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Cat on Couch

Keeping Cats from Peeing on a CouchIf your cat is peeing on your couch, it is important to get the cat to stop doing so as soon as possible. This is a page about keeping cat from peeing on new couch.

 

A cat owner pointing at a cat guilty of peeing in the house.

Cat Peeing in the Same PlaceCats can certainly be creatures of habit. If your cat is peeing someplace you don't want them to, it would be best to stop them from peeing there as soon as possible. This is a page about cat peeing in the same place.

 

Cat eating out of a yellow bowl.

Homemade Cat Food RecipesThis page contains homemade cat food recipes. Store bought food isn't always the best option for your cat. Whether its due to medical reasons or a picky eater, making your own cat food allows you to choose the ingredients in it.

 

Kitty Litter Substitute

Kitty Litter SubstitutesThis is a page about kitty litter substitutes. Some cat owners prefer to use substitute materials in their pet's litter box rather than commercially made products.

 

Older cat playing with a kitten.

Introducing a New Kitten to Your Resident CatAnytime you introduce a new pet to your resident pets there are some steps you can follow to make it a positive experience. This is a page about introducing a new kitten to your resident cat.

 

Cat walking on a kitchen counter.

Preventing Your Cat From Peeing in the...This is a page about preventing your cat from peeing in the kitchen. When your cat decides to relieve itself in the wrong place, it can be a challenge to train them otherwise.

 

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A young cat getting ear drops at the vet.

Using Ivermectin to Treat Ear MitesVets often prescribe Acarexx, a .01% solution of ivermectin, to treat parasites including ear mites. Some pet owners prefer to mix their own solution when treating their pets. This is a page about using ivermectin to treat ear mites.

 

Cat scratching at a screen door.

Keeping Cats from Scratching Screen Doors?This is a page about keeping cats from scratching screen doors. Cats can quickly ruin a screen door with their claws. Training your cat to not scratch at the screen will save you money and allow your screen door to serve it's purpose.

 

cat biting hair of his leg

Remedies for Cat Losing Hair?This is a page about remedies for cat losing hair. When your pet starts losing hair in localized spots it is important to determine the cause so that you can begin the proper treatment.

 

Homemade Cat Litter Box

Homemade Cat Litter Box IdeasThis page contains homemade cat litter box ideas. You may need a litter box of a different design than you can find to buy.

 

Cat peeking over the arm of a purple colored couch.

Keeping Cats from Peeing on FurnitureThis page is about keeping cats from peeing on furniture. Sometimes a cat chooses a place to relieve itself that is not where you want.

 

Cat on Countertop

Cat Peeing on CountertopsIf your cat is peeing on your counter, you will want to prevent it from doing this any more as soon as possible. This is a page about cat peeing on countertops.

 

A sick cat being checked out by a veterinarian.

Caring for Sick Stray Cats?This is a page about caring for sick stray cats. Stray cats are a common site in many neighborhoods. Trying to care for a sick feral cat can be tricky.

 

Cat Scratching Its Neck

Cat Scratching Its NeckThis is a page about a cat scratching its neck. If you kitty is scratching its neck, the first thing to do is try to determine the cause.

 

Gloved hands holding and spraying a litter box with a kitten sitting by.

How to Keep Litter From Sticking to the Cat BoxThis is a page about how to keep litter from sticking to the cat box. Often wet litter will stick to the sides and in the corners of the litter box. Try applying a thin coat of pet safe wax to the cleaned box and the litter should slide out more easily.

 

Cat sitting on the end of a bed.

Keeping Cat Hair Off Your BedThis is a page about keeping cat hair off your bed. Cats just love to get onto things including your bed.

 

Making Your Own Cat Tree, Photo of a homemade cat tree.

Making Your Own Cat TreeThis is a page about making your own cat tree. Cat trees provide a great place for your cats to hang out, sleep and play. Even smaller cat trees can be very expensive.

 

A cat wearing a cone on its head.

Keeping a Cat From Licking a WoundThis is a page about keeping a cat from licking a wound. It can be very challenging to prevent your kitty from licking a wound or surgical site.

