janelle leeson
janelle leeson

Janelle Leeson

Janelle is a cat mum to two resident adventure kitties, Lyra and Atlas, and numerous cat and kitten fosters. Janelle and her furry family enjoy filling their days with hiking, kayaking, and seeking out the best cat-friendly destinations around the Pacific Northwest. You can follow Janelle, her adventure kitties, and adoptable fosters at @paws_pdx.
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Everyone farts. But if your cat is tooting up a storm, experts say you can help her (and you) find relief.
Hookworms might not be the most common parasite that affects cats, but they are one of the most dangerous.
Cat birth is called queening, and the good news is that your queen-to-be will do most of the work herself.
Turns out, one of the most dominant Olympians of her era exercises with her dog a lot like we do.
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Cats don't shed tears when they cry, but that doesn't stop them from vocally expressing sadness or pain. Learn why your cat is crying and how to help them feel better.
Make your pup's leg go bonkers with these sweet-spot scratches.
Cats don't shed tears when they cry, but that doesn't stop them from vocally expressing sadness or pain. Learn why your cat is crying and how to help them feel better.
Cats use all of their senses to better understand and communicate with their favorite humans—including when we're feeling blue.
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We're getting to the root of toxic spring flowers—and experts say tulips and cats aren't a good combination.
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Wondering about your cat's glowing green eyes? Here's a deep dive into how and why your cat's eyes glow at night.
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Cat experts weigh in on the benefits of fiber supplements, and when to ask your vet if you should add them to your cat's diet.
The temperatures are dropping and the snow is falling, here's what you need to know to keep Jack Frost from nipping at your cat's nose, ears, paws, and tail.
Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when the core body temperature drops well below normal, and it can happen to you, me, and our cats.
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