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    Washing your cat

    Cats instinctively groom themselves, keeping their fur clean, tangle-free, and conditioned. Cats may also need to be bathed occasionally to keep their coats in peak condition, especially if they are longhaired. Outdoor cats occasionally give themselves a dust bath, rolling in dry earth to clean their coat of grease and parasites, such as fleas. You […] More

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    Regular grooming

    Although staying well-groomed comes naturally to cats, by assisting with regular grooming sessions, you can enjoy a bonding experience and help your pet to look good. A clean coat is healthy and comfortable. Benefits of grooming Cats spend a large part of the day self-grooming—wetting their paws to wipe their face, cleaning between each toe, […] More

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    Monitoring feeding levels

    From kittenhood to the senior years, nutritional requirements for cats vary as their rates of growth and activity levels alter. By adjusting a cat’s diet to suit its age and lifestyle, you can keep your pet at a healthy weight. Good feeding habits Establishing a regular feeding routine helps you control the amount of food […] More

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    Understanding your cat

    Cats did not evolve to be social animals. Highly independent, they have developed subtle and complex ways of behaving and communicating that often send confusing messages to their owners. Cat behavior Domestic cats evolved from a small, solitary, and territorial predator that rarely met others of its kind. This feline ancestor did not need to […] More

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    Bringing your cat home

    Getting a new pet is a big event and all concerned are bound to feel a little anxious and excited. Plan ahead and stay calm—most cats settle in very quickly and soon act as if they own the place. Ready and waiting Before welcoming home your new cat, have everything for his safety and comfort […] More

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    Essential equipment for every cat owner

    There are a few essentials that should be in place before a new cat arrives. Once you get to know your pet’s preferences and personality, you can choose more particular items and equipment. Comfort first Cats are good at making themselves comfortable and have an unerring eye for the best places to curl up in […] More

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    Choosing a cat breed

    There is a bewildering variety of shapes and sizes, colors, and coat types to choose from if you opt for a pedigree cat. However much looks appeal, you should consider a breed’s personality and needs before coming to a decision. Do your research Most people fall in love with a particular breed of cat because […] More

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    Finding the right cat

    Once you have decided that you are ready for the responsibility of being a cat owner, your search for the ideal pet begins. There are plenty of options, but you need to choose carefully to be sure of a happy outcome. Where to look for a cat Registered breeders are the most reliable people to […] More

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    Becoming a cat owner

      Owning a cat can bring you and your family joy and companionship, but also many years of responsibility. Cats are active, intelligent, and longlived, and they require continued care and attention. First considerations Before making the decision to buy or adopt a cat, think carefully about how he will fit into your lifestyle. Bear […] More