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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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. How To Choose The Right Cat Litter

    How To Choose The Right Cat LitterChoosing the right litter for your cat can seem like a formidable task. With so many types of litter out there,...
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  5. How To Minimize Litterbox Odor

    "Good God, my cat just used his litter box while I was happily destroying things on my video game. All of a sudden, our room smelled like a manure...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. How To Keep Cats Cool

    How to keep cats cool?Any cat fancier will tell you that their cat is cool. But when the temperature starts to rise, how do you keep your cat...
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  27. How To Bathe Small Kittens The Safe Way

    Should You Bathe Kittens? The short answer is no. Unless you have a very good reason to, do not bathe kittens. Kittens are fragile little...
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  28. How To Keep Your Cat Safe Outdoors

    When is it safe to let kitty go outside? Basically, never. As cities spread, wildlife loses its own habitat and adapts to ours. Coyotes, raccoons,...
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  29. How To Remove Cat Urine

    We regularly see recommendations for home-made formulas to clean cat urine stains here on the forums of TheCatSite.com. These formulas are widely...
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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. How To Make Your Home And Garden Safe For Your Cat

    As responsible and conscientious pet owners, we all try to do whatever we can in order to keep our companions safe and free from harm. We see the...
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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. Why You Should Spay And Neuter Your Cats

    The number one problem of cats and dogs in the western world is that of overpopulation. The Humane Society of the United States estimates that...
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  46. 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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  47. Take Special Care Of Your Cat On Halloween

    It's almost time for Halloween; do you know where your cat is? Mischief is afoot on All Hallows Eve, and sometimes, innocently caught up in this...
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  48. 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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  49. How To Brush Your Cat's Teeth

    Brushing your cat's teeth should be an important part of the grooming routine. A survey held on this site showed that only twelve percent of cat...
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  50. How To Properly Care For Your Cat's Coat

    The cat's coat is often one of the most striking features of its appearance. The basis for a good-looking coat is quality nutrition and a loving...
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