Cat Behavior

How To Train Your Cat Not To Bite?

Cats are territorial species born with sharp teeth and talons designed to hunt, catch prey and protect their domain. When a cat is fearful, defensive, aroused, or stressed, it can transform from a loving pussycat to a ‘panther’ in a matter of seconds biting and clawing their way out of a situation. Training a cat to not bite is challenging,...

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How To Make A Cat Love You In 3 Easy Steps

My cats are my world and I cannot imagine life without them, especially during tough times. You can probably relate to the feeling of unconditional love for your cat and the desire to smother him or her in hugs and kisses, but it can be hard to tell whether or not that love is returned.  So how can you...

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What Does Catnip Do To Cats & Why Cats Like It?

As the only recreational drug for cats, catnip (nepeta cataria) is a uniquely stimulating plant that’s almost as puzzling as cats themselves. Between 67% and 80% of the adult feline population is sensitive to catnip. Sensitive cats react to catnip by going a bit crazy—rolling around on the floor, licking up as much ‘nip as they can, rubbing their heads...

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6 Subtle Signs Your Cat Loves You

Do cats love us? The love and trust a pet bestows upon us is unconditional. Most cats ask little in return. All we must do is provide food and shelter, take care of them, and enrich their environment to make all their natural desires come true. For many folks, our furry companion is the ‘love’ of our life, with whom...

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why do cats hate water

Why Do Cats Hate Water as Much as They Do?

It’s one of the most commonly-asked questions about cats, up there with “why do cats purr?” and “why do cats meow?” Like purring, meowing, and the ability to sleep in positions that might leave you sore for weeks, the feline fear of water almost seems like a defining part of their programming. But...Why? Like so many questions about feline behavior,...

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Cat spraying

8 Tips To Stop A Cat From Spraying

Cats come from wild cats and it is a natural behavior to mark their territory. For a cat, spraying an area is like leaving their personal calling card. However, in our civilized world, marking inside your home by urinating is not very pleasant. But the good news is that there are ways to stop a cat from spraying. Read on...

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Why Is My Cat Peeing On The Bed

Elimination in unacceptable locations particularly on an owner’s bed is serious stuff which might drive a pet parent to madness and sadly to cat relinquishment, abandonment even euthanasia. All feline species use their urine to communicate; either through squatting or by spray marking on vertical surfaces, unfortunately humans can’t detect house soiling signal messages yet. Since our feline companions are...

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The 10 Things That Cats Hate Most

While most pet parents want to treat their cats well and rarely intentionally do things that stress their cats out, the fact is that humans often unknowingly do things that cause stress to cats. Here are the top ten things that cats hate that can cause stress, and how to mitigate or avoid these issues altogether.

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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. Why Do Cats Eat Grass and...

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