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Cattitude - Episode 60 ENGINEERING FOR CATS: Better the Life of Your Pet with 10 Cat-Approved Projects

10/15/2018
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Tired of playing cat and mouse in your own house? Here to help fix feline frenzy is aerospace engineer and cat-enthusiast Mac Delaney joining Michelle Fern this week to talk about solutions to the quirks of kitty behavior with 10 projects featured in his book, ENGINEERING FOR CATS: Better the Life of Your Pet with 10 Cat-Approved Projects, that will alleviate the most common sources of friction affecting little house lions and the humans who love them. More details on this episode MP3...

Duration:00:18:02

Cattitude - Episode 59 It’s Not Just Litter… It’s Pretty Litter!

10/2/2018
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This week Michelle Fern welcomes Daniel Rotman, founder and CEO of PrettyLitter. PrettyLitter is Kitty Litter 2.0. Dust-free, advanced odor-control and health-monitoring cat Litter. Cats are notorious for hiding illnesses, so it's often hard to tell if they are sick or in pain. PrettyLitter makes it easier for you to know if your cat is experiencing a potential health issue before urgent medical care is needed, saving you money, stress and potentially your cat's life. More details on...

Duration:00:27:59

Cattitude - Episode 58 Halloween Safety Tips for Your Cats

9/24/2018
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This week Michelle Fern welcomes, Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT, board-certified emergency critical care veterinary specialist and toxicologist, and host of ER Vet on Pet Life Radio, to discuss keeping your cats safe during the Halloween season, and upcoming holidays. If you want to avoid a kitty CATastrophe this spooky season, tune in! ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center 24 Hour Hotline: 888-426-4435 More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Halloween Safety Tips for Your Cats...

Duration:00:23:17

Cattitude - Episode 57 The Litter Bit Amazing Game

9/10/2018
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How would you like to take your cat for a spin in your very own brand new Fiat 500x Urbana? Michelle Fern chats with Brooke from World’s Best Cat Litter about their Litter Bit Amazing Game! Get all the details on how to enter the contest to win the Fiat 500X Urbana, and how World’s Best Cat Litter donates huge amounts of litter to shelters through its Give Litter program. For more info on the contest go to www.litterbitamazinggame.com. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - The...

Duration:00:14:20

Cattitude - Episode 56 Are Cats Mutts? Yesh!

9/5/2018
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This week Michelle Fern talks Earl, Mooch, Shtinky Puddin’ and the rest of the crazy cast of characters in the hit comic strip, Mutts with cartoonist and Mutts creator, Patrick McDonnell. In 1994, Patrick McDonnell created the comic strip MUTTS, which now appears in over 700 newspapers in 20 countries. McDonnell has received numerous awards for this strip, including the National Cartoonists Society’s highest honor, The Reuben, for Cartoonist of the Year; five Harvey Awards for Best...

Duration:00:21:40

Cattitude - Episode 55 Cat Rescue - Part 2 - Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats!

8/22/2018
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Kitty Bungalow is California's only 100% feral cat rescue and socialization facility. As shelter interventionists, they focus their attention on the most vulnerable of felines -- the ferals. They break down the anxiety of feral cats with nearly 80 weekly volunteers who use guided socialization techniques and objectives, taking these street cats from 'hiss to home'. In Part 2 of our 2-part series on feral and community cat rescue, Michelle Fern chats cats with Shawn Simons, founder and...

Duration:00:35:14

Cattitude - Episode 54 Cat Rescue Part 1 - The Parent Trap

8/14/2018
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In Part 1 of our 2-part series on feral and community cat rescue, Michelle Fern talks about her personal experience trying to trap the community cats in her neighborhood to get them spayed and neutered. Joining her in the second half of the show are Margaret and Liz from Love for Cats, Trapping, and Rescue, a nonprofit organization that works strategically with a network of shelters, veterinarians, foster parents, and cat lovers. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Cat Rescue...

Duration:00:37:27

Cattitude - Episode 53 The Difference Between Dogs and Cats

8/6/2018
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This week Michelle Fern talks about her own personal observations on the differences between dogs and cats from living with her 2 dogs and 5 cats. How are they similar? What makes them all so different? Tune in and find out! Also, here’s a special deal for Cattitude listeners! Get a beautiful painting done of your fur baby from Paint Your Life! Go to PaintYourLife.com and use the coupon code PETLIFE20 to get 20% off your order plus free shipping! More details on this episode MP3...

Duration:00:28:32

Cattitude - Episode 52 BONO: The Amazing Story of a Rescue Cat Who Inspired a Community

7/18/2018
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When Helen Brown arrived in New York for a month-long business stay, a fellow animal-lover talked her into fostering a shelter cat. Helen visualized a sweet-natured cuddler who blinked and dozed a lot. What she got at Manhattan's Bideawee shelter was a wide-eyed and unpredictable Persian with a punked-out haircut and a feisty attitude. This week Michelle Fern welcomes Helen to Cattitude to find out how this little feisty feline changed her life and inspired a community! More details on...

