September 2013

September 5, 2013
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News Bites New Feline Vaccination Guidelines Traveling with Pets Paw Project Launches Colorado Campaign Finally – Tighter Regulations on Kitten and Puppy Mills Winter’s Coming – Are Your Pets Ready? Science Notes Less Diversity in Gut Bacteria Increases Obesity and Disease Risk Antibiotics are Good for Bad Bacteria Common Feline Anesthetic May Cause Brain...
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Catswalk Newsletter – August 2013

August 17, 2013
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In this issue: 1. News Bites Paw Project: The Movie! Vegan Diet Nearly Kills Kitten Obesity-Related Diseases in Cats Rhode Island Bans Declaw Requirement for Tenants Dolphin Rights 2. Science Notes Fish Oil Fakery Hope for Allergy Sufferers Another Problem with Outdoor Cats 3. Report from the AAFCO Annual Meeting 1. News Bites Paw...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – July 2013

July 11, 2013
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In this issue: 1. News Bites: Fat cat prompts cruelty charges Iceland hunting whales for dog food Internet vet loses license over online advice Children die in hot cars–and so do pets! Remember what it was like before you had a cat? Class action suit over toxic treats will proceed 2. Science Notes: Marine...
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Catswalk Newsletter – June 2013

May 2, 2013
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In this issue: 1. News Bites June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month! Fungal toxins found in 98% of pet food Labeling of genetically-modified foods takes a(nother) backward step Texas Court refuses emotional damages in case of mistakenly euthanized dog When “green” isn’t Carcinogens found in pet fur Natural Balance sold to Del Monte Cats unfairly blamed...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – April 2013

April 30, 2013
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CatsWalk Newsletter – April 2013

CatsWalk Newsletter April 2013 by Jean Hofve, DVM Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Please note:  This newsletter is emailed only to current subscribers through Get Response, but please feel free to forward it to friends! If you got it from a friend and would like your own subscription, please use the link at the...
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CatsWalk Newsletter is Back!

March 6, 2013
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I’m pleased to announce that Little Big Cat’s “CatsWalk Newsletter” will return starting in April 2013! (It’s been dormant since the depressing loss of our entire mailing by a email delivery service last year.) CatsWalk is a monthly e-newsletter filled with interesting and important info that cat-lovers (and dog-lovers too!) need to know....
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CatsWalk Newsletter – January 2012

February 2, 2012
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*Yes, we know it’s February and we’re a little late…but we were waiting for some important info on Jackson’s book! In this issue: 1. News Bites February is National Pet Dental Health Month Cats and rats team up Lawsuit claims puppies have souls Social networking for animals? LCTI for treating feline leukemia Ticklish critters...
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CatsWalk November-December 2011

December 22, 2011
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Happy Holidays! In this issue: 1. News Bites Little Big Cat is “best cat website” of 2011! Israel bans cat declawing Pet theft on the rise FDA looking for Salmonella Jack the JFK Cat is gone Texas court rules in favor of sentimental value for dog Pet food causing feline dental disease? Do animals...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – October 2011

October 13, 2011
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In this issue: 1. News Bites Little Big Cat wins award! Florida cats being poisoned. Jack, the cat lost and found in JFK airport, is sick RIP feline leukemia pioneer William Jarrett More swine flu news Flu vaccine for people doesn’t work 2. Are Cats Medically Underserved? 3. Holiday Safety Tips Follow us on...
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CatsWalk Newsletter, September 2011

September 30, 2011
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Please note:  This newsletter is emailed only to current subscribers, but please feel free to forward it to friends! Click here to get your own subscription. To unsubscribe, please click here or use the link at the bottom of the page. In this issue: 1. News Bites Milk Bones Dog Biscuits “Pulled” Graeme, the...
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CatsWalk Newsletter August 2011

August 22, 2011
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In this issue: 1. News Bites Recall of ground turkey across the West Wolverines killing cats in British Columbia Manufacturer runs out of heartworm drug Click to donate cat litter to shelters! “New” Avian Flu will destroy all life on Earth…or not? Microchip Cat Door limits access 2. New “Thyroid Diet” for Cats 3....
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CatsWalk Newsletter July 2011

July 31, 2011
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In this issue: 1. News Bites Purina ONE dry cat food recalled Kitten survives washing machine ordeal Mountain lion’s long walk ends in Connecticut Cat winning as “Biggest Loser” 2. Keep Your Indoor Cat Happy and Healthy 3. Cat TV 1. News Bites Purina ONE cat food recall: Nestlé Purina has issued a recall on...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – June 2011

June 16, 2011
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In this issue: 1. News Bites 2. Water, the Forgotten Nutrient 3. Top Ten Summer Safety Tips for Pets! 1. News Bites Adopted cat returns life-saving favor. Rusty, a 10-year-old cat adopted from the Reading (PA) shelter two years ago, would not leave his guardian alone. Due to the cat’s non-stop pestering, Claire Nelson...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – May 2011

