Cat Trivia – Top 100 Facts

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To determine the size of the space and whether it is too small, cats use their whiskers to act as feelers of the area. They can determine if they will be able to fit or not. If you put cat urine under a black light, it will glow. This is a great way to find … Read more

How Often Should You Feed a Cat?

Cat Eating from Bowl

There is no cut-and-dry answer to the question of how often you should feed a cat, unfortunately. The age and physical condition of your cat as well as your own lifestyle will all be contributing factors. The following article will serve as a guide and provide all the information that needs to be taken into … Read more

Do Black Cats Really Cause Bad Luck?

Black Cat Eyes

I wouldn’t trade my black cats for all the white kitties in the world. Part of the reason is that I am quite attached to Lite, UltraLite, Asher, Fuzzy, Wuzzy, and The Glass-Eyed Kitty. Another part of the reason is that I enjoy the raised eyebrows and the tales of the Bad Luck Blackies. See, … Read more

What is Catnip?

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There are few substances that can create an effect on an animal similar to what catnip does to cats. When a cat comes in contact with these green, feather-light flakes, it is an interesting sight to behold. What is Catnip Exactly? If you’ve ever been browsing through your local pet shop in the cat section, … Read more

Training a Bad Cat Without Losing an Arm

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Ever tried to nail pudding to a tree? That’s about what successfully training a cat would be like. Cats pride themselves in their independence, and the training of a cat usually ends in a successfully trained human owner who acts exactly like the cat planned all along. That said, there are a few “subtle” maneuvers … Read more

Should Cats Be Given Supplements?

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Supplements for cats are fairly commonplace these days, and you will hear plenty of manufacturers say they are crucial for your pet to achieve optimum health. Is this really true, however? Does a well-fed and looked-after cat suffer from not receiving added supplements? The supplements available are numerous. Some offer one essential ingredient for a … Read more

Getting Your First Cat

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If you’re reading this article, it is probably because you are thinking about buying a cat. Whether you are a first-time potential pet owner, or you are considering adding another pet to your home, there are many things to consider before taking this step. Some people make the mistake of entering lightly into the commitment … Read more

Introducing a Dog to a Cats Home

Cat and Dog

Introducing a dog to a cat’s home is deemed a process at all times. Although you think your cat gets along with everyone and everything, it is by nature of both of the animals that you will have to gradually acquaint both the cat and the dog. In these steps, you will learn how each … Read more

Helping Your Cat in its Autumn Years

White Cat

Just like us, aging cats can succumb to all manner of aches, pains, and ailments. Looking back now, I now realize my parents’ Russian Blue was not just an over-the-hill cat. Five years ago, I remember its aimless wonderings in the garden, the sad look on its face, and the endless snoozing on the sofa. … Read more

Selecting a Cat Dish

Cat Eating

There are a few considerations to take into account when you are selecting a cat dish for both water and food. The first thought to have is regarding the size. If you have more than one cat, you need to think about whether you are going to have one large bowl for sharing or one … Read more

Scratching Posts – Every Cat Needs a One

Grey Cat

If you are a long-time cat owner, you know that one of the most grating sounds is that of your cat scratching your furniture. It is similar to nails on a chalkboard, only the board is your brand-new sofa! There are a couple of solutions to this problem. You can put aluminum foil on the … Read more