Lots of great things happening around the Pet360 Community! What's going on? Read this post to find out!

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Want to know what happened this week in the Pet360 community? Of course you do! Learn about a few new exciting threads on the forums, including a new discussion that just started today. Join us, share, and learn!

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Since I make no bones about my addiction to Siamese cats, my bias toward this remarkable breed is scarcely a secret. Here's why the famous breed is so fabulous.

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Rebecca

Community News - Meet Our New Community Manager!

by Best of Breed 3 weeks ago - last edited 3 weeks ago

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It is with a heavy heart that I announce August 27, 2014 will be my last day as Pet360’s Community Manager. 

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National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

by Moderator 4 weeks ago - last edited 4 weeks ago

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Did you know that August 22nd is the “official” National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day? Since this is such a significant day, many veterinary clinics celebrate this annual event for the entire week! Here's what you need to know . . . . 

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Rebecca

Live Chat THIS Wednesday 7 pm EDT on Declawing

by Best of Breed ‎08-11-2014 02:46 PM - edited ‎08-12-2014 09:24 AM

Join us on Wednesday, August 13th at 7 pm EDT as we sit down with Dr. Kirsten Doub of The Paw Project to chat about the controversial topic of declawing cats! Read on for the deets!

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troublesniffer

Feline Declawing - Why It's Really Not a Manicure.

by Moderator on ‎08-07-2014 11:39 AM - last edited on ‎08-07-2014 02:53 PM by Best of Breed

paw.jpgDeclawing is a hot and controversial topic among cat parents. Even though it's been banned in many other countries, it's still leagl in most of the United States and Canada. Should it be?

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The Animal Rescue Konsortium, or “ARK,” is an dedicated to rescuing animals and helping our veterans all at the same time.

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It's Week 6 of the #SummerOfPets and we're getting fresh & clean to look good in a bikini!

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Can a Feline Behavioral Flaw be a Path to Enlightenment?

by Moderator on ‎07-24-2014 10:58 AM - last edited on ‎07-24-2014 12:55 PM by Best of Breed

shutterstock_84797839.jpgCats teach us about gentleness, unconditional love and how to peacefully co-exist. What we may perceive as behavioral flaws just might be more of a sign of being enlightened...

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Rebecca

#SummerOfPets Week 5 Harness Safety & Wellness

by Best of Breed ‎07-19-2014 12:00 AM - edited ‎07-21-2014 09:35 AM

01_topic.jpgIt's Week #5 of the #SummerOfPets and we're showing you how to harness safety and wellness during the hot summer months!

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shutterstock_10721650.jpgUnfortunately, try as hard as I might, neither of our kitties are tempted to engage in any form of traditional exercise. However, there is one competitive sport that over the years continues to capture their interest!

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Rebecca

#SummerOfPets Week 4: All-Star Pets

by Best of Breed ‎07-13-2014 01:42 PM - edited ‎07-14-2014 10:34 AM

Have you entered our weekly challenge for the #SummerOfPets yet?

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blogoutdoorfun.pngWith this week's #SummerOfPets theme being Outdoor Adventures Ahead, I've come up with some ideas of how to have fun with your cat outdoors.

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kittyfourth.jpgThe Fourth of July can be stressful on our pets - here are a few tips on how I help our two kitties survive the celebration and stay safe throughout the holiday.

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Rebecca

#SummerOfPets Week 2: All American Furry Fun

by Best of Breed ‎06-28-2014 10:43 AM - edited ‎06-30-2014 10:42 AM

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It's Week 2 of the #SummerOfPets and in honor of the 4th of July, we're challenging you to have some All American Furry Fun with your pet!

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Rebecca

#SummerOfPets Week 1 Challenge - Keep Calm and Summer On!

by Best of Breed ‎06-23-2014 08:59 AM - edited ‎06-23-2014 09:09 AM

topic.jpgSummer officially began on June 21st and we're kicking off the season with weekly challenges to help you become a better pet parent while having some serious summer fun. This week we're focusing on anxiety - with the Fourth of July fireworks celebration right around the corner, we're challenging you to help your pet cope with the noisy night while giving you the chance to win this amazing anxiety-relief gift package!

