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Questions About Cats

Why Won’t My Cat Use the Cat Flap?

Cats can develop a sudden phobia of using a cat flap. Others may never have been trained on how to enter or leave the home this way. To coach your cat into using a flap, you need to understand its reluctance to do so. Some cats won’t use the flap as an act of dominance. It wants you to let it into the house. Overweight cats may find the flap too small, or it may […]

cat paws cracked and bleeding
Cat Health and Wellness

How to Heal Cracked Cat Paws

Cats spend a lot of time on their feet a lot, especially if they’re allowed outdoors. Cat’s feet can harden and dry over time. Dry and cracked paw pads aren’t only painful, they can also get infected. The easiest way to keep your cat’s paws moisturized is by rubbing some Vaseline on them every day. Natural paw moisturizers that are safe for cats include, fish oil, olive oil, vitamin E oil, and coconut oil. You […]

will a cat get rid of mice in my house?
Questions About Cats

What Cats Make the Best Mousers? (10 Breeds That Catch Mice)

If you have a rodent problem, cats can be invaluable additions to your family. An effective mouser will hunt and kill mice for pleasure. This will entertain your cat and resolve your infestation. Just be aware that not all cats are natural mousers. Some cat breeds are likelier than others to enjoy hunting live prey. These include Maine Coon, Siamese, Manx, Burmese, Abyssinian, Chartreux, Turkish Angora, Persian, Japanese Bobtail, and American Shorthair cats. Before committing […]

teeth grinding in cats
Cat Health and Wellness

Why Do Cats Grind Their Teeth? 12 Causes of Bruxism in Cats!

Teeth grinding is different from the up and down motion cats make while chewing their food. It’s easy to spot because it sounds like a clicking or chattering sound made by the side-to-side movement of a cat’s jaw. Teeth grinding in cats (bruxism) is often a symptom of dental issues. Any teeth problems that cause oral pain or jaw dislocation is likely to lead to teeth grinding, along with excessive salivation. Other painful issues that […]

how do i get my kitten to settle down at night?
Behavioral Problems

How to Get a Kitten to Sleep Through the Night

Kittens spend up to 20 hours a day asleep. When a kitten is awake, it will have energy to burn, and you will need to entertain it. You need to change your kitten’s sleep cycle so it’s awake at the same time as you. Routine is key to getting a kitten to sleep through the night. Tire your kitten out, especially later at night. Play with, feed, and pet your kitten before bed. Providing calming […]