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CAT FANCY - June 2006

June 2006

18 | Look-Alike Winners Revealed
See who won our amazing pet/owner parallels.

20 | Special Report: Treat Trends
What’s new in nutrition for cats? Treats for pets are on the rise. Some of the suggested reasons why may surprise you.
by Laura Lee Bloor

22 | “Van”-ity Fair
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest feline of them all? Why the Turkish Van, of course, Van owners say! Learn the exciting history behind this well-traversed breed.
by Elisa Jordan

26 | Test Your Knowledge
Do you know what an endocrine disorder is? How about which ones can affect your cat? Put your feline health knowledge to the test as our expert veterinarian takes you through a common consultation at the clinic.
by Arnold Plotnick, DVM

30 | Cats and Kids: A Special Bond 
While most people know the amazing benefits pets have for adults, few have explored the effects cats as pets have on children. Brad Kollus shows how pet ownership for children helps them blossom into better adults.
by Brad Kollus


34 | The Cats of Ancient and Modern Cyprus
Anthropologist Sheila O’Rourke shares her remarkable journey through Eastern Europe and her startling discovery about the cats she adopted along the way.
by Sheila O’Rourke

38 | Adopt Abroad in Four Easy Steps
Adopting a foreign feline is as easy as 1, 2, 3 … 4. While an overseas adoption may sound daunting, Amy Dodgen explains it’s easier than you think.
by Amy Dodgen

40 | When Moving With Your Blind Cat … Help your feline friend adjust.
Anyone who has a handicapped cat can tell you, though the responsibility is greater, so is the love. Moving is stressful enough on you and your cat. Erika Sorocco offers suggestions on how to ease the transition for your special-needs friend.
by Erika Sorocco

42 | Tips For Traveling Successfully With Kitty
Pet expert Charlotte Reed shares the latest on her favorite traveling products as well as how to keep your cat safe while on the go.
by Charlotte Reed

44 | The Cat Man
Pet owners who swear their cats communicate with them will be pleased to hear Dennis C. Turner, Ph.D., has ground-breaking scientific evidence to support their claim. Learn the specifics of Turner’s exciting new discovery.
by Brad Kollus

49 | Beauty Unmatched
Do you have a pretty kitty? Find out how to showcase your gorgeous wonder in our Most Beautiful Cats contest announcement.

Previous Issues:
April 2006 May 2006

From Our Readers

6  | PURRS & HISSES: Reader letters, Letter of the Month

9  | FLIGHTS OF FANCY: Every Cat Has Its Own Tale

New For You

10  | IN THE MEWS: The Bird Flu, Cats and You

12  | WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? New feline products

13  | CURL UP WITH KITTY: New books

Cat Clinic

14  | ASK THE VET: Love Licks

Humane Matters

16  | PURRSONALITIES: Cat Convenience for a Chef

17  | HOMELESS TO HOUSECAT: Nerp, An Inspirational Cat

Cats for Kids

50  | Why I Love Cats Contest Results

Crafty Cats

63  | Classic Cat Fans

Feline Funnies

83  | Tiger's Tales
by Stu Hample

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