 

litterbox in kids' bathroom.

Homemade Cat Litter IdeasThis is a page about homemade cat litter ideas. Many cat owners prefer to make their own cat litter, rather than buy the commercial varieties available at the store.

 

Preventing Cats from Scratching Furniture, Kitten with front paws dangling over the front of the couch.

Preventing Cats from Scratching FurnitureThis is a page about preventing cats from scratching furniture. Scratching is a normal part of cat behavior but when our indoor kitties begin to use the furniture, it is time to intervene.

 

An orange cat being checked out by a vet.

Treating an Anemic Cat?This is a page about treating an anemic cat. Like humans, animals can also suffer from anemia and the effects of this blood condition.

 

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Mouthwash

Using Mouthwash to Keep Cats from Peeing on FurnitureSome people that have successfully used mouthwash as a deterrent to prevent cats from peeing on furniture. This is a page about using mouthwash to keep cats from peeing on furniture.

 

Two male Persian cats.

Neutered Male Cat Mounting Other Male Cats?This is a page about neutered male cat mounting other male cats. Cat owners may be concerned when they see their fixed male cat trying to mount another male cat.

 

A cat smelling a litter box

Cleaning and Maintaining a Cat...This page is about cleaning and maintaining a cat litter box. Cats make great pets but keeping your house from smelling like a cat box can be a challenge. With regular cleaning and proper maintenance, your cat box can go unnoticed by you and your friends.

 

Cat at Front Door

Cat Keeps Pooping at Front Door?Citrus, ammonia, or some essential oils smells may help keep a cat from relieving themselves in a specific area. This is a page about cat keeps pooping at front door.

 

Newborn orange and white kitten.

Caring for Newborn KittensThis is a page about caring for kittens. Newborn kittens need a lot of extra care. Caring for them properly will help ensure that they grow into healthy adult cats.

 

Siamese Mix

Siamese Mix Cat PhotosThis is a page about Siamese mix cat photos. Siamese mix cats are quite common and range from those that look very Siamese to Tabby crosses and other mixes.

 

A cat looking intently at a burning candle.

Removing Candle Wax From My Cat's Fur?This is a page about removing candle wax from my cat's fur. A cat's need to check out everything can sometimes put them in a hazardous spot, such as too close to hot melted candle wax.

 

cat looking through screen

Preventing Cats from Tearing Window Screens?This is a page about preventing cats from tearing through window screens. Window screens can not stand up to your kitty clawing at it whether she is trying to get the bird outside or trying to ask to come in.

 

meowing kitten

Kitten Trying to Nurse on PeopleThis is a page about kitten trying to nurse on people. Young kittens will sometimes attempt to suckle on anything and everything including people.

 

soft cat food

Feeding a Cat Soft FoodThis is a page about feeding a cat soft food. Some cat owners prefer to feed their cats soft canned cat food rather than dry kibble.

 

An orange male cat sitting in a litter box.

Does Male Cat Urine Smell Stronger?This is a page about, "Does male cat urine smell stronger?". Intact male cats have a high level of Felinine protein in their urine which accounts for its much stronger smell than that of neutered male or female cat urine.

 

Kitten With Worms

Treating a Kitten With WormsThis is a page about treating a kitten with worms. Kittens can easily get infected with worms of several types. Because of their age and small size you will want to be careful how you attempt to treat them.

 

Orange tabby sitting in covered litterbox.

Saving Money on Cat LitterThis is a page about saving money on cat litter. Cat litter is a necessity, particularly for those of us with indoor kitties. However, these products can be quite pricey.

 

Older Cat

Moving an Older Cat?This is a page about moving an older cat. Moving pets can be very stressful. This upheaval can be even more difficult for an older pet.

 

White cat looking up at the camera.

Removing Tear Stains on White Cats?This is a page about removing tear stains on white cats. White pets often exhibit dark streaky stains on their fur below their tear ducts. These stains are not harmful, but look unattractive.

