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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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Single Kitten Syndrome: What Is It?

Will adopting one and only kitten guarantee loneliness and a poorly behaved kitty? “Single kitten syndrome” has really intrigued me since it’s something I haven’t encountered during my practice in feline behaviour, so I decided to do some research into “single kitten and littermate syndrome in cats” which yielded interesting results, however not from the scientific community. Since cats are...

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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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Why Does My Cat Like Me But Not My Husband?

Pet favoritism is rife in our house. My cat loves me and will spend all her time giving me cuddles, letting out a purr whenever she sees me, and even giving me a lovely (if painful) knead of the claws every evening. My husband? Not so much. She even sleeps on my side of the bed! But why do cats...

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are brown cats considered rare?

Are Brown Cats Considered Rare? 

Cats come in a beautiful rainbow of colors and patterns. Some cat colors and patterns are very common and others are rare. If you’re wondering if brown cats are considered rare, the answer is, it depends!   Some brown colors and patterns in cats are fairly common, but some brown cats are quite rare. Read on to learn about the...

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cost of owning a cat

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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Why Do Cats Eat Human Hair?

Cats can display quirky behaviors that often make no sense to us humans. If your cat likes to eat human hair from time to time, most likely yours, then you have found one of the stranger feline behaviors. Although domestic cats and wild felines naturally exhibit allogrooming (mutual grooming), eating human hair may be associated with either a feeling of...

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Do Cats Feel Sadness?

How can we know if cats feel sadness, love, happiness, and all the rest? Is it just pet parents’ intuition or is there real evidence out there? Read on for insights into how we know cats feel emotions, why they might be feeling low, the signs of unhappy cats, and how to help. Can Cats Feel Emotions? Cats can live...

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Cat Love Bites: 5 Reasons Why They Do It & How To Respond

Does your snuggly kitty like to nibble on your hands at times? Cat "love bites" mean no harm, and they can be indicative of affection, overstimulation, style of play, or even frustration. If you dislike love nibbles or find them annoying, figuring out the motive behind the behavior can help to prevent it.   Let’s learn why cats feel the...

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150 Hebrew Cat Names With Meanings For Male & Female Cats

Hebrew is the beautiful, ancient language of the Bible. Once relegated to mostly prayer and holy works, the modern state of Israel has revitalized Hebrew, turning it into a modern, spoken language. But even before its rebirth, some of the most popular and common names found around the world have their roots in Hebrew. Rich with meaning, Hebrew names are...

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