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Feature January 2019 Issue

Walking Your Cat on a Leash

Walking Your Cat on a Leash

Answering the call of the wild, safely.

So many house cats want what we canít safely give them: the great outdoors. Their natural instinct is to explore, yet cats allowed to roam outside face multiple risks, including preying wildlife, fast-moving cars, parasites, accidental poisonings, and disease. For instance, a cat can get feline leukemia or upper respiratory infections from tangling with a feral cat, or become poisoned from lapping up sweet-tasting anti-freeze or nibbling on chemically treated lawns.

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