May 1, 2011
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In this issue: 1. News Bites Jackson’s new TV show on Animal Planet! OCD and autism in pets? Hypoallergenic diets–aren’t! Bomb-sniffing mice? Cats-only clinics gaining in popularity Click to give free kitty litter! Curiosity not necessary to kill a cat! Most common household toxins Breaking news: pig ears recalled due to Salmonella 2.  It’s...
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CatsWalk Newsletter, March 2011

March 24, 2011
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Important news on recalls, toxins, spring hazards, the latest Mad Cow, puppy mills and unscrupulous importers, and the surprising (Not!) finding by a pet food company that cats prefer to eat food that is more like their natural diet. Read up on the current wave of niche marketing rolling across the pet food industry,...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – January 2011

January 12, 2011
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* Breaking news: study shows unsafe levels of toxic heavy metals in pet food * Aflatoxin caused illness in recalled Kroger pet foods * FDA seeking comments on proposed PETNet * Food Safety Bill signed into law * Small animals re-protected * Bottled water report * Medicated topical creams for people can harm pets...
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CatsWalk – November 2010

November 17, 2010
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 In this issue: 1. News Bites New Little Big Cat website is up and running November is Diabetes Month Salmonella outbreaks from dry pet food Suit filed against microchip makers 2. BPA and Pet Food 3. Heartworm Resistance? 4. Holiday Safety Reminder...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – March 2010

March 17, 2010
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 March 2010 In this issue: 1. News Bites: Nature’s Variety recall expanded… Fatal Attraction: Cats and ADHD drug… Unspayed dogs may live longer… People with cats are more likely to have university degrees than those with dogs… HSUS going into pet food...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – January 2010

January 17, 2010
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 In this issue: 1. News Bites Animal advocacy groups help promote proper wellness care for cats… February is Pet Dental Health Month… “Low-cal” and “weight management” cat foods—ain’t necessarily so… Irradiated Food? No Thanks!… Study looks at personality of dog, cat people…...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – December 2009

December 1, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 10  — December 2009 Note to our readers: We are having some technical difficulties with inserting links, so please use copy/paste to put the link you’re interested in in your browser address bar; or if it’s an article in...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – November 2009

November 18, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Vol. 7, No. 9  –  November 2009 Please forgive the short newsletter and any formatting weirdness…we’re traveling and using unfamiliar computers that don’t work with our text editor…but we’re doing our best! In this issue: 1. News Bites 2. Jackson Galaxy debuts...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – October 2009

October 1, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 8  –   October 2009 In this issue: 1. News Bites: * Premium Edge cat foods recalled; Nutro still causing problems * Flea product melts plastic? * Financial Assistance for Vet Bills – updated * Tax Credit for Pet...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – September 2009

September 1, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 7  – September 2009 In This Issue: 1. News Bites 2. Cats and Claws — Living Happily Ever After 3. Vaccination — The Never-Ending Story Check out Jackson Galaxy (Little Big Cat’s fabulous behaviorist) at his new website, www.jacksongalaxy.com,...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – August 2009

August 1, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 6  — August 2009 In this issue: 1. News Bites California battles over declawing Pet Airways takes off! Are We Heading for Mandatory Vaccination? 2. Constipation in Cats 3. Veterinary Ethics 4. Rabies Challenge Fund Needs Support New in...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – July 2009

July 18, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 5                                             July 2009 In this issue: 1. News Bites 2. Is There a Link between Omega-3′s and Hyperthyroidism? 3. Dangerous Levels of Fluoride in Pet Food 1. News Bites Flea Collar Dangers—Just Say No! All flea collars are ineffective,...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – June 2009

June 1, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 4  –  June 2009 In this issue: 1. News Bites – EPA investigating toxicity of topical flea products – Irradiated cat food sickens Australian cats – The last gasp of the 2007 pet food recalls – “New” drug for...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – May 2009

May 1, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 3  -  May 2009 In this issue: 1. News Bites 2. Swine Flu – What You Should Know 3. Aromatherapy and Pets 1. News Bites Rabies Vaccination Laws: All 50 states now have rabies vaccine laws that call for...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – April 2009

April 2, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 2  — April 2009 In this issue: 1. News Bites 2. Urinary Tract Disorders in Cats 3. Take Action for Cats Dr. Jean and Jackson will be in Boulder, CO, on Monday, April 13, 2009, from 5-7 p.m., at...
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CatsWalk Newsletter – March 2009

March 1, 2009
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by Dr. Jean Hofve & Jackson Galaxy Library of Congress ISSN #1550-0764 Volume 7, No. 1 –  March 2009 In this issue: 1. News Bites Canned Food Prices Going Up Alpha Lipoic Acid is Toxic to Cats Same Food, Different Cans Nestle/Purina Sues Wysong, or was it Wysong Sues Purina? 2. Bad Hair Days...
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