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Seriously, A Black Cat Is Just A Cat!

A Black Cat is Just a Cat

Never Fear A Black Cat! When our old cat died, we decided this time to pick one from the local rescue shelter. They’d named the very first cat that we saw “Batman”, and we fell instantly in love with him on sight. However, once we brought him home, we discovered he didn’t really have the “intestinal fortitude” of his comic book namesake. We also made some mistakes that led to a month long struggle, gently coaxing him from his hiding spot to join the family. We decided […]

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How To Find A Good Trainer For Your Cat

How To Find A Good Trainer For Your Cat

Training a cat has been great interest to people, as to whether you can train a cat or not. Cats are independent animals, which leads people to believe training will not be able to be done. With the different personalities, characteristic or species peculiarities in cats, training can be fun. Looking for a good trainer takes time and work to do, someone that claim they have been working with cats for years are not always seem, what they appear to be. Ask this person how many cats […]

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Your Cat’s First Vet Visit

Your Cat's First Vet Visit

So you’ve got a new cat, and she needs a checkup. On your first vet visit, your vet will take the lead and give you some basic information, and probably will go through a fairly standard routine. Upwards of 90% of the information you need, however, will be based on the questions that you ask your vet. Somewhere, typically towards the end of the checkup, your vet will ask you if you have any questions. Usually, by that time, your adrenaline has been pumping, and you’ve been […]

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The Secrets To Cat Toilet Training

The Secrets To Cat Toilet Training

One of the first things as an owner that wants to toilet train your cat is to know about your cat. The behavior of a cat; the does, and don’ts of training a cat. Since we are going to talk about potty training a cat, we need to set some basic rules down. Most important one is that if you do not catch the cat going potty on the floor at the very moment; it will not make any sense to the cat what you do to […]

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How To Keep Your Cat Healthy & Your Home Clean

How To Keep Your Cat Healthy & Your Home Clean

There’s no question that our cats are full-fledged family members. Their loyalty, their love, and their ability to comfort us are unparalleled. Sometimes, though, their hair or odors can leave an unwelcome footprint in our homes. Just as we clean up the spills made by our kids (or our spouses!), it’s up to us to clean up after our cats. Luckily, there are any number of products that make pet care a breeze. Cat Litter Boxes Cats are generally low maintenance pets, but their litter boxes often […]

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Let’s Go For A Walk!

Train Your Cat To Walk

Why should dogs have all the fun? Many indoor cats would love to go outside and enjoy the sun but it is often far too dangerous to let them simply wander about as they please. Busy roads, large dogs and careless people are hazards many of us don’t want our cats exposed to. So why not teach your cat to walk on a leash? But cats don’t walk on leashes! That’s the sentiment many people have when the idea is first introduced. It’s true that some cats […]

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Tips for Understanding Your Cat

Are you a new pet owner? If you have just purchased a new cat, you may be excited! After all, you should be. Owning a cat is a huge responsibility, but it is one that is filled with many great rewards. There is nothing better than seeing love and compassion in the eyes of your cat. In fact, that it not all that you will see. When you and your new pet get to know each other more, you will begin to notice many traits and characteristics […]

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Basic Nutrition For Cats

Cats are what are known as obligate carnivores. An obligate carnivore is one that must eat meat. You cannot just turn her out to graze in a pasture. The digestive tract of cats has been shortened and optimized proteins from meat. They simply don’t have the dental or digestive apparatus to process plant materials. It’s therefore surprising, given their physical inability to process plants, that you will still find cats nibbling on plants from time to time. There are many theories for why cats would nibble plants. […]

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