Duration:00:30:01

Cattitude - Episode 51 5 Benefits to Shopping Online for Your Pet Products

7/5/2018
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Love to purrr-chase your cat products online? This week Michelle Fern is joined by Nichole from World’s Best Cat Litter to talk about the benefits, challenges and tactics of shopping online for pet products. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Meowijuana - 5 Benefits to Shopping Online for Your Pet Products with Michelle Fern

Duration:00:27:23

Cattitude - Episode 50 Meowijuana - For Cats Who Need The Weed!

6/25/2018
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This week Michelle Fern chats with Marc Adams, "Chief Business Development Monster” for Meowijuana. Meowijuana is a purrveyor of high-grade premium, organic catnip... designed to stimulate healthy activity for your cat as a non-addictive, all-natural product with mass-market appeal for cat owners and consumers everywhere. Tune in to find out how you can get a free sample of Meowijuana plus a free sticker! More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Meowijuana - For Cats Who Need The...

Duration:00:31:46

Cattitude - Episode 49 City Kitty - Caring for the Whole Cat – Mind, Body and Spirit

6/13/2018
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Why Should My Cat Get Groomed? How Often Should My Cat Get Groomed? What Will the Experience Be Like for My Cat? These questions and more are answered today when Michelle Fern is joined by Adrienne Kawamura, Founder of City Kitty® and Owner of City Kitty® Franchises. Tune in and find out how an expert cat groomer can purr-fectly pamper your feline friends! More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - City Kitty - Caring for the Whole Cat – Mind, Body and Spirit with Michelle Fern

Duration:00:25:59

Cattitude - Episode 48 How to be a More Earth Conscious Cat Owner

5/24/2018
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We spend a considerable time focusing on how to make our families, our homes and our lifestyle more eco-friendly. But what about our cats? Even small animals can leave a heavy environmental footprint if, as pet owners, we don’t take steps to make green choices. This week Michelle Fern is joined by Jessie from World’s Best Cat Litter to discuss the ways cat parents can be more eco-friendly in their everyday pet care lifestyle. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - How to be a More...

Duration:00:30:49

Cattitude - Episode 47 Seafurrers: The Ships’ Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World

5/12/2018
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They inhabit many of our homes and hold a dear place in our hearts, but did you know that our feline friends have historically accompanied explorers into extreme climates, defended valuable cargo, and even survived battle at sea? While the daring expeditions of seafarers have been well documented, those of their indispensable mousers and companions haven’t—until now. Michelle Fern is joined by Philippa Sandall, author of Seafurrers: The Ships’ Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the...

Duration:00:25:03

Cattitude - Episode 46 The Inner Life of Cats

5/1/2018
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Celebrated author and Guggenheim fellow Thomas McNamee’s latest book THE INNER LIFE OF CATS is now in paperback for the first time. Join Michelle Fern this week as she chats cats with Tom. THE INNER LIFE OF CATS follows the development of McNamee’s young cat Augusta while simultaneously explaining the basics of a kitten's physiological and psychological development. McNamee shows that with deeper knowledge of cats' developmental phases and individual idiosyncrasies, we can do a better...

Duration:00:35:31

Cattitude - Episode 45 Why Adopting an Older Cat Will Change Your Life for the Better

4/9/2018
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They say old dogs can’t learn new tricks, but adult cats certainly can. These are just a few of the benefits of adopting a senior cat! People often view senior pet adoption as a big undertaking, but there are a ton of benefits to adopting senior cats that people often don’t consider. In this week’s episode, Michelle chats with her friend Sarah about the benefits of adopting an older cat! More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Why Adopting an Older Cat Will Change Your Life for the...

Duration:00:21:28

Cattitude - Episode 44 Fleas Are No Circus!

4/9/2018
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We all love our cats, but in the natural world we live in, we don't want to come into contact with dangerous chemicals and need something totally holistic, safe and organic to pets and humans. Michelle Fern welcomes Jeff Honeycutt, the inventor of Hostguard, which is a revolutionary 100% organic flea control and protection system. This has been developed to allow natural flea protection, monitoring, and control of a flea infestation. The patent-pending method and products will protect you as...

Duration:00:23:05

Cattitude - Episode 43 How to Decide if Adopting a Cat is Right For You

3/9/2018
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This week we talk to Steve Gordon, VP of Marketing for World’s Best Cat Litter and discuss with for an easy transition in any household. This segment will focus on recommendations for determining if adopting a cat is right for you, and talk about how World’s Best Cat Litter helps new cat owners get off on the right paw. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - How to Decide if Adopting a Cat is Right For You with Michelle Fern

Duration:00:25:15

Cattitude - Episode 42 Well Informed Pet- Share and Care!

3/5/2018
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Never again say "I forgot..." when it comes to your pet's health! This week Michelle Fern chats with Lowell Kaufman, creator of the Well Informed Pet app that keeps all your pet’s important information handy in one place – health, diet needs, activities, behavior, and more. Vets are great, but a pet has so many caretakers and everyone needs to be on the same page when taking care of them. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Well Informed Pet- Share and Care with Michelle Fern

Duration:00:29:51

Cattitude - Episode 41 How to Successfully Introduce a Second Cat Into Your Home

1/25/2018
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From territorial issues to added odors, deciding whether to adopt another cat can be stressful. This week Michelle Fern is joined by Sarah from World’s Best Cat Litter to discuss 6 ways to help you successfully bring a second cat into your home. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - How to Successfully Introduce a Second Cat Into Your Home with Michelle Fern

Duration:00:21:11