Cat Body Language Explained
Cat behavior is often misunderstood because of our inability to read their body language correctly. Cats, just like us humans, use body language to communicate and broadcast information about their feelings and moods, desires, likes and dislikes. Understanding the meaning of various body signals can help you understand your cat’s behavior better, build a better relationship and even predict its behavior in the future.
Cat Character Has Won The Hearts Of Many Cats Lovers
Cats are all kings and queens in their own reigns. Do show respect for them and care for them as much as they care for you. They are gentle to their humans and love them more than they love themselves. Don't punish them and always learn to understand about cat character. Here are some summarized list of interesting facts about cat character.
Cat Climbing: Something We Should Know
After scratching, the climbing is the second nature to cats and even the youngest kittens will want to test out their skills on the nearest tree. In the wild some cats climb trees in order to pounce on their prey from above, while the leopard have been know to store food in a tree, away from hungry animals on the ground.
Cat Discipline, Is There Such a Thing
Every Cat owner has experienced the odd occasion of what we perceive as bad behavior. Humans interpret this behavior as being naughty or mischievous and our first reaction is to tell the cat off or even punish them in a physical way to try and get them to stop. Unfortunately this is a human reaction and has absolutely no meaning to a cat. In fact is likely only to confuse a cat and cause them to fear you, which in turn could serve only to aggravate the initial bad behaviors.
Have you ever received a cat massage Do you know what a cat massage is It is where your frisky little friend hops on your back and gives you a gentle massage. This little technique is actually something that my precious Cuddles made up on her own, and it had many benefits for both of us.
Cat Sense: Fact About Smell, Sight, Sound, Taste and Touch
Today cats are no longer suspected of supernatural powers. Cats can hear sounds that we can't hear, see things that we can't see and smell and feel the world around us in ways that we can never grasp.
Cats Do Have Personality
Have you noticed the distinct characteristics of your cat that make him or her unique. Is your cat loveable, full of energy, always exploring every nook and cranny, aggressive, scared of unusual sounds or movements, or always wanting to play These are just a few characteristics that shape the personality of your beloved cat.
Cats Scratch - Keeping the Peace
Are your chairs, window screens, and rugs all shredded beneath your cat's lethal claws If so, you may be wondering how you can stop this action. Of course, it may be easier to stop the cat claws from destroying your home if you know why cats scratch in the first place.
Choosing A Cat Bed
You have a bed of your own, so why shouldn't your cat
Does Your Pet Wear a Cat Flea Collar
Have you noticed that most cat flea collars don't seem to work They don't seem to last for a day let alone the three or four months that they claim they will. I've no idea why this is the case but I can suggest some different ways of dealing with the problem...
Dogs and Cats – Should You Mix the Two Together
Dogs are fantastic and cats are great! How are they when together This is all going to depend on the two individual animals; however there are some suggested methods to know ahead of time if the two will mix together.
Games for Your Cat
Owners often don’t realise how much entertainment some cats need, especially when young. Bengals, particularly, can become overly demanding and even aggressive if not given enough to do. Bengals like to practise their hunting skills so anything involving furry or feathery toys is much enjoyed.
How Cats Communicate
Of course, cats meow. And the type of meow they use gives you a good idea of what they're trying to communicate with you. This is especially true if your pet is a Siamese cat.
Make Your House Safe For Cat
When cat proofing your home and garden you need to get a cat's prospective on things. It is up to you, the responsible cat owner, to make sure that your cat's curiosity doesn't land her in life-threatening situations. Cats have an insatiable curiosity. Here are some simple tips to help you make your home safer for your resident feline(s).
Pet Animals - Dogs or Cats
Most of us like to have pets at home, especially kids who get excited about the idea of having a pet at home. There are some pretty common pets that are usually seen in most houses and they are dogs, cats, rabbits etc. Dogs are preferred because they guard their master, and the house, and will never tolerate anyone misbehaving with their master. But if people are interested in having companions for them, they prefer cats, as they prove to be very good companions. There are some differences in the nature and habits of dogs and cats, and so it becomes quite personal as to what you are looking for in a pet.
Ten Worst Excuses Not to Spay or Neuter a Pet
The Cat's Remarkable Purr
Have you ever wondered why a cat purrs and how It really seems to be a mystery as to why that little rumble you hear coming from your cat occurs at any given time. I thought that a cat would purr out of contentment or happiness.
