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signs your cat is in heat
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How Do Cats Behave When They Are in Heat?

The behavior of a cat in heat can be surprising as some cats seemingly undergo complete personality changes. Cats enter heat multiple times a year, between spring and fall. It is critical that you recognize the signs. Cats in heat are more affectionate, although they can become aggressive without warning. The cat will lose interest in food. Cats in heat start urinating outside the litter box to announce their presence to intact toms. The main […]

Do cats get grumpy in old age?
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Do Cats Get Grumpy in Old Age?

As cats grow older, they undergo numerous changes. The physical differences are what you’ll notice first. You’ll see a little gray in your cat’s muzzle, and it will spend more time asleep. In some cases, your cat may also become increasingly cantankerous. If your older cat is crabby, grouchy and bad-tempered, it may be in pain. Your cat could be arthritic, which will be a constant struggle. Your cat may also be overtired, as senior […]

why cats knock things over
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7 Reasons Why Cats Knock Stuff on The Floor

Cats can be prone to knocking breakable items from tables and shelves. This can pose a risk of safety, and it is frequently noisy. The cat is not always acting with destructive intent when it behaves this way. Cats often knock things over to attract attention. Nobody can ignore the sound of broken glass, for example. In addition, cats push things off tables to stimulate hunting instincts. The cat watches an item move and wants […]

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10 Bad Cat Behaviors (And What They Actually Mean)

Owning a cat is usually a rewarding relationship. Cats make wonderful company and provide endless amusement for their owners. However, sometimes cats exhibit undesirable behaviors that seem illogical. Some cats show aggression toward owners or other animals. Scratching furniture and breaking household items is another common problem. Some cats eliminate outside their litter tray, while others act improperly around food. Excessive clinginess or verbalization and bringing prey corpses into the home are other common complaints. […]

cat ate short piece of string
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My Cat Swallowed String – What Should I Do?

Cats don’t always have a healthy relationship with string, ribbons, and wool. While cats love to play with and chew on this material, it can be ingested, leading to an intestinal blockage or other health problems. Never pull on loose string hanging from your cat’s mouth or bottom. The string may be wrapped around a body part or internal organ. Cut the string short with scissors and monitor your cat’s behavior closely. In a best-case […]

Why Do Cats Arch Their Backs When You Pet Them?
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Why Do Cats Arch Their Backs When You Pet Them?

A cat arching its back, the “Halloween Cat” pose, is usually a warning sign. It suggests that a cat is frightened and preparing to pounce. A cat adopting this position while being petted can have different meanings. Cats sometimes adopt this position during petting to denote pleasure. If you are stroking a sweet spot, cats arch their back to provide easier access. The cat will also mark you with scent. Watch your cat’s verbalizations and […]