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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.

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...

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...

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 room (probably to hide the spots where the...

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, we should in fact understand it...

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, through careful treatment and management, cats with diabetes can go on to live happy,...

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 want to do...

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 to the question “why do cats...