 

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Cat Has Milky White Discharge from Eyes?I'm looking for help with my cat's eye problem. He is a 5 months old and every now and then his eyes start to discharge some stretchy, milky white goo that looks like mucus. If I don't clean them the goo starts to cover his eyeballs. First there's usually some tears from his eyes followed by an infection.

 

Cat getting flea medication applied.

Using Advantage for Dogs on Cats?With careful measurement many pet owners can safely use Advantage for dogs on their cats. This is a page about using Advantage for dogs on cats.

 

An orange cat in heat.

How Often Can a Cat be in Heat?This is a page about "how often can a cat be in heat?". While dogs usually only go into heat twice a year, cats can go into heat more frequently.

 

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Cat Keeps Bringing Me Her Kittens?My 9 month old cat recently had a litter of 9 kittens. One was stillborn, one she fell asleep on, and one died this morning so I'm down to 6. They are two weeks old. I'm unsure the cause of death of the one this morning but she had brought it to me first thing this morning and I could tell it was weak but it was dead by the time I got home from church.

 

A cat lounging on colorful towels.

Cat Pees on Rugs and Towels?There are a few possibilities as to why your kitty may be urinating on rugs and towels. This page offers some reasons for the behavior and suggestions for what to do when your cats pees on rugs and towels.

 

Cat Scratching Sisal Post

Repairing a Sisal Wrapped Cat...This is a page about repairing a sisal wrapped cat scratching post. Once an active cat has taken to a scratching post, they can tear it to shreds in a few months. Repairing it is an economical way of keeping your cat happily scratching the post instead of your furniture.

 

A cat eating catnip.

Growing and Using Catnip (and Cat Grass)This is a page about growing and using catnip (and cat grass). Not all, but many cats love catnip, whether in a toy or nibbled fresh.

 

A cat with grease in its fur getting a bath.

Removing Grease from a Cat's Fur?This is a page about removing grease from a cat's fur. If your kitty accidentally gets grease in her fur there are ways to remove it without traumatizing your pet.

 

Cats laying on a woman sleeping in bed.

Training a Cat to Not Sleep on Your HeadThis is a page about training your cat to not sleep on your head. Many cats love to sleep with their owners, however they don't always honor our personal space. Sleeping on our heads may be their way of showing that they care, but it can interfere with a good night's sleep.

 

White mother cat feeding kittens.

Mama Cat Keeps Dividing Litter into Two Groups?Mama cats will sometimes separate their litter into smaller groups. This may help her to feed and care for them better. It is not cause for concern as long as she does feed all of the kittens. If she does not, you may have to help. This is a page about mama cat keeps dividing litter into two groups.

 

Tabby cat face gazing up

Cat Peeing in the HouseThis is a page about cat peeing in the house. Inappropriate peeing by your cat can be very frustrating to resolve.

 

Cat on a white bed with a window in the background

Keeping Cats from Peeing on a BedThis is a page about keeping cats from peeing on a bed. Having a cat that chooses to pee on the bed rather than in the litterbox is very frustrating and baffling.

 

Cat checking out the door

Installing a Cat DoorInstalling a cat door to the garage allows the litter boxes to be kept out there cutting down on the litter scatter in your house. This is a page about installing a cat door.

 

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Why is My Cat Stealing My Socks?We have a cat who is constantly finding our socks and putting them around the house in the hallways. What does this mean?

 

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Getting an Injured Cat to Eat?Yesterday my son's friends found 2 stray cat. One of the cats had severe injuries. None of our shelters would take the cats. The cat is so scared it won't come out of hiding and it won't eat or drink. Do you think that this cat will be scared for life?

 

A cat with a wound on his face.

Treating a Cat's Abscess?This is a page about treating a cat's abscess. Clearing up an abscess on your kitty and preventing infection requires careful attention.

 

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Kitten Isn't Meowing?I have a 2-3 week old orphan kitten that does not meow. He makes a little squeaking sound that you can hardly hear. Is that normal?

 

A cat sitting on the floor.

