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How to Care for Sphynx Cats

The Sphynx cat is a distinctive breed because they are hairless, with large bat-like ears, and eyes that dominate the head. The Sphynx is a medium-sized cat with a sturdy, muscular body. The average weight ranges between six to 11 pounds.The Sphynx is an energetic, affectionate, friendly, and loyal cat who does best as an indoor cat. Knowing how to care for your Sphynx cat can allow your pet to live a long and happy life.
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This Aggressive Cancer Often Strikes Without Warning

Of all the types of cancers that strike companion animals, hemangiosarcoma is one of the sneakiest. Sadly, more often than not, a pet suddenly develops internal hemorrhaging and the disease is diagnosed as a result of the crisis. Hemangiosarcoma is a rapidly growing, highly invasive variety of cancer, occurring almost exclusively in dogs and rarely in cats and horses.
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Nail Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

Did you know that your fingernails can provide clues to your overall health?
For example, ice pick-like depressions in the nails (nail pitting) are common in people who have psoriasis — a condition characterized by scaly patches on the skin. Nail pitting can also be related to connective tissue disorders, such as Reiter's syndrome, and alopecia areata — an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.
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How To Tell If Your Cat's Secretly Sick

It happens all too often — by the time an owner realizes her cat is sick, the cat is very sick. Cats tend to hide their illnesses, and they even hide themselves when they're ill. But many problems are best treated when they're caught early, which means you are your cat's most important health care provider. You're the one who sees him every day and decides when he needs to see the veterinarian. Don't ignore what he's trying to tell you — or trying not to tell you.
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If You Suffer From Arthritis Pain

According to the Centers for Control Disease and Prevention, 52.5 million U.S. adults were diagnosed with some form of arthritis in the period between 2010 and 2012. They explain that one in two people develop symptomatic knee osteoarthritis by their 80s.
However, younger populations are as well affected by arthritis. The statistics show that around 294,000 children in U.S. under the age of 18 suffer from rheumatic condition or arthritis. Regardless of age, arthritis is followed by stiffness, debilitating pain, inflammation, and swelling.
Nevertheless, the discomfort and pain from all forms of arthritis can be significantly reduced with certain home remedies. Since arthritis pain and stiffness is caused by joint inflammation, you need to target the source of inflammation and do something to reduce it.
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