Category: CatsWalk Newsletter

Our award-winning* CatsWalk Newsletter is back!
*Certificate of Excellence, Cat Writers’ Association, 2010

CatsWalk December 2015

In this issue: Cats Aren’t Loners For millennia, cats have been considered “loners” and “aloof.” But it’s absolutely not true. Recent research shows that cats can be just as affectionate and social as dogs; they just have different ways of…






CatsWalk Newsletter – September 2013

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…






Catswalk Newsletter – August 2013

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…






Catswalk Newsletter – June 2013

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter is Back!

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 [former] email delivery service last year.) CatsWalk is a monthly e-newsletter…






CatsWalk Newsletter August 2011

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter July 2011

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – May 2011

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!…






CatsWalk Newsletter, March 2011

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, and get info on the best diet for your own cat. We also take on the Associated Press and the main veterinary organization over ethical considerations.











CatsWalk Newsletter – January 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 * Nordic Naturals introduces new fish oil products for pets 2. Powerful new public service announcement from The Paw Project 3. Veterinarian’s Oath Revised 4. Cats, Sickness, Stress, and Environment 5. February is Dental Health Month!











CatsWalk – November 2010

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – March 2010

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – January 2010

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – November 2009

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – July 2009

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – June 2009

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – May 2009

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – April 2009

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…






CatsWalk Newsletter – March 2009

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…