Training Cats to Stay Off Furniture?This is a page about training cats to stay off furniture. Although it may seem daunting, it is possible to train your cat to stay off of the furniture.

 

Buff colored cat scratching furniture

Cat Scratching Everything But Scratching PostThis is a page about cat scratching everything but scratching post. Cats scratch as part of grooming their claws. It is a necessary activity, but not an appreciated one when they ignore the scratching post and attack everything else.

 

A cat eating a houseplant.

Keeping Cats From Eating HouseplantsThis is a page about keeping cats from eating houseplants. Many cats seem to view houseplants as a side salad, much to the frustration of their owners. Additionally, many plants are toxic when ingested.

 

cat by bowl

Cat Splashes Water Out of BowlThis is a page about when a cat splashes water out of bowl. Some kitties seem to truly enjoy splashing the water out of their bowl. Fun for them, but probably not so much for you.

 

Cat Hissing at another cat

Cats Not Getting Along After Being Spayed?After a trip to the vet for surgery your cats may have to be reintroduced to each other. They have returned home carrying different smells and may also be off because of the procedure itself. This is a page about cats not getting along after being spayed.

 

Cat Wants to Sleep With Me At Night?I have just acquired a 7 week old kitten and she WILL NOT sleep in her own bed at night. I've had to resort to shutting her out of the bedrooms at night, which results in her walking around yowling for about an hour. Any tips or suggestions would be very helpful.

 

Mother cat carrying a kitten in her mouth walking outside

Mother Cat Bringing Kittens to Owner?This is a page about mother cat bringing kittens to owner. Cats will sometimes bring their kittens to their owner, perhaps to introduce the kittens to the rest of her family.

 

A kitten eating food from a bowl.

Choosing the Right Food for Your Cat?This is a page about choosing the right food for your cat. Cats like their people need food that is chosen to meet their personal dietary needs and to help them thrive.

 

A white cat sitting on a couch.

Preventing a Cat from Peeing EverywhereAccidents happen. But, it is a stinky problem when cats stop using the litter box. This page contains suggestions for preventing cats from urinating around the house.

 

Rubbermaid bin to cover litter box

Making a Litter Box CoverThis is a page about making a litter box cover. Making a cover for your kitty box may help keep the litter scatter down.

 

A mama cat with her kitten outside.

Helping a Stray Cat With KittensThis is a page about helping a stray cat with kittens. Finding out that the stray cat hanging about your house has a litter of kittens, may spur you on to deciding what to do to help mom and her babies.

 

Persian Cat

Persian Cat Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Persian cat breed information and photos. These long haired beauties are an old breed, originating in the middle east.

 

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Tree Sap on a Cat?My cat just got stuck in a tree and my husband had to go up the tree to get him. Now my cat has tree sap all over him. What is the best thing to use to get it out? Thanks to anyone who can help!

 

Cat in Litter Box

Cat Not Using the Litter BoxThis is a page about cat not using the litter box. There are a number of reason why a cat might stop using it's litter box. It could be as simple as the box needs to be cleaned more often, to being a potential warning sign of a serious health issue. Knowing the habits and preferences of your cat can help narrow the list of possible problems and help get them using the litter box again.

 

closeup of chin and jaw

Treating Cat's Crusty Eye and Chin?The causes for crusty eyes and chins in cats are likely separate issues. The eye problem could be one of several, including allergies, something in the eye, or a viral infection. The chin problem is likely feline acne and is easily treatable. Also allergies to plastic food bowls can cause chin irritation. Check with a vet on both. This is a page about treating a cat's crusty eye and chin.

 

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How Can I Tell If My Cat Is Spraying?I have a male cat that is almost a year old. He has been the only household pet until recently. We just got a puppy rottweiler, he is about 13 weeks old. The cat hates him. We are trying to house break the puppy, so he has had a few accidents around the house. I am trying to figure out if the cat has starting spraying the furniture.

 

nursing kitten

Kitten Trying to Nurse on Older Cat?This is a page about kitten trying to nurse on older cat. Sometimes weaned kittens will try to nurse on older cats, including males.

