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Cat Care Center - Care

Cat Care Center - Care

Can Cats Find Their Way Home?
Can Cats Find Their Way Home?
If your cat has ever gone missing, you know that feeling of dread and worry as you wonder where your pet has gone. It’s only natural to wonder how they got out and whether it’s true that cats can find their own way home. Here are some answers about whether cats have these instincts. Can Cats Really Find Their Way Home?As amazing as it sounds, cats do have a special ability called a homing...
Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?
Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?
Straight or curly, long or short, whiskers are a notable part of the feline face. Most would agree that a cat without whiskers would be a strange sight indeed, but it may surprise you how important these seemingly superficial structures are to your cat! A cat’s whiskers are integral to how they interact with their environment, and they serve a variety of functions. Let’s take a look at why...
How to Remove a Tick From a Cat
Knowing how to remove a tick from your cat is important for their health—and also for yours. Tick-borne diseases can spread to your cat as soon as 24 hours after the tick attaches.
How Long Are Cats in Heat?
How Long Are Cats in Heat?
A heat cycle is the normal cycle of reproduction that occurs in unspayed female cats. Here’s everything you need to know about feline heat cycles and what to expect. How Long Does a Cat Heat Cycle Last?Signs of heat will resolve within 24-48 hours of ovulation, which will occur only if a female cat in heat mates. Otherwise, the average cat will be in “heat” for seven days (ranging from 2-19...
Keeping Odor Away With a Clean Litter Box
Reviewed for accuracy on May 29, 2020, by Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM 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 time, and you are indeed fortunate. Very few pet parents enjoy having their home smell like it's saturated...
The Ultimate Guide to Eliminating Cat Pee Smell
Updated and reviewed for accuracy on April 7, 2020, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM When your cat starts urinating outside the litter box, the smell can be difficult to get rid of and nearly impossible to mask. Whether your cat pees on the carpet, a piece of furniture, bed linens, or your clothes, it’s important to neutralize the odor to prevent your cat from becoming a repeat offender. Cats often...