Questions About Cats

how to keep your house from smelling like cats
Questions About Cats

How to Prevent Your House from Smelling Like Cats

The aroma of a feline-friendly house is unappealing to guests and visitors. So, taking action to prevent a house smelling of cat body odor, urine, and poop is essential. Regardless of what pet owners think, cats do create a distinct smell in their home. But cat scents can be easily nullified. You’ll need to display constant vigilance around your cat’s litter box. Most of the smells associated with cat homes arise from feline waste. If […]

pets that get along well with cats
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What Pets Get Along with Cats?

Pets that get along well with cats are few and far between. Most felines don’t like each other, let alone other species of animals. Perhaps a more realistic goal is to find pets that cats won’t kill. Indifference to other pets is as good as affection where felines are concerned. Before getting a second cat or pet of any species, think about how your cat will react. Most felines do not relish competition for their […]

are radiators safe for cats?
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Can Cats Burn Themselves on Radiators?

Your cat needs to stay warm when it’s cold outside. Not surprisingly, felines are naturally drawn to heat sources, such as radiators and heaters. This potentially leaves your cat at risk of burns and scalds. Cats and high heat can be a dangerous combination if not monitored closely. Cats hate living in a cold house. That’s why safety precautions around heat sources are paramount if you have cats. A feline’s love of heat and warmth […]

reasons to keep cats indoors
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Pros and Cons of Keeping Cats Indoors Permanently

Indoor cats vs. outdoor cats is a constant debate for pet owners. Is it cruel to make a feline live inside permanently? Do the risks of letting cats wander outside outweigh the benefits? Every cat owner thinks carefully about these questions. There are pros and cons to keeping your cat inside permanently. On the one hand, they’re likely to live longer. On the other, they may struggle with blunting certain instincts. Creating a stimulating environment […]

letting indoor cats outside
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Letting an Indoor Cat Outside for the First Time

Letting your cat outside for the first time can be a very worrying experience. Your pet will be excited, but you’ll likely be deeply concerned about whether your cat will return home. With the right precautions, letting indoor cats outdoors can be made far less stressful for feline owners. Your cat will likely be just as apprehensive as you when you first let them out. If they seem reluctant to stay out, don’t force them. […]

why do cats bond with only one person?
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Why Do Cats Prefer One Person Over Another?

Cats are sparing with affection, and often reserve their love for one person. This isn’t always their owner. A cat may gravitate more toward a friend or family member than their primary caretaker. A common mistake that people make is attempting to engage with a pet constantly. Cats desire attention from humans, but they want it to be on their terms. This guide discusses the complex feline-human dynamic, and how cats choose their favorite people.