People who care for animals have huge hearts. From literary icon Mark Twain to this month’s Champion for Cats Sister Mary Winifred, this issue celebrates feline advocates who contributed to their world in unique ways.
We introduce a new column, Forever Home, which chronicles individual cats who find theirs with the help of kindhearted people.
Two professions that tend to be labors of love are veterinary medicine and cat sitting. Rebecca Sweat tells us how to make the most of your partnership with your veterinarian so your cat will thrive, while Ramona Marek provides helpful hints on choosing a cat sitter so your cat is in good hands when you’re away from home.
If you’ve resolved to get your cat to an ideal weight this year, Dr. Arnold Plotnick reinforces that decision with a rundown of diseases you’ll help your cat avoid. Fran Pennock Shaw dishes safe dieting options, and new columnist Wendy Bedwell-Wilson gives us supplements that can help.
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