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Top Cat Vets of North Bay and Marin County

When it comes to cat care, you have options. The North Bay area has plenty of great vets, but which one is right for you and your cat? Not every pet needs the same kind of care, so it’s important to find a quality clinic that works for you. We’ve found seven of our...

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All About Vaccines for Cats

Vaccines are designed to teach the immune system to fight diseases that might otherwise overwhelm it. This is done by exposing the patient’s system to weakened or killed versions of the pathogens. The first animal vaccine was developed in 1879 by Louis Pasteur. It...

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Top Cat Vets of the East Bay Area

Are you looking for the purrfect veterinarian in East Bay? There are so many great vets in the area, it can be hard to find your cat’s best match. Maybe you need a cat-only clinic or one where you can take your whole zoo at once. Whether you’re interested in holistic...

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Best Cat Veterinarians of Silicon Valley

When it comes to cutting edge veterinary care, Silicon Valley has so many great options, choosing the clinic that’s right for you and your cat can seem like a daunting task. Not to worry -- we’ve assembled our top favorite clinics in the San Jose/South Bay area to...

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How to Introduce a New Cat Into Your Home

Bringing a new cat home to your family is an exciting adventure for all involved. Whether you have pets in the house already or this will be your first furry family member, there are certain techniques you can use at introduction time. Patience is key. These methods...

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Best Vets in the City of San Francisco

If you live in downtown SF, you know there’s plenty to do and see. But do you know where to take your cat when you need veterinary care? Here are a few of our favorite vets located in the heart of San Francisco. Nob Hill Cat Clinic When your scaredy-cat is too nervous...

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Trending Products for Santa Rosa Cats

Let’s face it. Cat owners want the best for their pets. And, if you are a Santa Rosa cat owner, you probably are no different! Santa Rosa cat owners on the lookout for the best 2021 pet products can review the options below. From feather toys to catnip creations,...

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Litter Box Issues In Cats

Inappropriate elimination is a common behavior problem in cats. In fact, the problem is prevalent in about 10% of cats. This may come as a surprise because cats are as fastidious as they come. The problem can actually be fueled by their fussiness, but it could also be...

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Problematic pests- fleas, ticks, and mites

Fleas, ticks, and mites are all pests that can affect our favorite felines. While keeping your cat indoors helps to reduce the risk of infestation by these problematic pests, it can't eliminate it. Most of these critters not only feast upon your pet, but many of them...

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Whisker Fatigue In Cats

Whisker Fatigue is an important stressor for cats. A cat’s whiskers are more than just adornments of the face; these special hairs are important sensory organs that cats use to navigate the world. Whiskers help cats learn about their environment such as their spatial...

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All About Separation Anxiety In Cats

Cats have gained a reputation for being aloof and independent. Some people even think they’re anti-social. But cats are social creatures. It’s just that their ways of expressing the behavior are different from dogs. Cats are capable of developing close attachments to...

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Cat Cafés in Sacramento and Surrounding Areas

Cat cafés are a relatively new development. The first official cat café, Cat Flower Garden in Taipei, Taiwan, opened less than a quarter-century ago in 1998. Since then hundreds have opened worldwide. They are particularly popular in Japan and the United States and...

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Cat Cafés in Los Angeles

The world’s first official cat café, Cat Flower Garden, opened in 1998 in Taipei, Taiwan. They were not the first café to have a cat on-premises, but they were the first to be reported by the media on such a large scale. While Cat Flower Garden became a wildly popular...

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Five Common Health Problems in Cats

Like humans, health problems are more common in cats. Sometimes, these health issues go serious and can be fatal if you’re not cautious about them. Though cats are good at self-maintenance, but as a cat owner, you need to be familiar with the signs and symptoms of...

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Popular Innovative Cat Products in 2021

It’s essential to keep our beloved felines entertained, comfortable, and well cared for at all times. We love our furry family friends, so it stands to reason we would want only the best for them. Fortunately, there are plenty of pet products available to ensure our...

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Food Aggression In Cats

Does your affectionate cat turn into an unfriendly and aggressive little monster during feeding time? The behavior is typical of food aggression, which is a form of aggressive behavior in cats. Although relatively uncommon in cats, it is still an important concern as...

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Cat Rescues in the Sacramento Area

There are many homeless cats throughout the country that are in need of a good home, especially in the Sacramento area. Some cats are born on the streets while others have been abandoned by their prior owners and now have no place to live. If you live in the...

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Cat Rescues in the Los Angeles Area

With a startling statistic of 3.2 million cats entering animal shelters throughout the United States every year, it’s no wonder that an animal adoption is a highly recommended way to bring a new cat into your home. Fortunately, cat rescues are prevalent throughout the...

