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By Steve Dale, certified Behavioral Consultant and host of Steve Dale's Pet World Someone must love cats – after all, by pure numbers – they are man's best friends. There are 86.4 million pet cats in the United States, compared to 78.2 million pet dogs according to the American Pet Products Association 2011-2012 survey. (Learn more about pet statistics in our gallery of infographics.) Still, far too many cats end up in shelters each year. And when pets are lost, far fewer cats are ever returned to their people when compared to dogs (ASPCA). So how could any cat, even yours, end up in a shelter some day? Credit: Thinkstock 1) Cats Get Lost, Even Indoor-Only Cats According to the...

Choosing a Pet Sitter

Pet sitters do much more than provide your pet with food and water while you're away from home. A good pet sitter also spends quality time with your pet, gives him exercise, and knows how to tell if your pet needs veterinary attention. What's more, pet sitters typically offer additional services, such as bringing in mail and newspapers, watering plants, turning lights on and off, and providing homes with a lived-in look to deter crime. Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto But just because someone calls herself a pet sitter doesn't mean she's qualified to do the job. This information will help you find the best pet sitter for you and your pet. WHY HIRE A PET SITTER? When you must be away from...

Top 5 Signs of Stress in Pets

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