 

Cat climbing post next to wood

Cat Scratching WoodworkThis is a page about cat scratching woodwork. When cats scratch where you don't want them to, you need to encourage them to use something more appropriate.

 

Treating a Cat's Swollen Chin

Treating a Cat's Swollen Chin?This is a page about treating a cat's swollen chin. If your cat has a swollen chin, it may be time for trip to the Vet.

 

Tabby Cat

Tabby Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains tabby breed information and photos. These common domestic cats are full of personality and can help control rodents around the house.

 

Giving a Cat a Haircut

Giving a Cat a Haircut?This is a page about giving a cat a haircut. Long haired cats sometimes need to have their hair cut or mats removed.

 

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Help Getting Cat With Urinary Infection To Eat?I have a cat that had a urinary infection, I took him to the vet they done the catheter on him,ran some tests and said his kidneys were damaged a little bit.

 

Teething Kitten

Teething Kitten AdviceThis is a page about teething kitten advice. Just like human babies, young animals such as kittens go through a teething period. While teething your kitten is likely to begin chewing on everything and feeling some level of discomfort.

 

Two Birman kittens on a cat tower.

Finding a Birman Kitten?Birman cats are also called the "Sacred Cat of Burma" and are well known for their beautiful coats and deep blue eyes. This is a page about finding a Birman kitten.

 

Orange tabby cat on wooden floor looking up

Keeping Cats from Peeing on FloorThis is a page about keeping cats from peeing on floor. When a cat pees outside of their litter box determining the reason is the first step to resolving the problem.

 

Korat breed cat.

Korat Breed Information and PhotosA beautiful, ancient domestic cat breed from Thailand. They are very affectionate and love to be treated as the favorite. This page contains korat breed information and photos.

 

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Cat Rolls in Litter Box?Have any of you seen a cat who rolls in his litter box? When I caught him doing this the cat box was fairly clean with almost new litter except in the bottom corner where he wasn't rolling. He had used this box to go in 2 times so it wasn't brand new litter. He's a strange cat that hardly ever cleans himself. In fact we call him Pig Pen because he loves to lay and roll in the soft dirt outside to "powder" himself in the summer time.

 

Cat laying on a vet table getting it's ears checked.

Using Peroxide to Get Rid of Ear Mites?This is a page about using peroxide to get rid of ear mites. It is best to use a solution that is intended to treat ear mites. If left untreated, ear mites can cause ear infections that can lead to serious damage. Avoid using products such as peroxide, without first consulting a veterinarian.

 

A cat blowing a kiss.

Sexual Behavior in Fixed Male CatsThis is a page about sexual behavior in fixed male cats. Fixing a male cat does not necessarily mean that your furry friend will no longer exhibit typical male cat behaviors, including sexual ones.

 

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How Often to Trim a Cat's Claws?We just took our cat to the vet's a couple weeks ago and had her claws trimmed. How long does it take for them to grow long again and need to be trimmed?

 

A grey Russian Blue cat.

Russian Blue Cat Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Russian Blue cat breed information and photos. Characterized by its beautiful silvery blue coat and green eyes this intelligent, playful cat made its first appearance at a cat fancy in London in 1875.

 

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Cat Started Peeing and Pooping in Closet?I have an inside/outside female cat who is 8 years old. She has always been very good about using the litter box or going outside. We actually removed the litter box about 3 years ago with "no" problems. Now all of sudden we found out she has been peeing and pooping in my daughter's closet.

 

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Putting Butter on Your Cats Paws When You Move?I have been told that when moving to a new house with your cats you should cover their paws with butter to stop them roaming and getting lost. Does anyone know why or if it works?

 

Cat in Carrier

Using Cat CarriersThis is a page about using cat carriers. There are ways to make your own pet carriage, and ways to use your carrier that you may not have thought of.

 

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Cat Is Dragging Laundry Around House?One of my cats started doing something strange this past year. Jesse is a 4yr old neutered male. He brings dirty laundry downstairs. I know he's trying to tell me something, but I can't figure out what it is. He'll grab a sock usually, but sometimes he'll bring underwear, t-shirts, pajama pants, and once he brought a blanket!

