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  1. 10 Essential Cat Safety Rules You Need To Know

    Curiosity killed the cat. Unfortunately the famous saying has a leg to stand on in reality. Cats are indeed curious and their curiosity can get...
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 36 Awesome Tips For Road Tripping With Your Cat

    Most cats are not good travelers. They like having their familiar established territory and couldn't care less about seeing the wonders of the...
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  9. 7 Reasons Why You Really Should Groom Your Cat Regularly

    Is brushing part of the daily - or at least weekly - grooming routine for you and your cat? If not, you may change your mind after reading this...
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  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. 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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  15. A Personal Look At Declawing

    [ATTACH] Written by Diane C. NicholsonI worked for 3 veterinarians, more than 30 years ago, and had the unpleasant experience of assisting in one...
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  16. A Pet Owner's Guide To Pet Sitters

    [IMG]Before the Pet Sitting IndustryIn this day and age of modern technology and fast-paced living, travel is as easy as the touch of a button....
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  17. 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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  18. Best And Worst Dog Breeds To Live With Cats

    If you love both cats and dogs you may be wondering if you can ever have both as pets. The good news is: Yes, you can! Many pet owners do just...
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  19. Beware The Dreaded Cat Carrier

    It is time to go to the vet, and suddenly Fluffy is nowhere in sight. You just brought the carrier out of the closet, and thought you saw Fluff...
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  20. Blind Cats

    [ATTACH] Photo of Gwen and Homer the blind catHomer begins his sneak attack by flattening to the floor and in silent mode, approaches within...
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  21. Bored Cat? What Cat Owners Need To Know (including 10 Actionable Tips)

    Bored Cat? What Indoor Cat Owners Need To KnowAre you afraid that your cat may be bored witless? Many owners of indoor cats are worried about the...
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  22. Bringing Home A New Cat - The Complete Guide

    Bringing Home A New Cat: The PreparationsCats are territorial animals. They mark their territory, perform daily patrols and know every nook and...
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  23. Building A Cat Enclosure

    Living with feral cats is rewarding, challenging and at times difficult. Since most of the ferals and strays here at the house were brought here...
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  24. Care Of Cats - The Responsible Way

    Being a responsible cat owner involves more than just deciding to take a lovely early morning drive to your local shelter. Once you arrive there,...
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  25. Caring For Cats And Dogs

    Can dogs and cats live in peace and harmony under one roof? Of course, but it takes a bit of doing on the part of the human involved....
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  26. Cat Carriers Recommended By Tcs Members

    If you have a cat, a cat carrier is one item you absolutely must have. With the exception of walking a trained cat with a harness and leash, you...
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  27. Cat Collars Safety Guide

    Cat collars are more than just ornamental. With the right ID tag, or even with your phone number embroidered into the collar, they can be a real...
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  28. Cat Enclosures

    The Indoors/Outdoors DilemmaThe question of whether a house cat should be allowed outside bothers many cat owners. Many dangers lurk outside....
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  29. Cat Furniture

    Indoor cats need furniture to climb on, claw and just play around with. Designated cat furniture becomes the obvious solution when you need...
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  30. Cat Grass: How To Create The Purrfect Garden For Your Cat

    Even though they are carnivores, cats seem to like a bit of greenery in their diets. Most cat owners are aware of their pets' propensity for...
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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. Cats And Christmas - Tips For Cat Owners

    Although some cats may remain calm throughout Christmas, for the most part kittens and young cats, react because this is an exciting time. Their...
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    Cats And Christmas Trees

    "You can take the cat out of the jungle, but you can't take the jungle out of the cat." Indeed, it almost seems like our cats' wild ancestry...
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  36. Cats And Hidden Dangers In The Home

    Most cats are inside only cats, and although statistics show that inside-only cats are safer and healthier than outside-only cats, there are still...
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  37. Cats And Pet Reptiles

    Cats are curious by nature, especially about anything that moves. They poke and prod, stare and stalk, plot and plan, never realizing their new...
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  38. Cats And Small Furries

    Our cats are super cute, and so are many small furry rodents, so maybe they can be friends and live together under our roof? After all, a cute...
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  39. Cats And The Zen Of Remodeling

    It starts innocently—just replace a few pipes in the basement and the hot water heater is near death, why not do that too? Remodeling is like...
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  40. Combat Cat Urine

    Cats can and do add pleasure to our lives. But oftentimes when they share our lives on a daily basis, they can grow ill. When a cat is sick, or...
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  41. Declawing - More Than Just A Manicure

    At the veterinarian's office, the family proudly smiled at their newest addition to the family. But the cat didn't smile back; it was still groggy...
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  42. Declawing - Post-surgery Care And Complications

    TheCatSite.com is against declawing. It is not a procedure that only removes a cat's nails, but removes part of his toes. There are less...
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  43. Declawing And Alternatives

    Should I Declaw My Cat?You should discuss with your veterinarian why you want to declaw your cat, what other methods you have tried to alleviate...
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  44. 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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  45. Harness And Leash Training For Cats

    I recall the first time I noticed a cat being walked on a leash outdoors. Smiles all around, at seeing our neighbor with a leash at hand, and...
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  46. 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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  47. Home Sweet Home - Forever

    "After I die and that could happen tomorrow or 20 years from now. I want my animals cared for and kept together in the same house they grew up in....
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  48. Household Chemicals And Your Cats

    Although cats are quite intelligent, people often give them more credit than they are due when it comes to dangers lurking around the home. Too...
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  49. 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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  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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