Month: June 2017

If you suspect your cat is over-stressed, please refer to this article first: How to tell if your cat is stressed out.Please note that your veterinarian must first rule out, or treat, any medical problems. You can still implement the stress-reducing strategies listed in this article, but untreated medical conditions can cancel out your efforts
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Experienced cat owners can easily tell what their cat’s body language and gestures mean. They know when Kitty is angry, hungry, sad or happy and they can tell when he or she is doting all over them, sending a crystal clear message of love. However, if you’re new to cats, you may be wondering what
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Written by Mary Anne MillerThis question comes up in many internet forums daily. A member will post a series of complaints about their cat, some of them heart-wrenching, and then follow up the list of symptoms with, “But I can’t afford a vet, so what do I do?” When you share your life with a
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“Congratulations, it’s a cat!” So, you’ve never had a cat before and now you do. Worried about this new creature’s strange behavior? Wondering what to feed? No idea what a litterbox is? Don’t panic – we’ve got you covered! If you haven’t the faintest idea about what to do with your new furriend, we’re here
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Cats benefit hugely from interactive playtime, where the owner moves a cat toy around for them. It helps beat boredom, reduces stress, provides physical and mental exercise for Kitty, while at the same time cementing the special bond between human and feline. What is interactive playtime? When you toss a simple stuffed toy for a
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You and your cat are enjoying some fun one-on-one interaction. You’re petting her and she purrs in return and maybe head butts against your hand. At some point, while still purring, she grabs your hand with her teeth. She seems to hardly apply any pressure, holding your hand with her teeth, while still purring away
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Vets bustle in and out of the exam room, talk about symptoms and prescriptions and rarely have time to really explain or listen to your concerns. That’s fine if there’s an emergency elsewhere in the clinic, but otherwise an appointment should allow time to consult about general question on aging, seasonal queries about fleas or
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For modern humans, teeth seem to be essential. We chew with our teeth and without them would need a radical change of diet. We use them to speak, and without teeth our speech would be impaired. Last, but not least, there are major aesthetic considerations. It’s little wonder most people fear losing their own teeth
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There’s nothing like a little brother to make an adventure exciting! That much was clear when the Adventure Cats crew met up with Alyse Avery and two of her cats for a sunny hike in north Georgia. Shade the cat is ready for adventure. From the moment Shade the crag kitty peeked her head out
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