Questions About Cats

do pugs get along with cats?
Questions About Cats

Do Pugs and Cats Get Along?

Cats and dogs often have a difficult relationship. Choosing the right dog and breed is essential to having a harmonious multi-species home. As cats are territorial, the canine must be laid-back and even-tempered. Pugs are among the most cat-compatible dog breeds. Pugs are lazy and have no real hunting instinct. Your dog will not chase your cat. Pugs are docile, so they will allow a cat to take its place at the top of the […]

why do male cats have nipples?
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Do Male Cats Have Nipples on Their Stomach?

Nipples are essential to mammals. Mothers of multiple species use nipples to feed their young. Cats are no exception to this rule of nature. Like all mammals, though, male cats cannot feed their babies. This makes nipples on male cats theoretically pointless. Male cats have an average of 4 or 6 nipples. Male cats have as many nipples as females. They are found on the belly. The only difference is that a male cat’s nipples […]

cat has sticky fur
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How to Get Sticky Stuff Out of Cat Fur (Oil, Glue, Gum, Wax and Grease)

Cats are fastidious groomers, so you’ll rarely need to bathe a cat. It also means that you must be alert to anything sticky on her fur. If a cat is coated in a gooey substance, she’ll likely lick it. Given that this substance could literally be anything, you’ll want that from happening. To get sticky stuff out of the fur, you need cooking oil, water, and a cat-friendly shampoo. Heat some vegetable oil or olive […]

where are cats ticklish spots?
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Are Cats Ticklish (Paws, Back, Belly or Tail)?

Ticking cats can have extremely unpredictable results. Felines appear to be really enjoying the fuss and attention, but will suddenly turn round and bite/scratch you. Many owners assume that this is because the cat is ticklish, but the sensation has stopped being fun and become annoying. Cats feel the sensation of tickling, especially on the paw pads, belly, back, and tail. The form of tickling is called knismesis, but it will not make a cat […]

keeping a cat in a cage at night
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Should I Cage My Cat at Night?

The hours after dark can be difficult for cat owners. Felines rarely sleep through the night. Cats enjoy exploring and hunting under the cover of darkness. A free-roaming cat can be noisy or dangerous. Cats should be caged after surgery to prevent them from hurting themselves while you’re asleep. You can cage a kitten or former stray for a night or two. This will allow the cat to become familiar with its new environment. After […]

Can cats communicate with dogs?
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Can Cats and Dogs Communicate with Each Other?

Cats and dogs have a reputation for not getting along. In truth, these two species can peacefully co-exist. Communication between cats and dogs can be difficult, though. These animals use the same body language cues to convey completely different meanings. Given time, cats and dogs can learn each other’s body language. This is likelier if both pets grow up together. Eventually, dogs will adapt to a cat’s communication style. This will involve touching noses as […]