Questions About Cats

old cat with dilated pupils
Questions About Cats

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, she’ll have enlarged eyes. But 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 she’s feeling. They’re truly the windows to the soul. It’s pivotal that you understand what different feline […]

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

Up to 10% of Americans experience an allergic reaction to felines. But cat allergies are complicated because you can make a fuss of 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, so you’ll experience less of a reaction. But with the appropriate management, you can work around your cat allergy and safely share your home […]

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 highly likely to be because the experience is uncomfortable. If your cat is meowing after using the litter box, pay attention to what he’s trying to tell you. It’s your cat’s way of alerting you that he has a problem that needs your urgent care and attention. My Cat Meows Before Pooping Cats feel […]

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, but you definitely won’t want to test that theory from multiple stories. If you have a balcony, you need to restrict your cat’s access as it’s 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 don’t relish competition for their owner’s […]