Questions About Cats

Why Am I Allergic to Some Cats and Not Others?
Questions About Cats

Why Am I Allergic to Some Cats and Not Others?

Up to 10% of the U.S population will experience an allergic reaction to felines. Cat allergies are complicated, though, as you can pet one cat without triggering an allergic reaction, but not others. If you have a cat allergy, you will be allergic to all felines. Some cats release less dander though, and you’ll experience less of a reaction. But with the appropriate management, you can work around your cat allergies and safely share your […]

why does my cat howl before and after using litter box?
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Why Does My Cat Meow Loudly After Using the Litter Box?

Felines vocalize to announce their bowel movements when they have a health problem. If your cat meows loudly when defecating, it’s likely because the experience is uncomfortable for them. If your cat is meowing after using the litter box, pay attention to what they’re trying to tell you. It’s your cat’s way of alerting you that they have a problem that needs your urgent care. My Cat Meows Before Pooping Cats feel very vulnerable while […]

is it safe to let my cat on the balcony?
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Will Cats Jump Off Balconies?

High rise apartments are typically safe for indoor cats, unless they have balconies. As such inquisitive creatures, cats will want to explore a balcony. Legend claims that cats always land on their feet. You won’t want to test that theory from multiple stories, though. If you have a balcony, you need to restrict your cat’s access. It’s always better to be safe than sorry. However, if you are going to let your cat out, you […]

how to keep your house from smelling like cats
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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 […]