Behavior

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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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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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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 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.

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Why Do Cats Hiss for No Reason?

Is your cat hissing at you? Is your cat hissing at other cats? Sometimes this behavior is totally warranted, but other times it's a cause for concern. If your cat is constantly stressed out, you will want to find out why. Here's how to get started.

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Five Signs That Your Cat Adores You

When it comes to our cats, there's no clear way for them to tell us how much they love us; however, just because they can't speak our language doesn't mean they don't show us in other ways. Here are five great ways that our cats show us that they love us every day.

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Why Does My Cat Meow so Much?

Why does my cat meow so much? Some cats just love to meow, and some suddenly become vocal superstars seemingly overnight. Here we discuss a few of the main reasons that some cats meow so much.

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Are My Cats Fighting or Playing?

It can be difficult to tell whether cats are fighting or playing; especially because their interactions involve a lot of wrestling, batting at each other, growling, and biting! Here's how to tell!

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Why Does My Cat Bite Me?

When a cat bites us it can seem to come out of nowhere, and it's not a pleasant surprise! Here is an explanation of the types of cat bites as well as some of the reasons your cat may be biting you.

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The Best Ways to Stop a Cat From Being a Bully

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.