Articles by
Hellery Spear

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  • *Baby Food `Medicine`
    As Mary Poppins would say, `A spoonful of sugar... ah... chicken... helps the medicine go down!` If a cat is very resistant to taking its medicine, sometimes it is easier to simply camouflage a pill, making it seem like a treat . . .
    September 2016

  • Cat Myths and More
    Do cats always land on their feet? More interesting things about cats.
    December 2001

  • *Catnip Response
    Some cats are eager when catnip is offered and seem to revel in its effects. Other cats may appear to avoid it, despite prior displays of catnip sensitivity. Why?.
    April 2017

  • *Fuller`s Earth For Grooming A Cat's Coat
    Fuller`s Earth can be used to help remove excess grease from coats, to dry a wet coat or to add fullness and body to the coat. Learn the best ways to use this excellent product.
    May 2020

  • *Mite Fight
    Sometimes referred to as Walking Dandruff, fur mites are often the reason for excessive scratching and skin eczemas. Often misdiagnosed as a food allergy, learn how to tell when your cat might have a mite problem and how easily it can be dealt with.
    November 2019

  • *Plants, Poisons, and Other Dangers To Your Cat
    There are many products, plants and common household objects that can pose a danger to your cats. has compiled three extensive lists of dangers that you must be aware of in order to safeguard your cat.
    October 2001

  • *Program Battles Ringworm
    In November 2000, perhaps the most exciting and encouraging news in many years was announced concerning the battle against Ringworm. A report published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association indicated that the flea killer medication
    February 2001

  • Saying Good-Bye
    The hardest decision you may ever make may also be the final gift you can give to your cat.
    March 2002

  • *Shipping Your Cat By Air
    Learn how to prepare the carrier, choose the best airline, and ensure that your kitty arrives safely.
    March 2019

  • *Stimulating Appetite
    Is your cat a picky eater? Does your show cat need more weight? Here are a few tips to help pack pounds on your kitty or help the kitty that is eating poorly.
    March 2016

  • GC, RW TNT Purrfect Katrina Vantassel
    This is the story of a little calico Persian. And it`s the story of her breeder/owners, the mother/daughter team of Diana and Tonya Heinzen of Avondale, AZ. And it`s a story of `firsts`, one low, one high.
    January 2001

  • *Tylan Eye Stain Formula
    A simple eye drop and face cleaning formula using Tylan can prevent and remove tear stains on your cat`s face
    October 2001

  • *Understanding The Aggressive Cat
    Before you can know the best way to deal with an aggressive cat, first you need to understand the different types of aggression. Once you understand WHY your kitty is being aggressive, you can then try to eliminate the reason for the aggressive behavior.
    March 2001

  • *What Should You Have In Your Birthing Kit?
    Some breeders have the bare basics in their birthing kit. Look in someone else`s `kit` and they are almost prepared to perform a Caesarian section. What should you have in a your birthing kit?
    December 2020


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