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Matted Cat Fur: Solutions and Prevention

Matted Cat Fur: Solutions and Prevention

Cats are known for being obsessive groomers. More often than not, if your cat isn’t napping, they’re cleaning and preening themselves, making sure that they look “just right.” Despite their best grooming efforts, sometimes your cat needs your help. Read on to find out some causes of matted fur and tips for treating matted fur …

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Hairballs: What Causes Them and How to Prevent Them

Hairballs: What Causes Them and How to Prevent Them

Most cat owners have probably had the not unpleasant experience of hearing their cat cough up a hairball and then having to clean up the mess. It’s never fun – not for you, but especially not for your cat. Hairballs can be troublesome if your cat has difficulty coughing them up. But what causes hairballs …

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13 Common Assumptions That Could Harm Your Cat

13 Common Assumptions That Could Harm Your Cat

As good cat parents, we try to stay educated on what is best for our cats. B ut due to the fact that cats can’t talk, it’s difficult for us to really understand what our cats are going through. This leads us to make assumptions that might actually be harming our cat. We’re taught that …

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Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Cats have a strange relationship with grass. They seem so determined to devour it only to throw it up hours later. Cats regurgitate grass because because they do not have the enzymes required to digest it. So why would cats want to eat grass?  As often happens with cat behavior, scientists can’t explain this behavior …

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How to Litter Box Train Your Cat

How to Litter Box Train Your Cat

Litter box training is an important step in your cat’s life, and if you’re lucky, there’s not that much “training” involved. C ats have a natural instinct to use the the litter box; they just need the right encouragement, environment, and time to learn. Teaching a kitten how to use the litter box and teaching …

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Why Do Cats Have Rough Tongues?

Why Do Cats Have Rough Tongues?

Everyone loves a kitty kiss every once in a while! But tongues feel like…well…sandpaper. You might have noticed their tongues are prickly and rough. After a while, those kitty kisses are not very comfortable. So, why do cats have rough tongues? Read on to find out why something so soft and cuddly has such an …

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5 Reasons Cat Owners Live Longer

5 Reasons Cat Owners Live Longer

Every cat owner will tell you how wonderful it is to have a cat in their life, but many of them don’t know their cats actually help them live longer! Science now claims cats can do more than just be a great pet. Cats offer so many health benefits to their owners in addition to …

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Microchipping For Cats: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

Microchipping For Cats: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

Losing your cat can be a stressful and traumatic event. Cats are notoriously sneaky about darting out of the house. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch your kitty quickly before he or she gets too far. However, not everyone is that lucky – there are ways to improve your chances of being reunited with your kitty. …

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5 Simple Ways To Help Your Cat Live Longer

5 Simple Ways To Help Your Cat Live Longer

Contrary to popular belief, cats don’t have 9 lives. They have one! And it’s our responsibility as cat owners to make sure that their life is long and healthy. Keep reading to learn 5 simple things everyone can do to help their cat live a long and comfortable life. 1. Heartworm Prevention Heartworms pose a …

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4 Reasons Your Cat Needs Insurance

4 Reasons Your Cat Needs Insurance

Each of us would like to think our cat will die of old age after a long and happy life, but that’s not often the case. Accidents happen – cats choke on things, eat poisonous food, or get sick. You don’t want to be in a position where your cat needs medical help, but you …

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