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Can Ear Mites Live in Your House?

Can Ear Mites Live in Your House?

Ear mites (Otodectes cynotes) are parasites commonly found on dogs, cats and ferrets. They are easily transmitted among those pet species, but they are not contagious to people. Ear mites cannot live for very long away from a host and therefore will not infest a house in the same way that fleas do.......[Read More]
Eradicate Cat Litter Odor With Litter Box Furniture

Eradicate Cat Litter Odor With Litter Box Furniture

You are possibly familiar with sandboxes or litter trays if you happen to have pet cats. These nifty objects for indoor excrement disposal most likely have obnoxious and nauseating smells even with the smallest amount of faeces present.......[Read More]
The Egyptian Mau - Breed Information

The Egyptian Mau - Breed Information

Many cat owners favor one of the more unusual breeds. If you are looking for, or just interested in, rare and unusual breeds of cat, then you may like to consider the Egyptian Mau, which is not only a rare cat, but it is also one of the oldest breeds.......[Read More]
Topical Treatment for Feline Acne

Topical Treatment for Feline Acne

Feline acne is a bacterial infection of the skin with causes ranging from stress to food allergies. While it is treated in different ways depending on severity, topical feline acne treatments are commonly used.......[Read More]
When You Own More Than One Cat

When You Own More Than One Cat

Owning more than one cat can be a challenge. Here's how to cope.......[Read More]
Natural Products to Stop Dog from Pooping in Yard

Natural Products to Stop Dog from Pooping in Yard

Most of us would agree that we do not want our yards and flower gardens covered with excrement from dogs, cats and a variety of wildlife that may roam the area. What may be a matter of disagreement however, is how to do this. Today, the majority would no doubt go for methods which would not only b......[Read More]
Cat Dehydration Symptoms And Important Tips To Avoid This Problem

Cat Dehydration Symptoms And Important Tips To Avoid This Problem

Having a loving and cuddly cat at home can be one of the most rewarding decisions animal lovers can make. However, our kitties can suffer from several cat health problems such as dehydration. If you are planning on getting a kitten or are an existing cat owner, you will need to learn to spot the sig......[Read More]
Flutter Ball Directions

Flutter Ball Directions

In order to stay happy and active, cats need stimulation that use natural instincts. Cats of all species naturally like to hunt, whether it be for survival or just for the sport. When a cat is kept indoors, hunting may be limited to an occasional insect. Over time, the lack of utilizing the hunting ......[Read More]
Communicating With a Cat

Communicating With a Cat

When a cat is inclined to do what it can do are quite different. By nature and inclination, for example, cats move gracefully, daintily and sedately, yet their bodies are designed for speed and movement. When establishing a relationship with your cat, bear in mind that it will do what you ask not be......[Read More]
How to Minimize Cat Allergies

How to Minimize Cat Allergies

Sneezing, runny nose, watering eyes, skin rashes and hives---these are all symptoms of an allergy to cats. If the symptoms are moderate to mild, there are ways to minimize them. You don't have to get rid of your cat. By reducing the amount of cat dander you are exposed to on a daily basis, you can b......[Read More]
What Are the Causes of a Cat Not Eating and Vomiting?

What Are the Causes of a Cat Not Eating and Vomiting?

Even a happy, healthy cat will sometimes vomit and not eat.micio image by fotografiche.eu from Fotolia.comOccasional vomiting (once every few weeks) and not eating is normal in healthy, happy cats who are otherwise active, alert, playful and who eat and drink well. However, if either the.........[Read More]
Dental Diets for Cats

Dental Diets for Cats

Dental disease is a common illness in cats.cat image by Dwight Davis from Fotolia.comHolly Nash, DVM, MS, reports on PetEducation.com that dental disease is one of the most severe medical problems seen in cats. Cats are prone to three different dental diseases: plaque, a build-up of food.........[Read More]
How to Ensure that Your Cat is Healthy and Lives a Long and Happy Life

How to Ensure that Your Cat is Healthy and Lives a Long and Happy Life

Incredible advances in veterinary medicine are making it possible for cats to live longer, healthier lives than ever before. The quality of your cat's health is the result of a partnership between you and your veterinarian. You must be confident that the vet you have chosen will take good care ......[Read More]
Information Regarding the Somali Cat

Information Regarding the Somali Cat

Somali is a domestic cat breed. It is quite similar to the Abyssinian except for its longer hair.......[Read More]
Cat Health Care - Making the Best of a Home Move With Your Cat

Cat Health Care - Making the Best of a Home Move With Your Cat

A major part of cat health care is ensuring that stressful and traumatic events are not allowed to take their toll on your pet. This means that it is important to consider the effects of certain events on the cat.......[Read More]
How You Can Be Successful in Housebreaking Your Cat

How You Can Be Successful in Housebreaking Your Cat

The general consensus is that cats are naturally clean pets. It would appear that they would not need to be put under any housebreaking training. However, this is not the case with some cats.......[Read More]
Spaying and Neutering Your Cats

Spaying and Neutering Your Cats

What is cat spaying and is it a cruel procedure? On the contrary, cat spaying or neutering, apart from being beneficial in reducing the feline population, is also important for health reasons.......[Read More]
Your Cat Loves Plants, But Not Just Any Plant is Suitable For Her

Your Cat Loves Plants, But Not Just Any Plant is Suitable For Her

You may have seen your cat nibbling all kinds of plants, but you have never asked yourself whether those plants are safe for your cat or not. If your cat has not gotten ill because of poisonous plants, you are one of the lucky masers. Yet there are a lot of cat owners who have found their cat ill, w......[Read More]
Large Cat Diseases

Large Cat Diseases

Big cats can get the same diseases as domestic cats.big cats image by sumos from Fotolia.comLarge cats get sick, too. Some diseases that affect little domestic cats also bother the big cats such as lions, lynxes, pumas and bobcats. In some big-cat communities, large numbers even die of.........[Read More]
Animal Territoriality - Are Dogs Or Cats More Territorial?

Animal Territoriality - Are Dogs Or Cats More Territorial?

Both cats and dogs are territorial in their own way and react differently to anyone infringing on those territories. Here we look at the differences and the signs of a problem in both species.......[Read More]