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House Cat Behavior

House cats are felines that are raised inside a household and aren't typically allowed outside of the home. The benefit of raising your cat to be a house cat is that it has a higher level of safety from the outdoor world....More...

Dogloo II Assembly Instructions

The Dogloo II is a way to give your large dog a safe and secure space during inclement weather. This doghouse is best when your dog will be left alone or if it spends a lot of time outdoors. It snaps together without tools, is durable and easy to clean. The Dogloo II will give your pet a safe hav...More...

How Do I Stop My Cat From Biting Me?

Sometimes, you end up with a cat that is a bit too aggressive for its own good. If you've felt the nipping of tiny teeth on your fingertips, you know that biting cats aren't fun to have. Good thing is that it's an easy behavior to stop....More...

How to Build a Pedestal for a Cat

Building a pedestal for your cat is an easy way to give it a place to hang out without breaking your budget. Buying a comparable piece at a big box store could run you anywhere from $100 to $200. Cat tree pedestals can be made as large, or as small, as you want and they can contain any number of pla...More...

Cat Constipation Home Remedies

Like humans, cats may suffer from constipation.cat image by nutech21 from Fotolia.comIf you've ever had a bout of constipation, you know how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be. Now imagine how your cat must feel dealing with constipation and being unable to communicate it or get......More...

How to Stop Cats From Marking

Cat marking -- also known as cat spraying -- occurs when a cat sprays a small amount of urine on various surfaces as a way to mark its territory. This is not to be confused with a cat that is not trained to use a litter box. There are many different reasons a cat could be marking, from claiming terr...More...

Siamese Cat Facts

Siamese cats are domesticated creatures that are kept as house pets all around the world. This cat breed is notable for its angular and slender physique and also for its distinctive meows, which range from rasps to persistent cries. Siamese cats are native to Thailand, which was previously known as ...More...

Longhair Cats Picture Gallery: Normal

Longhaired cats are prized for the beauty of their coats - long and glossy, fluffy, or thick and rich. Longhair breeds include the popular Maine Coon, Ragdoll, Persian, Siberian, and Somali. Although grooming a longhair cat can be time-consuming, many cat lovers find the extra work well worth the ti...More...

Hypertension in a Cat

Hypertension occurs when a cat's systolic blood pressure becomes elevated above 160 mm of mercury or its diastolic blood pressure is over 100 to 110 mm of mercury, according to Pet Place. The medical condition has a number of possible causes and requires treatment to prevent serious health complicat...More...

Cutest Cat Contest Picture Gallery: Mousy

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. ...More...

Cat Care For a Healthy Long Life Together

As a cat owner all you really need to do is give your cat adequate shelter, food, and plenty of water. To keep your cat in the best of health, you will want to provide only premium cat food. Premium cat food is designed and balanced to provide maximum health results for your pet....More...

My First Cat - How I Became a Cat Mom to Bobby

The first cat I can remember was a Manx mix gray tabby, predictably named Bobby. I was about 12, and found Bobby as a kitten while walking home from school. We had no pets, and my step-father, Bud, who was from Texas, was vehemently a "dawg" man, and held no accounting for cats. I don&apos...More...

Preventing Cat Cancer With Daily Supplements

Cat cancer can be just as frightening to deal with as cancer in humans.Because there is so much we still don't know about cancer in animals, it can be particularly hard for pet owners to know how to handle the situation once a diagnosis is made.By making natural daily supplements a part of your...More...

Zinc Treatment for Diabetes in Cats

Pets are more than just animals to most of us, they are part of the family. So, when your little, furry one is diagnosed with diabetes, it can be very scary. Diabetes in cats is just as manageable as it is in people, though giving the injections can be slightly more challenging. There are many excel...More...

Causes & Home Remedies for Skin Bruises in Cats

Cats wash themselves with their tongues on a daily basis not only to stay clean, but to treat injuries. Their saliva contains chemicals that heal minor bruises and cuts without human interference. While bruising can result from minor injuries or run-ins with other cats, purple and blue splotches on ...More...

How to Make a Dried Greenery Wreath

Handmade wreaths lend a personalized and decorative touch to walls and doors. You can customize the look of the wreath using dried greenery, such as herbs and ferns. Using dried, rather than fresh, greenery will result in a longer-lasting wreath. If you create a seasonal wreath you can use it year a...More...

Special Needs Cats Picture Gallery: Tripod Bob

Special Needs Cats have a valid place in the overall scheme of things. They demonstrate the unique ability cats have to overcome what we humans would consider as "disabilities," and handle diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and FIV with amazing resilience and acceptance; certain les...More...

How to Get Mineral Oil Out of My Cat's Fur

Mineral oil can be a solution for two general cat problems: constipation and ear mites. However, applying the oil can often be tricky and messy due to normal cat behavior. Cat owners may experience clawing, running, biting, twisting and other actions performed by an unhappy cat in a compromising pos...More...

The Singapura Cat - A Loving And Carefree Pet

As the name implies, the Singapura cat's origins are from Singapore. In fact, the name Singapura,is the Malaysian word for the city-state of Singapore. These exotic cats have eyes that are a pale-green in colour and are full of mischief. They are so lovable and full of energy that, you will fin...More...