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Why Do Cats Hate Water?

It is well-known that cats hate water. If you’ve ever tried to give your feline friend a bath, it has probably left you wondering why do cats hate water? If you watch nature documentaries or spend any time at a zoo, you may have seen large cats (like lions and tigers) playing in the water or running into the water to catch prey.

Why Do Cats Knead?

If you’re a cat owner, there is a good chance you’re familiar with kneading. This annoying - and sometimes painful - behavior leads owners to wonder why do cats knead? If you don’t know what kneading is, think of what it means to knead bread. The cat will push and pull each front paw, usually alternating one paw to the next. While they are pushing their paw down, their claws will usually extend. This is the painful part that I mentioned before. As they pull their paw back, the claws will retract.

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Interactive toys get your cat up out of his bed and give him some much needed exercise. Research shows that over half of the domesticated house cats in the United States are overweight. Not only is this sad because it's detrimental to a cat's health, it's also a completely preventable health condition.

Top 5 Best Ingredients for Homemade Cat Food and Why

The best ingredients for homemade cat food are easily available, affordable and provide some really amazing health benefits. These are just 5 superfood ingredients that I use a lot, but they aren't the only nutritious ingredients that are healthy for our cats. Cooking homemade cat food is an easy way to add extra nutrition to your pet's diet, but it's also a good way to provide enticing meals for picky eaters.

How To Check A Cat’s Pulse

You can feel your pet’s heartbeat on the left side of the chest at the area where a raised elbow will touch the chest. Your pet should be calm and quiet. Place your hand over this area of the chest and feel for a heartbeat.

Home Remedies for Respiratory Infection in Cats

The vast majority (about 80%) of respiratory infections in cats are viral. This means that there really isn’t much your veterinarian can do to treat the condition, but they may be able to help manage the symptoms. If you’re hoping to save a trip to the vet’s office, you can manage the symptoms on your own with these home remedies for respiratory infection in cats.

How To Introduce Cats To Each Other: A Step-by-Step Process

Cats are fickle creatures, so there is no guarantee that they will get along. Learning how to introduce your cats to each other gradually will be crucial to their future together. No matter what the reason is that you’ve adopted another cat, you need to make the introduction process as smooth as possible. The smoother the introduction, the faster the cats will get used to each other and be able to cohabitate in peace.

Home Remedies for Cat UTI: 4 Safe Options

Urinary tract infections are fairly common in cats. They aren’t typically something to get too worried about. When treated properly, UTI’s will not cause any long term damage to your cat’s urinary tract. These home remedies for cat UTI issues may help clear up the problem. However, you’ll need to monitor your cat closely to make sure the symptoms aren’t getting any worse.

Recipe: Homemade Cat Food for UTI

Urinary tract infections are a common ailment in cats. Typically, they are nothing to worry about – as long as you treat them in a timely manner. If your cat is prone to urinary tract issues, you may be able to help prevent them with a change in diet. Just be sure to check with your veterinarian before switching to this homemade cat food for UTI.

Is My Cat Pregnant? How To Tell and What To Do?

Hopefully, your cat's pregnancy was a planned event. If this is your pet's first litter, you may be wondering how to tell if your cat is pregnant. If your cat's pregnancy was planned, hopefully you've done some research. If not, you've come to the right place!

How To Tell If Your Cat Is Depressed and What To...

Depression reduces a cat’s quality of life. Every owner should know how to tell if your cat is depressed, as cats are very sensitive creatures.

What Vaccines Does My Cat Need?

If you've been wondering what vaccines does my cat need, the answer to this question depends on several factors. Your cat will need several vaccinations that are crucial to her health; local laws and regulations require certain vaccines. Your veterinarian will be able to tell you what vaccinations are required and are essential to the health and well-being of your kitten. There are core vaccines that will be required for your cat, but there are also non-core vaccines that your cat may not actually need.

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