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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.

Grooming a Long Haired Cat

Believe it or not, there are a few secrets to grooming a long haired cat. Cats with longer fur tend to matt and tangle and become terrible unruly in a very short period of time. This makes for grooming...

What’’s Involved in Grooming a Cat?

Some people may ask why cat owners would bother grooming a cat. Since all cats ever do is groom themselves and lay in the sun, what else could be left to do? Actually there is a lot that a...

Cleaning up Hairballs – Part of Being a Cat Owner

We all know the signs. A gag, a cough, a few retches. You walk into the room to check on your cat, and there he is walking away quite proudly from that stinky, steaming, hairy mass on the carpet....

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...

How to Care for a Persian Cat

Properly caring for you Persian cat is the same for caring for most other cats with one big exception: that beautiful Persian coat. Failing to fully maintain your Persian cat’s coat will most likely result in matting so severe...

Why Cat Toys are Necessary – They Help Reduce Stress

Cats are unique in their personalities, their individual quirks, and their affinity towards play. All cats enjoy some sort of fun activity, it is your job as their owner to decipher what type of play most interests your cat,...

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...

Buying a Purebred Cat – What you Need to Know

Cat lovers spend a great deal of time considering their choice when they decide to bring home a new cat. Some people bring home every stray under the sun while others look around and decide exactly what cat will...

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...

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 mate gets away from your home, a collar with a...

What You Need to Know About Adopting a Kitten

One of the biggest and most exciting times in anyone’s life is when he or she gets a new pet for the home, and this is particularly true if you’re adopting a kitten. Not only do you have the prospect of having a cute little bundle of fun coming...

When Do Kittens Start Walking

A new bundle of kittens is a magical experience. With their flat little faces, their sweet little cone heads, and of course their tiny little kitten bodies that scarcely resemble their future looks as cats, kittens are one of the most precious gifts life has to offer. Their innate...