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Cat Spay Risks

Although there are many benefits to having a cat that is spayed there are also some risks.cat image by Ivan Zhelev from Fotolia.comA cat spay, also known as an ovariohysterectomy, is a surgery performed to remove the ovaries and uterus of a cat, preventing unwanted kittens. Cats that are...

Ways to Enjoy Cats Without Having One

There are many situations where cat lovers can't have a cat. Here are just a few: College Students Whose Dorms Don't Allow Pets; People Allergic to Cats; People Who Live out of Suitcases;"No Pets" Rentals; Kids Whose Parents Say "No"; Seniors in "No Pets" Faci

Uncover the Mystery of Why Cats Purr

Discover why do cat's purr? A revealing article that uncovers the mystery to why cat's purr, a question asked my many people over the centuries.

3 Natural Cat Remedies For Vibrant Health and Healing

Natural cat remedies are essential to the well-being of your pet. Animals cannot make health decisions, so it is up to us to give them the best possible care. Just as we take daily supplements, pets can benefit from herbal supplements that increase vitality, immunity and accelerate healing.

A Cat Scratching Post Can Keep Kitties From Ruining Your Furniture

When your kitty isn't curled up in a cute little ball, she's probably either doing that delicious "I just woke up" full body stretch or kneading and scratching something. Kitties will knead and scratch just about any available surface, the nubbier and more "scratchable"

Causes of Hair Loss in Cats

Hair loss in cats, other animals and people is called alopecia. When your cat loses hair, it can be distressing, but hair loss in cats is common. Because there are so many reasons a cat may lose hair, a veterinarian often must diagnose the problem.

Identifying and Treating Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia

Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia, aka Cerebral Hypoplasia, is usually evident in kittens shortly after birth, typically with spasticity in walking, or uncontrollable movements of the head. Learn more about the causes, prevention, and management of cerebellar hypoplasia in cats.

How to Naturally Prevent Kidney Disease in Cats

Kidney disease in cats may lead to weight loss, depression, bad breath, and vomiting as well as frequent urination. If left untreated, it may eventually lead to kidney failure. While there are various measures to take for treating kidney disease, it is always advisable to take preventive measures to

Five Logical Reasons Why A Cat Bed Could Be Useful For Your Pet

We've all done it - got luxurious pet toys and pricey cat food for our favourite pets for them only to momentarily pause, sniff, back away and hiss in disgust at our thoughtful purchase. Felines are naturally fussy; so buying things they will appreciate can be very difficult. "Should I bot

How to Remove Cat Urine Naturally

Although most cats can be trained to urinate in a cat box or outside, accidents happen. Older cats may not make it to the litter box. Also, if the litter box is full your cat may protest by urinating in the house. Cat urine has a very strong odor, and can be detected with ease. Once you located the

Why Does a Cat Purr?

Why do cats purr? There are a number of reasons why cats purr. A contented cat will purr, but injured cats will also purr.

Cat Storytime Ideas

Little kids love animals, mostly due to the variety of animal-themed nursery songs such as "Mary Had a Little Lamb," and "Pussycat, Pussycat Where Have You Been?" as well as the stuffed animals most children have on their beds and rooms. You can support that love of animals at a preschool or daycare

Feline Alzheimer's Symptoms

Cats with feline Alzheimer's may appear to be confused.cat image by Robert Percival from Fotolia.comAccording to Dr. Nicholas Dodman of PetPlace.com, both Alzheimer's and dementia are currently both classified as cognitive dysfunction syndrome in cats; in humans these diseases are...

How to Design a Cat Collar

Designing a collar for your cat is a wonderful way to care for your pet. There are many places now that sell supplies for collar making, and the possibilities are truly endless. When you are in control of the collar design, the collar can be made to reflect not only your cat's personality, but your

Purring Cats

Some people think that when their cat purrs, he is happy. This may be true but is not always the case. Cats can be more complex than you think. You have to understand more about their body language to say that purring cats are happy.

Skin Disorders in Cats

With the exception of a few breeds, cats are covered with protective fur which can make it hard to see if your cat has a skin problem developing. It is necessary to regularly check your cat's skin for problems that may occur. Find out the best way to check your cat and what to look for.

Cat Folklore

There have been many tales and legends about cats that have existed through the years. Here are some that have been passed down.

How Much Do Persians Cost?

When you first consider getting a Persian cat, one of the first things you will want to know is how much you should expect to pay for your Persian. The truth is that there is no pat answer to this question, as the cost of the Persian depends on many variables.

Holistic Treatment for Feline Asthma

Feline asthma is a condition in which a cat's airways become blocked due to spasms in the bronchial tubes. Feline asthma can be treated with conventional medications and inhalers. These medications can be supplemented with holistic treatments, which are natural and noninvasive. Holistic treatments a