Category Archives: Cat Behavior

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Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

Cats are quirky creatures with many curious habits, but one odd behavior that has long puzzled cat lovers is grass eating. Though indoor-outdoor cats obviously have more access to the green stuff, even indoor cats are known to nibble on blades of grass if they go outside for some fresh air or to explore. Cats are obligate carnivores, which means...

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Do Female Cats Spray?

Cats spray urine to communicate with other cats. When a cat sprays, it lifts its tail straight up and shoots a stream of urine, sometimes quite a distance, generally on vertical surfaces. Urine marking is how cats claim their territory or send warnings to other cats to back off. Spraying also lets other cats know if a cat is available...

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Why Does My Cat Bite Me?

We love interacting and spending time with our cats whether through petting, holding, playing or training, but what happens when our cat isn’t in the mood, defensive or in pain, and bites us? In this article, we'll explore the answers to the question "why does my cat bite me?" to better understand why cats bite and what to do when...

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Do Cats Fart? Cat Farting Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

All mammals, including cats, have flatulence, which is simply defined as gas in the stomach, intestines, and colon. A small amount of intestinal gas is normal, but if you are noticing your cat passing excessive gas, excessively foul smelling gas, or if gas is accompanied by diarrhea, vomiting, weight loss, or loss of appetite, then it could indicate an underlying...

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How To Get A Cat To Sleep At Night

Does your cat have an annoying habit of waking you up at night by stepping on your face, pawing at your head, sliding under the covers, meowing, or howling? This can be a real problem. Sleep deprivation caused by pets has both physical and mental effects lasting for weeks or even months. In this article, you'll learn how to get...

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How To Keep Cats Off Of Counters

The kitchen counter is amongst the foremost hazardous places in our home, where we keep food, sharp objects, store electrical appliances, and cook meals on a hot stove. Our cats are instinctively drawn to high places because of their innate climbing and agile nature. Cats feel most safe and secure when spotting, resting, and sleeping from high observation points. Cats,...

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How To Litter Train A Kitten

Have you ever imagined adding potty training a kitten to your list of achievements? Most cat owners assume kittens know intuitively how to use a litter box when they join our family, however it isn’t always the case. Toilet training is the first thing you will need to teach your kitten! Kittens learn how and where to eliminate by observing...

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What Is Cat Chattering & Why Do Cats Do It?

Our cats are fascinating creatures with an extensive vocal repertoire consisting of many amusing sounds such as chatter, chirp, tweet, and meow. Cats use several communication sensory systems such as visual, olfactory, tactile, and auditory signals to express how they feel. Sometimes it’s tricky to understand cat communication and identify the exact context our cat conveys through vocalisations and other...

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10 Signs You Might Have a Clingy Cat

After spending an entire day out of the house with the company of other human beings, there is nothing more pleasant than coming home to a loving cat. After all, social interaction with other people has its benefits, but the unconditional love of your cat is just unbeatable. Your cat probably feels the same way you do when you come home....

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Are My Cats Playing or Fighting?

Are you mystified trying to figure out if your cats are playing or fighting during wrestling matches? A cat’s behaviour can be hard to interpret, particularly when there is a mix of ages, breeds, temperaments, and unrelated individuals in one household. This article will help you distinguish between a play date versus a cat fight and encourage harmonious living in...

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