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PetMD Editorial
Jan 16, 2018

By John Gilpatrick It’s not hard to tell if your cat is a destructive chewer. Do you sometimes see her chewing things until they’re unrecognizable? Do many of your belongings look like the gnarled pencils you used in fourth grade? If you answered “yes” to either question,… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jan 15, 2018

By Carol McCarthy Even if your beloved feline is sweet and docile most of the time, chances are you have seen him or her act out of character. As predators, cats are territorial by nature, says Dr. Susan C. Nelson, clinical professor at the Veterinary Health Center at… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jan 08, 2018

By Kate Hughes While cats are plenty silly on their own, there are few things like seeing your kitty under the influence of catnip. For those cats who respond to the nip—experts say that’s anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of felines—reactions can vary from purring, rubbing,… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Oct 30, 2017

By Lynne Miller The old saying in real estate, “location, location, location,” applies to litter boxes, too. Where you put the litter box can mean the difference between harmony and hostility between you and your pets. If you want your felines to feel comfortable doing… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Sep 21, 2017

By Kate Hughes Unlike dogs, cats as a species are not known for their friendliness. They can be aloof and quick to retreat from love and snuggles, which in turn makes one of the greatest joys of cat ownership earning the attention and affection of your fluffy companion. But… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Aug 29, 2017

By Megan Sullivan Many people are under the impression that cats and water don’t mix. But do cats really hate water? And if so, why do cats hate water? According to our veterinary experts, it’s complicated. Dr. Carlo Siracusa, clinical assistant professor of behavior… Read More