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How To Stop Cats From Scratching Furniture

In cats, scratching is as natural and normal as sleeping, but without the right training, it can also destroy couches, chairs, and more. Fortunately, you can redirect this behavior and save both the sofa and your bond with your cat. In this article, you'll learn how to stop your cat scratching furniture in a healthy, safe way. Expecting our cat...

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The 9 Friendliest & Nicest Cat Breeds In the World

Although cats have earned a reputation for being independent and aloof, cat lovers know that this generalization is not entirely accurate. Many cats are extremely affectionate with their favorite human companions, and some are outgoing and friendly with just about anyone.  What Are the Friendliest, Nicest and Most Social Cat Breeds? If you long for a friendly cat to be...

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Why Do Cats Groom Each Other? Reasons Why Cats Socially Groom

Domestic cats are fastidious animals, and the main way they keep themselves clean is through grooming. Many of us have multiple feline friends in the same household and have noticed that they groom not only themselves but sometimes each other. How did this behavior evolve? How is it decided who grooms who? Let’s explore the details on why grooming plays...

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Why Is My Cat Staring At Me? Top 5 Reasons Explained

Have you ever walked into a room to find your cat staring at you, or witnessed them watching you as you eat? Your cat is not challenging you to a staring contest but why is your cat staring at you? There are a variety of reasons why a cat may be staring at you including trying to communicate with you,...

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Why Does My Cat Attack My Feet?

Have you ever been minding your own business relaxing on the sofa, or walking around your house when suddenly, you feel a set of little daggers sink into your ankles?! All seasoned cat owners will know that cats do sometimes bite or scratch completely unprovoked. If you are left confused as to why this happens or need to understand the...

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What Does Catnip Do To Cats & Why Cats Like It?

As the only recreational drug for cats, catnip (nepeta cataria) is a uniquely stimulating plant that’s almost as puzzling as cats themselves. Between 67% and 80% of the adult feline population is sensitive to catnip. Sensitive cats react to catnip by going a bit crazy—rolling around on the floor, licking up as much ‘nip as they can, rubbing their heads...

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10 Proven Ways To Show Your Cat You Love Her

I admit that I tell my cats "I love you!" an embarrassing number of times daily. I expect many cat lovers out there can relate. Obviously, they don’t understand me—cats have many clever and subtle ways of communicating, but speaking human language is not one of them. So, how do we show our gorgeous felines that we adore them and...

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How Intelligent Are Cats? Science Has an Answer

When you hear about animals being trained to assist humans, the stories often involve dogs… or maybe even a less common breed, like a miniature horse. After all, it’s rare to hear stories about bomb-sniffing cats or guide cats for the blind. Why is that? Are other species, such as dogs, smarter than domestic cats? That’s a complex question with...

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How Much Does It Cost To Own A Cat In 2023

You can care for a cat for as low as $162 per year, but it’s common to spend about $800 annually. Read on for our detailed breakdown of your annual and lifetime costs. In their oft-cited “Pet Care Costs” publication, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) estimates that a new cat will cost $1,174 in...

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Are Cats Possessive Of Their Owners?

It is not just understandable for animals and people to be protective and possessive of those things that are important to them, it is actually very good sense! Protecting important resources helps to safeguard an individual’s well-being, happiness, and even survival. When we talk about the most important resources in the eyes of a cat, we tend to think of:...

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