If you are looking for cat information, check out these articles that cover everything from feeding and training to caring for kittens

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The First Steps to take When your Cat Goes Missing

From the beginning— an organized approach is best… The situation may be brought on by a trip to the vet or a front door left open, but the worst of nightmares begins when a beloved four pawed family member escapes or goes missing. If…
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Traveling with a Cat - It can be a Nightmare for Some Kitties

The car is all packed, the kids are buckled in, there are snacks and drinks within easy reach, there is a road map in the glove compartment, and there are enough CDs to get through the trip without having to endure the same three songs repeated…
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Putting a Cat on a Diet - Helping Your Cat Lose Weight

Fat Fluffy and Portly Penny may seem like they are rather cute, waddling into the kitchen for their food and cautiously navigating the sea of feet that tend to wander through one of the busiest rooms of the house. But in reality, your cute Pudgy…
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What Causes Cat Vomiting?

As any cat owner knows, cats frequently vomit. What causes cat vomiting, however, is not always so easily determined. The normal, healthy cat may routinely vomit once or twice a week as a rule, without any obvious medical reason. In most…
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How Can I Tell if my Cat is Sick?

Cats are many things. Some are energetic, playful and loving. Others are lazy, grumpy and aloof. One thing that most cats are not, however, is complainers. What that means is that they don’t necessarily whine over every little ache and pain.…
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Cat Health Concerns

If you are thinking about getting a cat, or already have one, it is important to be familiar with some major cat health concerns. By being educated about common feline health problems, you can help to ensure your furry friend will have a long,…
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Types of Cat Litter - Clumping and Non Clumping

A new cat owner is faced with a series of choices concerning products for his new pet. Which vet should he use? What type of cat food is best? What type of flea prevention is most effective? Another choice that provides an overwhelming number…
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Stopping a Cat from Scratching the Carpet

Many cat owner’s homes bear the tell tale signs that their cat loves to scratch. Oddly placed furniture (likely covering carpet that has been shredded) and throw blankets tossed here and there on nearly every piece of furniture in the living…
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What is Catnip - A Special Treat for Your Cat

Catnip has a strong reputation for a plant. Considered the standard marijuana for cats, there is of course a natural controversy that stems from it use. So, what is catnip? After all, if we’re going to argue its use or disuse so vehemently,…
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Feeding Diabetic Cats - Select an Appropriate Low-Carbohydrate Diet

Diabetes in cats is an increasingly recognized and diagnosed health problem. Feline diabetes most commonly occurs in cats over 7 years old, as a previously healthy cat may begin exhibiting symptoms that may indicate diabetes. Fortunately,…
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Advantages of Buying Premium Cat Food

What you choose to feed your cat is one of the most important decisions you will make as a pet owner. Responsible cat owners should learn the advantages of buying premium cat food. Your pet is an important part of your family, and good pet parents…
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Why Do Cats Purr - Is it a Sign of Affection?

Most pet owners love the soft sound of their cat purring. What is better than feeling the muted vibration of your cat’s body as he expresses his contentment at your petting him or scratching behind his ears? Many think they know the answer…
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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

As your cat ages, there are many common health problems that can begin to manifest themselves. Feline Hyperthyroidism is both a common and serious health problem that can occur in cats, but thankfully with proper diagnosis and treatment, affected…
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Constipation in Cats - Difficulty with Bowel Movements

Constipation can be defined as an abnormal accumulation of feces resulting in difficult bowel movements. This may result in reduced frequency or absence of defecation. The feces are retained in the large intestine or colon. Since one of the…
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Cat Vomiting - Regurgitation of Food and Liquids

Vomiting describes the expulsion of food from the stomach. It may be related to disorders of the stomach but is a clinical sign that can occur with many diseases and problems. It is not a specific disease or diagnosis itself. Cats vomit quite…