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2016 


December 31, 2016 -- Vet Centra Magazine 
Fancying Felines

December 31, 2016 -- The Daily Progress
For Pets' Sake: Keep Indoor Cats Healthy and Happy by Satisfying Inner Hunter

December 21, 2016 -- Lola the Rescued Cat 
Stressed by the Vet? Try a Cat Friendly Pracitce®

December 21, 2016 -- DVM360.com
Your Clinic Needs More Cats

November 17, 2016 -- Catster
Mind and Body: What's Going on in Your Cat's Brain

October 31, 2016 -- Veterinary Practice News
How to Drive Cat Owners to Your Vet Practice

October 29, 2016 -- Consumer Reports 
What's Making Your Cat Sneeze?

October 13, 2016 -- AAHA Trends 
5 No-Cost Ways You Can Be More Feline Friendly Today

September 26, 2016 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
Overweight Cats May Equate with Diabetic Cat

September 13, 2016
Winn Endorses AAFP's Cat-Friendly Practice® Program

September 16, 2016 -- Catster
A Feline Expert Gives Tips on Keeping Cat Hydrated

August 22, 2016 -- The Conscious Cat 
National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day 

August 21, 2016 -- Cleveland.com
Make Your Cat Crazy in Love with Your House or It Will Drive You Crazy 

August 19, 2016 -- Steve Dale Pet World 
Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day

August 15, 2016 -- Catster
7 Reasons You Need to Take Your Cat to the Vet Regularly

August 15, 2016 -- DVM360.com
Are You Seeling All of Her Cats? REALLY?

August 12, 2016 -- The Conscious Cat 
How To Prepare For Your Cat's Veterinary Check-Up

August 3, 2016 -- AAHA Red 
Want to See More Cats? Educate Their Owners

July 27, 2016 -- Good News For Pets
Interview with Cat Writers' Ramona Marek, MS Ed, 2015 GNFP "Human-Animal Bond Award" Recipient

July 23, 2016 -- Cattipper 
Visiting a Cat Friendly Practice®

July 14, 2016 -- AAHA Trends 
Focused on Felines 

July 4, 2016 -- DVM360.com
Back in the Proper Place: How to Solve Feline House Soiling

July 1, 2016 -- JAVMA News 
Exploring a Role for Titers in Rabies Vaccination

June 20, 2016 -- Catster
Bug Off! How to Protect Your Kitten from Fleas and Ticks

June 15, 2016 -- JAVMA News
To Titer or to Revaccinate

June 1, 2016 -- JAVMA News
AAFP Releases Guidelines on Feline Hyperthyroidism

May 23, 2016 -- The Conscious Cat
AAFP Releases New Guidelines for Management of Feline Hyperthyroidism

May 20, 2016 -- DVM360.com
AAFP Announces New Guidelines for Feline Hyperthyroidism

May 18, 2016 -- Examiner.com
Cat Friendly Vets

May 11, 2016 -- DVM360.com
Feline Behavior Q&A: When Peace Turns to War in a Multi-cat Household

May 6, 2016
Cat-Friendly Practices Happy With Results

May 5, 2016 -- Steve Dale
Understanding Hyperthyroid Disease in Cats

May 5, 2016 -- DVM360.com
Adding Another Cat Isn't a Piece of Cake

May 4, 2016 -- AAHA NEWStat 
Feline Hyperthyroidism Guidelines Released

April 6, 2016 -- DVM360.com
Never Suffer Another Cat Bite

March 25, 2016 -- DVM360.com
Be the Change ... For Big Kitties Everywhere

March 3, 2016 -- AAHA Pets Matter
House-soiling Cats: What You Can Do to Stop Them 

February 25, 2016 - Steve Dale 
Celebrating Cat Friendly Practices®

February 23, 2016 - NJ.com
Cat Friendly Practice® Program Hits Major Milestone: 1000 CFP-designated Practices

January 27, 2016 - DVM360.com
Talk To The Claw (To End Declaws)

January 12, 2016 -- The Conscious Cat 
I'm a Member of the Cat Friendly Practice® Advisory Council

January 9, 2016 -- Darlene Arden – PerPETually Speaking
Cats Need To Visits Their Veterinarian

January 8, 2016 -- The Cat on my Head
Is Your Vet A Cat Friendly Practice®?