 

Someone holding shredded paper in their hand.

How to Use Shredded Paper for Cat LitterShredded newspaper or similar newsprint type paper can be used in the place of traditional cat litter, to save on pet expenses. This is a page about how to use shredded paper for cat litter.

 

A large cat hissing.

Dealing With Cats That Don't Get AlongThis is a page about dealing with cats that don't get along. Many cat owners will try to add additional cats to their home, only to find out that the felines don't always get along. It can be difficult to smooth out the squabbling.

 

Flame Point Siamese cat.

Flame Point Siamese PhotosColorpoint Shorthairs are a variety of domestic cat bred by crossing Siamese with the American Shorthair. The intent was to expand the point colors to 16 well beyond the 4 traditional Siamese ones. This page contains flame point Siamese photos.

 

My Cat is Clawing at Her Mouth?I'm wondering if anybody could help. My kitten who is 6 weeks old has recently started clawing at her mouth causing it to bleed. This happens usually after taking a bite of food but yesterday she was doing it even when not eating, she would claw at her mouth with both paws every 20 seconds or so.

 

Abyssinian

Abyssinian - Breed Information and PhotosThis page is about Abyssinian - breed information and photos. Knowing as much as you can about your cat helps to keep you both content.

 

Maine Coon Cats on Leather Couch

Protecting Leather Furniture from CatsThis is a page about protecting leather furniture from cats. One of the best ways to protect your furniture is to put nail covers on your cat's claws. They are soft, plastic tips, that glue onto the nails and prevent them from scratching inappropriately. They are safe and easy to apply.

 

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Who Can I Call Regarding Stray Cat and Kittens in Philadelphia?A stray kitty has delivered babies on my back porch. Do you know who I can contact in Philly to help them?

 

Is Our Kitten a Siamese Mix? - gray kitten

Is My Cat a Siamese Mix?The Siamese cat's genetic structure is very dominant in mix breed cats. Thus you can see physical characteristics as well and behavioral ones that will help to determine if your kitty is a Siamese mix. This is a page about, "Is my cat a Siamese mix?".

 

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Can I use Advantage and a flea collar on a 7 week old kitten?Can I use Advantage and a flea collar on a 7 week old kitten?

 

A cat playing in a Christmas tree.

Keeping Cats Out of the Christmas TreeThis is a page about keeping cats out of the Christmas tree. Cats seem to be drawn to Christmas trees, whether to play with the dangling ornaments or to climb up in the branches, they can be persistent.

 

A cat sitting by a container that says cat treats on it.

Homemade Cat Treat RecipesThis page contains homemade cat treat recipes. Making your own cat treats can be satisfying and your kitties will love you even more.

 

EmeryCat Board

Emery Cat Board ReviewsThis is a page about Emery cat board reviews. Making a decision to buy a pet product can be easier if you are able to read some reviews from other pet owners.

 

Cedar Shavings as Kitty Litter Alternative

Cedar Shavings as Kitty Litter AlternativeI was going to do an experiment on cedar shavings and sheets of paper and ripped up strips of paper as an alternative for regular kitty litter.

 

An orange cat sitting on the edge of a bathtub.

Cat is Peeing in the Bathtub?Assuming that this behavior is not due to an infection there are a number of ways to handle your kitty's new toilet practices. This is a page about cat is peeing in the bathtub.

 

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Cat Porch Sling - lace curtain cat sling on the porch

Cat Porch SlingIf you build it, they will come to the cat porch sling and mini 'cat'stle.

 

Raising My New Cat's Dishes -supplies

Raising My New Cat's DishesI recently got a new kitten. I guess someone abandoned him in front of a Dollar Tree about 2 months ago. The people inside were feeding and watering the poor little guy. When I was done shopping one day, I walked out and he was just there. They say you don't choose a cat, a cat chooses you. Well that was day one for Connor and I.

 

A cat next to a can of cat food.

