Monthly Archives: November 2015

Cats and Christmas Tree

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Cats and Christmas Tree We all know that cats and the Christmas tree are not a good combination. Usually, it does not end well – neither for cats nor the Christmas tree. The Christmas tree with all the glittering decoration is a great temptation for every cat. If we want to avoid potential injuries and troubles, it would be wise to consider the size and type of the tree. The artificial Christmas tree is much safer than the natural one. […]

What to Do When a Cat Does Not Like Car Rides

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What to Do When a Cat Does Not Like Car Rides Unlike dogs that like travelling by car, the majority of cats are not fond of travel; even when it comes to short trips to the veterinarian. They do not like a sound of a car engine, hate traffic, and are afraid when the ground beneath their paws is moving around. They do not feel better even when the opportunity to watch the moving landscape through the window is offered. […]

How to Determine Cat’s Personality Type

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How to Determine Cat’s Personality Type When we decide to adopt a cat, it is essential to be aware of personality match between the cat and us. Or, if we want to choose an ideal cat for our child, the personalities of the cat and the child should fit well together. There are many attempts to categorize cats by their personalities, but there is no evidence that has approved a single method of categorization that can help us distinguish different […]

How to Make a Safe Environment for Cats

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How to Make a Safe Environment for Cats Making a home safe place for a cat is especially important when the cat is still a young kitten. However, statistics have shown that cats frequently suffer from consequences of hidden dangers in the home. Some cats may survive the fall from the open window, but others may not. Some cats can survive swallowing strings, needles, or similar tiny objects, but others cannot. For these reasons, it is crucial to make our […]

How Food Can Help a Cat with Hairballs

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How Food Can Help a Cat with Hairballs Hairballs in cats are a regular part of the cat’s experience. They usually appear once a month, when a cat tries to get rid of it by vomiting. However, if the cat brings up hairballs more than twice per month, it needs help and immediate vet checkup. On the other hand, some cats have problems with coughing hairballs up from their stomach. This situation can cause constipation, bloating, and lethargy in cats. […]