2015


December 24, 2015 -- DVM360.com
Wellness Plans: A Rescue Story

November 2015 -- Veterinary Medicine
Flip Your Script to Fix Relationships with Cats

November 27, 2015 -- Ontario Veterinary College
Feline-Friendly Practice Provides Less Stress For Cats

November 25, 2015 -- DVM360.com
November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November 19, 2015 -- DVM360.com
Why Your Excuses Aren't Valid When It Comes To Being Feline-Friendly

November 17, 2015 -- JAVMA News
Raising the Bar in Feline Medicine

November 17, 2015 -- JAVMA News
AAFP President has Long Devotion to Cats

November 17, 2015 -- Veterinary Team Brief 
How to Have a Feline-Friendly Practice

November 4, 2015 -- DVM360.com
Feline posture: A Visual Dictionary

November 1, 2015 -- DVM360.com
Falling For Felines

October 28, 2015 -- DVM360.com
Our IKEA Hack: Create A Kitty Parking Area

October 27, 2015 -- DVM360.com
DIY: Build A Better Cat Trap

October, 27, 2015 -- Cornell University CatWatch Newsletter
You 8-year-old Cat? He's 48 in Human Years

September 10, 2015 -- Veterinary Team Brief
Pain Management & Mobility in Pets

September 9, 2015 -- Trends Magazine
Tools You Can Use: AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines Implementation Toolkit

August 21, 2015 -- Gloucester Times
Kitty Vet Visits: Healthful or Horrible?

August 20, 2015 -- 4 The Love of Animals
National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day #Cat2VetDay

August 20, 2015 -- Darlene Arden – PerPETually Speaking
National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day!

August 19, 2015 -- Amy ShoJai - Pet Blogger  
National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day #Cat2VetDay

August 14, 2015 -- DVM360 YouTube Channel
Vetcetera: August 22 is National Bring Your Cat To The Vet Day

August 13, 2015 -- Phinney's Friends Blog
Help Us Promote National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day #Cat2VetDay

August 13, 2015 -- DVM360.com
Tools To Celebrate Bring Your Cat To The Vet Day

August 12, 2015 -- The Dallas Morning News 
5 Tips on Making National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day Scratch-Free

July 13, 2015 -- newjerseynewsroom.com
NJ AnimalBeat: Take Your Time Introducing A New Cat To Your Resident Cat

July 2, 2015 -- AAHA Trends
Is Becoming a Cat-Friendly Practice Really Worth the Effort?

June 15, 2015 -- The Conscious Cat
Fear-Free Veterinary Visits For Your Cat

June 9, 2015 -- Florida Gardening
Gardening With Cats

June 2, 2015 -- Good News For Pets
How Many Litter Boxes Should a Household Have?

May/June 2015 -- Catster
Vet Certification Program Helps Take the "Ow" Out of Meow

May 29, 2015 -- Inforum (bottom of article)
Better Handling Means Better Cat Care

May 19, 2015 -- Cornell University CatWatch Newsletter
Why Cats Hate Veterinary Visits

May 15, 2015 -- VetStreet
The Truth Behind 5 Common Myths About Cats

May 7, 2015 -- Veterinary Practice News 
10 Best Ways to Spend Your Practice's Money This Summer

April 26, 2015 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
Secrets of Cat Health

April 20, 2015 -- CentralJersey.com
AAFP Featured in Innovations TV Series, Airing Via Discovery Channel

April 9, 2015 -- CentralJersey.com
Innovations Series, to Feature AAFP, Airing Via Discovery Channel on April 20, 2015

April 8, 2015 -- Safe Bee
7 Cat Carrier Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

April 8, 2015 -- AVMA 
Discovery Channel Program Highlights Veterinarians' Efforts to Improve Feline Health and Welfare

April 7, 2015 -- Tampa Bay Weekly
CFP: Cats Need Veterinary Care Too!

April 7, 2015 -- Trends Magazine 
Pain Management Guidelines - Updated for 2015

April 7, 2015 -- Trends Magazine
Trimming The Fat

April 2, 2015 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
Lilies and Cats Don't Mix From Cat Vets

April 1, 2015 -- JAVMA News 
AAHA, AAFP Expand Guidelines on Pain Management

March 30, 2015 -- Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
Cats Relax To The Sound Of Music

March 23, 2015 -- Family Circle Magazine
Feline Fine

March 20, 2015 -- The Commercial Appeal
Cat-Only Clinic To Open In Midtown

March 4, 2015 -- Cone of Shame YouTube Channel
5 Simple Steps You Need for a Stress-free Cat

March 4, 2015 -- AAHA Newstat
New 2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats Now Available