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Why Two Cats Are Better Than One

Keep reading for a thorough explanation as to why you should get two! Double the trouble – half the battle It may seem counterintuitive; how can it be easier to manage two cats, instead of just one? The answer is simple. When you aren’t around to keep Kitty...

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The Utlimate Guide to Las Vegas Cat Adoption

If you’re ready to bring a new cat into your Las Vegas home, you might be considering adoption. In 2019, the Nevada SPCA alone welcomed over 1,000 cats into their care. While that number may seem large, many other Vegas area rescues took in even more cats. And all of...

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Why You Should Never Leave Your Cat Home Alone

Ah, home. It really is where the heart is – especially when you have a beloved feline friend to greet you at the door. Some cats can be a little chilly when their owner returns after a long time; they miss you when you’re gone! After a long trip away, or even a short...

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Keep Your Cat Happy: DIY Cat Enrichment

Without anything to keep them entertained and engaged, cats can become bored, restless, and stressed. As a loving cat parent, that’s the last thing you want. Luckily, there are plenty of DIY cat enrichment ideas you can add to your home. By providing your cat with a...

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7 Common Cat Behaviors Explained

Does your cat ever do anything that leaves you completely dumbfounded? Let’s be honest; cats are unique creatures. They are expressive, intelligent, and quick to let you know precisely how they’re feeling. Sometimes, however, you don’t know exactly what they’re trying...

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How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

When it comes time for you to travel away from your kitty, you need to know how long you can safely leave your cat at home. Three days? One week? Twelve hours? While some people think of cats are solitary animals, cat owners know that kitties form close connections...

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All About COVID-19 and Cats

COVID-19 has impacted lots of lives this year, including the lives of your cats. To help you understand how to manage the challenges that coronavirus presents to cat owners, we’re going to cover some of the most frequently asked questions. If you’re wondering how to...

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An Alternative to Cat Boarding

When it comes time to head on vacation or leave on a business trip, you want to make sure your cat is cared for. That means finding someone you can trust to look after your furry friend. But, this isn’t always easy. If you’ve turned to the internet and searched for...

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Pet Shops, Shelters, and Rescues in San Jose

Are you looking for a new pet shop in San Jose or a place to purchase your next furry, purry friend? Being located in a populated area within the Santa Clara Valley, the options are endless.  However, finding the right pet store or shelter to adopt from can be...

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Easter Risks for Cats

Easter Risks for Cats We are coming up on another holiday season and no matter what you’re celebrating, there’s a good chance your holiday will introduce new risks into your cat’s environment! This quick read gives you a few things to think about that are commonly...

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An Important Update Regarding TCK Operations

  An Important Update Regarding TCK Operations We wanted to take a moment to update you about how we are dealing with this unprecedented global situation on behalf of the entire TCK team. We know that this is a difficult and uncertain time for everyone. I’m sure...

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FAQ Spotlight: Why Do We Require Daily Visits?

Occasionally we will get requests from clients asking if we offer every other day visits. Many pet sitting companies offer these types of “skipping days” arrangements and so it is understandable that people would be confused as to why we are one of the few companies...

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5 Benefits of Adopting an Older Cat

5 Benefits of Adopting an Older Cat Whether you’re adopting a cat for the first time or adding a new kitty to your existing family, one of the first questions you’re probably asking yourself is, “Should I adopt a kitten or an adult cat?” In this blog, we’re going to...

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Top Toys for Rescue Kitties

If you’ve recently adopted or are thinking about adopting a rescue cat, you may be wondering what you can provide to make their transition to their furever home a success! Food, bedding, and treats are all important considerations, but so are toys! Kittens and cats of...

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Top Shops in San Rafael for Your Cat

By Liz Coleman Have you ever wandered into a pet store only to discover they have little to no products for your beloved cat? Not all pet stores are created equal, so if you’re looking for the best places in San Rafael to shop you’re your cats, check out our...

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Why do cats purr, knead, and sleep so much?

We know our cats so well, and yet sometimes they leave us wondering! Why do they purr? What’s with all of the kneading? And how can they possibly sleep so much? We’ve got some of those answers for you today – and maybe a few new questions about what your cat is...

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Plants and Your Cats…what’s safe?

It’s common for people who love cats to want to bring other living things into their home, too. But what happens when those things – like some houseplants – are a potential risk for your feline friend? Even if your cat hasn’t expressed an interest in snacking on...

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What is cat sitting?

Being in the niche business that we are, we get asked this question a lot from persons who first hear about our business. Since most Americans have never heard of the word “cat sitting” before let alone that it is an actual service that you can pay for, this is...

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