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Jamie Lovejoy, DVM
Apr 20, 2020

Most adult cats will naturally seek out a sandy,granularplace to eliminate, but young kittens might need a little help figuring out proper litter box habits. When litter training kittens, there are a few things you can do to help set your kitten up for success. Here are… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jan 02, 2019

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on January 2, 2019 by Katie Grzyb, DVM Behind every cat behavior there is a reason, and understanding some basic—and natural—cat behaviors may save you a great deal of time and energy when your cat is scratching at your carpets and… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Dec 13, 2018

Image via By Carol McCarthy Even if you provide your indoor cat with plenty of stimulating cat toysand climbing surfaces, most will crave a walk on the wild side. And if you allow your cat to go outdoors sometimes, constantly playing doorman to a feline… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 17, 2018

By Monica Weymouth How do you introduce a human to a kitten? That’s easy: adopt a kitten, present the kitten, wait 10 seconds, then watch the human fall hopelessly in love. But what about introducing a kitten to a senior cat? That, unfortunately, is a lot tougher. For all… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 29, 2016

by Geoff Williams You wouldn't think that there would be much of a method, or even a reason, for socializing kittens. They're adorable. Everybody loves them. What more do you need to know? Quite a bit, actually. In fact, we do kittens a disservice when we don… Read More

Feb 23, 2016

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on March 30, 2020, by Dr. Manette Kohler, DVM If your cat has gotten along with another cat at some point in her life, you might assume that she will accept any new cat with no hissing or howling. Unfortunately, cats are territorial animals… Read More