Making Sure Cats Get Enough WaterA couple of years ago, my older cat was diagnosed with chronic renal failure. He was very dehydrated and weak and would regularly vomit up his food. The vet gave him a subcutaneous water treatment and prescribed him special food for renal support but warned us that it was not a cure, just a way to keep him as stable as possible for the next few years.

 

A filled tied off bag of used litter

Use Produce Bags for Soiled Cat LitterPlastic produce bags make great bags for cleaning out the cat litter box. Usually the bags are damp or wet when empty, so I hang them to dry which does not take long.

 

Koneko enjoying her catio.

DIY Window CatioWe recently adopted a stray feral kitten. Koneko. She cannot be allowed outdoors yet but we wanted her to have some access to fresh air and outdoor views. So we built this enclosure for my son's bedroom. I called this an outdoor pet run until I ran into the term "catio" or cat patio.

 

Temporary Crate for My New Cat Conner - kitty in the crate

Temporary Crate for My New Cat ConnerI ordered my new cat a stroller. But it's low cost which also means a long wait. So I made something to allow him to get outside while we wait. He took to it in about 20 seconds, as soon as he saw he could watch the squirrels!

 

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Kitten Got Soap in Its Eye?My son got dish soap in our kitten's eye. It is now swollen and half closed. I can't afford a vet bill. Does any body have any suggestions?

 

A litter of kittens outside.

Caring for KittensKittens need special care until they are weaned, especially before their eyes are open. Abandoned or stray kittens may have to be bottle fed and may have a number of health concerns to be addressed by a veterinarian.

 

A container of glass marbles on top of cat food in a self feeder.

Keep Your Self Feeder Cat Food 'Self Feeding'My cat is a lovely little gem. But he can't quiet grasp how to make the food come down like he needs it to. So today I helped.

 

kittens on hammock

3 Week Old Kitten Hammock ActivityJust today, the kittens crawled out of their box and started making their way towards the front door. I had a hammock with three sides tied and one side loose. They are old enough to exercise, but not old enough to climb into a regular hammock on their own. This gives them a chance to use their muscles and balance.

 

Massage Kittens Paws Before  Holiday Pictures - massaging a kitten's paws

Massage Kitten's Paws Before Holiday PicturesI love taking seasonal photos of our pets. I have noticed a nice foot massage is great to calm my kittens and cats before a photo session. Some of them don't enjoy it, right away, but most of our ten cats do.

 

Moby (Mixed Breed Cat) - Moby lying on concrete

Moby (Mixed Breed Cat)We gave him a forever home after his 4th trip to the SPCA 3 years ago. He likes to cuddle, climb trees, and do tricks.

 

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Kitten Nursing on Puppy?I recently got a puppy (male, 5 months) in addition to a kitten (male, 11 weeks; I was told). I noticed last night that he was trying to nurse off of our puppy. He cries constantly until he starts suckling again. He's made my puppy's belly raw in spots. Sometimes my dog allows it, other times not. I've tried little bottles of water and stuffed animals, etc.

 

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New Cat is Showing Dominance?My sister has three male cats. Figaro (neutered) is the oldest, I believe he is 10. Chan (not neutered) is about a year old and Angel is a little under a year old, not neutered and sprays all over the house. Angel is the newest cat in the clan though.

 

A black cat on a floor.

What Breed Are My Cats?Hello! I have 3 cats and don't know the breed of them. I was coming in here to see if anyone can help me find out the breed.

 

A small orange and white kitten.

What Kind of Cat is This?What breed is my cat?

 

A black and white cat on a leash.

What Breed Is My Cat?My cat is white and black and I'm not good at cat breed stuff, just curious lmao. But she's funny and she has pink paws and one has a black birthmark on it and she looks like a cow.

 

What Breed Is My Female Calico Cat? - side view with head turned back over shoulder

What Breed Is My Female Calico Cat?This is Lyla. She is an 8 month old calico cat with tabby stripes. I don't know what breed she is, but I think she is a semi-longhaired cat. I've uploaded pictures of both of her parents so hopefully someone can identify what breed she is.

 

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