February 25, 2015 -- Catster
7 Ways I Help My Cat Avoid Fear of Visiting the Vet

February 25, 2015 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
CFP: Cat Friendly Veterinary Practices

February 15, 2015 -- WGN Radio 
CFP: Caring For Your Cat with Dr. Colleen Currigan

January 26, 2015 -- Steve Dale's Pet World
The Cat Friendly Practice Program

January 23, 2015 -- Care2.com
5 Signs Your Cat May Revolt Against the Litter Box

January 20, 2015 -- Cornell University CatWatch Newsletter
The Truth About Litter Box Aversion

January 14, 2015 -- Chicago Now 
Adopt These New Year's Resolutions For Your Own Cat

January 14, 2015 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
Cats Deserve Better, Friendlier Attitudes in 2015


2014


December 2014 -- DAVMS Pulse 2014:4
CFP: Becoming a Cat Friendly Practice: One DAVMS Member’s Story
Reprinted with permission from the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society 

December 2014 -- DAVMS Pulse 2014:4
CFP: The Cat Friendly Practice Program
Reprinted with permission from the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society 

December 31, 2014 -- VetAdvantage Magazine
Cats: No Longer 'Silent Sufferers'

December 22, 2014 -- PerPETually Speaking
The BEST Holiday Gift For Your Cat

December 16, 2014 -- DVM360 
An Update on the AAFP's Cat Friendly Practice Initiative

December 15, 2014 -- Cornell University CatWatch Newsletter
Obesity's Consequences

December 12, 2014 -- Veterinary Practice News
AAFP, Colorado Clinic Prep for TV Roles

December 11, 2014 -- The San Jose Mercury News
Innovations TV Series Features American Association of Feline Practitioners, Airing via Discovery Channel

November 6, 2014 -- Catster
4 Tips for Reintroducing Your Cats After One Returns From the Vet

November 5, 2014 -- Rescue Me
New Brochure Targets Troublesome Issue

October 31, 2014 -- Recordnet.com
Pet Care: Cat Scratch Disease Can Be Transmitted to Humans Through Bite, Scratch

October 29, 2014 -- JAVMAnews
AAFP Presdient Sees Opportunites in Feline Medicine

October 29, 2014 -- JAVMAnews
CFP: Cat Friendly Practice Resounds

October 28, 2014 -- Veterinary Advantage
Don't Blame the Cat

October 26, 2014 -- Herald Mail Media
Longmeadow Animal Hospital

October 24, 2014 -- Hartford Courant
Can Dogs and Cats get Ebola?

October 13, 2014 -- Star Exponent
Breast Cancer Can Also Affect Pets

October 8, 2014 -- Cat Channel
Cat Vets to Pet Parents: Your Cat is Fat

October 8, 2014 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
National Pet Obesity Day 

October 8, 2014 -- Critter Corner with Alissa Wolf
AAFP Offers Help for Fat Cats

September 29, 2014 -- The Conscious Cat 
Why Cats Hate Going To The Vet, And What To Do About It

September 24, 2014 -- Today.com
10 Things Your Veterinarian Wishes You Knew

September 22, 2014 -- Jackson Galaxy 
Why Do You Hate Going to the Vet?

September 8, 2014 -- Penobscot BayPilot
Keeping Cats (The #1 Pet In America) Healthy!

September 8, 2014 -- Cornell University CatWatch Newsletter
House Soiling's Causes and Solutions

September 4, 2014 -- OCALA.com
Lower Adoption Costs Encourage Summer Cat Adoptions

September 4, 2014 -- Cães & Gatos
CFP: Cuidados especiais (Special Care)

September 2, 2014 -- AAHA's Pet Matter Blog
Keep That Cat! Litter Box Problems Do Have Solutions

August 31, 2014 -- Pet Health Care Gazette
Make Your Cat's Carrier A Home Away From Home

August 26, 2014 -- The Cat Corner
Litter Box Blues

August 23, 2014 -- Post-Gazette
Litter Box Behavior A Clue To Other Issues

August 22, 2014 -- NJ.com
Cats Need Same Vet Care Most Dogs Already Get

August 22, 2014 -- Catster
One More Reason To Book Your Cat's Next Vet Checkup Today

August 22, 2014 -- PerPETually Speaking
Take Your Cat To The Vet Day Should Be Every Day

August 22, 2014 -- The Cat Corner
National Bring Your Cat To The Vet Day

August 20, 2014 -- OregonLive.com
Pet Talk: Regular Veterinary Visits Are Crucial To Cat's Long-Term Health

