CATS

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

HEALTH & PROTECTION

Cat Eye Problems & How to Recognize Them

Cats’ eyes are magnificent, glow-in-the-dark, shining orbs. But cat eye diseases and eye problems can rob them of their luminescence. It’s important to be able to recognize the signs of common cat eye problems and know when you need to consult your veterinarian. Your cat’s mythical eyes Cat’s eyes have amazed humans for centuries. The…

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BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

Signs of a Happy Cat

As pet owners, we want our beloved felines to be content, but since our cats can’t tell us how they’re feeling, we have to learn to interpret their behaviour. Read on for some ways you can tell if your cat is happy. Body language of a happy cat Every cat is unique, with individual personalities…

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BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

Making Sense of Cat Senses

Your furry feline friend is the descendent of a long lineage of predatory cats. Their role as household pet is relatively short compared to dogs, which were domesticated over 30,000 years ago, while cats were brought into people’s homes only a few thousand years ago. And while your modern house cat may not need to…

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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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BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

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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