The Mesmerizing Eyes of a Cat
A cat’s mesmerizing eyes create the feeling that you can look deep into their soul. Have you sat and looked deep into your cat’s eyes Wondering what they are thinking or if they are trying to tell you something I know that I have sat gazing into my cat’s eyes looking for something magical to happen; searching for answers to questions like “Can you understand what I am saying” or “Are you trying to tell me something” Their eyes are so mysterious looking that I just feel like I am falling deep within their being as I look into their eyes.
Why Does My Cat Drink Dirty Water
You know that cats should always have a supply of water, especially if you are feeding them dried food. There on your nice clean kitchen floor is a bowl of nice clean fresh water, in a nice clean bowl.
Your Cat - A Stress Reliever
Did you know that your cat is a good source to relieve stress Well they are, and much more than that. And the truth be told they are also the cause of stress. Especially when they are sick and have you worried and stressed out about them, or even when they are just being totally unruly. But I do not want to focus on them creating stress; I want to share how they eliminate stress for our everyday lives.
Loss Of A Cat Articles
Loss of A Beloved Cat
Have you experienced the loss of your beloved cat It is very difficult to even write this, but I wanted to share as I know that there are many others out there who have gone through the same experience.
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Medical, Health Care, and Nutrition Articles
Best Reasons for Getting Your Cat Neutered
Should you have your cat neutered When is the best time to have the procedure Are there any disadvantages to neutering Here are answers to these questions and more.
Caring For Your Cat's Claws
When cats scratch, it is a normal part of behavior that is hard-wired into their genes. They do it to maintain their feline physique as well as to hone those claws into sharp little weapons.
Cat Eye Care - Diagnosing Cataracts As Part Of Your Cat Eye Care Program
Cat eye care sometimes includes diagnosing cataracts. Not all feline cataracts lead to surgery or blindness. Awareness for the symptoms of cataracts is the first step to proper cat eye care diagnosis. Understanding your options is the first step to proper treatment.
Cat First Aid and Emergency Care
Cat owners are sometimes faced with emergency situations involving their cats without the presence or guidance of their veterinarian. If you as a cat owner have the knowledge of basic pet first aid, then the care, treatment and prognosis for your pet will improve significantly. The following is a list of guidelines you can use when presented with an injured or ill pet.
Cat Health Insurance-Takes Care of Your Pet
Without your notice, your pet may meet with an accident or may eat some rotten food. In this case, it requires immediate treatment. Sometimes, a person may not be able to bear the expenses of the treatment and hence, he opts for the cat health insurance.
Cat Scratch Disease - A Review
Cat scratch disease is a malady spread by cats, but that affects only humans; it's also called cat scratch fever.
Cheap Cat Insurance-Secures Your Pet Life
When your cat falls sick, the owner feels pain when his pet suffers from any sort of diseases. Barring of his sensitive monetary condition, he spends enough money to treat his pet. The costs of some treatment of cats are very high and sometime he cannot afford it. In this situation, cheap cat insurance is of great help.
Choosing the Right Veterinarian for Your Cat
It is important when selecting a veterinarian to find one that is not only a medical expert, but also one that cares about your animal’s well being. You want them to become your pet’s second-best friend, as well as your friend. You also want to find a veterinarian with technicians and qualified support staff who are caring.
Dangerous House Plants
Although we think of cats as carnivores, in fact many are fond of vegetables and other plant material. Although food preferences vary with individual cats, many will sample a plot of grass outdoors, the leaves of a potted houseplant indoors, or other common items like shoelaces.
Elderly Cat Care
Our cats become a part of the family over time. But unlike humans, who are considered elderly at 60 or 65, cats are considered "senior citizens" at the ripe old age of 10. It is important to understand the proper care of cats at all stages of life.
Heartgard Plus--Heartworm Prevention for Dogs & Cats
Looking for a great deal on Heartgard Plus Avoid these "temptation" traps that can harm your pet and learn the key to smart shopping.
Household Dangers from Kittens
Kittens and children are a lot less compatible than you would think. Most pregnant women are aware of the risks associated with cat feces during pregnancy, which in a worst-case scenario can lead to such severe complications as cerebral palsyin the unborn child. This awareness of the risks tends to relax, though, after the child has reached the toddler stage, to be replaced by a consciousness of the positive benefits to the child of keeping a pet.
