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Why Does My Cat Lick My Hair? A Veterinarian Explains

If you share your life with cats, you'll know that most kitties spend a lot of time grooming themselves, but you may have also noticed your cat licking other objects, animals, or even you! Not content with licking their human companions' skin, some cats develop the habit of licking our hair too. Although this licking behavior can seem a little...

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Is My Cat Bored? 8 Signs to Watch Out For

Have you ever wondered if cats get bored? We provide them with what they need: food, water, and shelter. They seem to enjoy getting on with things by themselves. And they like to take lots of naps! But yes, cats can suffer from boredom just as we can. Cats that are kept indoors without access to the outside world are...

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5 Reasons Why Cats Like Shoes So Much

Cats can exhibit all sorts of seemingly strange behaviors and the internet is full of funny cat videos to prove it. One behavior that is common amongst many cats is a love of shoes.   Whether it’s lying on them, playing with them, or even moving them around the house, many cats seem to have a liking for shoes. Although...

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Why Is My Cat Sniffing Everything All Of A Sudden?

A cat’s sense of smell is quite simply amazing. It is far superior to a human’s. In fact, cats have around 200 million scent receptors in their nasal cavity, whereas humans have just 6 million scent receptors. That means a cat’s nose is almost 40 times more sensitive than ours. It’s no wonder that cats rely heavily on their sense...

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Why Does My Cat Guard Me When I Go to the Bathroom?

You may think you need privacy when using the bathroom, but chances are your cat has other ideas! Does your cat follow you into the bathroom and stare as you go about your routine, or perhaps they sit by the door as if on the lookout for something? This may seem a little odd, but you are not alone (pun...

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Why Is My Cat So Desperate For Attention? Top 10 Reasons

There is nothing better than kitty cuddles. However, sometimes your cat might be excessively demanding your attention. If this happens from time to time, there is likely nothing amiss. However, if your cat is constantly seeking your attention, especially if this is a new behavior, it might mean there is a problem. In this article, we will discuss the reasons...

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Why Do Cats Sit On Laptops?

Do you find your cat loves joining you on your laptop while you’re busy working from home? Or maybe you often get up to go make a coffee only to come back and find your cat lounging on your laptop when you return? Cats seem to love making the most of our frequent use of tech in the household, so...

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Why Do Cats Sigh? A Veterinarian Explains

Cats can produce many different noises. Some are for communicating with other cats, and some are directed toward people. You may be interested in decoding each of these sounds to better understand your cat. A purr or a hiss is easy enough to interpret. But maybe you’ve recently heard your cat sigh. Why do they make this human-like sound? When...

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Why Do Cats Scream When Mating?

When cats mate, it might sound like more of a fight than a romantic encounter. As dramatic as it can sound, these feline mating noises are not a cause for concern. However, the female cat is justified in shouting, and it has a lot to do with a thorny penis (yes, you did read that right!). Here, we look at...

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How To Have A Better Relationship With Your Cat

As cat owners, we all want our cats to like us, but they can be complicated creatures! Some cats are more independent and less outwardly affectionate than others, but it is possible to build a positive relationship and bond with any type of cat. Our pet cats have a unique set of requirements and behavioral traits that sets them apart...

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