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 1. News Bites Purina ONE cat food recall: Nestlé Purina has issued a recall on Salmonella-contaminated dry cat food, specifically Purina ONE Vibrant Maturity 7+ in 3.5 an 7 lb. bags. The recall is limited to four particular lots of food (click here for details, or visit http://nestlepurina.com/2011_NestlePurinaRecallsPurinaOneVibrantMaturity.aspx.) The cat food was ...

2018-06-09T13:44:29-07:00

CatsWalk Newsletter – June 2011

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 ultimately made it to the hospital, where it was determined she was having a heart attack. "“I‟m a retired critical care nurse,” said Nelson. “I knew when I saw the EKG what was happening to me, ...

2016-07-26T13:29:51-07:00

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.

2015-01-08T08:44:27-07:00

CatsWalk Newsletter – January 2011

* 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!

2019-06-30T13:17:38-07:00

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 microchip makers 2. BPA and Pet Food 3. Heartworm Resistance? 4. Holiday Safety Reminder 1. News Bites New Little Big Cat website is up and running! It's completely redesigned to make it easier to access all sections; there is (finally!) a Search function; you can now comment on articles, and ...

2016-11-19T11:16:53-07:00

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 likely to have university degrees than those with dogs... HSUS going into pet food business... Don’t let dogs chew on kids’ stuffed animals... 2. Easter’s Hidden Danger for Cats (Clue: it’s Lilies!) 3. Most Common Health Problems in Cats 4. What One Person Can Do 1. News BitesNature’s Variety recall ...

2016-05-19T08:50:49-07:00

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 necessarily so... Irradiated Food? No Thanks!... Study looks at personality of dog, cat people... Warming: possible Salmonells contamination in dog treats... 2. The "Greening" of Cats 3. Safer Pet Vaccination and Health Care: A Benefit Seminar 4. We Get a Nice Note from Wellness 1. News Bites Animal-advocacy groups help ...

2018-02-11T16:42:34-07:00

CatsWalk Newsletter – December 2009

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 the Little Big Cat Library, just click on the Library button on the left or the link at the bottom of this page. We are moving the newsletter to a new distribution system next month; in ...

2015-04-12T10:37:40-07:00

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 we're doing our best! In this issue: 1. News Bites 2. Jackson Galaxy debuts on Animal Planet's Cats 101 3. Update on Declaw Bans in California 1. NEWS BITES Mold has been found in some bags of Wysong dry extruded dog foods manufactured in June, July and August of 2009. ...

2016-11-19T11:16:24-07:00

CatsWalk Newsletter – October 2009

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 Expenses? * Feline Disease Risk Assessment Tool 2. Dr. Jean's New Book! 3. Anti-Declawing Ordinance Fight Heats Up! 4. What You May Not Know About Rabies NewsBites1. News Bites Premium Edge cat foods recalled. Diamond Pet ...

2010-11-18T07:51:33-07:00

CatsWalk Newsletter – September 2009

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, for information on solving cat behavior problems. 1. News Bites URGENT: California declaw debate heating up. Tonight the Santa Monica City Council meets to consider an ordinance banning declawing, similar to the ban in West Hollywood ...

2012-04-06T09:48:57-07:00

CatsWalk Newsletter – August 2009

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 our Free Article Library: Preventing Vaccine Adverse Effects 1. News Bites California battles over declawing. In response to the high court victory of the West Hollywood declaw ban, the California Veterinary Medical Association rammed through a ...

2012-04-06T09:48:56-07:00

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 Food 1. News Bites Flea Collar Dangers—Just Say No! All flea collars are ineffective, and many contain toxic chemicals. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit in a California Superior Court against 16 retailers and manufacturers of chemical flea collars (including Hartz, Zodiac, and Bio-Spot) claiming failure to ...

2012-04-06T09:37:54-07:00

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 - The last gasp of the 2007 pet food recalls - "New" drug for hyperthyroidism 2. Guest Editorial: Why Fix What Isn't Broken? 3. The Truth About Heartworm in Cats 4. How to Have a Pest-Free Summer 1. News Bites The US Environmental Protection Agency is investigating reports of toxicity ...

2014-04-14T11:42:52-07:00

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 Rabies Vaccination Laws: All 50 states now have rabies vaccine laws that call for rabies vaccines no more than every 3 years, as opposed to every 1 or 2 years as was previously required in some places. Many states also added a medical exemption so that sick animals or those ...

2014-04-14T16:41:19-07:00
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