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Introducing New Kitten to Home

Filed Under Care, Kitten

Best Way to Introduce a New Kitten Your life with your new kitten begins on the ride home. First, cats should always be transported in some kind of carrier in the car. By teaching your kitten to ride in a confined location, you are providing...

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Guide to Finding A Lost Cat

Filed Under Care, Kitten, Adult Cat, Senior Cat

Your cat has vanished from inside the house. He either got outside when you opened the door and you weren't quick enough to catch him, or he pried open a screen or found an exit and is now outside. If you were fortunate enough to watch him...

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How to Build Cat Shelves

Filed Under Care, Kitten, Adult Cat

by Cheryl Lock There is nothing in the world a cat loves more than exploring, climbing and checking things out. That’s why cat shelves make the ultimate exploratory toy to keep your furry feline friend busy for hours. Of...

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Construct a Cat Playroom

Filed Under Care, Kitten, Adult Cat

by Cespedes, Yahaira Building a Cat Playground Many pet parents know that if left unattended, cats can wreak havoc on a house or apartment. From sharpening their claws on the furniture to shredding your beloved plants, a bored...

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DIY Litter Box Air Fresheners

Filed Under Care, Kitten, Adult Cat, Senior Cat

by Pet360 Pack DIY Litter Box Air Fresheners are perfect for last-minute guest arrivals, as gifts, or for a quick spruce up around the house. Your kitty won’t mind either. These natural little packets won’t interfere...

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Safe Flowers for Dogs & Cats

Filed Under Care, Adult Cat

by Cheryl Lock If you’re a plant-lover and you’ve heard that plants and pets don’t mix, fear not – there actually are some safe flowers for dogs and cats that, if ingested, won’t cause as much harm as others. Of...

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How to Make Your Home Comfortable for a Senior Cat

Filed Under Care, Senior Cat

by Jessica Remitz Just like people, cats experience a certain slowdown as they age, making once normal activities—like hopping up on their favorite windowsill or reaching their water dish—a bit more challenging. Learn more...

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Orthopedic Beds for Senior Cats

Filed Under Care, Senior Cat

by Jennifer Kvamme Health Benefits of Orthopedic Cat Beds Everyone deserves a good night’s rest, even your cat. Being able to rest comfortably is particularly important for cats that are getting up there in years, or for...

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How to Clean Cat Urine

Filed Under Care, Kitten, Adult Cat, Senior Cat

By Valerie Trumps Getting Rid of Cat Urine Smell The lingering, pungent odor of cat urine is enough to make a homeowner with carpeted floors weep in despair. Besides the unhealthy air you’re breathing, the “mark”...

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Five Common Litter Box Mistakes

Filed Under TheDailyVet, Senior Cat

If you want to keep your cat using the litter box regularly, caring for your cat’s litter box properly is essential. Here are five common mistakes that cat owners make with their cat’s litter box. Not using the right litter....

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Why Multiple Cats Need Multiple Litter Boxes

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Purrfect and Tigress have adapted to sharing things and people in their multi-cat household. They both stand at their food bowl and take turns dipping their faces in; they assume opposite sides when drinking from their water bowl;...

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Finding a Cat Carrier that’s Right for You

Filed Under Traveling, Kitten

Finding the Perfect Cat Carrier — Choosing the Right Size Crate By Jackie Kelly While there are tons of different types of cat carriers — from soft carriers to hard carriers and everything in between —...

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Kitten Proofing Your Home

Filed Under Adoption-Getting-a-Kitten, Kitten

[video] By Yahaira Cespedes Perhaps you have given a lot of thought into bringing a new kitten home, or perhaps a sweet, loving feline chose you. Either way, the day you decide to bring your new four-legged family addition...

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Clumping vs. Non-Clumping Litter: The Pros and Cons of Each Litter Type

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What’s the Best Kitty Litter? By Lorie Huston, DVM Choosing the best cat litter for your cat can be a difficult choice simply because there are so many options available. Clumping cat litters have become widely available...

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How Do Self-Cleaning Litter Boxes Work?

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The Convenience of the Automatic Litter Box By Lorie Huston, DVM Self-cleaning, or automatic, cat litter boxes are a great choice for cat owners who have limited time to clean litter boxes. There are many different types...

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Litter Boxes and How to Live With Them

Filed Under FullyVetted, Kitten, Adult Cat, Senior Cat

It’s been about ten years since I have had to live with a litter box; plenty of time to have conveniently forgotten how annoying and repulsive they’re wont to be. I kind of liken it to the same sort of magical thinking that so frequently...

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Keeping Odor Away With a Clean Litter Box

Filed Under Care, Senior Cat

If you can count yourself as one of the lucky cat owners who has never had the misfortune of walking into a room and smelling “cat,” then you very likely have a cat that is fastidious about going in the litter box every...

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Hurricanes and pet safety: Top five at-home storm tips after one wet and wild night

Filed Under FullyVetted, Adult Cat

After a day of hurricane preparations and a night of intense, windy rain squalls here in South Florida, I figure it’s time to give you a download on issues to consider when a storm or natural disaster leaves you hunkering in your home...

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Cat Care Questions
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Q. Why do kittens meow?

A. The truth of the matter is there isn't one answer, but many experts agree that they...

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Q. Why do kittens purr?

A. A kitten's purr is another complex emotional signal that is designed to communicate...

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Q. Should I speak to my kitten?

A. Yes, by all means, please do. The happiest kittens are those that feel like part...

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Savannah Cat

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The Savannah is an unusual, exotic breed of domestic cat that looks much like its ancestor, the African Serval, but is smaller in size. One of the features that make this breed so unique...

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