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  1. 10 Must-know Tips For Happy Living With A Shy Cat

    Most cats are fairly confident creatures. Once accustomed to their people and their territory, you can expect them to strut around as if they...
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  2. 14 Cat Experts Reveal: How To Get A Cat To Like Me

    14 Cat Experts Reveal: how to get a cat to like meSome cats are total love bugs and will gladly cuddle with any stranger. However, many seem more...
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  3. 16 Top Cat Experts Share Tips For Dealing With Timid Cats

    When they consider adopting a cat, most people fantasize about a friendly, outgoing and confident one. Reality is often different. If your cat is...
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  4. 25 Signs That Your Cat Loves You

    Experienced cat owners can easily tell what their cat's body language and gestures mean. They know when Kitty is angry, hungry, sad or happy and...
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  5. 5 Reasons To Never Spray Water On Your Cat

    5 Reasons To Never Spray Water On Your CatSome cat owners believe squirting water from a handheld bottle can be an effective and harmless way to...
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  6. 7 Proven Ways To Get Your Cat To Be More Active

    How Does Catnip Affect Cats?7 Proven Ways To Get Your Cat To Be More Active. These methods can help your cat become healthier and more energetic...
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  7. Are My Cats Fighting Or Playing?

    It’s common to see cats roughhousing, but that often leaves cat owners wondering: Are my cats fighting or playing? After all, if they’re playing,...
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  8. Cat Acting Strangely? Here's What It Could Mean

    Is your cat acting strangely? Is Kitty suddenly aggressive? Is she hiding from you, or perhaps she's stopped eating? Here's what changes in a...
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  9. Cat Aggression Toward People

    Fiendish Cats? Watching an enraged cat can be daunting. If you haven't seen one up-close, you've probably seen the image in some scary movie. A...
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  10. Cat Behavior For Beginners

    We tend to think of our cats as furry little people who walk on all fours and speak in some exotic foreign language, but this couldn't be further...
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  11. Cat Sleep - More Than Just A Catnap

    Long hours of sleepCats spend a great deal of their time sleeping. The average cat sleeps for 13-18 hours a day. The exact number can change...
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  12. Cat Sounds - Feline Vocal Communication

    Cats have a whole range of vocal sounds that most owners learn to appreciate. Cat chat can be very meaningful, even though cats also use a variety...
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  13. Cats A Caterwauling

    It is well past midnight and your sound sleep is shattered by the distinctive high-pitched wails of cats in heat. There they crouch, with heads...
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  14. Cats And Babies: All Your Questions Answered!

    Expecting a new baby? Congratulations! If you're a first-time parent and a cat owner you probably have a few questions about cats and babies and...
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  15. Cats And Discipline Don't Mix

    [IMG]Why You Should Never Punish Your CatThe words discipline and cats should never be used in the same sentence. A cat does not respond to...
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  16. Cats And Night Crazies!

    [IMG]"Can someone please help me? My cat is driving me crazy! She won't let me sleep!" We have a new article about this topic available here -...
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  17. Cats As Hunters

    Felines are predators. In the wild, all felines hunt. The silent paws, sharp teeth, excellent night vision and incredible physical abilities are...
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  18. Cats As Individuals

    In an interview to a local newspaper, I was once asked what was the one thing I would define cat behavior by. My reply was "individuality". Each...
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  19. Cats Napping Spots

    You can buy the most luxurious cat bed for your cat, but will she actually choose to sleep in it? The only thing we can predict with any amount of...
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  20. Clicker Training For Cats

    Clicker training for cats is much the same as clicker training for dogs, with one exception. The treat had better be worth the effort! Find what...
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  21. Do Cats Get Jealous? (and What To Do About It When They Do)

    Do cats actually get jealous? We've reviewed the evidence and have some answers for you.
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  22. Do Cats Like To Be Petted?

    Do cats like to be petted?If you love cats, chances are that you love petting cats. But is the feeling mutual? Do cats enjoy being petted? Let's...
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  23. Do Cats Mourn?

    [ATTACH] Cats have “besties,” BFFs and buddies. They have family and roommates. Just like humans, they grieve when a friend passes away. What can...
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  24. How And Why Do Cats Play?

    Most cats love playtime! On their own, with other cats or with owners, younger cats in particular seem to be thoroughly entertained, as they...
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  25. How To Deal With Cat "love Bites"?

