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Wet vs. Dry Cat Food: What’s Better for Cats?

Cat owners often ask the question, is dry or wet food better for cats? The answer is not black and white. Both types of cat food have upsides and downsides. In this article on wet vs. dry cat food, we’ll go over all of the pros and cons to help you decide which is best for your cat. Whether the food is dry or wet, look for...

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Cat Giving Birth: What You Need To Know

Whether you are intentionally breeding your cat, or, more commonly, are suddenly surprised that your cat is pregnant, you need to know what to expect when your cat is expecting. In this article, we will be covering the basics of how cats give birth, the birthing process and the stages of labor, what to do when your cat is birthing,...

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How to Tell if a Cat Is Depressed

Have you ever wondered "is my cat depressed"? It wasn’t too long ago that people thought of animals as not having many feelings at all, but we now know that cats and other animals feel a wide range of emotions. Cats can feel happiness, excitement and everything in between, including anxiety, sadness and depression. When talking about emotions in animals,...

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Why Do Cats Get the Zoomies & When to Call Your Vet

Whether you call them cat zoomies or cat crazies, this feline behavior is unmistakable. “Zoomies” is a word used to describe seemingly random periods of bursts of energy in cats. Cats with the zoomies might suddenly leap up and race around the living room or even the entire house, running, jumping, climbing and otherwise going crazy with activity. Some cats...

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Cat Stool Chart: Decoding Your Cat’s Stool

Why use a cat stool chart? Because your cat's feces is one of the biggest indicators of their health. Put simply, a healthy cat should have healthy stools. While there are many specific health issues that can cause signs from constipation to diarrhea, it’s a simple rule that normal faeces (or stools) are a good sign that your cat is...

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What Is Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR)?

Trap-neuter-return (TNR), also known as trap-neuter-release, spay-neuter-return (SNR), and trap-neuter-return-monitor (TNRM), is a humane method of controlling stray and feral cat populations in communities. Free-roaming cats are humanely trapped, spayed, or neutered at a veterinary facility, then returned to the place where they were living. TNR is an alternative to other programs that aim to control free-roaming cat populations, such...

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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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How Much Water Should A Cat Drink?

Most cat carers are good at monitoring how much their pets eat, but what about measuring how much they drink? Measuring water consumption can be an effective way of gaining a better understanding of a cat’s health, but most cat carers don’t know enough about this topic to know the significance of the information they gain. This article aims to...

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Polydactyl Cats

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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