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    How To Choose The Best Toy For Your Cat

    So, you know you need to be getting your new kitten or cat some toys - but which one to choose? With such a huge selection out there, it can get...
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    What To Expect As Your Cat Ages

    The health and behavioral changes your cat experiences as they age can be perplexing. It can be challenging to tell the difference between what’s...
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  3. How To Introduce A Kitten To An Older Cat

    How To Introduce A Kitten To An Older CatBringing home a new cat? There’s always some stress involved with bringing home a new feline, even more...
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  4. 23 Proven Ways To Stop A Cat From Scratching Furniture

    23 Proven Ways To Stop A Cat From Scratching FurnitureHow can you convince a cat to use a scratching post? You can’t stop a cat from sharpening...
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  5. What's The Largest Cat Litter Box (and Why Your Cat Needs It)

    What's The Largest Cat Litter Box (and Why Your Cat Needs It)Wondering about the right size for your cat's litter box? This topic worries many cat...
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  6. Renting With A Cat? Find Out How To Keep Your Landlord Happy

    Renting With a Cat? Find Out How to Keep Your Landlord HappyIf you’re a cat lover, then it can be difficult to understand why people don’t always...
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  7. Cat Sprayed By A Skunk? Here's What You Need To Know

    Cat Sprayed By Skunk? Here's What You Need To KnowIf you live in an area that has skunks, you probably know to watch out for one. Does your cat...
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  8. How To Get Cat Pee Smell Out Of Clothes And Linens

    How To Get Cat Pee Smell Out of Clothes and LinensWhenever a cat pees outside the litter box - the owner is facing a problem. Added to the...
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  9. How Does Catnip Affect Cats?

    How Does Catnip Affect Cats and how you can safely use it to enrich Kitty's environmentIf you have a cat you've probably heard about catnip. After...
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  10. How To Get Cat Urine Smell Out Of Carpet: Effective, Non-toxic Solutions

    Have an issue with your furry best friend(s) and need to know how to get cat pee smell out of carpet in your home? While you are most definitely...
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  11. Kitten Proofing Your Home: 13 Practical Tips

    Kitten Proofing Your Home: 13 Practical TipsOver the years our members have contributed many wonderful tips about kitten proofing a home. We've...
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  12. 9 Luxury Cat Beds That Will Make Your Kitty Purr With Joy

    Cats are notorious for not using their "designated" beds, but we've found nine cat beds that are so amazingly luxurious that they may tempt even...
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  13. 9 Tips That Will Help Your Kitten Adapt To A New Apartment

    Need to move a kitten to a new apartment? You need to make sure that the move to the new place is as pleasant as possible. Cats are territorial...
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  14. How To Choose The Best Name For Your New Cat

    How to choose the best name for your new catOne of the first things you have to do when adopting a new cat is choose a name for your new feline...
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  15. How Much Time Does It Take To Care For A Cat?

    How Much Time Does It Take To Care For A Cat?People tend to think cats are easier pets than dogs. After all, they don’t need to be walked, right?...
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  16. How To Choose The Best Automatic Litter Box For Your Cat

    How To Choose The Best Automatic Litterbox For You And Your Cat Sick and tired of scooping? A self-cleaning automatic litterbox sounds tempting?...
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  17. Selecting The Best Pet Sitter

    How to select the best Pet Sitter for your cat If you had your way, you’d probably spend all day with your furry friend. If your current...
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  18. How To Remove Cat Urine Odor From Your Home

    [ATTACH] Do you consider your pets to be part of the family? For many of us, our pets can be considered not only as lovable little furry babies...
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  19. Quiz: Is This Dangerous For My Cat?

    So many things can put our precious cats in danger, it's important to know about them all. Think you know all that you need to about cat safety?...
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  20. 8 Superb Automated Cat Toys That You're Going To Love!

    8 Superb Automated Cat Toys That You're Going To Love! Worried that your cat is bored when you're away? Can't keep up with your super playful...
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  21. Cat Trees: 12 Designs That Will Make You Go "wow!"

    Cat trees play a huge role in creating an environment that's both physically and mentally stimulating for our kitties. Why settle for...
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  22. Why You Should Never Let Your Cat Hunt

    Why You Should Never Let Your Cat HuntOur cats are amazing hunters, yet hunting and consuming live prey can be dangerous for them as well as...
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  23. How To Make Your Home Bigger (at Least For Your Cats)

    How To Make Your Home Bigger (at Least For Your Cats)]The cats that share our lives and homes need large and stimulating territories. Even while...
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  24. First-time Cat Owner's Guide

    First Time Cat Owner Guide: Wondering what having a cat is like? Read this before you adopt to get a better sense of what cats are like and what...
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  25. 15 Things You Should Know Before Adopting A Cat

    So you have your heart set on adopting a cat? Cats can make wonderful pets. They can be sweet and gentle, follow you around, yet be happy to stay...
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  26. 16 Experts Reveal The Most Common Litterbox Mistakes (and How To Avoid Them)

