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  • If your cat regurgitates partially digested food every now and then, you need not worry, but if your cat is throwing up persistently and you notice blood, bile or foreign objects, take them to the vet. Find out why your cat is vomiting, how to get them evaluated, and how to care for them at home.

    Why Is My Cat Vomiting and What Should I Do?

    Why Is My Cat Vomiting and What Should I Do?

    by Sherry Haynes11

  • Over 60 unique magical cat name ideas from Magick, film, TV, literature, history, and ancient mythology. Name your kitty a magical name to bring good fortune and prosperity to your household!

    60 Magical and Unique Names for Cats

    60 Magical and Unique Names for Cats

    by Solaras31

  • Cats can impart lessons about emotional wellbeing, motivation, and health and hygiene. They may have nine lives, but they can teach you about how to get the most out of the one life you have.

    What Cats Can Teach Us About Being Human

    What Cats Can Teach Us About Being Human

    by FlourishAnyway86

  • Are you dealing with a bully cat? If your cat is attacking another cat or dog within your household, here are some ways to stop the behavior. Let's start by understanding behavioral triggers and move on to proactive ways to remedy or lessen the problem.

    The Best Ways to Stop a Cat From Being a Bully

    The Best Ways to Stop a Cat From Being a Bully

    by L C David97

  • Cats wow us with their affection, fierce independence, hunting abilities, and playfulness. But owning a cat has downsides too. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of owning a cat.

    Pros and Cons of Owning a Cat

    Pros and Cons of Owning a Cat

    by Paul Goodman15

  • How can you stop a cat from attacking a dog? Yes, you read it right, some cats do attack dogs. Learn why cats may do this and some strategies to stop the attacks and break up fights.

    How to Stop a Cat from Attacking Dogs

    How to Stop a Cat from Attacking Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli53

  • Bicolor (or piebald) cats have a coat with one primary color and any amount of white. They come in a variety of forms, some of which are well-known—like tuxedos—and some that are more obscure, like cap-and-saddle.

    Variations of Bicolor Patterns in Cats

    Variations of Bicolor Patterns in Cats

    by A Golden2

  • Are you exuberant, easy going and extrovert? Or are you solitary, a bit aloof and quiet? Chances are the choice of your pet may reflect a bit your personality. It is not a surprise why poets, artists and writers have a history of being cat people...

    Pros and Cons of Cats and Dogs

    Pros and Cons of Cats and Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli51

  • What is the best cat litter for your feline companion? Five brands are compared with their advantages and disadvantages listed to help you decide.

    Cat Litter:  Seven Brands Compared

    Cat Litter: Seven Brands Compared

    by Liz Elias12

  • Looking for a fun name for your cat? Are you a Pokémon fan? Well, you're in luck. Here are the names of all 150 original Pokémon, their species, and cute nicknames to follow!

    150 Pokémon Cat Names With Nicknames

    150 Pokémon Cat Names With Nicknames

    by Layne Holmes0

  • No one likes to cage their cats but sometimes it is for their benefit or safety and we have to do it as good and loving cat owners. Learn in this article how you can use cages as a humane tool for better cat ownership.

    Caging Cats: When and Why It's Sometimes Necessary

    Caging Cats: When and Why It's Sometimes Necessary

    by Theophanes Avery55

  • Treatments you can give your cat for its upset stomach at home. These remedies are only for mild digestive problems, however. For cats that are lethargic or not eating, you should see your vet.

    Home Remedies for Your Cat's Upset Stomach

    Home Remedies for Your Cat's Upset Stomach

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli44

  • Anti-social behaviour, particularly when it is out of character for your cat, can be particularly worrying. Discover 5 simple steps to help reduce your cat's anxiety and stress.

    How to Reduce Your Cat's Anxiety and Stress

    How to Reduce Your Cat's Anxiety and Stress

    by C L Grant1

  • Are all calico cats female? Why are they called "Money Cats"? Are they mean? This and so many other mysteries answered!

    Why Are Calico Cats Always Female?

