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Blind kitties require special care and attention.
Some cats are born blind and some lose their eyesight over time or wake up one day blind.
In most cases, blindness is caused by an underlying health issue.
If you notice that your cat is having trouble...
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The first step to dealing with an aggressive cat is determining what type of aggression your cat is displaying and what’s causing it.
Territorial aggression is arguably the most common form of aggression seen in cats.
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The Manx is a domestic bobtailed cat hailing from the Isle of Man.
No one knows the true origin of the Manx cat, although some believe that they’re descendants of the Japanese bobtail that was brought to the Isle of Man by Vikings several centuries...
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For all the dog owners out there, disciplining your dog seems like second nature. But, you shouldn’t practice this on your cat.
Cats are different from dogs and humans; they don’t understand discipline.
The only thing that spanking your cat does is breaks the...
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The Balinese is the long-haired version of the Siamese, although they are considered their own breed.
Despite the breed’s name Balinese, they didn’t originate from Bali but got their name because of their lean body, grace, and elegance that resembled...
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Cats naturally don’t drink much water as they have a low thirst drive, which means they don’t feel the need or urge to drink water as much as we humans do. Because of this, cats are prone to dehydration.
Cats should drink between five and ten ounces of...
How to know if a cat is overweight or obese? You can check this video:
Generally, a cat weighing 20% more than their ideal weight is considered obese.
it's important to know that feline obesity shortens a cat’s lifespan and makes them more susceptible to diseases and...
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Cats need a balanced diet of protein, vitamins, minerals, and fat.
Your cat’s diet should be determined by their life stage; cats need different amounts of nutrients for all stages of their life.
Talk to your vet about what food they...
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Not to be confused with the Turkish Van, although the two breeds are related.
Turkish Angoras are a natural breed that originates from Turkey.
Documentation–paintings and writings–of the breed date back to the 15th century.
In 1520, a beautiful...
The cat breed I picked for the month of June is the Burmese!
The Burmese is considered hypoallergenic, although they aren't completely hypoallergenic, meaning they produce fewer allergens than the average cat.
The breed lives for about 16-18 years of age. One Burmese cat lived to be 35...
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Cat got fleas? It’s definitely not a rare thing. We’ve all dealt with fleas on our pets at least once.
You may be thinking that you should use natural flea treatment for your cat; no one wants to put chemicals on their cat! But, that may not be the best solution.
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The Burmilla is a rare crossbreed that originated from the United Kingdom.
The Burmilla is the result of the accidental breeding in the early 1980s between a Burmese and a chinchilla Persian.
Both parents belonged to a baroness, named Miranda Von...
I know dyeing your pet’s fur a vibrant purple or maybe even green sounds cute and fun, but it’s not a good idea.
We’ve all seen TikToks and YouTube videos of adorable animals sporting an unnatural colored coat of fur. Apparently, their owners are oblivious to the side effects of dyeing your...
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Hunting is a natural instinct that all cats are born with, although this doesn’t mean you should allow your cat to hunt and eat rodents for a few different reasons.
One being the insanely large amount of small mammals that are killed by cats yearly. In...
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The Selkirk Rex is one of the few cat breeds with curly hair!
A natural genetic mutation causes their curly hair.
The Selkirk Rex hails from Montana, US.
In the late 80s, a Persian breeder named Jeri Newman came across a stray kitten with...
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It’s essential to keep your cat mentally stimulated; cats can get lonely, bored, destructive, depressed, or aggressive without it.
Here are some cat toys that are great for mental stimulation:
Cat Laser Pointer
Laser pointers are like the modern version...
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Did you know that cats can have mental issues, just like us?
Animals can experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It’s also possible that animals can have attention deficit hyperactivity...
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Many couples are under the impression that they must rehome their cat before starting a family as the result of myths and superstitions they’ve been led to believe like, "pregnant women shouldn’t even touch a cat due to the possibility of contracting...
The Egyptian Mau is believed to be the oldest cat breed in the world! The first recordings of the breed were ancient Egyptian drawings of spotted cats that date back as early as 1550 BC.
No one knows the breed's origins, except that they most likely originated in Egypt.
Prior to WWII...
The Peterbald is one of the newest cat breeds in the world!
The Peterbald is a crossbreed between the Oriental shorthair and the Donskey.
In 1994, a cat breeder named Ogla Mironova crossed the two breeds: producing the Peterbald.
The first litter of Peterbalds were born in St...