    Litterbox problems and litterbox avoidance are common complaints in our cat behavior forum, so we went to see what the experts think about this...
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  27. The Cat Safety Quiz

    We all know what curiosity did to the cat. So how are you keeping Kitty safe and out of trouble? Take this quiz to find out if you know how to...
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  28. 9 Grass Growing Kits That Will Make Your Cat Happy

    Yup, happy! Something as simple as having green blades of grass around the house can benefit your cat and contribute to her overall well-being in...
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  29. The Litterbox: What Every Cat Owner Needs To Know

    Cats have a great advantage as indoor-only pets: They can have their own bathroom in our homes! We don't have to take them out for daily walks, or...
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  30. 15 Awesome Cat Caves That Are Practical, Beautiful And Fun

    Cats love having their own little hiding places where they feel safe enough to nap or just rest as they observe the happenings in their kingdom....
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  31. How Old Do Kittens Have To Be To Leave Their Mother?

    If you're caring for a mother cat and her kindle of kittens you should start looking for good homes for them as soon as possible. Once you have...
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  32. Cats & Lilies: Avoid The Danger Lurking In Your Home

    Ahh, Those Beautiful Lilies. Everyone knows and loves lilies. The official Latin name of this group of plants is Lilium. It includes dozens of...
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  33. The 10 Most Common Litterbox Mistakes Cat Owners Make

    There are rules for setting up a litterbox correctly and for maintaining it properly. Not following these rules means a less-than-ideal litterbox...
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  34. A Kitten Or An Older Cat - Which Should You Adopt?

    So you've decided to adopt a cat. Congratulations! Animal shelters and rescue groups have candidates waiting in line for you, all of them in need...
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  35. How To Move With Your Cat To A New Home In A Safe Way

    Are you moving into a new place? A wonderful new apartment in a fancy part of town or maybe that big beautiful house of your dreams?...
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  36. Should I Get A Kitten As A Gift For My Kids?

    So, your kids adore cats. They have "Hello Kitty" schoolbags and love watching Garfield. They say they want a kitten to play with, and Craigslist...
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  37. The Five Golden Rules To Bringing An Outdoor Cat Inside

    Living indoors only is generally safer for cats. Allowed to roam free, cats are likely to get into all sorts of trouble, including being forced to...
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  38. 11 Unique Gifts That Any Cat Lover Would Love To Wear

    A garment can make a great gift because it can be a practical expression of a unique theme. If you're shopping for a cat lover, here are some...
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  39. How To Safely Dress-up Your Cat For Halloween

    Many cat lovers enjoy showing off pictures of their kitties in costumes, especially around Halloween. If you're thinking of dressing up Kitty,...
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  40. How To Build A Diy Cat Cave From Cardboard

    Written By TheCatSite.com Member NewYork1303 When we first brought Carrot home, I really wanted to spoil him and get him something really...
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  41. How To Help A New Cat Adjust To Your Home

    Introducing a new cat into your life should be cause for celebration: You have a new companion, a furry friend, that will be with you for years to...
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  42. New Cat Checklist: What You Need To Get Before Bringing Kitty Home

    Cats are famous for their independent nature. If you've never had a cat in your life you may think it means they are self-sustained and don't need...
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  43. Quiz: Are You A True Litterbox Expert?

    Do you consider yourself a cat care expert? Let's see how well you know all there is to know about the litterbox and its contents. The answers can...
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  44. Help! My Cat Is Lost!

    Think your cat might be lost? First of all, don’t panic. Stop and think, when was the last time you saw Kitty? That will give you an idea of how...
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  45. How To Choose The Right Litterbox

    The name makes it sound so simple. A box, right? Just a box which you fill up with your choice of cat litter, right? Ha! If only it were that...
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  46. 11 Must-know Tips To Keep Cats Safe During The Holidays

    `Tis the season to be careful! At least where pets are concerned. Sharing our tips for safety during the holidays here. Please help keep cats...
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  47. Be Kind To Your Cats' Behinds! Dirty Cat Butts Prevention And Treatment

    Be Kind To Your Cats' Behinds! Dirty Cat Butts Prevention And TreatmentDirty cat butts can be a real aggravation, leaving owners wondering why...
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  48. How Many Litterboxes Should You Have?

    All indoor cats need unrestricted access to a clean litter box. If they can't have that, they'll be left with no choice but to do their business...
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  49. Tear Stains In Cats (including 5 Actionable Treatment Tips)

    Tear Stains In Cats (including 5 Actionable Treatment Tips)Tear stains on a cat’s face can be a common but unwelcome sight. The dark brown stain...
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  50. How Long Can You Leave Your Cat Alone For?

    When you get home, it's hard to tell if Kitty even missed you. "Oh, were you gone? I didn't notice." Other cats will cling and not let you out of...
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