Keeping Cats off Kitchen Benches

Keeping cats off kitchen benches

 

This is a common question asked of cat owners. Most people assume that a stern ‘get down’, or using a spray bottle will stop your cat from jumping onto kitchen benches. What is going to happen by doing this is that your cat will learn not to jump up when you are around, but will continue with this behaviour when you’re not home. Which you don’t want.

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How To Introduce A Cat To A Baby

Introducing a cat to a baby

There is nothing more exciting than being pregnant and planning for the arrival of your new baby. However, many new parents are naturally concerned with how to introduce their cat to their baby. They worry if the cat will be jealous of the baby, if his nose will be out of joint at the new arrival, if the cat will harm the baby, either intentionally or unintentionally. The good news is that cats and babies can live together. Some cats won’t be bothered or interested at all in the new baby, other cats may have feelings of jealousy.

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How To Stop A Cat Scratching Furniture

How to stop a cat scratching the furniture

Why do cats scratch?

Scratching (also known as stropping) is a normal behaviour in cats but can be a great source of frustration among cat owners due to damage to household furnishings. Cats can and will sometimes choose an inappropriate target, particularly if they have not been provided with a suitable alternative. Scratching behaviour is a common reason for cats to be surrendered to shelters.

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Cat Teeth – All About Cat Teeth & Their Care

Cat teeth

Teeth are a vital part of your cat’s anatomy, providing your cat with an effective method of quickly dispatching their prey. It is only fairly recently that cat owners have begun to pay attention to dental care in cats. This is of vital importance because not only does poor dental hygiene affect the teeth, but it has also been proven that it can affect other organs of the body also. This article will guide you through all aspects of feline teeth from teething in kittens to dental care and diseases of the teeth.

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Petting Induced Aggression in Cats

Petting induced aggression in cats

What is petting-induced aggression? Petting-induced aggression common problem many cat owners experiences. One minute you are enjoying some time petting your cat and all of a sudden he turns around takes a bite or swipe and then runs off and hides. The cause of this behaviour is unknown, although it is thought that some cats … Read more