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The 3 Best Cat DNA Tests: We Tried Them All

Cat DNA tests promise to help you understand your cat’s genetic ancestry and health, but each one is a little bit different. Some DNA tests focus on breed, while others concentrate on health markers or both. Are they accurate? What can they really tell you about your cat? And would you get the same results from testing the same cat...

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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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How To Care For Feral Cats

Feral cats are those that live outdoors largely without human interaction. Feral cats are not socialized, which means they usually try to avoid human interaction or react toward humans with fear or aggression. Although feral cats may roam singly or in pairs, they often form colonies—groups of cats living together outside or in or around homes, businesses, or abandoned buildings....

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Are Laser Toys Safe For Cats?

Most pet owners know that cats go crazy for laser toys. It's very entertaining to watch them perform Olympic-grade gymnastics while they flip about trying to catch the tiny red dot. They can be an excellent way of exercising your cat indoors as they are natural predators and adore chasing the little red light. Are laser toys safe to use...

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8 Natural Ways To Reduce Unpleasant Cat Odor

No matter how much you love cats, you probably don't want your home to smell like one. However, it's a fact that being a pet parent to a cat brings with it inevitable unpleasant odors like cat urine and pet hair. So, how can you reduce the cat odor in your home? And should you be worried about your cat's...

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How To Keep Your Cat Out Of Your Christmas Tree

Christmas is everyone’s favourite time of the year especially curious, confident and outgoing cats who love the festivities and Christmas presents as much as we do. Yet for certain felines, it may be a stressful period with a lack of routine, many visitors, a large Christmas tree filled with lights and adornments in the corner of the living room and...

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How To Treat A Cat With A Swollen Paw

A swollen paw is one of the more common ailments that cats can suffer from. This article aims to explain the possible reasons for a swollen paw, and explain to cat carers the best way to help their cat in this situation. The definition of a swollen paw is simple: the paw looks bigger than normal. It’s easy to judge...

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10 Subtle Signs Your Cat Is Frustrated

When a cat is angry, you tend to know about it. Those growls, hisses, and swipes can be pretty intimidating! But there are other, less obvious ways in which your cat might portray their emotions. Just like humans, cats can become frustrated when they are not in control of a situation or they are unable to access something they want....

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12 Signs Of An Extremely Happy Cat

When we have a cat in our lives, we want to make sure they are happy and well cared for. Cats are known for their independent nature and how they are feeling might not always be obvious. You try to give your cat the best life possible, but perhaps there are times when you can’t seem to figure out whether...

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