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How To Make A Paper Hat

Trying to think of something creative for kids to do on a day spent indoors, but fresh out of crafting supplies? This simple paper hat activity only requires one sheet of printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches) with no glue, tape, scissors or other materials required! Though this is... more

10 Preschool Art Projects You'll Want To Keep Forever

These fun projects will provide you with lasting mementos of your little one's preschool years.     The preschool art project is a staple of early childhood education. Not only do art projects allow your child to explore creative expression and hone his fine motor skills, they're also... more

Cat Sneezing: Everything You Need To Know

A veterinary specialist answers the most frequently asked questions about cat sneezing. Like humans, cat sneezing can occur from time to time -- and, usually, it isn't much to worry about. But, if you or any of your cat care providers (e.g., cat sitters, groomers, boarders) notice that your cat... more

Hand-Me-Downs: What To Save, Donate And Toss

Here's a guide to the types of gently used items that you can pass along to your younger children. For some parents, hand-me-downs have a negative connotation. According to Lydia Beiler, the blogger behind Thrifty Frugal Mom, that's because there are many misconceptions about the process of passing... more

The Basics Of Feline Hyperthyroidism Care

Yes, cats can get hyperthyroidism, too! Here's what you need to know about this common -- and serious -- condition in cats. You may have heard of hyperthyroidism in humans. The condition is actually quite common in cats also. Feline hyperthyroidism is the most common glandular disorder in cats, according to... more

Ringworm In Cats: What You Need To Know

This common problem can be tough to treat if you don't spot it early. Here's how to protect your kitty (and family!) It sounds like a parasite, but ringworm has nothing to do with creepy, crawly worms. This fungal skin infection is fairly common in cats and humans... more

The Warning Signs: Liver Cancer In Dogs

Early detection is important. Make sure you know what to look for. Liver cancer in dogs is fairly uncommon, with Pet Cancer Center estimating that this type of cancer makes up only 1.5 percent of all canine cancer diagnoses. Just because this disease is rare, however, does not mean... more