    You and your cat are enjoying some fun one-on-one interaction. You're petting her and she purrs in return and maybe head butts against your hand....
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  26. How To Deal With Non-recognition Aggression In Cats

    How To Deal With Non-recognition Aggression In CatsIt's a story we often hear on the cat forums. Two cats that used to get along suddenly turn...
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  27. How To Fix An Unsuccessful Cat Introduction

    How To Fix An Unsuccessful Cat Introduction - what to do if you tried to introduce a new cat to your resident feline but failedIntroducing two...
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  28. How To Get A Cat To Come Out Of Hiding?

    How To Get A Cat To Come Out Of Hiding?Having "invisible cat" problems? Is your cat nowhere to be seen? Wondering if and how to get your cat to...
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  29. How To Keep Cats Off Counters And Tables

    If you have been reading a bit about feline behavior, then you should know by now that cats and discipline don't mix; in other words, you should...
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  30. How To Mix Cats And Kids The Right Way

    [IMG]Thinking of getting a cat? How about your kids? What is the best way to introduce a cat to children? One at a time. If you have multiple...
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  31. How To Prevent Your Cat From Darting Out The Door

    How to prevent your cat from darting out the doorAs you walk in or out of your home, does your cat dart for the door? Kitty's habit of trying to...
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  32. How To Safely Break Up A Cat Fight

    In a multi-cat household, skirmishes tend to erupt. One cat establishes himself as the Alpha cat. The Alpha cat is the cat that automatically...
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  33. How To Safely Introduce A Cat And A Dog

    Do you have your heart set on being the proud owner of both a cat and a dog? Cats and dogs can and do happily share their lives together in the...
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  34. How To Set Healthy Boundaries For Your Cat

    Too often we have people joining the forums begging for help with feline behaviors which disrupt their lives. "Help! I'm about to lose my mind...
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  35. How To Solve Litterbox Problems In Cats: The Ultimate Guide

    One of the reasons cats make such great indoor pets is their natural way of using litter to cover their urine and feces. When they go outside the...
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  36. How To Stop My Cat From Waking Me Up At Night (step-by-step Plan)

    How To Stop My Cat From Waking Me Up At Night?Cat waking you up at night? Does he or she meow loudly seeking your attention? Or maybe Kitty jumps...
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  37. How To Stop Playtime Aggression In Cats

    Owners of new kittens can be easily identified all too often – all you have to do is look at their hands. Kittens are notorious for attacking...
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  38. How To Stop Problem Chewing In Cats

    How To Stop Problem Chewing In Cats Everyone knows dogs will chew on pretty much anything. Shoes, stuffed toys, your eyeglasses, everything is...
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  39. How To Stop Your Cat From Scratching The Furniture

    Many owners wonder sometimes if it's at all possible to have a cat and nice furniture at the same house. When cats cause damage to furniture some...
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  40. How To Successfully Introduce Cats: The Ultimate Guide

    Many of our members will tell you that "one cat just leads to another", and that "cats are like chips, you can't just stop at one". People get a...
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  41. How To Train Kittens To Use The Litter Box

    How to train kittens to use the litter boxDo you have kittens that need to learn to use the litter box? Did you adopt a kitten who occasionally...
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  42. How Well Do You Speak Cat?

    Understanding cats can be challenging but cat lovers often pick up the main phrases in "cat language" over time. So, how proficient are you? Take...
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  43. Inappropriate Peeing, Spraying, Toy Obsession And Leg And Hand Nipping

    Herding Cats Column - Cat Behavior questions and answers with Wendy ChristensenQ: I tried just about everything and cannot get Chloe, my 13-...
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  44. Introducing Cats To Cats

    [IMG]You have gotten so much satisfaction out of your one resident cat; you decide it's time to introduce another feline into your home. So you go...
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  45. Introducing Cats To Dogs

    Do you need to make the introductions between a cat and a dog? That's not always easy and can even be risky. In addition to this article by Mary...
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  46. Is Your Cat Stressed Out?

    Stress is a part of life, and pretty much everything and anything can stress some cats. Events, situations and ongoing conditions can all create...
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  47. Kittens Bonding With Humans

    Research shows that how a cat bonds to humans is partly determined by how they interact with humans as kittens. Dr. Dennis Turner, coauthor of:...
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  48. Playing With Your Cat: 10 Things You Need To Know

    Playing With Your Cat: 10 Things You Need To KnowAs a cat owner, you probably know that you need to play with your cat. But are you doing it...
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  49. Potential Stressors In Cats - The Ultimate Checklist

    [ATTACH] Does your cat have behavioral or health problems? Could they be due to stress? Litterbox issues, aggression, skin disease and bowel...
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  50. Re-directed Aggression In Cats

    There are several possible causes for feline aggression. While an attack can seem unprovoked, there is almost always a reason for it. We just need...
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