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  1. The Silent Meow

    What Is My Cat Trying To Tell Me? In doing the research for this article, I was amazed to learn that there really is not a lot of information out...
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Why Do Cats Paw At The Water Dish?

    Why Do Cats Paw At The Water Dish? You would expect drinking to involve only your cat's mouth, wouldn't you? Well, for some cats, drinking water...
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  16. The Dos And Don'ts Of Cat Behavior Modification

    Frustrated by your cat's behavior? Does she scratch that expensive leather sofa? Does he bite the hand that pets? Do you think you want to correct...
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Six Surefire Strategies To Reduce Stress In Cats

    If you suspect your cat is over-stressed, please refer to this article first: How to tell if your cat is stressed out. Please note that your...
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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. Why Do Cats Knead

    Why Do Cats Knead? 5 fascinating reasons why your cat may be kneadingCats? Kneading? Has TheCatSite become a baking site? Not to worry, we're...
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  23. 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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  24. Spraying: When Your Cat Uses Urine To Mark Territory

    What is Spraying?Some cat owners are familiar with this scene: the cat backs up toward a vertical surface, holds up its tail and sprays urine in...
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  25. Your Cat Probably Hates It When You...

    Your Cat Probably Hates It When You... Learn what common things that cat owners do can actually upset your cat Cats are so insanely adorable, it's...
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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  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 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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  36. 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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  37. Solving Cat Behavior Problems: The Key Ingredient

    Some say the cat is the most popular household pet in the world. At the very least, it certainly is a contender for the title, side by side with...
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  38. 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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    Why Do Cats...? The Ultimate Guide To Feline Behavior

    Ever wonder about why your cat behaves the way he does? We’ve put together a concise FAQ in alphabetical order to answer the most commonly asked...
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  40. Why Does My Cat Chase Its Own Tail?

    Why Does My Cat Chase Its Own Tail?Is your kitten going round and round in circles, trying to catch its own tail? Wondering what's going on? Is he...
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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. Wool Sucking Cats

    Sucking on wool or other fuzzy fabrics seem to be a common occurrence among cats. This can be merely an annoying habit, potential health issue or...
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  50. 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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