Raised correctly, a playful young kitten grows into an affectionate and loyal adult cat. If you do not curb problem behavior while it is young, though, it will only get worse with age. It may seem cute when a small kitten nips at your fingers while playing, but failure to stop the cat only teaches t
Pets can offer great companionship, but for allergy sufferers, it can be a tough relationship if there is a sensitivity to certain pets. Understanding the difference between fur allergies and cat hair allergies can help determine the best type of pet for your lifestyle and health.
Maine coons are the friendly, gentle giants of the cat family. According to PetMedsOnline, the Maine coon can grow to sizes anywhere from eight to 22 lbs. and they come in a range of colors. They have a long, soft, thick fur coat, and they typically have tufts of fur that come off the tips of their
Young little cats or kittens are vulnerable to fleas as they can cause major illnesses that could eventually become fatal. Anemia and tapeworms are just two of the more common ailments that can develop from infestation. You need to make additional effort to ensure complete flea removal and the sugge
Guide review of Bon A-Paw Tete Gourmet Food for Cats.
Every cat has a different temperament. Just like humans, cats can be laid back or high strung, sweet or stodgy. But there are certain behaviors typical of a domestic cat. No matter if a cat is easily irritated or has unending patience, the display of anger or aggression will be the same. Familiarizi
Cats like to scratch; it's as simple as that. What is an instinct for them can result in ruined furniture throughout your home. Instead of trying to change your pet's behavior, instead consider buying a cat tree. You'll be glad you did.
Traveling 2600 miles across the U.S. with six cats in the back of a van isn't exactly a breeze. However, it's doable with careful planning, an experienced driver, and the gutsieness to put your plan in motion. Learn how we accomplished this feat.
Knowledge about feline diabetes is important in order to take special care of your cat. Diabetes is a serious complaint which touches millions of humans, but your cat can also be affected by it. Cat care and diabetes control go hand in hand to ensure your cat can live an otherwise normal life.
Cutest Cat Contestant Ally. Is your cat the cutest cat in the world? About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. Please read the rules carefully, then submit your Cutest Cat photo by following these Guidelines.
Is your cat the cutest cat in the world? About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. Please read the rules carefully, then submit your Cutest Cat photo by following these Guidelines.
Occasional vomiting, however messy, is a natural reaction in ridding the body of inedible items or poisons. Daily vomiting, however, can be a symptom of underlying medical conditions or illness in your cat.
The cat races are a daily event in my house. They started it, believe me. Enjoy!
Whether you allow your family pet to venture outside or you're concerned about the feral, stray and abandoned kitties that frequent your neighborhood, you probably know that all cats outdoors need a safe haven. It doesn't have to be fancy, but some features are necessary. Any outdoor...
Vomiting in cats may be a sign of a very serious health problem. It's important to consult your veterinarian if your cat is constantly vomiting. Cats may vomit a foamy substance for several reasons.
People tend to build logical systems of order and predictability into their homes which in turn brings them a measure of peace and comfort. When a cat is introduced into the home, that system is challenged by the natural instincts of cats. How a person reacts to normal cat behavior tells us more abo
Burmese cats are compact and muscular, with medium length legs and tail, and a short, fine, glossy coat. The American breed has a more rounded shape, while the European breed is more angular. The original Burmese temple cats came from Siam.
For years the general rule of thumb to equate a cat's age to her human pet was seven human years for each cat year. However, more is known about how cats grow and develop so that old wives tale has been dismissed. In reality, a cat grows in leaps and bounds her first year, slowing down considerably
This article points out how important it is to play with your cat while in the process of training your cat. It highlights the circus act of one Mr. Dominique LeFort, a Key West, Fl. entertainer who has gained a national reputation for his ability to train normal household cats to become outstanding
External parasites live on the skin of your cat and feed on both his skin and blood, causing discomfort and, in some cases, sickness. They are a common problem for cats, particularly those that go outdoors, but your cat is easily treated and will recover quickly.