Gift giving is a prominent part of our holiday celebrations, but the festivity around such traditions isn't necessarily interpreted the same way by our canine and feline companions and health problems can ensue as a result.
Curious felines don't realize that holiday gift wrapping and decorations are meant to be kept outside of our bodies. Cats' curious nature leads to them exploring with their eyes, noses, and mouths and can lead to tastes of ribbons, wrapping paper, adhesive, tinsel, and other items.
Learn more about the health challenges facing our cats during winter holiday gifting via my contributions to this article from Angie Bailey. See Keep Holiday Gift Opening Fun and Safe With Cats on Catster.com
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