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

A cat that enters heat can be unmistakable. Your pet may undergo some personality changes during this time, and could need some particular attention. If you are not prepared to spay your female cat, seasons in heat can be extremely challenging. Of course, all of this can be avoided if you have your cat spayed. There are numerous other advantages to this process. Whatever action you decide upon, the more you know about why your […]

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

Cats between the ages of 7 to 10 are considered mature, and those between 11 and 14 are considered seniors. The human equivalent of 7 cat years is 44 years and as with humans, this is when they begin showing signs of getting older. After reaching this point, their veterinary visits become more important and they also start showing obvious behavioral changes. Instead of brushing it off as your cat “just getting old,” consider including […]

why cats knock things over
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6 Reasons Why Cats Knock Stuff on the Floor

There’s a universal law that all cat owners will be aware of. If something isn’t nailed down, a cat will eventually knock it off a table or dresser. It’s as inevitable as night following day. When your cat knocks things over, intentionally or accidentally, there will be a reason. This guide will look closely at the primary explanations for this behavior – and how you may be able to stop it. You have two possible […]

what cat behaviors mean
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10 Bad Cat Behaviors (and What They Mean)

It is common for pet cats to exhibit bad behavior at some point in their life. However, sometimes what looks like a behavioral issue could indicate that something is not right – whether it is related to your cat’s behavior, environment or physical and mental health. Understanding different cat behavior types can help you get to the root of many feline issues. A combination of education and intuition is all that is needed to correct […]

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

Cats love to play with string. Many toys and games involve string or thread. This appeals to a cat’s hunting instincts using play, without putting human fingers at risk. Swallowing string has health consequences. There are many variables, depending on what string your cat ate and how much. This guide will discuss how to help your cat to recover. What Will a Vet Do for a Cat That Has Swallowed String? The priority will be […]

cat suddenly sleeping in litter box
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How Do I Stop My Elderly Cat Sleeping in the Litter Box?

Cats are known for their unusual behavior. Considering the time that cats spend in keeping themselves clean, it can be confusing for an owner to see their cat sleeping in the litter box. If you notice your cat resting in its litter box regularly, it may be time to determine the cause. In most cases, cats tend to seek refuge in their litter box because it smells like them and provides comfort, even if it […]