Cat Behavior

Does your cat always use your leather couch as it's scratching post instead of the very expensive one that you bought? Does she try to climb the drapes or not use the litter box all the time? Figure out answers to these problems and more in the articles below.

Unusual Eating Habits

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If your pet has an appetite for such oddities as socks, rocks, or even feces, chances are you’ve wondered – and worried – about her unusual eating habits. In this…

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Urine Marking

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Much like the miners during the gold rush, dogs and cats are territorial animals. They “stake a claim” to a particular space, area, or object. They let other people and…

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Toys

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Cat Toys and how to Use Them Although cats generally have different play styles than their canine counterparts, toys are as much a necessity for cats as they are for…

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Talkative Cats

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While we humans may not yet be adept at holding conversations in cat-speak, cats nonetheless use their language to communicate with us and other animals. Some cats “talk” more than…

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Selecting The Right Pet

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For many kids, the family pet is their best friend – a companion who not only provides unconditional love, but also teaches them about friendship, responsibility, loyalty, and empathy. While…

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Scratching

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Cats: Destructive Scratching Although some people think a cat’s scratching behavior is a reflection of her distaste for a couch’s upholstery, a not-so-subtle hint to open the drapes, or a…

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Preparing Your Pets For New Baby

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Congratulations, you’re expecting a baby! If your family already includes a pet, you’ll need to help that first “baby” adjust to the new one you’ll soon bring home. You can…

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Pregnancy And Cat Care

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Being pregnant doesn’t mean you have to give up caring for your cat. Learn the real scoop on pregnancy, cat litter boxes, and toxoplasmosis-and the simple steps you can take…

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Positive Reinforcement

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Positive Reinforcement Training Your Cat We all like to be praised rather than punished. The same is true for your cat, and that’s the theory behind positive reinforcement. Positive reinforcement means…

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Pet Stains and Odors

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You know how it goes: the minute you turn your back, your pet decides that your new carpet is the perfect place to relieve himself. You clean and clean, but…

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