Karina Lopez

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Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

According to one study, eating kiwi fruit before bed helps deep sleep. But which other foodstuffs may aid a long and peaceful slumber?<p>Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep …

Nutrition

What Is Stomatitis in Cats and Could Your Cat Be at Risk?

Feline chronic gingivostomatitis (often referred to as feline stomatitis or cat stomatitis) is a debilitating condition of the mouth that causes …

A Disabled Cat Excitedly Scoots to the Door to Greet His Human As Soon as He Hears Him in the Hallway

Upon hearing his human in the hallway, a beautiful rescued tuxedo named “GentlemanCat” whose back legs are paralyzed, excitedly scooted his way over …

7 Ways to Make Your Cat Smile

<b>1. Let your cat graze</b><p>Plant cat grass so your cat can nibble indoors. Cat grass is not only a digestive aid, it’s a delicacy—most cats simply enjoy …

What You Must Know About Flat-Faced Cats (Brachycephalic Cats)

As a doctor in a cats-only practice, I love seeing Persian, Himalayan and Burmese cats. Their sweet personalities and calm temperaments make them a …

What Not To Wear To A Job Interview, According To Employers

According to various employers, there are a few items one should avoid when it comes to dressing for an interview.<p>The Absolute No-Nos<p>The worst …

7 Easy Breakfast Recipes That Can Help You Lose Weight (Even If You Have No Time in the Morning)

I’m a big believer in breakfast, especially if you’re trying to shed pounds. Among the people I counsel, I find that those who skip the morning meal …

Nutrition

No-fee adoptions for adult pets at 2 PAWS shelters for one day only this weekend

Last week, Chicago Animal Care and Control reached its capacity of 300 dogs, forcing the service to consider euthanizing animals.<p>In light of the brimming load, PAWS Chicago will waive all adoption fees for adult dogs and cats for one day only — tomorrow, Jan. 20 — for the “Help Us Save More” event …

Pets

Cat People vs. Dog People: Different Goals, Interests, and Incomes, Study Finds

Whether you're a cat person or a dog person, your reasons for picking your pet are probably different than those of an owner who picked the other …

Pets

A Laid Back Koala Bear Enjoys All Sorts of Snuggling With One of His Favorite Human Caretakers

An adorable koala named Harry at the Symbio Wildlife Park in Sydney, Australia who is known for being really laid back and very affectionate, …

Cute Animals

Dog left in the cold with heartbreaking note: He needs 'someone to love him'

<i>Update, Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m.: Duke has officially been adopted by U.S. Army Officer Wallace White.</i><p>Duke was found tied to a tree in a Maryland park on a frigid morning last weekend, along with a heartbreaking note from his former owner explaining that the big white dog needed a new family.<p>"It …

Love

Kitty Carrier Cat-in-the-Bag Is Pretty Much a Snuggie for Felines

The cat’s out of the bag on the secret weapon it takes to get your cat <i>in</i> the bag.<p>Kitty owners know one of the biggest struggles of cat ownership is …

Why You’re a Dog Person or Cat Person

Being a “cat person” or a “dog person” feels like one of those things that’s merely coincidental: some people just know they prefer the company of …

7 Lazy First Date Ideas That'll Still Get You To A Second Date

First dates stress me out. There is so much pressure and expectation in a first date. No matter how much I try to take my nerves down a notch and …

Amazon Fire TV

Cat bath rapper

Portland, Oregon's MSHO not only takes baths with his cat "DJ Ravioli" (which seems like a terrible idea, but let's overlook that for now), but raps …

Pets

Cat owner sobs with joy after rescuers find pet thanks to paw prints in mudslide

A woman who lost her home in the devastating California mudslide cried tears of joy the moment she was reunited with their cat.<p>Koshka went missing in …

The best cardboard cat scratcher is the cheapest cardboard cat scratcher

My cat absolutely loves these $8 cardboard cat scratchers. They go straight into the recycling bin, so why spend a penny more than necessary?<p>I tried …

Pets

‘Heart Gift Box’ Hats You Can Dress Your Cranky Cat In For Valentine’s Day

Image via Kitan Club<p><b>Forget chocolates</b> and flowers—if you want to surprise the cat lover in your life, you’ve got to shower their feline friend with …

Pets

100 Tumblr Posts About Puppies And Kittens That'll Make Your Day Instantly Better

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ACCT Philly Hosting Main Line Pet Adoption Event

The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia is looking to the good folks on the Main Line to potentially give cats and dogs new homes.<p>The Animal …

Pets

The Kitten Covers - Iconic Album Covers Re-Imagined With Cats

Music superstars like Madonna, Billy Joel and Bob Marley used to be the top of the pop culture heap, but now thanks to the internet the human stars …

Bob Marley

This At-Risk Species May Bear a Striking Resemblance to a Housecat But It's Not a Pet

Meet the black-footed cat.<p>When you look at that cat above, could you guess it's a wild animal and not a tabby? If you're like most people, that kitty …

Bravo TV

A Little Black Cat Automatically Licks Her Fur Whenever Her Human Pets a Spot on Her Back

Musician Jeremy Reiser of Fifth Species posted an adorable video of his mom showing how her beautiful, snuggling black cat named Angel would …

Pets

Here's When It's Officially Too Cold & Dangerous For Your Cat To Be Outside

The winter season presents serious dangers for our furry friends, and outdoor and indoor pets alike need some extra TLC this time of year. Frostbite, …

Coats

A Willing Tabby Cat Demonstrates the Inexplicable Need for a Cat To Sit Inside a Square Made of Tape

In 2014, we wrote about the odd phenomenon in which a cat will always sit inside a circle on the floor. It appears that this inexplicable need also …

Pets

This sweet cat and dog duo travel together in the most adorable ways

Henry is an adventurous 3-year-old pup and Baloo is his 6-month-old travel buddy. Whether they’re hiking, camping or sledding, Baloo’s always got Henry’s back.

Cute

Please Keep Your Pets Inside In The Cold Weather

If it's too cold for you, its too cold for them.<p>For more on precautions you can take, check out this list from Blue Pearl.

Pets

The Sweet Friendship Between This Cat and Horse Will Warm Your Heart

These unlikely animal pals forged a close friendship based on helping each other.<p>My wife, Carolyn, and I adore living in the country, and we like all …

Cute Animals

Academics With Cats Award Winners

The winners have been selected in Academia Obscura's Academics With Cats competition. A cat hiding in a bookshelf won Best In Show. The kitten shown …

Pets

Animals Consistently Showed Up In Weird AF Places In 2017, So Here Are Just A Few

"Cat in a Tissue Box" is the new "Cat in a Hat."

Cute Animals