All About Cats

Moving Cats To A New Home: A Step-By-Step Guide

Whether you’re moving cross town or across the country with your cat, safety and preparation go hand in paw. Stories abound about cats that have escaped during the moving process, so establishing a secure, comfortable location – on both ends of the move – is critical. Create A Safe Room The “safe room” should be created before the first box...

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Do Cats Have a Sense of Taste

Do Cats Have A Sense Of Taste?

Cats do have a sense of taste, but it's significantly different from ours. Let's talk about your cat's sense of taste and what makes it unique. Like people, cats have five main senses: touch, sight, hearing, smell, and taste. Of the cat senses, a cat’s hearing is the most powerful. Cats also have a great sense of smell. A cat’s...

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8 Things To Know Before Adopting A Cat

Cats can make absolutely wonderful pets. In addition to being naturally super-cute and cuddly animals, having cats as companions can be very beneficial for their owners’ mental and emotional well-being. Also, felines are typically very independent and low-maintenance animals that, for the most part, are able to take care of themselves. They are fastidious groomers, are generally very quiet and...

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Cat outdoors

Should You Let Your Cats Outside?

Many experts recommend keeping cats indoors to protect them from the dangers of the outdoors. Staying inside may help to keeps cats safe, but an indoor-only lifestyle has some downsides. Let’s examine the pros and cons of letting your cat outside. Indoor Vs. Outdoors The outside world poses many dangers to cats, whether related to human activity, other animals or...

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All About Cats “A Voice for Cats” Winning Scholarship Essay 2020

We're excited to announce the winner of our third-annual "A Voice for Cats" scholarship contest. This year's winner is Aarthi Sankaran, a student at the University of Minnesota's College of Veterinary Medicine. Aarthi will receive $1,000 towards her continuing education and $1,000 donated to a rescue organization of her choosing. Congratulations, Aarthi! A Voice for Cats - The Voice is...

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cost of owning a cat

How Much Does It Cost To Own A Cat

You can care for a cat for as low as $162 per year, but it’s common to spend about $800 annually. Read on for our detailed breakdown of your annual and lifetime costs. In their oft-cited “Pet Care Costs” publication, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) estimates that a new cat will cost $1,174 in...

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Can Cats Eat Strawberries?

For many people, strawberries are the taste of summer. These delicious fruits are sweet, juicy, and tasty- but if your cat agrees, you might be wondering whether cats can eat strawberries, whether strawberries are safe for cats, and whether you can give your cat strawberries as a treat. We’re going to take a look at strawberries in detail, so you...

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Cats eating grass

Cat Grass: What It Is, How To Grow It, And More

Even though cats are carnivores, many cats like to nibble on plants or grass. However, eating grass and plant material isn’t always good for cats. Some houseplants and flowers are toxic to cats, and grass from your lawn can contain dangerous fertilizers, pesticides and weed killer. Luckily, there’s a safe alternative: cat grass. What Is Cat Grass? Cat grass, sometimes...

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Cat Bite Infection: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

It’s unlikely your snuggly kitty would ever intend to cause harm. But sometimes, cat bites happen accidentally—for example, during play or while trying to give a cat medication. Unfortunately, cat bites are prone to infections, which can quickly become serious. Here, we’ll cover cat bite infections, what to do if you’re bitten, how cat bites are treated, and how to...

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