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Learn more about cats and kittens at the Professor’ s House. Here we cover everything from feeding and grooming to dealing with a picky eater.

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...

Microchipping a Cat – It Will Help If your Cat Gets Lost

Every cat owner wants his furry pal to be safe. Microchipping a cat is an easy way to identify your can if it gets away from you. Even indoor cats have the ability to get lost. If your furry...

Buying Cat Supplies – Products You Will Need If you Want a Cat

You have just brought a new kitten, or possibly a full grown cat, into your home. Get ready for the little one to rip and roar through your house, chasing who knows what. Get used to having someone follow...

Cat Toys – Keeping Cats Entertained

All sleep and no play makes Tiger a dull kitty. True cat lovers know which cat toys make their cats jump (and scamper) for joy, and which toys just clutter up the floor, waiting for Dad's unsuspecting bare foot in...

Shaving a Long-Haired Cat

There is nothing more beautiful than a long-haired cat. The long coat, immaculately brushed and silky feels like satin, and the shiny strands sparkle in the sun. Unfortunately, not all cats and cat owners are up to the challenge...

Pedigreed Cats – Buying a Purebred Cat

Pedigreed cats are those that are of a certain breed. They have the same or similar traits, including length of hair, eyes, color, pattern, tails, and mannerisms. They are usually extremely expensive due to the fact that they are...

List of Cat Breeds – Popular Purebred Cats

There are over one hundred different recognized cat breeds. The following is a brief description of the most popular breeds. Abyssinian. These shorthaired, slender cats have a tabby coat pattern similar to wild cats which is usually a ruddy color,...

Should I Get Two Cats – Pros and Cons

Why should I get two cats? The one I have seems so completely in love with me that it would almost seem like a smack in the face to him if I showed up with another little buddy. Granted,...

100 Bits of Cat Facts, Trivia and Fun

A cat can always detect a person in the room with an animal hair allergy - and will promptly sit on that person’s lap. Cats never belittle themselves by begging like dogs, they merely stare at you from a dignified...

How Long Do Cats Live – It Can Be Well over 20 Years

If you asked my Uncle Ernie how long do cats live, he would have stated that it completely depended on whether or not they used the litter box regularly. Of course, he was kidding. He had the dry sense...

Owning a Cat – Costs, Training and Things to Think About

Owning a cat is simply one of life’s better pleasures. Cats are unique creature with highly distinctive tastes and personalities. Studies show that cats are an excellent stress manager, blood pressure reducer, and generally good entertainment and source of companionship. With their relative independent nature, cats make very good...

What to do if Your Cat is Not Eating

Ken Smith had adopted two black and white cats from the same litter when they were just six month old kittens. One of the kittens, Drexal, suffered from a permanent neurological condition that caused her to wobble when she walked and made it impossible for her to jump. Still,...

Buying Cat Supplies – Products You Will Need If you Want a Cat

You have just brought a new kitten, or possibly a full grown cat, into your home. Get ready for the little one to rip and roar through your house, chasing who knows what. Get used to having someone follow you around the house, especially when its feeding time. If...