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PetMD Editorial
May 01, 2018

Reviewed for accuracy on May 1, 2018 by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM You’re gently petting your cat when she begins nipping at your hand, which leaves many cat owners wondering, “Why is my cat biting me?” These so-called “cat love bites” don’t typically draw blood, but they happen… Read More

Ken Lambrecht, DVM
Apr 25, 2018

Do cats know their names or recognize our voice in some other way?Although we’ve spent over 10,000 years sharing our time with cats, there’s very little research to determine the answer to this question. Fortunately, things do seem to be changing a bit as we share even more… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 12, 2018

ByMonica Weymouth If your cat is scared, chances are that you’re a little scared, too. In addition to the stress of seeing your pet uncomfortable, frightened cats have been known to claw first and ask questions later. So, what to do if you have a scaredy cat on your hands?… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 12, 2018

By Cheryl Lock Most cat owners are well aware of their cat’s habit of kicking litter out of her litter box, but they might not know why she does it. While this might be a frustrating and untidy habit for pet parents to manage, it’s entirely common and shouldn’t be a cause… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 13, 2018

By Nancy Dunham You love your active cat, but when night-time rolls around and the meowing, running, pouncing, and scratching thwarts your plans for a good night’s sleep, love may take a backseat to annoyance. Cats are genetically programmed to hunt at night. But it is… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 09, 2018

By Carol McCarthy So, your cat clawed his way to the top of your custom draperies and left them in shreds. The bad news is that you can’t blame your cat for this because it’s your fault. The good news is that you can do something about it. Why Do Cats Climb Curtains and… Read More