Monthly Archives: January 2017

What Causes Aggression in Cats?

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What Causes Aggression in Cats? Cats who show aggressive behavior rarely do it out of the blue. They become aggressive for a reason. Many reasons can cause aggression in cats. Some cats act with aggression when backed into a corner. According to feline experts, cats tend to stay away from conflict and will do everything to avoid it. They scratch, claw, spray, roll over and rub their faces against various objects, trying to mark their territory and send a clear […]

How to Make a Scratching Post for Cats?

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How to Make a Scratching Post for Cats? Cat’s scratching behavior is a natural part of being a cat. They need a proper scratching post, made of the right material and located at the right place, especially if they spend a lot of their time indoors. Cat trees and cat condos can be quite expensive, but they also can be made at home. The most important part of the cat tree or vertical scratching post is a base that needs […]

How to Stop a Cat from Scratching Furniture?

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How to Stop a Cat from Scratching Furniture? Cats are amazing pets that teach us how to be more relaxed, easy-going and self-contained. However, to have a cat often includes having ragged furniture because of feline’s habit – scratching. Some owners peacefully accept things as they are, allowing a cat to scratch furniture. On the other hand, a majority of cat parents is not thrilled by cat’s scratching habit, trying different methods to make them stop scratching furniture. Feline experts […]

Hypothermia in Cats

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Hypothermia in Cats Hypothermia in cats is a rare issue, especially for indoor cats. However, if it affects a cat, it can be fatal. According to veterinarians, the reason for this outcome lies in the fact that many cat owners fail to recognize the symptoms of hypothermia. Cats, who have experienced it, get lower temperature than normal (everything bellows 100 F). They also can experience difficulties with breathing, their heart rate becomes slow, and they appear sleepy. Thus, an affected […]

How to Greet a Cat?

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How to Greet a Cat? Cats have a unique set of sounds that help them communicate their need to humans. However, they do not use them in cat-to-cat communication. In their everyday communication with other cats, they mainly use body language and their strong sense of smells. To greet each other, they touch their noses. It does not only serve them to show affection, but also to pick up information about an unknown cat. They need more information about a […]