    Why Are Calico Cats Always Female?

    by Theophanes Avery71

  • Though cats are often called aloof and unaffectionate, they can be just as loving as dogs. It can be difficult to know if your cat really loves you, but there are many signs if you know what to look for.

    Twelve Signs Your Cat Really Loves You

    Twelve Signs Your Cat Really Loves You

    by Jennifer Wilber7

  • Do cats feel real love? My stand is that they actually do. Living with cats and watching them everyday is good evidence that cat love is a real thing.

    Cat Love: Do Cats Really Love?

    Cat Love: Do Cats Really Love?

    by Sharilee Swaity81

  • Heated cat beds and heating pads can have therapeutic benefits for indoor and outdoor cats. Find out why vets recommend them and the types available here.

    Heated Cat Beds: Why Vets Recommend Them

    Heated Cat Beds: Why Vets Recommend Them

    by Alison Graham15

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  • Learn all the cat care basics such as choosing a cat food, litter, litter boxes, grooming, dental care, cat carriers, finding a veterinarian and much more.

    Cat Care 101: A Guide for New Cat Owners

    Cat Care 101: A Guide for New Cat Owners

    by carolynkaye6

  • So, you're a cat lover. You love cats so much they just seem to find you. With your household full of critters, you may be wondering what breed or breeds your cats are. Some cats, even mixed breeds, present with dominant traits of their parents. Here's how to determine what your cat is.

    How to Determine My Cat's Breed—Identifying Mixed Breeds to Purebreds

    How to Determine My Cat's Breed—Identifying Mixed Breeds to Purebreds

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Feline Leukemia Virus, FeLV, affects 3 out of every hundred cats. Kittens are the most susceptible to the disease. Although it cannot be cured, there are treatments that can help your pet live longer.

    Feline Leukemia Virus

    Feline Leukemia Virus

    by Angela Michelle Schultz13

  • Is it possible for a feral cat to become a beloved family pet? Yes, with lots of time, patience, and maybe a few surprises along the way. Read one cat's story and learn how to socialize a wild cat.

    How to Tame a Wild Cat

    How to Tame a Wild Cat

    by Deborah Neyens83

  • Gaining a stray cat's trust takes time and patience. Offering food and water is the first step to getting the cat to trust you. There are also ways to capture a cat quickly if it is in danger.

    How to Win the Trust of a Stray Cat

    How to Win the Trust of a Stray Cat

    by L C David14

  • A Hub that is dedicated to the spiritual bond between cats and their owners. It features loving and charming poems about cats, and also provides us with information on cat welfare issues, how we can help cats in our communities, and is a good resource for humane education programs in schools cultivating compassion in children. It also has wonderful suggestions for books about cats for children, teens, and adults. There's also a section on great quotes about cats.

    Our Spiritual Connection With Cats

    Our Spiritual Connection With Cats

    by Lora Hollings38

  • The right cat food can make a big difference in your cat’s health and quality of life. Learn the five most important things to consider when choosing the best cat food for your cat.

    How to Choose the Best Cat Food for Your Cat

    How to Choose the Best Cat Food for Your Cat

    by carolynkaye11

  • Do you know which are the five most popular cat breeds? Some of the names of the winners may take you by surprise. Includes photos, videos and trivia about celebrity owners of these top ranking felines.

    What Are the Five Most Popular Cat Breeds?

    What Are the Five Most Popular Cat Breeds?

    by Donna Cosmato11

  • How to tell if you have cat allergies, and what to do about it, if you do. Several solutions so that you can find the one that works best for you.

    How to Deal With Cat Allergies

    How to Deal With Cat Allergies

    by Sharilee Swaity28

  • Explore what causes epilepsy in cats, and some of the treatments that can be used. The author has been through it with a cat of her own. Helpful tips on forestalling an imminent seizure included.

    Epilepsy in Cats:  Is My Cat Having a Seizure?

