Christmas can be a stressful time for your four-legged friends, whether you are going out of town and leaving them to be babysat (hence less attention), or whether you are having all of your loved ones over.
This great article from About.com Cats gives a great list of Do's and Dont's for the holiday season to keep your little friends safe and out of trouble. A point that is not on this list that must be mentioned - Don't put your poinsettia somewhere where your cat can get at it! The milk in the leaves is mildly toxic to your little guy - meaning if he just takes a nibble he should be okay, but what cat sticks to that?
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