Tag "cats"

  • Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop: Cats and Dogs

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    One date and two species: October 29th are celebrated as National Cat Day and National Pit Bull Awareness Day in the pet space. This edition of the Wordless Wednesday blog hop is dedicated both cats and dogs. National Cat Day was founded to help the public recognize… read more

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  • Break Out of Your Blogging Niche to Make Strides in Cat Welfare

    Cats are more than just keyboards and cute

    Lil Bub, Simon’s Cat, Nyan Cat, Keyboard Cat, Henri le Chat Noir, and Grumpy Cat to name just a few—these socially savvy cats indisputably rule the Internet with millions of collective followers on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and more.  People just can’t get enough of these… read more

  • Join Us for Office Hours: Let’s talk community!

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    On a steamy fall night in 2012 in southern Louisiana, my husband sat in his apartment–he was on a research stint in the bayou while the dogs and I were in Indiana. Over the sounds of the TV show he watched on his laptop, he heard… read more

  • 4 Ways to Entertain Your Cat (and Yourself) During Winter Months

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    Guest post by Angie Bailey In some parts of the country, the temps majorly dip during the winter months. I live in Minnesota, which is definitely one of those parts. I have no desire to frolic outdoors when it’s below zero, so I spend a good… read more

  • Online Resources To Jump Start 2016

    Resources to Jump Start 2016

    If you’re walking along a city sidewalk and contemplating…well, life, perhaps, with your head down, your hands in your pockets, the brilliance of a shiny, new penny on the ground might burst its way into your consciousness. Will you bend down and pick it up? Or will… read more

  • 6 Ways to Help Shelter Animals this Holiday Season

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    Guest post by Angie Bailey Although a “giving state of mind” is ideal throughout the year, the holiday season is a time when many of us decide to up the ante and open our hearts a little wider than we do the rest of the year.… read more

  • Unexpected Gifts In The Pet World

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    Guest post by Amy Shojai  Many years ago, more than I care to admit, I became an accidental pet writer. I grew up rescuing orphan bunnies and baby birds fallen from nests, turning turtles and snakes into pets, and luring squirrels and raccoons to eat from… read more

  • A BlogPaws Icon Gains His Wings

    A BlogPaws Icon Gets His Wings

    “Hi! You don’t know me,” the email said, “but I’ve been reading your blog and I love it! I have a petblog, too! Mine is about raising funds for shelters,” and so it began, a friendship that would spawn a successful business and bring hundreds of… read more

  • Enter the #HauspantherCatsContest on Instagram for Prizes

    Cat Christmas Contest from Hauspanther

    BlogPaws is excited to welcome Kate Benjamin and Hauspather back to the 2016 Conference in Phoenix! Kate will stage a live version of Hauspanther for attendees to ooh, ahh, and purr over. The Hauspanther Cat Lounge will feature Kate’s top picks for the coolest cat gear in… read more

  • What You Need to Know About Feline Diabetes

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    Guest post by JaneA Kelley November is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month, and with diabetes on the rise in cats and dogs, it’s important to know the facts about this disease and how to manage it. I’m going to focus on feline diabetes because it’s a topic… read more