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The things we ate as kids: Captain Crunch, Lucky Charms, jaw-breakers - just to name a few of the ultra-processed, nutritionally barren tummy-fillers we devoured. Is it any wonder we had mouthfuls of cavities, bellies full of lard? In fact my brother Gorman, who used to eat Halloween kisses and guppies for breakfast and had 13 cavities during a check-up, became a dentist. But today, it's a different story: all the kids are on gluten-free diets, drink bottled water instead of Mountain Dew and eat mangoes when their sweet tooth calls. It just ain't the same. And that goes for cats and dogs...

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  I know you're busy - me too -  but sometimes we run out of food for our cat or dog unexpectedly. Call it modern living. Just please, please don't panic. Your pet can easily handle a little hunger. In fact, it's good for him! Get this: "Wolves require at least 3.7 pounds of meat per day for minimum maintenance. Reproducing and growing wolves may need 2-3 times this much. It has been estimated that wolves consume around 10 pounds of meat per day, on average. However, wolves don’t actually eat everyday. Instead, they live a feast or famine lifestyle;...

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I must have the grimiest collection of canine-saliva-coated tennis balls in the city. You see, I live near an elementary school and a park where errant tennis balls hide under every bush, nook and cranny. It goes without saying that my grungy trove of tennis balls grows almost every time I walk my mouthy terrier, DJ. A dog foraging for old tennis balls...A pretty mundane slice of life, I must say, but it got me thinking. Whenever DJ finds one of those slimy rubber orbs, he keeps it in his mouth for the rest of our walk. He's like a...

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