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  1. Anne

    Our articles section is getting a facelift!

    I'm thrilled to announce a long-overdue major revamp for the TCS articles section! :clap: It may look a lot like what we used to have but we've changed the infrastructure that holds the articles, allowing us to upgrade, edit and add to the new articles with more ease. We're now going through all...
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    Contest What makes your kitty so adorable? (Share stories to win!)

    We have another fun contest for TCS members! 5 lucky winners will get a prize for sharing stories about their kitties! The contest is sponsored by Hound & Gatos, a favorite brand with many of our members. Hound & Gatos be giving each winner two cans of top-quality wet cat food, featuring...
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    Contest Share A Spooky Cat-related Anecdote To Win!

    As the days get shorter and Halloween draws nearer, let's get together for some spooky cat fun! We're going to award 5 lucky winners a prize for sharing these stories too! The contest is sponsored by Hound & Gatos, a favorite brand with many of our members. Hound & Gatos be giving each...
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    Apologies For The Newsletter Not Going Out

    If you're subscribed to our newsletter, you may have noticed it wasn't coming out over the past few weeks. Unfortunately, I broke my ankle a month ago. Then, two weeks into the healing process, the bones moved and I had to get surgery to fix that. I'm now officially a bionic woman with 8 pins...
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    Important 5 Million Posts Celebration & Contest!

    We've made it to 5 million posts in the forums!! :bunnydance::celebrate::dazzler::banana1::party2: And we're celebrating with a special trivia contest! Ready for a fun site-focused trivia game? Then open the cat articles section in a different tab and answer the 10 questions we have below...
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    Contest Share A Funny Cat Story To Win Gwen Cooper's Book!

    Author Gwen Cooper is sharing a copy of her new book with the TCS community! :clap: 1946885657I'm sure Gwen's book will resonate with the experiences of many of us here. I mean, just look at the title: My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five Felines Celebrate...
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    Important A Reminder

    It has recently come to our attention that some members were approached privately with a suggestion to join a competing pet forum. This is a general note to remind everyone that this is against the forum rules. We treat any effort to take traffic away from TCS as spamming and act accordingly...
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    Closing The Forum

    I can't believe three days went by so fast! It's true, time does fly when you're having fun! :coolcat: I'd like to thank everyone for your participation in this forum and most of all, to thank our experts @Dr. Phil Bushby and @Esther Mechler :clap: We've all learned so much from these...
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    Join Me In Welcoming Our Experts

    Our experts - Ms. Esther Mechler and Dr. Phil Bushby will be joining us tomorrow, August the 13th for three days. Please join me in giving them a big warm welcome! The forum is now open for new threads to be posted, so you can also start posting your questions about spaying and neutering...
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    Time To Think About Your Spay And Neuter Questions!

    I'm proud and happy to say that we will soon be having two guest experts to host a special expert forum about spaying and neutering cats. Our experts are Esther Mechler, renowned founder of Spay USA, and her colleague, Dr. Phil Bushby, DVM. Together with other cat health experts, they now lead...
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    Virus Responsible For Hepatitis In Cats

    This is from a press release, so it's ok to copy and paste anywhere. The short version is that researchers found a virus that causes hepatitis in cats. Just like the Hepatitis viruses in humans (A, B, C and D), this virus can stay dormant in the body for many years and eventually cause cancer...
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    If You're A Writer And You Love Cats - Check This Out

    Well, you love cats, or you wouldn't be here :lovecat3: If you're also a writer - professional or not - you should really check out the Cat Writers Association conference. It's happening along with the CFA show and it's going to be all about writing and cats. Cat Writers Association 2018...
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    Contest Surprise! Share A Story To Win A Tcs Teeshirt!

    Let's have some fun! Tell us a story where your cat really surprised you. When he or she did something you totally unexpected that blew your mind away! The winner will be selected in a draw. He or she will get to choose one of our new teeshirts now available on Amazon! (Amazon won't ship...
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    Important First Shirts Are Now Available On Amazon!!!

    Remember when I asked you for slogan ideas? Well, turns out Amazon is pretty strict with how many designs we add so for now I went with two basic site slogans that we've used in the past. Hopefully, once these get a few sales, I'll be able to expand and add new designs based on the clever ideas...
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    Announcement Our Article About Calico Cats Got A Facelift

    Our article about calico cats was created hmmm maybe 15 years ago? It was short and fairly basic. This week, we switched from a short piece to a massively long and detailed article that includes everything you ever wanted to know about calico cats. And if you think you already know enough...
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    Take A Look Around

    Woohoo! We have a new look for TCS! We tweaked a few things in the site style to make it easier to use and - hopefully - more visually appealing. Don't worry though, everything you're used to is here and works just like before. These are purely cosmetic changes! You may notice the following...
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    Did You Spay/neuter A Cat In 2017-18?

    I'm collecting data for a future article about the price of spaying/neutering in various locations. We won't mention any veterinarians by name but I do want to see if we can find patterns in respect to different states (or internationally) and types of area. If so can you please let us know how...
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    Want A Heads Up On Photo Contest Theme?

    Just a quick reminder here. We're giving away the theme for each month's Picture Of The Month contest in the newsletter. If you want to get a head start on finding/taking photos for the contest, or if you just want to brace yourself for the cute kitty pics, make sure that your account is...
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    What Would You Like A Tcs Shirt To Say?

    I'm happy to say that TCS was finally accepted into Amazon's prestigious custom shirts market. That means I can upload designs to Amazon and they will custom print the shirts on demand. They shirts will be approx. $20 each and available in a selection of colors. I see this as a chance to Let...
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    Where Do You Keep The Litter Box?

    I'd like to run a quick survey (and bump it occasionally) as I'm curious about where most people place the litter box. I know many of us have more than one litter box which is why I'm keeping the poll open to more than one response. Feel free to add more information in the replies - thanks!
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