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Your Cat’s Excessive Shedding May Need to be Monitored

Part of being a cat owner is knowing that if you wear dark clothing around your cat, it might not remain dark due to being covered in hair! Cats shed their fur—it’s just a fact. But what happens if you feel like the fur you are discovering around your home is too much to be […]

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Tips on How to Deal with Destructive Scratching from Your Cat

Owning a cat is an overall great experience. Cats are playful, independent, cuddly and full of fun and love… until you notice they are starting to rip up your furniture by scratching at it! Scratching is a normal behavior for cats—armed with sharp claws necessary in the wild, cats feel the instinctive urge to sharpen […]

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Manual vs. Free Choice Feeding for Your Cat

In the wild, cats are natural hunters. A wild cat might hunt down and eat 10 small meals per day, filled with meat because of their carnivorous diets! When it comes to domesticated cats, though, hunting for food isn’t an option or a necessity. It is up to the cat owner to provide enough food […]

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Planning a Stress-Free Introduction Between Your Resident Cat and a New Dog

Some people consider themselves dog people; others are cat people through and through. Even more people love both animals equally. But when it comes to choosing a pet, what’s the animal lover to do? The old saying, “fighting like cats and dogs,” keeps many people from thinking that our feline and canine friends can get […]

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Ear Mites Could be Driving Your Cat Crazy! Here’s How to Get Rid of Them

It’s natural for your cat to get a little itchy now and then—almost any body part can have a normal itchy spot. Or, perhaps the itch is caused by a mild irritation or allergy. You’ll definitely notice, though, when your cat’s casual scratching turns into obsessive, harmful behavior. If this scratching is centralized by the […]

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Why do Cats Eat Grass and Is It Safe?

As almost any cat owner who lets their feline friends outside knows, cats have a strange obsession with grass. They’ll poke and prod at it, play with it, sniff it and even bite it—a lot. Cats eating grass is a pretty normal occurrence, and so is the pile of vomit you’re sure to find shortly […]

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British Columbia Bans Cat Declawing

As most cat owners know, declawing is a widely-debated topic. By nature, cats have claws and feel the need to sharpen them by scratching on surfaces. However, this might come to their owner’s dismay when their scratching post is left untouched, but the furniture suddenly has scratch marks or gouges! It’s one of the major […]

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Is Your Cat Grooming Excessively?

Our feline friends spend a lot of time laying around, napping and grooming themselves. In fact, cats can spend up to 50 percent of their time licking and grooming, which is why many cat owners don’t bat an eye when their cat appears to be bathing itself all day long. However, some cats can cross […]

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Do Cats Have The Same Effects On Children As Dogs?

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to insinuate that cats are responsible for mental health problems in children. Many studies have examined the impact dogs have on the health of children. In most cases, the results are overwhelmingly positive. According to a Canadian study conducted last year, kids who grow up with dogs […]

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4 Overlooked Things To Consider Before Adopting A Pet

Pet adoption rates are on the rise, largely thanks to a younger generation that may very well be more excited about having pets than human children. Their tendency to treat pets like legitimate family members is often criticized but it has unquestionably exposed how rewarding pet ownership can be and increased the appeal of owning […]

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