    Epilepsy in Cats: Is My Cat Having a Seizure?

    by Liz Elias32

  • What are the signs of cat dehydration and how do you treat it? Learn how to recognize the signs and causes of dehydration in cats, as well as some tips from a vet on how to administer fluids at home.

    What to Do If Your Cat Is Dehydrated

    What to Do If Your Cat Is Dehydrated

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli30

  • When a normally healthy cat won't eat, it can be scary! Read on for a discussion about the reasons why a cat might not be eating and what you can do about it!

    Why Isn't My Cat Eating?

    Why Isn't My Cat Eating?

    by Bridget F0

  • Did you know that the leading cause of death in older cats is feline cancer? As our kitties are living longer, they're becoming more susceptible to cancer. Here's what every cat-lover should know about this dreaded disease.

    Cancer in Cats: What You Should Know About Feline Cancer

    Cancer in Cats: What You Should Know About Feline Cancer

    by Darlene Norris10

  • There’s a difference between blind cats that are born blind and cats who suffer from sudden blindness caused by disease or accident. My cat was born blind and this is how we coped with that fact.

    How to Take Care of a Blind Cat in the Best Way

    How to Take Care of a Blind Cat in the Best Way

    by Titia Geertman8

  • Getting your resident cats on board with the idea of a new kitten can be tricky. With these tips, however, your resident cat and new kitten can be best friends in no time.

    Introducing a New Kitten to Your Resident Cats

    Introducing a New Kitten to Your Resident Cats

    by Jennifer Wilber7

  • They may be the world's most popular pet, but our furry feline friends have plenty of downsides. Here is my list of reasons why you may not want to own one.

    15 Reasons Not to Have a Pet Cat

    15 Reasons Not to Have a Pet Cat

    by Paul Goodman17

  • Traveling with a cat can be a good experience for both the cat and his owner if a few commonsense guidelines are followed. We learned to make some special travel preparations for our cats and they have adapted well to travel by car and by RV. Here are some tips that should help you and your cat have a safe and enjoyable trip.

    Traveling With Cats in RV or Car

    Traveling With Cats in RV or Car

    by Stephanie Henkel24

  • Reading cat water fountain reviews it is hard to decide which to buy. If you think pet drinking water fountains are a luxury, read why vets recommend them.

    How to Choose the Best Cat Water Fountain

    How to Choose the Best Cat Water Fountain

    by Alison Graham28

  • Cats are amazing! Read about some remarkable cats, some who found their owners again despite all odds, some who adopted unlikely babies, some who are just plain silly.

    Amazing Cats and True Cat Stories

    Amazing Cats and True Cat Stories

    by Stephanie Henkel81

  • Cats are wonderful pets and can bring great joy to your life, especially through their odd behavior. So why do they do such oddities as self-pet or knead on a blanket?

    Why Does My Cat Do That: Odd Cat Behaviors

    Why Does My Cat Do That: Odd Cat Behaviors

    by Angela Michelle Schultz75

  • Feline Pine cat litter claims to be an environmentally safe, healthy alternative to traditional clay-based litter box products. How does it stack up? Your intrepid cat loving reporter fills you in on the Feline Pine scoop.

    The Scoop on Feline Pine Clumping Litter

    The Scoop on Feline Pine Clumping Litter

    by Keith Abt20

  • Cat flu is a virus which can be passed on to any cat, and most cats are carriers. There are 3 different strains. Most cats can recover from cat flu but are susceptible to secondary viruses.

    What You and Your Cat Need to Know About Cat Flu

    What You and Your Cat Need to Know About Cat Flu

    by Sp Greaney28

  • Cats are prolific. They are hardwired to produce offspring for as long as they remain fertile. If you ever find a baby animal in your neighborhood, chances are that it will be a kitten.

    Your Guide to Successfully Rearing Stray Kittens

    Your Guide to Successfully Rearing Stray Kittens

    by Jana Louise Smit2

  • A domestic Bengal Cat is a unique breed. While it can be easier to care for with respect to medical issues, you must be prepared to entertain and engage with this cat more than you might expect compared to other domestic cat breeds.

