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Pet Insurance 101

“Pet insurance?! What's that?” If that is your response to the title of this post, fear not, you're not alone! However, we hope you'll read on to learn how pet insurance can benefit you and your pets! What is pet insurance? Every year more than 1 in 3 pets falls ill or is injured. Pet insurance is health insurance to help you pay for your pet's care in the event of a costly accident or illness.
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My cat was diagnosed with an abdominal tumor

Our question this week was: I brought my cat to the vet two weeks ago for a check up. Now my cat has a very large stomach, and his backbone is very pronounced, the doctor took some x-rays, blood and some fluid from his belly (which was a reddish color), plus his weight has falling off. The doctor said that he was going to get those samples analyzed.
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Pet Insurance Helps Shilo

What Do you Know About Pet Insurance? It's possible that you don't know anything about pet insurance. Pet insurance is a newer possibility in pet care. We are all familiar with health insurance, car insurance and home owners insurance, so it should sound like a great idea. Maybe you know about pet insurance already, but you just aren't sure that it will make a difference.
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Polyethylene Glycol 3350 (MiraLAX®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 (MiraLAX®) for Canines and Felines Polyethylene glycol 3350, commonly known as MiraLAX® as well by many other trade names (see below), is used as a laxative to treat constipation for dogs and cats. It is also used to empty the intestines prior to diagnostic procedures.
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What can we do about our kitten that bites constantly?

Our question this week was: Our 4-month-old kitten bites constantly, and very hard. At what age do they lose their baby teeth and what can we prevent this biting problem? Mahlon Powell Answer Hi - thanks for your email. Kittens begin teething at 6 to 8 weeks of age and will continue to teethe, bite and chew until they are about 4 to 6 months of age.
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