Kitten Essentials Checklist

Kitten essentials checklist

Before you bring your new kitten home, you will need to stock up on a few kitten essentials. Doing so ahead of time means that everything is ready and in place for the kitten’s arrival. Food and water bowls Look for stainless steel or ceramic bowls. Avoid plastic if possible as it can cause feline … Read more

How To Tell If Cats Like Each Other

About Cats aren’t always the easiest animals to read and can’t tell us what they are thinking, but they do provide us with many clues as to how they feel in general, about us and towards other cats in the house. Nothing is sweeter than two cats who get along and are company for one … Read more

Six Signs A Cat Needs More Attention

  [lwptoc] Cats have a reputation for being independent and self-sufficient, while there is some truth to that, as living, breathing, feeling animals, cats still need care, attention and love. If their needs are not met, they may display several signs that they are not receiving enough attention as they would like. All of these … Read more

Effective Ways To Keep Cats Away From Your Garden

Not everybody wants to have a cat visit their garden or home. Feline visitors can fight with or disrupt cats who live on the property, kill native animals and go to the toilet in the garden, which can potentially transmit parasites such as toxoplasmosis, roundworm and hookworm. All cats are territorial, and a visiting cat can cause the resident cat stress, which can manifest as spraying in an attempt to define boundaries.

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Why Do Cats Lick Each Other?

Mutual grooming (allogrooming) is a common behaviour among many species of animal in which one animal grooms the other. Allogrooming starts immediately after birth when the mother cat (queen) chews the umbilical cord, licks her kittens to stimulate breathing and dry them, then eats the placenta. The mother continues to groom her kittens for several … Read more