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Arna Cohen

Arna Cohen is a former Associate Editor at The Humane Society of the United States.

Content by Arna Cohen

  • Magazine Article

    Junk in the trunk

    Help your fat cat dump his spare tire

    Otto has been on a long journey, and he’s lost some baggage along the way. That’s not something most travelers would celebrate, but for Otto (short for Ottoman), it’s meant the difference between life as a furry footstool and life as a cat.

    The white-and-black shorthair, now 11, tipped the scales at 34 pounds when his owner brought him to New Jersey’s Clementon Animal Hospital in January 2011. “We just stared at him,” says veterinarian Sachina Lyons-Brown. “… It was so weird to see a cat his size.”

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  • Magazine Article

    Cats are from Mars?

    In My Cat from Hell’s premiere episode, Jackson Galaxy helped Matt make peace with fiancée Amanda’s cats.

    TV star and kitty sage helps the planets align for peaceful feline-human relations

    Jackson Galaxy set out to be a musician, but wound up a cat behavior guru and the star of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell. The patron saint of conflicted cats discusses his career and shares his insights into the workings of the feline mind.

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    Hey you, get off of my cloud!

    After a little hissing and paw-batting, Lacey and Finnegan have settled into a peaceful friendship—thanks to the smart introduction owner Lisa Provost provided.

    Keeping the peace in a multi-cat household

    When cat owners want to add a new furball to their home menagerie, who should they be searching for? How can they make introductions go smoothly? Experts offer advice for keeping the peace in a multi-cat household.

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