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Liability Disclaimer For Editorial Content

Pet Cat Friends is not a source for veterinary advice. We try to help our readers better understand their pets, however the content on this blog is not a substitute for professional veterinary guidance. We are bloggers and writers, not vets!

How We Use Affiliate Programs

We are no fans of ads and want to have none of them. You may have noticed this when you came to Pet Cat Friends and were not bombarded with ads. Did you notice how quickly our pages load? One big reason is that we don’t use ads and are passively supported by our readers instead!

Passive reader support simply means that we rely on commissions from products that our readers purchase on websites that we link to. This never costs you anything extra. Our commission comes out of the pocket of the online stores we link to. We earn on any product that gets sold after you click on one of our affiliate links. This way you can rest assured that our recommendations are independent and are not altered by any profit goals.

A website like Pet Cat Friends is expensive to maintain, and product tests are time consuming and come with expenditure as well. It is our job! Affiliate programs are the perfect way to keep the lights on and provide helpful content while entirely avoiding intrusive ads.

We’re currently partnering with the following affiliate programs.

  • Chewy.com
  • Amazon Affiliates – Pet Cat Friends is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. This means we may promote and supply links to products on Amazon and earn a commission for any resulting sales made. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. This comes at no extra cost to you.

FTC Disclosure Compliance Rules

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance.

These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media are aware if the blogger or publisher is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. The readers need to know if the content publisher is making money by sharing a link or product.

In compliance with the FTC guidelines, please assume the following about links and posts on this site:

Any/all of the links on petcatfriends.com are affiliate links for which I receive a small compensation from sales of certain items.

Purchases are made on external affiliate company websites: when a reader clicks on an affiliate link located on petcatfriends.com to purchase an item, the reader buys the item from the seller directly (not from petcatfriends.com).

Amazon and/or other companies pay petcatfriends.com a small commission or other compensation for helping to bring customers to their website.

Prices are exactly the same for readers whether they purchase is through an affiliate link or a non-affiliate link. Clicking an affiliate link and clicking a non-affiliate link does not change the price or anything else for the visitor.

petcatfriends.com uses two main types of affiliate programs:

What About Sponsored Content?

I do not write sponsored posts. I want to provide authentic, un-biased information. However, if a company would like to publish sponsored content on petcatfriends.com, I will disclose this clearly in the beginning of the post.

The bottom line is that I only recommend products I use myself or that I would recommend to family and friends.

Your purchase helps support my research efforts. Thank you very, very much! I appreciate you!

Cookies Policy

Pet Cat Friends uses cookies to help track your adventure through our site. By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows us or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How Pet Cat Friends uses cookies

When you use and access the Pet Cat Friends, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Pet Cat Friends, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Pet Cat Friends, deliver advertisements on and through the Pet Cat Friends, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/

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