How to Get Rid of Tapeworms in a Cat
Practically all cats will experience at least one form of worm infection during their life span; among the most general worm infestations are that of the roundworm and the tapeworm.
Keep Your Cat Healthy With Vaccinations
Vaccines can protect your cat against serious infectious illnesses. Your veterinarian can help you select the right vaccines to protect your cat.
Something to Know About Pregnant Cat
What is the age of your pregnant cat If under a year, or older than eight years, your cat will not have an easy time with birthing, and the possibility of deformed kittens is increased. Pregnancy is normally about 60-65 days long. In cases of large litters, length is usually lessened. In cases of a small litter number, length may increase.
The Correct Diet for Cats
Cats have some basic nutritional needs. They need protein, which you can get from meat, fish, or poultry; taurine, which is an essential amino acid; and other vitamins, enzymes, minerals. Water is also important for your cat because most of them forget to drink water for days on end.
When Should I Take My Cat To See A Veterinarian
The biggest mistake that happens when getting a new cat is not taking it to a veterinarian for a routine checkup. There are some people who think that you only have to take a cat to the veterinarian when it is sick or hurt. This is one of the biggest misconceptions of owning a cat. There is much more to caring for your cat besides just food and water.
Training and Problem Solving Articles
10 Minutes to Train Your Cat
If you have a cat - or more than one cat - then you're in the market for some quick and easy training tips. The following tips . . . tricks . . . and techniques cover a variety of situations that most cat owners encounter.
Cat Urine Spraying And How To Solve The Problem
In statistic, cat spraying a urine constitutes 44% of all house soiling complaints; the frequency of spraying in single cat households is approximately 25% and near to 100% in multi-cat households with over ten cats. It is quite normal behavior for the cat but we can reduce the problem.
Effective Cat Urine Removal Products
Many pet-owners experience a lot of stress over the bathroom habits of their pets. Here are explored some good practices to minimize these stresses, and how to deal with them when they do rear their ugly head.
How to Bathe a Cat
Cats and water are not two elements that normally combine well. With only a few certain breeds and individuals that are an exception to the rule, most cats will balk at the first sign of an impending bath. However, bathing is an important routine that you should get your cat acquainted with as young as possible.
How To Clean Up Cat Urine
Cats are naturally territorial animals. This becomes a problem when your cat decides to mark it's territory on your curtains, carpet and couches. It can be a difficult situation to deal with, especially in multi-cat households, where cats tend to return to the "scene of the crime."
How to Remove Cat Urine Stains and Smells from Your Carpet
Some cat owners suffer frequent problems with their pets' bathroom habits and the extraordinary pungency of feline urine. Listed are a few steps you may want to take to remove the stain.
How To Stop Your Cat Scratching
There are two groups of target for every cat. The first one is when your cat target one or two areas in the home, usually near important territorial areas such as: sleeping area, litter tray, or play areas. The second one is your cat undertake more widespread and destructive scratching in highly visible sites such as: doorways, windows, prominent furnishings.
How to Train Your Cat
The most effective cat training is best done early. If you bring home an older cat, start training as soon as possible and hope they didn't scratch much in their previous home. Kitten training is usually easier because kittens have not had much chance to form bad habits. When your cat is still young, he is more open and responsive to training.
Is Your Cat Under the Weather Homemade Cat Food May Help!!
When it comes to considering what is the right kind of food to feed your cat there are a number of different choices you have available to you. You can either feed it the cheap commercial foods that come in packs or tins, or you can go the commercial organic cat food route, which can prove to be a little more expensive. But if you really want to feed your cat good wholesome food then why not prepare homemade cat food instead.
Pet Odor Removal: Solve The Problem
Having a faithful pet is a great way to stay happy and full of life. Some of the most popular pets are cats and dogs. The unwelcome problem of "pet odor" can be a difficult one to handle at times. Let's talk a little more about this occasionally worrying and sometimes very noticeable pet problem.
Teach your Cat to Retrieve Like a Dog
You can train your cat to retrieve its toys just like a dog. Many cats love to retrieve a crumpled piece of paper, a rolled up sock , or even a pom pom ball.
Traveling With Your Cat Articles
RVing With Cats
As far as I am, concerned cats are much easier to have in a RV. Just think you do not have to take a cat outside like a dog, you do not have to take them for walks and they do not take up as much room as a dog. Oh, one more thing, they do not bark or howl!
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