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troublesniffer

How Does Your Kitty Talk to You?

by Moderator on ‎06-12-2014 02:55 PM - last edited on ‎06-13-2014 03:11 PM by Best of Breed

How does your cat communicate with you?  Through scent glads!

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SirHubble.pngHaving a pet who is seriously ill can be extremely stressful for their guardians. Since our pets cannot express to us in words exactly what’s troubling them, it often leaves us feeling frustrated and somewhat helpless . . . which is exactly how I am feeling at this very moment.

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catify.jpgIs your kitty bored to tears? Is your kitty destroying your home? Or, perhaps your cat is a tad overweight.  Then you need to "catify" your home.  Here's how.

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FDA Monitoring Keeps Our Pets Safer

by Moderator on ‎05-31-2014 10:08 AM - last edited on ‎06-02-2014 03:10 PM by Best of Breed

FDA.jpgDid you know that the FDA also monitors pet food and medications? Find out the different ways the FDA helps us keep our pets safe and check out these valuable resources that help you stay on top of your pet's brands.

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Chronic kidney disease, or "CKD," is an all too common disorder in cats.  Here's what you need to know about the causes, effects and which symptoms you need to keep an eye our for. 

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Hush Puppy on Wheelchair.jpgI know I'm not the only kitty servant who is often puzzled by my cats' behavior.  Do you ever wonder why they do what they do?  Do you think that your cat "thinks"?

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Tips to Get Your Fat Cat Fit & Trim

by Moderator on ‎05-28-2014 09:03 AM - last edited on ‎05-29-2014 04:04 PM by Best of Breed

 

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Does your kitty have a little extra padding?  Know that your cat needs to lose weight but you aren't sure how to make it happen? Here are some tips on how to get your cat "bikini ready" for the summer ahead.

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troublesniffer

Take Your "Kids" to Work Day - With a Furry Twist

by Moderator on ‎04-29-2014 10:13 AM - last edited on ‎05-01-2014 04:02 PM by Best of Breed

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While many working Americans brought their children to work on "Take Your Kids to Work Day," one famous American took the day up a notch.

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The extraordinary cat whisperer, “Cat Daddy, Jackson Galaxy launches his fifth season of “My Cat from Hell” on Saturday, April 26, 2014.  We sit down and chat with the cat expert about how he deals with difficult clients and what he has in store for this season.

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Rebecca

Member Spotlight - Meet Pet360 Foster Parent Jackie241

by Best of Breed ‎02-28-2014 04:14 PM - edited ‎02-28-2014 05:43 PM

This month's featured member is Pet360 Foster Parent Jackie241, the proud mom of a Cocker Spaniel named Beauregard.  Check out this month's featured member story and get to know Jackie241 a little better!

 

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Rebecca

Are you #ProudToBeAPetParent?

by Best of Breed on ‎01-10-2014 10:56 AM

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Our pets are part of our family.  Tell us - why are you #ProudToBeAPetParent?  

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Rebecca

New Year's Resolutions

by Best of Breed on ‎01-02-2014 03:29 PM

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2014 is officially underway - what resolutions have you made when it comes to caring for your pets?

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  • Rebecca Braglio was the Community Engagement Manager for Pet360.com. Although she went to law school and later became a criminal defense attorney, her true love was always pets – especially dogs. After becoming the proud parent of a Yorkshire Terrier named Dash, she created her own blog called, “The Philly Dog” to showcase pet-friendly Philadelphia and to have an outlet to discuss Dash’s struggles with severe separation anxiety. Upon graduating from Villanova School of Law, she began a 12 year career in criminal defense in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. She began blogging in 2009 on ThePhillyDog.com and never looked back. She has been featured as the Blogger of the Week by PetPR.com and was recently featured on the Community Manager website, MyCmgr.com.
  • Married to Marty- an avid cat lover. We are transplanted New Yorkers living in Central Florida. I am passionate about cats and horses. Retired social worker and psychotherapist.- Former member of Empire Cat Club, Oriental Shorthairs International,and Westchester Cat Club. Former breeder of Oriental shorthairs, Russian Blues and Burmese.. Professional blogger, Member Cat Writer's Association, member Blog Paws and the Association of Pet Loss and Bereavement.