    How to Care for a Bengal Cat

    How to Care for a Bengal Cat

    by Stephanie Hicks25

  • Is your cat not using the litter box? Learn the most common possible causes for this frustrating problem and some simple solutions you can try that might help solve it.

    Cat Not Using Litter Box? Try These Solutions

    Cat Not Using Litter Box? Try These Solutions

    by carolynkaye7

  • What do you do when your cat goes missing? This story has a happy ending, along with some helpful tips for finding your lost cat.

    What to Do When Your Cat Goes Missing

    What to Do When Your Cat Goes Missing

    by Deborah Neyens13

  • Sometimes, a cat who's been trained for years suddenly starts peeing in random places. Sometimes, cats use urine to tell you something. Read on to decipher your cat's behavior and learn what to do.

    Why Is My Cat Peeing in the House?

    Why Is My Cat Peeing in the House?

    by catspyjamas434

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  • Finding the right cat food for your feline friend can be quite the task, especially if you have a cat with a picky palate. This list is based off of personal experience and feedback from friends.

    Choose From the Best Cat Food Brands

    Choose From the Best Cat Food Brands

    by Sam Shepards5

  • The Bengal cat is a beautiful and intelligent breed, but what is it really like to keep them as pets? All I can say is it's a wild ride! Here is my personal story about caring for Bengals.

    The Joys and Hazards of Living With a Pet Bengal Cat

    The Joys and Hazards of Living With a Pet Bengal Cat

    by Theophanes Avery106

  • Some of the cutest kittens I have seen, Toyger kittens, show off mad skills at roaring, hunting, and being ferocious—or not. This adorable breed is fairly new and first showed up in the 1990s.

    Toygers: The World's Cutest Cat Breed

    Toygers: The World's Cutest Cat Breed

    by KathyH19

  • What causes eye problems in cats? Learn from a list of potential causes and when your cat should see a vet within 24 hours.

    Eye Problems in Cats

    Eye Problems in Cats

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli208

  • Is your cat constipated and straining in the litter box? Learn how to rule out a medical emergency and help your cat get well.

    What to Do If Your Cat Is Constipated

    What to Do If Your Cat Is Constipated

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli42

  • Just like humans, cats can live longer, healthier lives with proper care, exercise, and nutrition. Learn a few practical ways to naturally extend your feline companion's health and lifespan.

    Help Your Cat Live Longer

    Help Your Cat Live Longer

    by Kylyssa Shay16

  • Wild felines and the people who take care of them are a controversial topic. Ferals are viewed as a nuisance, disease carriers and kitten machines, but the truth is that they need certain elements of human care as much as house pets do.

    How to Improve a Feral Cat's Life

    How to Improve a Feral Cat's Life

    by Jana Louise Smit5

  • In this article I hope to list most of the more common houseplants that are dangerous to cats so that you can either ensure you don't bring them into your home or at least you can keep them out of the reach of your pets. I am guessing that many of the plants on this list will come as quite a surprise to you.

    A-Z List of Houseplants That Are Poisonous to Your Cats

    A-Z List of Houseplants That Are Poisonous to Your Cats

    by Cindy Lawson131

  • Why would your cat attack you while you're petting him? Understanding the reason for this type of cat behavior can change your relationship with your furball for the better.

    Why Does My Cat Attack Me When I Pet Him?

    Why Does My Cat Attack Me When I Pet Him?

    by Darlene Norris1

  • With the dog dubbed “man’s best friend”, just where does that leave the cat? We must admit some felines that come to mind, such as Sassy, the smug, whiney Himalayan from Homeward Bound or “Grumpy Cat”, a famous multi-breed feline who became an internet sensation for her permanently angry expression, do not exactly seem the altruistic type.

    A Cat's Nose: Cancer, Seizure and Death Sniffing, Fire and Gas-Detecting Felines

    A Cat's Nose: Cancer, Seizure and Death Sniffing, Fire and Gas-Detecting Felines

    by Schatzie Speaks52

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