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PetMD Editorial
Oct 05, 2016

by David F. Kramer Cats provide an endless source of entertainment for the people they live with. Not only do they warm our laps and soothe us with some serious purring, they offer us a unique front row seat to observe animal behavior as it naturally happens. Discovering… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Oct 05, 2016

By Jennifer Nelson We don’t use cats for search and rescue, police work, or bomb sniffing. Most people might say cats are intellectually incapable of such complex undertakings, but could they possibly be as smart as dogs? The answer may surprise you. Just because cats have… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Sep 02, 2016

By Matt Soniak If you’ve ever watched your cat lying around and wondered what’s going on in that fuzzy little head of theirs, you’re not alone. Scientists who study animal cognition also want to know more about the minds of our pets, and while interest in this kind of… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Aug 04, 2016

By Kae Lani Kennedy Airlines are prepared to provide a safe environment for your cat while flying. But even though airlines and flight attendants are tailored to assist you with your feline flyer, you as a pet owner, have to be ready to take care of your cat’s physical and… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 27, 2016

By Caitlin Ultimo At times, our cats can be funny—and weird—companions. They like to sleep on our heads, play with boxes and bring home that dead mouse they recently killed. Some like to sprint and jump off of couches and counters and rest in nooks behind toilets and on top… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 10, 2016

by Carol McCarthy Most cat lovers are aware that un-neutered male cats will spray urine on walls, furniture, and elsewhere in a hormone-fueled effort to mark their territory. But many pet parents are surprised when males that are “fixed” will spray, or when female cats—… Read More