CATS

Cats are part of our family. Explore useful information and how-to care tips regarding cat health, behaviour and more.

BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

Cat Aging: How You Can Provide Loving Care for Your Senior Cat

Just as humans are living longer, with improved medical care and better diets, cat aging has also improved, thanks to advanced nutrition and veterinary care. While a cat is considered “senior” sometime between the ages of seven and ten, many indoor housecats are living into their twenties. How cats age is similar to humans in…

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Know Before You Go – Successful Vet Visits for You and Your Cat

You might be feeling anxious about taking your cat for a visit to the vet, whether for a routine exam or for a specific health concern. You have to think about putting the cat in the carrier, the car ride, the waiting room – and then the actual exam itself. And if you’re feeling nervous…

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Dogs Have Masters, Cats Have Staff – Understanding Your Cat’s Social Behaviour

Ancient Egyptians believed that cats were gods. In the European Middle Ages cats were condemned, believed to be companions for witches. Either way, they have long been viewed as mysterious and unapproachable, and that reputation persists for the domesticated cat, to this day. It was only a few thousand years ago that cats became household…

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CARE & NUTRITION

How do Cats Purr and Why: What Your Cat’s Purr May be Telling You

Have you ever wondered if your cat is purring because of happiness – or because of something else?

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CARE & NUTRITION

From Kitten to Cat – Keeping your Home Safe for Your Feline Friend

You’re bringing home a new kitten and you’ve probably already considered all of the essentials – litter box, nutritious food, toys, vaccinations, and your local vet on speed-dial. But it’s just as important to remember that your new friend can be quite mischievous and may want to climb, scratch, claw and chew his or her…

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5 Wild Cat Exercises To Help Indoor Cats Stay Fit

If you find that your indoor cat really prefers lounging over lunging, you are not alone. Feline inactivity and obesity are problems around the world. Underactive and overfed cats, as well as those who beg for and receive table food, are at risk for gaining excess weight. Excess weight leads to a more sedentary life,…

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