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If Your Cat Has Started Hiding, It’s Important to Understand Why

Cats aren’t always the most social creatures. They often spend most of their days lounging around in sunny spots or curled up in small places within your home. Your cat probably hides for a while during the day, out of sight, either napping or observing the world around it. However, if your cat is starting […]

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What Is it About Catnip that Makes Cats Crazy? And Is it Safe?

If you venture down the cat toy section of a pet store, you’ll notice that a lot of the toys will be branded with the word “catnip” on them. Catnip is a familiar term to pet owners, as it is well-known to produce a “high” effect in cats, but the reason for the effect is […]

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If It Fits, I Sits! Here’s Why Cats Love Boxes So Much

Cat owners love to spoil their precious feline companions. You buy them toys, catnip, cozy beds, tree-like perches and much more. However, it’s all too common among cat lovers to notice that your cats want little to do with these things day after day. One thing you are sure to see your cat gravitate towards […]

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Why Does Your Cat Leave Its Mouth Open While Sniffing?

Cats are curious animals—they roam around your home and outdoors, investigating just about anything they can find. With their extraordinary sense of smell, they are able to navigate their surroundings and learn more about other animals. Every once in a while, you might notice that your cat will smell something, then leave its mouth hanging […]

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Can Your Cat Tell When You’re Sad?

Have you ever had a bad day, ending with your crawling into bed and hiding under the covers, only to have your cat snuggle up beside you a few minutes later? There’s something so reaffirming and reassuring about having a little ball of fur curled up on you when you’re sad or upset. But does […]

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Concerning Behavior Changes to Watch Out for When it Comes to Your Cat’s Health

Cats are creatures of habit. They tend to fall into routines, doing the same types of things day in and day out, and they prefer to keep it that way. So if your cat suddenly begins acting against the norm, it should put up some red flags. Cats don’t have the ability to tell us […]

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What’s the Deal with Cat Pheromones? What are They Used for and How do They Work?

If you have one or more cats that experience intense bouts of anxiety, you may have taken them to the vet to discuss ways to alleviate that stress. After all, stressed cats are at higher risk for digestive problems, lower immunity and other health issues. They can also be a nightmare to live with. In […]

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Is Your Mobile Toddler the Source of Your Cat’s Newfound Anxiety?

A lot of pet owners get their furry friends before deciding to have children. Unfortunately, a surprising number of new parents make the decision to put their cat up for adoption when having a child due to fear of toxoplasmosis, allergies and bad interactions between the two. Other pet owners make the decision to keep […]

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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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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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