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Litter Box Training a Cat – Follow these Easy Step

Cats are normally pretty low maintenance pets. Unlike dogs which must be walked and brought outside for exercise a few times a day, a cat is perfectly happy to lounge around the house, napping and occasionally swatting at her...

How to Stop a Cat from Scratching

Cats need to scratch. It’s not something they do just to annoy you, wake you from a beautiful sleep, only to torment you with their claws two hours later. They are not selfishly trying to test your last bit...

Keeping a Cat off the Furniture

Cats have their own minds and their own mission, regardless of whether or not our furniture gets in their way. When chasing after that illusive fly, cats tend to not notice, or care, that they are leaving their little...

Environmentally Friendly Cat Litter – Less Waste in our Landfills

When you bring a kitten or cat into your home, there are many items that you will need to buy. Some of those, such as a kitty bed or kitty condo, will be only occasional purchases. Other, such as...

Getting a Cat to Use the Litter Box – Tips and Tricks

One of the great things about a cat vs. a dog is that they do not need to be let outside or walked on a leash to do their business.  Instead of having to get up early and walk...

Buying a Litter Box – What to Consider

New cat owners have a long list of items that they must buy. Near the top of the list of things you will need to do will be buying a litter box. If you plan to bring a cat...

Aggressive Cats – Does your Cat have a Behavior Problem?

While most people think of cats as calm, gentle and even docile animals, aggressive cats are not as uncommon as you might think. Aggression is the second most common behavior problem in cats. Dogs are thought of as the...

How Do You Stop Your Cat From Biting

Cute, cuddly, furry little bundle of joy or Satan in a fur jacket? Ever wonder why your cat changes from the loving feline friend you always wanted to the fur coat with teeth when you least expect it? Whatever the...

Buying Cat Litter – Choosing the Best Product for Your Cat

Buying cat litter is a bit like buying cat food in that it is an ongoing expense. To properly care for your cat’s litter box, you will need to change the litter on a regular basis. Failing to do...

Why Do Cats Scratch – It’s often for Territorial Marking

It’s an incessant noise, one that can rip right through your sleep and into your sweetest dreams. Why do cats scratch? And more importantly, why do they scratch at absolutely everything? Why do they feel the need to tear...

Lyme Disease and Cats – Borrelia burgdorferi

Lyme disease is a bacterial disease that is caused by a cork-screw shaped bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. The disease is usually carried by the Ixodes variety of ticks which are usually found in wooded and grassy areas. This disease can affect humans, cats, dogs, and other animals. How Do Cats...

How to Wean a Bottle Fed Kitten

Few things can touch the heart of a cat lover like a newborn kitten that has been orphaned or abandoned. In order to survive, these helpless creatures will need intervention from someone who is willing to bottle feed her until she is old enough and strong enough to eat...

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 of humor that usually involved death to anything that displeased...