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Vaccinating Kittens

Are you over-vaccinating your kitten? Vaccines are not without risk. Understand how vaccines work and what role they should play in your kittens life.

Cat Urinary Infections & Cranberries

Urinary complications are quite common among cats. Problems like cystitis, which is inflammation of the bladder, as well as bladder crystals or stones, or even infections, are all symptoms of urinary issues. The chance of urinary infections increases with age, especially regarding male cats and pos

Coincidence or What?

For many years I have heard about people being able to connect mentally with their animals.They say it is possible to communicate with your cat or dog just by thinking thoughts and sending them out to the animal.I never dispelled that thought, just never gave it much credence on my part.

Cutest Cat Contest Picture Gallery: Artemis

Cutest Cat Contestant Artemis. Is your cat the cutest cat in the world? About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. Please read the rules carefully, then submit your Cutest Cat photo by following these Guidelines.

Home Remedies for Feline Diarrhea

Fasting and then a bland diet may cure your cat's diarrhea.cat image by JASON WINTER from Fotolia.comCats can get diarrhea for a variety of reasons, including a change in food, bacteria, parasites or inflammation. Diarrhea is the cat's body's way of cleaning its intestinal tract and...

What Every Cat Owner Should Know About Their Cat Temperament and Behavior

Cats are mysterious creatures. To people who do not own cats, or to those who have never tried to understand them, they may appear moody, aloof and unfriendly. Anyone who has never lived with one may find them perplexing, mischievous and in some cases as needy as a small child. But a person who unde

Introducing Your Cats To Your Rabbits

It is not rare to see cats live happily with a rabbit. However, during the introduction period of the cat meeting the rabbit it is important to take some precautions. Learn how to introduce your cat to your rabbit.

2008 Cat Olympics Picture Gallery: O, Power Yawn Event

Cats all over the world have been perfecting their skills at Cat Olympic events, such as Synchronized Sleeping, Power Yawning, Sumo Wrestling, and Broad Jumps. Unlike human Olympics, which are of a short duration, the 2008 Cat Olympics will continue through the end of the year. New entries are welco

Help in Selecting a New Veterinarian

Finding a new veterinarian for cats is always a challenge, whether moving into a new area or dissatisfied with the former vet. Although referalls from other happy clients are a big plus, it is always advisable to be prepared with a list of questions to ask any prospective veterinarian for your cat.

How to Stop a Bad Habit in a Cat

Cats are creatures of habit. Once they find a habit that suits them or results in special attention, it can be hard to break, though not impossible. Each cat has an individual personality, and working specifically with that personality can help make breaking bad habits more successful. For instance,

How Should I Care For a Long Haired Cat?

Every Cat owner should take time to Groom their cat. With long haired Breeds this is even more crucial and it is not as daunting as you might think! This article not only tells you how to groom but also tells you what you need.

Best Flea Treatment for Cats

This is a very sensitive topic for discussion because different cats require different treatments with many of them reacting in a variety of ways. You want to make sure that whatever treatment that is given to your cat causes no side effects and works in achieving the desired results.

Cat Scabs Information

Cats can develop scabs from allergic reactions, infections, parasites, bacteria or immune system diseases. While food is often the culprit, the most common cause is fleas: some cats are highly sensitive to flea saliva. This causes such intense itching that the cat scratches sores in its skin, even s

Cat Or Kitten - Which One Would Be Better For You

Nothing is better than to sit back and watch a kitten play! They are hilarious and heartwarming and at the same time, a wonderful pet. Kittens can be a lot of work in their first few months of life, but after they grow a little, you will end up with a pet fit for kings. An adult cat, depending on hi

Cutest Cat Contest Picture Gallery: Sebastian 2

Cutest Cat Contestant Sebastian 2. Is your cat the cutest cat in the world? About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. Please read the rules carefully, then submit your Cutest Cat photo by following these Guidelines.

Can Cats Die From Constipation?

If your cat is constipated, she should see a veterinarian. In certain cases, constipation can cause a cat to become dehydrated and intravenous fluids will be needed to restore her health. In other situations, the cat may be totally blocked (obstipated) and feces cannot pass or she may develop a cond

10 Easy Steps To Take Great Picture Of Your Cat

I have been taking Goma's pictures almost everyday for two and half years. I don't have a fancy camera, it's not even digital SLR. The equipment definitely matters and it helps to take better photo. I don't have the top of the line camera but I still manage to take great photos o

Crazy Cat Behavior

Pet owners who have a cat that acts in an odd manner may wonder what is wrong with their pet. Fortunately, in many cases the cat's behavior is actually quite common. Cats are extremely intelligent and unique creatures that have a tendency to behave in a way that some may consider weird.