Cats

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7 Hairless Cat Breeds - Cats Without Fur

Hairless cat breeds make unique pets. While lack of fur is a result of a natural mutation in some cat breeds, others have been developed by creatively crossing interesting breeds. This article lists seven cat breeds that are hairless plus one additional breed.

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How to Speak to Your Cat

Ever spoken to a cat and been surprised by their reaction? Cats can hear you when you speak to them, but they don't understand your words necessarily. Learn how to get them to understand.

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The Legendary Tuxedo Cat

Tuxedo cats are classy and sleek and their coats are velvety-soft and silky to the touch. It's important to note that "tuxedo" is not the name of an actual breed of cat—it’s a term that is used to describe the characteristic bicolor patterning of various cats (like the black and white tuxedo cat).

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Why Does My Cat Sleep so Much?

Why do cats sleep so much? If you have an adult cat—2 years or older—you may notice that they nap a lot during the day. Although this is no cause for alarm, sometimes over-sleeping can be due to underlying illness. Know what's normal and what's not normal.

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Why Do Cats Eat Things That Aren't Food?

Mother cats eat their kittens' feces for grooming purposes to keep their bedding nice and clean. This is normal behavior known as coprophagia—so don’t be alarmed if your cat does this. Find out what other feline behaviors are normal or abnormal when it comes to eating things that aren't food.

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How Cats Became Domesticated: The Royal Line

For seven years, the Egyptians stored huge amounts of grain that attracted rodents and the wild cats that hunted them. Many people marveled at how these cats made a difference and kept the rodent infestation at bay. This article explains the history of cat domestication.

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Why Does My Kitten Bite Me?

Kittens bite and scratch while playing, purring, and cuddling, but how do you know if this behavior is normal, and how do you make your kitten stop? Learn about your kitty's developmental stages and how to help them mature into a gentle and loveable feline companion.

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Does My Cat Get Cold?

Nature naturally prepares a cat's coat to become thicker and denser to fight off the cold, however, a thick coat doesn't always mean a whole lotta warmth. Why? In cold temperatures, your cat will feel much colder than we do therefore, we need to take some action to help kitty get some warmth.

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Leash-Training Your Cat

When you see a dog on a leash, it's hard to stop everything you're doing to give it some lovin'. When you see a cat on a leash, you do a double-take. What? Can cats even be leashed? Yes, they can, and we will give you some ideas on how we trained our cat to walk on a leash.

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Top 10 Smartest Cat Breeds

This article explores the top ten smartest cat breeds in the world. It examines each cat's characteristics, traits, and behavioral patterns that make them unique in the feline world.

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The Old Persian Cat Species

Here are some insights into one of the oldest cat breeds. The Persian cat is a great, friendly indoor cat. This breed requires regular grooming and care, but it's a genuine, lovely friend to have.

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Does Catnip Get Cats "High"?

If you're a cat owner, you probably know all about catnip. It's that herbal magic that gets your cat all kinds of funky and funny. Cats are said to get "high" on catnip—interpret that as you like. Let's discuss the biology and chemistry behind catnip.