People Staff
November 22, 2011 04:10 PM

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Mad at your cat because he’s scratching the couch? He’s just happy to see you. Set up a scratch post near the door to redirect the scratching. Think like a cat to prevent behavioral problems and help your kitty feel at home. –

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against chicken jerky products for dogs. The products have been associated with illness in dogs over the last 12 months. –Unleashed

An orphaned baby seal that had been rescued from a Florida inlet on Wednesday has died. It was receiving constant care from the animal rescue team at SeaWorld Orlando, but the animal may have had an underlying problem that caused it to die. –

A South Texas sanctuary is the new home for 112 macaque monkeys and a baboon, who needed to find a new place to leave after their San Antonio refuge closed from overcrowding and going bankrupt. –AP

A panel has recommended that Ohio ban new ownership of exotic and dangerous animals such as venomous snakes, tigers and monkeys. The recommendations come after last month’s incident where 48 wild animals escaped Terry Thompson’s property and had to be killed by police. –AP

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