Questions About Cats

how can a declawed can defend itself?
Questions About Cats

Can Declawed Cats Defend Themselves?

Onychectomy is the process of removing the cat’s claws. A feline’s front and back claws may seem insignificant, but they are beneficial for climbing, hunting, defending, and territory marking. But some owners decide to remove their cat’s claws because they’re scratching furniture and carpets. Attitudes towards declawing have changed. Declawing is now frowned upon due to the unnecessary stress it causes cats. Without their talons, declawed cats feel vulnerable. So, there are some precautions you […]

can cats sense when something is wrong?
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Can Cats Sense When Something Is Going to Happen?

Many cat owners believe their pet has saved their life by alerting them to danger. We associate this special intelligence with dogs, but cats have an excellent understanding of their environment, too. Because cats are so switched-on to their surroundings, some people believe they have a “sixth sense.” A more likely explanation is that cats have five powerful senses. As we’ll explore, the belief that cats have a “sixth sense” is one of many spiritual […]

are cats solitary?
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Are Cats Social or Loners?

Cats endure a reputation as aloof animals that prefer to keep their own company. Felines are rarely encountered in pairs or packs, adding fuel to this stereotype. Reputations are frequently built upon a fallacy, though. The myth that cats are antisocial is no exception to the rule. Loneliness in cats can lead to health concerns. Equally, excessive interaction is exhausting for cats and makes them irritable. It’s critical that you understand your pet’s socialization needs. […]

cat scratches on leather furniture
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How to Stop Cats from Scratching Leather Furniture

When cats start destroying expensive furniture, this can be really frustrating. Leather furniture is expensive and isn’t replaced very often, so damage must be avoided as much as possible. Due to misinformation, some cat scratching ‘treatments’ make the situation worse. Cat claw covers and cat repellent sprays cause stress to the cat, potentially leading to more scratching. So, if you want to stop your cat from clawing the furniture in a constructive way, follow the […]

how to keep your cat entertained for hours
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10 Ways to Keep a Cat Entertained When You’re NOT Home

To call cats lazy would be a misinterpretation of their behavior. Cats do need plenty of sleep, but they also require regular exercise and mental stimulation. If you spend all day at work, which is the case for most people, it can be difficult to provide this level of stimulation to your feline. No matter how much you cat-proof your home, it can be a dangerous place, especially if your pet is left unsupervised. Use […]

old cat with dilated pupils
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Why Are My Cat’s Eyes Dilated All the Time?

Felines are easily stimulated animals, so an agitated cat will have dilated pupils. If your cat is experiencing feelings of excitement, or fear and anxiety, they’ll have enlarged eyes. If your cat’s pupils are dilated all the time, it’s typically a sign of an underlying medical problem. A cat’s eyes tell us a great deal about how they’re feeling. They’re truly the windows to the soul. It’s pivotal that you understand what different feline pupil […]