Cat and Kitten Tips

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Inappropriate Elimination

Inappropriate Elimination

One of the most common behavior complaints about cats is inappropriate elimination outside the litter box. It is also a common reason why healthy cats are relinquished to shelters (and consequently euthanized). You should take heart, however, since this problem can...

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Think Twice Before You Declaw

Think Twice Before You Declaw

The Itch to Scratch Cats do write. They don’t communicate  with a pen and paper or by using a computer keyboard. Instead, their prose is cat scratch—literally. They scratch to  express their excitement and pleasure.  They scratch to leave messages, both visual and...

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Cats and Dogs

Humans domesticated the dog’s wolf ancestors more than 15,000 years ago. Being pack animals, the wolves responded to humans acting as pack leaders. Cats, according to recent studies, were attracted to humans due to the presence of rats and mice feeding on human food...

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Cats Who Stop Using the Litterbox

Cats Who Stop Using the Litterbox

Cats stop using their litter boxes for a number of reasons, including issues with the box or litter, dissatisfaction with the placement or number of boxes, changes in the environment inside or outside the house, and undiagnosed medical conditions. You may have to...

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Urine Marking in Cats

Urine Marking in Cats

One of the most common behavior complaints about cats is urine marking, or spraying. It is also a common reason why healthy cats are relinquished to shelters (and consequently euthanized). You should take heart, however, since this problem can almost always be...

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