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Do #Cats Suffer Separation Anxiety? Signs & Tips to Relieve the Angst #veterinarians

Cat separation anxiety requires behavior modification and desensitization to soothe upset kitty feelings and reverse problem behaviors. Cats may go for years without issues, and then suddenly act out when your work schedule changes and keeps you away for…
Kitty separation anxiety signs (pooping on the bed!) can be relieved with these tips. Learn what to do to relieve kitty angst when kids go back to school!
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Don't Go! Canine Separation Anxiety & What to Do #dogs #veterinarians

Canine separation anxiety isn’t uncommon. According to veterinary behaviorists reporting at the Western Veterinary Conference, about fourteen percent of pet dogs seen in veterinary clinics suffer from problems being left alone. Puppies adopted before…
Learn the signs of separation behaviors and how to fix them with these step by step tips from pet expert Amy Shojai, CABC.
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Must Know Puppy Care & Puppy Play Tips #dogs #pets

Reminder, gang…for some reason this poor lil’ puppy book hasn’t been widely adopted. So I’m again making it available for reviews. Message me in the comments if interested! COMPLETE PUPPY CARE is now available for your puppy-licious reading pleasure. I’ve…
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National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day #Cat2VetDay #veterinarian

Saturday, August 22, is “National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day” (#Cat2VetDay) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) is using this as an opportunity to educate cat owners on the importance of routine check-ups.  Eighty-three percent…
National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day is Aug. 22. Learn why from experts at AAFP! (those are the Paw-some CAT DOCTORS!)
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Top 10 Puppy Proofing Tips to Save #Dogs Lives

School will soon start, and a number of summer pet arrivals may have more unsupervised freedom than ever before. Puppy proofing is the canine version of human baby-proofing when a new bundle of joy arrives, and it’s vital you know how to puppy proof your…
Back to school means more alone time for pups so pet proof your house and keep dogs safe with these top 10 tips.
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SNOOPY-DANCE O’ JOY! I had to get that out of the way first of all. Yesterday I sent my next suspense thriller SHOW AND TELL to my faithful, picky, red-pencil maniacal (in a good way!), totally PAW-some beta readers to slice-dice-critique the work. It’s…
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Cat Litter Box Problems? 7 Reasons #Cats Snub the Box & What To Do #FoodShelterLove #ad @HillsPet

This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s® Science Diet® and The Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love® Program, but Bling, Bitches & Blood only shares information relevant to our readers. Hill’s Pet…
Learn why cats have litter-ary problems, and how to fix them.
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#Katrina Revisited: 10 Years Later, Are Your #pets Disaster-Ready? #NatlPrep

Today is the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The ASPCA says that in addition to killing nearly 2,000 people, this disaster left 600,000 pets deceased or homeless. Almost half (44%) of the people who refused to evacuate during Hurricane Katrina said…
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Vet Visits Don't Have to Be Stressful! #Cat2VetDay #veterinarian #cats

Tomorrow is NATIONAL TAKE YOUR CAT TO THE VET DAY! I wrote about this earlier in the week here, and today you get some more tips for making the experience better for both you, and your cat. But but but…kitty HATES the carrier, you say? I’ve written…
Learn how to reduce vet visit angst with tips from AAFP, in time for Take Your Cat To The Vet Day Aug. 22
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Great tips from my buddy +Jenny Hansen 
SEO for authors... It's a catchphrase that makes all my writing pals shudder. As one of our gals at WITS said, "I know how to spell it, but that's about all." SEO doesn't have to be hard. In fact, ...
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Crash Test Dummies & Car Seat Covers for #Pets

Back in May, I wrote about Kurgo Harness and how delighted I was that it fit Magical-Dawg. At the time, I also included information about the crash tests conducted by the Center for Pet Safety Studies. Since that time, I’ve received the latest results on…
Read this review of car seat covers, and the latest crash test results for pet carriers and crates.
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First #Cats Cafe Opens in Dallas #pets #rescue

What the heck is a Cat Cafe and why does Dallas, Texas need one? Do they serve cream and mice to cats, or what? Find out this Saturday, August 8 in Dallas–with specialty coffee drinks and treats in addition to some adoptable kitties. What Is A Cat Cafe?…
Specialty beverages go better with CATS! Visit Cat Connection in Dallas for 4 weekends of cat cafe adoptable cuteness!
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    Freelance Writer, present
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Tennessee
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Author, Pet Expert, Bling Queen
Introduction

Amy Shojai has been reinventing herself for years. She’s a certified animal behavior consultant, and the award-winning author of 26 best selling pet books that cover furry babies to old-fogies, first aid to natural healing, and behavior/training to Chicken Soup-icity--as well as Thrillers With Bite!

She is the Puppies Guide at puppies.About.com, the cat behavior expert at Kitty's Corner blog and cats.About.com, and hosts a weekly half hour Internet Pet Peeves radio show.

Amy has been featured as an expert in hundreds of print venues including The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, and Family Circle, as well as national radio and television networks such as CNN, Animal Planet’s DOGS 101 and CATS 101. She’s been a consultant to the pet products industry and a host/program consultant for select “furry”  TV projects. Amy brings her pet-centric viewpoint to public appearances, writer conferences and keynotes/seminars.

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Channels her "inner dog & cat'
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