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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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sa   CAT BED
sa   CAT TOY

How to tell when your cat needs a vet.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1977 (v.55#2) pg. 199

Information about dog and cat shows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 220

A summary of what vaccinations dogs and cats need and when they should receive them.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1979 (v.57#3) pg. 178

How to handle your dog or cat's pregnancy. Getting ready for the delivery, helping out and post-delivery care for your pet.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1979 (v.57#5) pg. 194

Coping with common pet problems such as sloppy eating, begging, cats that claw, chewing, "accidents" indoors, barking and car chasing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1979 (v.57#11) pg. 252

A guide to exotic cats.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1980 (v.58#6) pg. 152

A cat owner's guide to feline diseases.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1983 (v.61#6) pg. 123

Pet-grooming pointers for dogs and cats.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1983 (v.61#11) pg. 115

How to trim your pet's nails.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. F8

Care tips for left-home-alone pets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1984 (v.62#6) pg. 62

Emergency care for pets. Four steps to follow when accidents occur and a guide to common pet injuries.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1987 (v.65#8) pg. 42

How to lengthen the life of your cat by training them to be an indoor pet.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1990 (v.68#3) pg. 142

Hints for a healthy pet. Keep your dog or cat a happy animal by following these simple health tips.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1984 (v.74#2) pg. 8

Finding a lost pet. Some tips.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1988 (v.78#4) pg. 8

Cats, the purr-fect pet. Tips on selecting a pet cat. Building a scratching post from wood and carpeting.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1994 (v.84#9) pg. 29

A look at the danger of cat tapeworms to humans and how to prevent occurance in your pet.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1979 (v.63#8) pg. 54

How to be your cat's best friend. How to break bad habits, a chart listing signs of illness and other useful tips.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1981 (v.94#7) pg. 40

Guard around the trunk of a tree prevents cats from climbing the tree, but allows squirrels to have access.
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 10

Tips on how to prevent cats from using a garden as a litter box.
GARDEN GATE #24 Dec 1998 pg. 39

Tips on grooming a cat.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1978 (v.187#2) pg. 84

How to administer medicine to cats.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Sep 1980 (v.191#3) pg. 104

Barn cats. Tips on introducing a new cat to a barn and on caring for the cat so it will be a good mouser.
HARROWSMITH #84 Mar-Apr 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 118

Tips on eliminating cats, skunks and squirrels from a yard.
HARROWSMITH #85 May-Jun 1989 (v.14#1) pg. 126
Added Info HARROWSMITH #86 Jul-Aug 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 10
Added Info HARROWSMITH #88 Nov-Dec 1989 (v.14#4) pg. 10

Advice on housebreaking a dog, plus tips on housebreaking a cat.
HARROWSMITH #101 Jan-Feb 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 20

Summer first aid for pets. Includes suggestions for assembling a first aid kit.
HARROWSMITH #109 May-Jun 1993 (v.18#1) pg. 16

Overview of risks to pets from ingesting household chemicals, drugs, etc. Tips on what to do if your dog or cat has been accidently poisoned.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #119 Dec 1994 (v.19) pg. 61

Killer cats. Advice to pet owners on controlling their cats to reduce their predation on birds and other wildlife.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #136 Sep-Oct 1997 (v.21) pg. 22

Tip: Crushed rue leaves repel cats from houseplants.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1989-Jan 1990 (v.2#2) pg. 44

An herb garden for a cat. Advice on growing catnip (Nepeta cataria), catmint (Nepeta mussinii), cat thyme (Teucrium marum), chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile), pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium), rosemary, valerian and aloe.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1991 (v.3#5) pg. 57

An explanation of why certain plants attract cats.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1991 (v.3#5) pg. 62

Traveling with a pet. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1986 (v.11#5) pg. 28

Tips on helping your pet avoid illness.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#6) pg. 18

Pet care. Controlling fleas or ticks. Clipping toenails.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.11#7) pg. 8

Tips on grooming your pet.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1986 (v.11#9) pg. 50

Tips on keeping cats from using a garden as a litter box.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1995 (v.73#2) pg. 8

Bed of catnip away from a garden keeps cats from using a vegetable garden as a litter pan.
KITCHEN GARDEN #7 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 10

Tip tells how to keep cats from using garden soil as a litter box.
KITCHEN GARDENER #21 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 7

Using a motion detector and a buzzer to keep a cat off of a train layout, piece of furniture, etc.
MODEL RAILROADER Sep 1993 (v.60#9) pg. 15

A guide to the injections and oral medications you need to give your dog and cat.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #59 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 49

A homebuilt weathertight pet door lets your dog or cat come and go without opening the regular door.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #90 Nov-Dec 1984 pg. 95

How to cat-proof stereo speakers. Three designs for covers that are thick enought to keep a cat's claws from penetrating and harming grille fabric. Covers are removed before listening to the system. Est. cost for six covers: $10.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #97 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 92

Tip on protecting your pet from antifreeze poisoning.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #101 Sep-Oct 1986 pg. 30

Tip: Put butter on cat's front paws monthly to prevent formation of fur balls in cat's stomach.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 20

Exercising your pet. Tips on aerobic workouts for dogs and cats.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #105 May-Jun 1987 pg. 34

A guide to natural flea control for dogs and cats.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #106 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 29
Correction MOTHER EARTH NEWS #109 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 10

Tip: Peeled garlic clove keeps cat out of Christmas tree.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #108 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 16

Toothcleaning tips for dogs and cats.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #122 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 30

Cross stitch a collar for your dog or cat.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1985 (v.8#1) pg. 51

Tips on how to remove cat odors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1980 (v.8#3) pg. 26

Tips for keeping cats and dogs out of the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1987 (v.34#6) pg. 30

Use crushed rue leaves to repel cats from houseplants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1990 (v.37#1) pg. 70

Tips on how to keep cats from using the garden as a litter box.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1991 (v.38#1) pg. 27
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1991 (v.38#3) pg. 10
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1991 (v.38#6) pg. 8

Tip suggests using white vinegar to deter cats from marking territory.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1996 (v.43#9) pg. 58

Tip on using plastic forks to keep cats from rolling around on garden plants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 68

Entrance for a dog or cat is cut into a regular door. May be latched shut to keep pet either inside or outside.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1966 (v.188#3) pg. 204

Tip: Build a solar-heated lean-to for your outdoor cat to keep warm on cold winter days.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1982 (v.221#1) pg. 117

The Babe's Meow. How to knit a sweater for a cat.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1993 (v.17#1) pg. 98

Two-door, cat-operated entry and exit box passes through the wall.
SUNSET Nov 1984 (v.173#5) pg. 181

Slippery, claw-resistant aluminum flashing nailed around a tree trunk protects a birdhouse from cats.
SUNSET Jan 1988 (v.180#1) pg. 76

Dos and don'ts of handling kittens.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 1 1978 (v.41#7) pg. 19

How to groom a cat.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 24 1978 (v.41#9) pg. 26

Taking your cat along when you travel. How to travel in a car with a cat.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 26 1979 (v.42#11) pg. 47

How to care for an ailing cat at home. Covers taking temperatures, administering pills and other tips.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 7 1979 (v.42#13) pg. 12

Cat mat lets kitty dine neatly on a rectangle of artist's canvas with stenciled trim.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 25 1983 (v.47#2) pg. 63, 148

First aid for cats and dogs. What you can do before the vet takes over.
WOMAN'S DAY Jan 10 1984 (v.47#5) pg. 21