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cost of owning a cat

How Much Does It Cost To Own A Cat

You can care for a cat for as low as $162 per year, but it’s common to spend about $800 annually. Read on for our detailed breakdown of your annual and lifetime costs. In their oft-cited “Pet Care Costs” publication, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) estimates that a new cat will cost $1,174 in...

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Can You Shave A Cat?

Cats generally do not have a natural requirement for trimming or shaving. Although certain dog breeds have hair that is always growing and needs regular trimming, a cat’s hair isn’t the same. As long as you brush your cat regularly to remove loose hair and prevent tangles and mats from forming, a cat’s coat can usually be left alone. Even...

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clingy cat

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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smalls cat food

Smalls: Real Food for Cats: Interview With Founder and CEO Matt Michaelson

In 2017, longtime friends Matt Michaelson and Calvin Bohn combined their interests in entrepreneurship, sales, and food to launch Smalls, a company making and selling what they call “Food. For Cats.” The duo’s new cat food company was not the next Purina or Whiskas. Smalls has the subscription model, customization, and über-engaged customer support you’d expect from an on-trend startup....

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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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How To Stop Your Cat Scratching Furniture

In cats, scratching is as natural and normal as sleeping, but without the right training, it can also destroy couches, chairs, and more. Fortunately, you can redirect this behavior and save both the sofa and your bond with your cat. In this article, you'll learn how to stop your cat scratching furniture in a healthy, safe way. Expecting our cat...

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Can Cats See Spirits, Ghosts and Angels?

Can cats see ghosts? How about angels? Or even demons? Well, animals may not use a language to communicate like humans but a true animal observer will realize that animals do communicate very well with their sounds and body language. The cat is one such species and apart from communicating with their owners, they have a connection with each other...

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Cat Stool

What to Do if You See Blood in Your Cat’s Stool

Has this ever happened to you? You’re scooping out your cat’s litter box when you see something alarming: blood in your cat’s stool. Just what does it mean if you see blood in cat poop? And how worried do you need to be? Blood in your cat’s stool can appear bright red. Blood in your cat’s stool can also look very dark red or black and tarrylooking. Bright red blood in...

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Benadryl for Cats

Benadryl For Cats – Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Benadryl, which is a brand name for the drug diphenhydramine hydrochloride, is an antihistamine used to treat symptoms of allergies in cats, including swelling, itching, sneezing and hives, that result from insect bites or stings, exposure to environmental allergens like grass or pollen, and reactions to flea bites or vaccines. Antihistamines block histamine receptors in the body that are responsible...

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