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9Lives or No Way?!

So your little fluffy four legged friend won't eat anything but 9Lives right? Yeah, mine to. But have we ever really checked to see what is actually in it that they love so much? Let me start with this, there are 4 different textures of canned food for them. There are Ground entrees, tender din

Fleas & Ticks on a Pregnant Cat

Flea and tick control is important in cat care; cats with infestations are itchy and susceptible to anemia and skin infections from relentless scratching. In a pregnant cat, health risks from parasites are greater still, as infestation weakens expectant cats. Controlling parasites on a pregnant cat

Cat Trees - Make Your Own and Make Your Kitty Happier

Cats love to scratch. It's just part of their DNA and who they are. Your trick is giving them something to scratch other than your furniture. Luckily there is a whole world of cat trees out there for you to choose from.

4 Ways NOT To Be A Responsible Pet Owner

Although this entire article is written from the negative point of view: How NOT to be a Responsible Pet Owner, both sides of the argument are given. I hope the majority who read this piece will eventually choose the side of responsibility toward our cats.

2009 Valentine Cats Picture Gallery: O & U

Although our bond with our cats goes on beyond life itself, on Valentine Day, we celebrate our love for them, theirs for us, and for other cats they bond with. These cat-enhanced Valentine cards were sent by our community of readers of the About.com Cats site, and I invite you to enjoy them as I do.

Treating Cat Bladder Stones - Best Option Available For You

Cat bladder stones best option depends on the type of stone your cat is suffering from. Female cats tend to suffer from struvite stones which can be dissolved with diet while male cats suffer from oxalate stones which require surgical removal. Prevention of future problems includes dietary change, i

Treatments for Bladder Stones in Cats

Also known as uroliths or calculi, bladder stones are collections of minerals that have gathered and hardened in the bladder. The minerals may be calcium, phosphorus or magnesium. In cats, bladder stones can become a serious condition if left untreated.

Potty Training Your Cat in Four Simple Steps

Either way, it only takes a couple of days if you follow the steps that I give you here. It sure is a lot easier to clean a litter box than having to clean several messes off your floors.

Solving Cat Behavioral Problems Quickly and Easily

Solving cat behavioral problems is one of the most frustrating and stressful situations you can be in. While at times it seems that you are alone, realize that there is a lot of help available to you from lots of different sources.

Calico Cats Picture Gallery: Misti

Calico cats represent the brilliant rainbow of colors in a sunny July day. Of all cat color patterns, Calicos are perhaps the loveliest with their tri-colored exuberance. Although most Calicos are females because of genetics, the rare male does sometimes pop up, as you will see in this cats picture

How to Treat Vomiting Accompanied by Diarrhea in Cats

Cats are notoriously picky, and so are their digestive tracts. Just like humans, they can be afflicted with bouts of vomiting and diarrhea if they eat something that disagrees with them, or if they get a stomach bug. Vomiting and diarrhea in cats often resolves itself on its own. Here's how to treat

Offer Exciting Presents to Your Cat

Cat houses: Cat lovers are welcomed with lot of cat houses. These houses are supplied and designed in a way that your cats need. Houses made of wood are most common enclosures. These may be large or small to protect your cat for hotness, rain, wind and snow. Indoor and outdoor variations are also ex

Should You Train Your Cat?

Cats need their humans to love them. Adopting a cat can be a very rewarding feeling, as well as a major challenge at times. You have to understand their behavior in order to live in harmony with your pet.

How to Make Your Cat Sleep in Its Own Bed

Cats often nap on places that are, at best, inconvenient for the owner. Unwanted cat behaviors should never be allowed and introducing kitty to a safe alternative to inappropriate sleeping spots can make the transition a success. A combination of positive reinforcement and basic cat training techniq

Feline Spay Problems

Spaying (ovariohysterectomy) is the complete removal of the female reproductive tract, including ovaries, oviducts, uterine horns and body of the uterus. It eliminates cats' heat cycles and prevents pregnancy. Its other benefits include elimination of certain behavior problems such as constant attem

Saving Tips For Cat Supplies

In the middle of global economic crisis it is quite impractical to shop for things you don't really need and use. But when it comes to taking care of our pets, it is also quite hard not to purchase them the things they need for a healthy survival. This article will give you some really helpful