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shock collars for cats

Is Your Cat Misbehaving: Are Shock Collars For Cats The Answer?

Shock collars for cats? Is this really a thing? Yep. Before I go any further, let me answer the question; ...
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weed and cats

Weed and Cats: Is Marijuana Bad For Your Cat?

It seems like everyone is smoking weed these days. Or consuming edibles infused with weed. And it's not a big ...
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best cat litter for smell

No More Stinky Litter – Best Cat Litter For Smell Control

As a cat owner (and cat lover), I will admit that I'm obsessed when it comes to cat litter. And ...
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getting your cat fixed

Getting Your Cat Fixed: Why It’s Important To Spay (Or Neuter)

Are you asking yourself why you should get your cat spayed (or neutered)? Or maybe you're not asking yourself that ...
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traveling with cats in car long distance

Traveling with Cats in Car Long Distance – 9 Tips For Success

If you're a travel geek and you've been putting off that cross-country trip along Route 66 because you've recently adopted ...
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what should i feed my cat

What Should I Feed My Cat: Best Eating Practices

According to the ASPCA, cats should "eat enough high-quality, nutritious food to meet their energy needs." You can accomplish meeting ...
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cat care for the beginner

What Cats Need To Be Happy: Caring For Your New Cat

If this is your first time bringing home a cat from a shelter or adoption center, you might be unsure ...
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my cat is in labor

My Cat Is In Labor: How To Help A Cat Give Birth

Cats have very few problems with giving birth to a litter. Just think how many cats worldwide give birth to ...
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how to care for kittens

How To Care For Kittens After Mother Cat Has Given Birth

Has your cat given birth, and you're not sure how to care for kittens? After your cat has given birth, ...
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how to get my cat to lose weight

How To Get My Cat To Lose Weight? A Cat Weight Loss Plan

According to the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention, 58% of pet cats are overweight or obese. Obesity makes your cat ...
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Essentials for the First Time Cat Owner

traveling with cats in car long distance

Traveling with Cats in Car Long Distance – 9 Tips For Success

If you're a travel geek and you've been putting off that cross-country trip along Route 66 because you've recently adopted ...
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Low-Key Cat Love Bites – What It Means When Kitty Bites You!

Man, I used to take Theo's love bites real personally. Frankly, I found them annoying and a complete surprise the ...
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overweight cat

How Much Should My Cat Weigh? The Average Weight For Cats

So you just came back from a visit to the Veterinarian where you were told that not only is your ...
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owning your first cat

Owning Your First Cat- What You Need To Know

Theo, my cat is my best friend. We share a townhome and just like me, he has his own bedroom ...
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vomiting in cats

Vomiting in Cats: When to Worry – Cat Mama

The cat's throwing up, and you're not sure why? That is a concern that cat parents face every day. And ...
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best cat litter box

3 Best Cat Litter Box Perfect For The Small Apartment

Living with a cat in a small apartment can be challenging. Two of the most challenging aspects of apartment dwelling ...
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living with cats

Living with Cats: 7 Things You Need To Know – The Cat Mama

I'm now living with cats in my apartment.  (Read about my moving with cats by clicking here).   My roommates Shrek, ...
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should i adopt a cat

Why Should I Adopt A Cat: Providing A Home To A Rescue Cat

According to the ASPCA, 3.2 million cats end up in shelters every year.  And according to the Humane Society of ...
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