Category Archives: Cats

How to Get a Cat Down From a Tree

Your cat scampers up trees quickly and easily but seems to have a hard time coming back down. If a dog is nearby, it is in her best interest to be where her enemy can’t reach her. But another reason is even a stronger motivator for staying put – her physical design literally won’t let…
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POUNCE – Photo Book of Jumping Kittens

The last time we saw photographer Seth Casteel, he was capturing the whimsical portraits of underwater babies and underwater canines. Not only did his work go viral, the resulting photo books solidified him as a New York Times' bestselling author. Now Casteel is back at it again. In his latest photo book, "Pounce," he's moved…
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9 Signs Your Cat Actually Loves You

9 Signs Your Cat Actually Loves You Have you ever wondered if your cat loves you? Cats express love for their owners in a number of ways. While some of these may be a bit obvious, other tokens of their affection have some hidden meaning behind them and you may have overlooked them not even…
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Vampire Cat Monk is Social Media Star

A New York cat with long protruding "vampire" teeth has gained a following on social media for its appearance. Instagram profile monkandbean chronicles the daily lives of Vampire Cat Monk and fellow rescue cat Bean, as they live with their owner Nicole Rienzie in Long Island. Rienzie told ABC News Monk came to her in…
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Strikingly Beautiful Portraits of “Cats Kings” – Maine Coons

Among the many different breeds of cat, Maine Coons always stand out. They’re the largest kind of domesticated cat, but, more importantly, they’re also strikingly beautiful. Photographer Robert Sijka found himself drawn to these elegant felines. He always saw a special charm and mystery in Maine Coons, which is why he’s now created a series of photographs of them. Robert Sijka, decided to share his…
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Making Homemade Cat Food: Recipes, Benefits and More

These days, there’s a good chance the content of your cat’s bowl has been mass-produced by a multinational company, like Purina. But factories are often located in countries with limited controls — even for products intended for human consumption. As a result, many people are returning to the basics for their pets. If you would like to surprise your kitty with…
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5 Common Cat Behavior Myths Debunked

Did you know that there are more pet cats in the United States than there are pet dogs? Despite their popularity — and perhaps thanks to their mysteriousness — cats are commonly misunderstood in ways that cause both social and physical problems for them. Cat behavior includes body language, elimination habits, aggression, play, communication, hunting,…
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Cat Breed Info – Savannah Cat

If the call of the wild is what attracts you to cats, the Savannah is one to consider. Created by crossing African Servals with domestic cats and then breeding the offspring to cats such as Egyptian Maus, Oriental Shorthairs, Savannahs, Ocicats and others, this cat stands out for his large pointed ears and spotted golden,…
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What’s Up With That: Why do Cats Love Boxes so Much?

Cats love boxes, that's no secret. Many owners will tell you, their kitties love to climb inside cardboard boxes. Of course, the most obvious explanation for such behavior is that cats are predators. It is in their instincts to seek hideouts that can be used to ambush prey. However, latest research results allowed scientists to conclude…
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Nutmeg is the Oldest Living Cat in the World at 31

Meet Nutmeg, a 31-year-old cat who is a serious contender to become the world’s oldest living cat. To get the picture how old Nutmeg really is, let’s just say that if he was human, he would be 141 years old. His owners, Liz and Ian Finlay, say that Nutmeg is an absolute boss in the…
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Where Your Cat Wants to Be Petted, According to Science

Where Your Cat Wants to Be Petted, According to Science Felines can be fickle, but a group of scientists from the UK’s University of Lincoln is trying to figure out exactly how to please them best. A study in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science examines exactly where cats prefer to be stroked, and where…
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Funny Cat Video – Maru the Cat Conquers the Swing

In this new Maru video, Youtube's favorite feline encounters a new toy to explore. It arrived unexpectedly in his home. A small plank of wood held above the ground by ropes. It hangs at just the right height for him to reach it and maybe, just maybe, sit on. But how? Maru, the internet's favorite feline,…
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Simple Tips for Introducing Two Cats

Simple Tips for Introducing Two Cats Many cat-loving households have more than one cat in their family. Cats can be companions, playmates and help enrich eath other’s lives. However, introducing a new cat to an existing cat-home can take time and patience. Cats are often placed in positions where they’re either a resident cat faced…
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10 Tips for New Cat Owners

Important Things You Should Know Before Bringing a Cat Home If you are new cat owner maybe do not know that cats make great companions. Not only do they look good, they also keep mice away and have built-in motors. That's pretty cool. But there's more to owning a cat than having a cute, soft,…
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Poisonous Plants to Look Out For

While plants and flowers are a great way to decorate, not every plant is safe for your home. We know poison oak shouldn’t be touched, and to keep poinsettias away from our pets, but did you know some of your favorite blooms may have toxic properties as well? We’ve rounded up a list of almost…
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Are Citrus Fruits Poisonous to Cats And Dogs?

Are Citrus Fruits Poisonous to Cats? Cats are curious about everything except citrus fruits. Even the smell of citrus can send cats scurrying in the opposite direction. The response is actually a defense mechanism, as citrus fruits can sicken cats if eaten. Facts Citrus fruits contain limonin, volatile oils and large amounts of acid, all…
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