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15 Human Foods That Are Poisonous & Toxic To Cats

When it comes to foods that are truly poisonous to cats, the list is thankfully quite short. However, some foods that are traditionally associated with cats can actually cause more harm than good: think of the proverbial saucer of milk. In this article, we'll uncover the most common foods poisonous to cats as well as products that may seem healthy...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Polydactyl Cats

Most cats a born with five toes on each front paw and four toes on each back paw, for a grand total of 18 toes. However, some cats are born with more than the usual number of toes. This phenomenon is known as polydactylism or polydactyly. The word polydactyl is derived from the Greek words “poly” (many) and “dactylos” (finger)....

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Is Coconut Oil Good For Cats?

As one of the major ‘superfoods’ that nature has to offer, coconut oil can be beneficial for humans in a number of ways for everything from cooking to treating dry skin, to even boosting immune system function. But when it comes to pets - and specifically cats - does coconut oil offer the same great perks or could using it...

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CBD Oil for Cats: What it is & How to Use It

CBD has become a hot topic in both the human and pet health spaces. With people claiming that CBD oil cures almost any health ailment from cancer to arthritis, many cat owners are turning to CBD oil to treat a variety of health conditions in their cats. What Exactly Is Cbd Oil And Is Cbd Safe For Cats? CBD stands...

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Can Cats Eat Dog Food?

Cats are certainly capable of eating dog food (as evidenced by my own moggy who will happily try to dislocate his jaw in an effort to eat giant-sized dog kibble!), but from a nutritional perspective, cats really shouldn’t eat dog food. Here's Why. Dogs have evolved and become domesticated over tens of millions of years alongside us humans. This has...

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Sexing Kittens: How To Determine The Sex Of Your Kitten?

Sexing kittens is an important part of caring for a new litter, determining details of how the kittens will be cared for and how they'll be rehomed. Sometimes we kid ourselves that a small kitten may look particularly feminine, so she surely must be a girl kitten, or a larger, stronger one is certain to be a little tomcat, but...

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Acupuncture For Cats: What You Need To Know

Acupuncture is a practice of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine that has been used for animals and humans for thousands of years. This type of Eastern medicine has been met with resistance by many in Western culture but is recently becoming more and more popular as a means to treat our pets. This therapy involves inserting small thin sterile acupuncture needles...

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How To Bathe A Cat? (A Step By Step Guide)

We've heard the myths that cats are capable of doing all of their own grooming and hate water. Prolonging these traditions for matted, longhaired, and older cats is a disservice to both cats and their owners. The bath does not have to be a wrestling match with a cranky, dangling cat. It is possible to master essential techniques for fast,...

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Can Cats Eat Cheese?

Have You Ever Wondered If Cats Can Eat Cheese? Maybe your cat swiped a taste of your grilled cheddar cheese sandwich, or perhaps you’ve just used a bit of cream cheese to get your cat to swallow a pill. Before feeding your cat any new human foods, it’s always smart to do a bit of research to make sure it’s...

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How Much Does It Cost To Spay A Cat?

Spaying your female cat or neutering your male cat is the best way to ensure they don't produce any kittens, which contributes to pet overpopulation. Spaying and neutering offer numerous health benefits, including lowering the risk of certain types of cancer, and eliminating a female cat's risk of developing uterine infections. Spaying also provides many behavioral benefits, such as ensuring...

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