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Do Cats Get Arthritis?

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Do Cats Get Arthritis?  As people get older, their joints are often affected by osteoarthritis which can make daily activities painful and difficult. You may also be aware that dogs and horses can suffer from arthritic joints as well. But you may be surprised to learn that 61% of cats over the age of 6 suffer from arthritis, while a whopping 90% of cats over the age of 12 are thought to have arthritis! Over their lifetimes, cats do a lot of jumping and climbing, which means their joints are repeatedly absorbing a great deal of impact, and this can...

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What In The World Is The New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel?

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HISTORY OF THE GREEN-LIPPED MUSSEL What in the world is a Green-lipped Mussel? This little shellfish with the funny name has been enjoyed for centuries as a traditional food of the New Zealand coast dwelling Maori people. Cooked in earth ovens, dried and preserved, or simply eaten raw, Green-lipped Mussels are a centuries-old, nutritious delicacy. But today we know its benefits reach far beyond the historical menu. Found only in the clean coastal waters of New Zealand, the Green-lipped Mussel hit the radar of NASA scientists in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s during their search for natural cancer-fighting treatments....

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