There are several possible causes for feline aggression. While an attack can seem unprovoked, there is almost always a reason for it. We just need to try and figure out what it is. Our article about cat aggression towards people covers possible reasons, including redirected aggression. Let’s try and explore redirected aggression in cats, how
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Airlines have found themselves knee-deep in drama recently due to misunderstandings over their pet travel policies. Between the peacocks and the hamsters, we are here to set the record straight. While some airlines in North America are more welcoming to animals than others, all of them have clear pet policies. To make sure your furry
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The only one you marked me wrong on was “rub my tummy”. But trust me – I know many cats expose their tummies as a sign of trust, not inviting touching, but MY cat really DOES mean “please rub my tummy”, and I do it often. You have to learn the language of your own
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Maker: Raws for PawsCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Feb. 8, 2018What was recalled: 1 lb. and 5 lb. chubs of Raws for Paws Ground Turkey Pet Food with a manufacture date of Oct. 12, 2017 (Turkey Pet Food cases) or manufacture dates between Oct. 12, 2017 and Feb. 2, 2018 (found in Combo
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Some embrace the notion that “real men love dogs” while cats are a female thing. Why? Well, dogs are easier for society to understand as pets, really, and pop culture’s fabricated “ideal man” is strong and rugged yet beyond deep thinking and emotional nuance. Dogs have worked for humans for thousands of years, forming strong
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Tooth grinding is very common in people. In fact, nighttime grinding of teeth has spawned an entire cottage industry for “night guards,” prevent people from damaging their teeth as they grind away while they’re sawing logs. It turns out that humans aren’t the only species subject to tooth grinding. Cat teeth grinding is a thing, too. Unlike
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It sounds like the title of a horror movie aimed at teen cat lovers, but instead of ’90s starlets like Jennifer Love Hewitt and Sarah Michelle Gellar, the beauties being stalked are tabbies and calicos. IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com is a website masterminded and programmed by Professor Owen Mundy of Florida State University. According to THV11, Mundy says
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Occasionally, a member posts in the cat behavior forum asking for advice on what is clearly a stress-related behavioral issue. It soon becomes evident that the member is stressed too, often not due to the cat’s issue but to other life circumstances. It can be a vicious cycle: a stressed owner projects anxiety making the
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A recent study caused waves in the pet world when it suggested that dogs might have an intelligence edge over cats, but don’t jump to conclusions so quickly. Quite a few other studies have shown that dogs don’t have great mathematical abilities, especially in comparison to wolves. Meanwhile, other less traditionally “smart” animals like fish
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How could you not give a Valentine’s Day gift to these cuties? By: kko699 Remember back when you were in elementary school and every Valentine’s Day the whole class would spend a couple hours passing out all their cards and treats? Digging into your pink paper-wrapped shoe box or heart-shaped bag was like pouring out
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One of the Catster editors recently asked me a few questions about poop. She wondered whether she needed to be concerned if her cat had a single runny poop. She also wondered whether pooping outside of the litter box might be a sign of a veterinary problem. Poop doesn’t exactly make the world go ’round,
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Expecting a new baby? Congratulations! If you’re a first-time parent and a cat owner you probably have a few questions about cats and babies and how to make sure yours get along. The good news is that in almost all cases, cats and babies mix very well, with the felines being wonderful “older siblings”. Still,
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