August, 19, 2014 -- Pets Matter
Keeping Cats (The #1 Pet In America) Healthy

August 18, 2014 -- The Cat Doctor Show
Wellness Care, Getting Your Cat To The Vet

August 15, 2014 -- JAVMA 
Guidelines Address House Soiling In Cats

August 15, 2014 -- Critter Corner
Hope For Kitties With Litter Box Issues

August 15, 2014 -- The Buffalo News
Pets Q&A: Devastating Feline Diseases

August 14, 2014 -- Examiner.com
Litter Box Tips Offered In New Brochure

August 14, 2014 -- Pet Health Care Gazette 
Feline House-Soiling Is Not Due To Spite/Anger Toward Owner

August 14, 2014 -- Bregman Veterinary Group
Preventing And Managing Feline House-Soiling

August 14, 2014 -- AAHA NewStat
AAFP Releases Brochure On Preventing, Managing, Or Resolving Feline House-Soiling Behaviors

August 11, 2014 -- VetVine
CFP: The Feline-Friendly Practice

July 30, 2014 -- JAVMA News
Videos Promote Care For Cats

July 30, 2014 -- Conscious Cat
Less Is More When It Comes To Handling Cats in The Veterinary Clinic

July 25, 2014 -- The Creative Cat 
Changing The Conversation About Cat Pee

July 21, 2014 -- Veterinary Team Brief 
The Buzz In Brief

July 15, 2014 -- VetAdvantage Magazine Newsletter 
AAFP Creates Videos To Help Educate Cat Owners On The Need For Routine Care

July 10, 2014 -- NewStat
AAFP Releases Videos Educating Cat Owners On The Need For Routine Care

July 6, 2014 -- Pet Health Care Gazette 
CFP: Cat Friendly Practices And Regular Veterinary Visits - Yay Or Nay?

July 7, 2014 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
Diabetes In Cats, And Testosterone

July 3, 2014 -- Steve Dale's Pet World 
Why Cats Need To See The Vet, American Association Of Feline Practitioners

July 3, 2014 -- Examiner.com
Cat Group Promotes Routine Vet Care

June 30, 2014 -- Veterinary Advantage
CFP: The Cat-Friendly Practice 

June 27, 2014 -- Phys.org
New AAFP/ISFM Guidelines For Diagnosing And Solving House-Soiling Behavior In Cats

June 27, 2014 -- Noozilla
New AAFP/ISFM Guidelines For Diagnosing And Solving House-Soiling Behavior In Cats

June 27, 2014 -- eScienceNews
New AAFP/ISFM Guidelines For Diagnosing And Solving House-Soiling Behavior In Cats

June 25, 2014 -- Addison-Eagle 
CFP: Cat Friendly Designation Elevates Rutland Vet Clinic

June 25, 2014 -- Examiner.com
Litter Box Woes Targeted

June 14, 2014 -- Veterinary Advantage
Feline Friendly - Vaccinations

May 29, 2014 -- The Oregonian 
Your Household May Be Stressing Out Your Cat

May 29, 2014 -- East Valley Tribune 
Best Of Gilbert 2014: Pets

May 28, 2014 -- Washington Post 
Taking The Stress Out Of Feline Veterinary Visits

May 27, 2014 -- AAHAnet.org
AAFP Produces Educational Videos For Veterinary Teams

May 26, 2014 -- 13 WMAZ 
Think You Hate Going To The Doctor? Try Being A Cat

May 26, 2014 -- Detriot Free Press 
Think You Hate Going To The Doctor? Try Being A Cat

May 23, 2014 -- AAHA NEWStat
AAFP Produces Educational Videos For Veterinary Teams

May 22, 2014 -- USA Today 
Thing You Hate Going To The Doctor? Try Being A Cat

May 21, 2014 -- Examiner.com
New Videos Show Sow To Calm Cats During Vet Visits

May 21, 2014 -- USA Today Pet Guide 
Think You Hate Going To The Doctor? Try Being A Cat

May 15, 2014 -- Ruidoso News 
Ruidoso Animal Clinic Now Cat Friendly Practice Certifed

May 12, 2014 -- Salisbury Post 
Pet Project: Here's What's Required For Vaccinations

May 1, 2014 -- DVM360 
Cat Care In Crisis


2013


October 20, 2013 -- JAVMAnews
Cat-Friendly Message Targets Public

August 21, 2013 -- JAVMAnews
Herding Cats Owners