Monthly Archives: December 2015

What to Do When Cat Scratches Its Ears

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What to Do When Cat Scratches Its Ears Cats often scratch behind their ears or shake their heads when their ears become itchy. Even though each scratching does not automatically points at ear infection, we should carefully examine the area around the cat’s ears. If it is clean, soft and pale pink in color, it is a sign that the cat’s ears are pretty healthy. However, if scratching becomes more intense and a discharge appears, it is time to visit […]

Cats Can Catch Fleas and Parasites, Even in Winter

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Cats Can Catch Fleas and Parasites, Even in Winter Many cat owners think that cats do not need to be protected against fleas and parasites during winter months. According to statistics, the sale of products that protect cats from fleas, ticks and worms reduces for about 20 percent. However, fleas and different types of worms are amazingly resistant and can survive the cold weather. In the artificial environment and central heating rooms, they simply blossom. Even indoor cats can catch […]

What to Do When a Cat Wakes You up at Night

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What to Do When a Cat Wakes You up at Night Many cats have a habit of rising slightly before dawn and poke at their owners to feed them or to let them outside. According to experts, they inherited the habit from their African ancestors that had usually hunted at dawn and dusk. Even though these two intervals represent the cat’s most active periods during the day, the truth is it can be changed. Experts for cat’s behavior claim that […]

Common Myths About Neutering Cats

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Common Myths About Neutering Cats According to cat experts, neutered cats live longer and healthier than others. The non-neutered cats are exposed to many health risks and do not represent good roommates. They are simply driven by hormonal activity. Non-neutered cats will fight with other males that can lead to serious injuries, infections, complications, and even death. They roam much farther while looking for female cats. They also spray around not only their territory but also territories of other male […]

Bored Cat Syndrome

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Bored Cat Syndrome Cats are natural born predators that run and hunt prey since their existence. They are active and like being outdoors. However, within their domestication their habits were changed. The safest option for today’s cat is to stay indoors. The indoor cats live much longer than the outdoor ones because they are less affected by infections, injuries, and ailments that are naturally part of the outer world. Even though staying indoors brings many benefits to the cats, there […]