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Cat food recall: Natural Balance pulled for ‘deadly’ side effects

The J.M. Smucker Company issued a voluntarily recall for a single lot of the company's 'Natural Balance' canned cat food, citing potentially deadly health side effects for cats.

On July 3, the FDA said the recall was issued “Due to elevated levels of choline chloride.”

From FDA.gov:

The J. M. Smucker Company today announced a voluntary recall ...

Cats wearing hats made from their own cat hair

Hope you like cats and cat hair.

From the delightful Instagram account of @rojiman and their Scottish Fold Cats, a series of cat portraits in which these kitties are wearing hats made from their own cat hair.

Go see the rest here, and they've been cross-posted on IMGUR as well.

Cats wearing ...

In NY, 2 cats are infected with coronavirus – first U.S. pets to test positive, federal officials say

Two cats in New York are reported to have been infected with the novel coronavirus. Both had mild respiratory symptoms and are expected to make a full recovery.

"These are the first pets in the United States to test positive," the US Department of Agriculture said Wednesday in a joint statement with the US Centers ...

Petnet’s smart pet feeder system is back after a week-long outage, but customers are still waiting for answers

Petnet, the smart pet feeder backed by investors including Petco, recently experienced a week-long system outage affecting its second-generation SmartFeeders. While the startup’s customer service recently tweeted that its SmartFeeders and app’s functionality have been restored, Petnet’s lack of responsiveness continues to leave many customers frustrated and confused. Petnet first announced on Feb. 14 that ...

Spain: Cops free 100s of dogs from illegal puppy farm, 5 people arrested

Police in Spain raided two puppy mills and rescued 270 small dogs, many of which were sick and stuffed inside cramped cages.

Five people suspected of running the illegal animal breeding and sales operation were arrested outskirts of Madrid on Thursday.

The puppy crime ring is identified as one of the largest distributors of Chihuahuas ...

Playlist for when you leave your dog at home alone

Spotify is now making regularly updated playlists and a podcast (I know, I know) for dogs whose owners must leave their beloved pets at home for extended hours, while they're at work and so on.

The idea is dogs can listen to the audio in their owners' absence and be comforted. Some 74% of UK ...