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  1. Are My Cats Fighting Or Playing?

    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, you want to encourage them. But if they’re fighting, you may need to intervene! Are my cats fighting or playing? In short, when cats fight, they have...
  2. Why Do Cats...? The Ultimate Guide To Feline Behavior

    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 questions of “Why do cats….?” In this article, we bring you answers to the following 53(!) common cat behavior questions. Why do cats? The ultimate...
  3. Why Do Cats Attack?

    Why Do Cats Attack?

    Why Do Cats Attack? The reasons for feline aggression explainedIf your cat bit or scratched you - or perhaps someone else - your first goal is to figure out why that attack took place. Feline aggression is a problem that many cat owners have to deal with. Understanding the reason behind the...
  4. How To Prevent Your Cat From Darting Out The Door

    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 dash out can be very worrying. It can be dangerous out there. So what can you do? How can you break this dangerous habit? There are several things you...
  5. 23 Proven Ways To Stop A Cat From Scratching Furniture

    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 her claws. It's a natural behavior and part of feline nature. What you can - and should - do is provide Kitty with a good scratching post. A good...
  6. Why Does My Cat Chase Its Own Tail?

    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 or she physically ok? And how about mentally? Many cats can be observed chasing their own tails, leaving owners baffled about this strange behavior...
  7. Cat Acting Strangely? Here's What It Could Mean

    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 cat's behavior could mean and what you should be doingAre you worried about Kitty's recent change in behavior? Basically, a change in your cat's behavior...
  8. Do Cats Like To Be Petted?

    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 review this question in depth to see which cats like to be petted and why. We'll even address the more common ways in which cats like to be petted...
  9. 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 (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 on your bed and bats at your face with a curious paw? You're not alone. Many owners come to this site with a similar complaint, asking how they can...
  10. Why Does My Cat's Mouth Hang Open?

    Why Does My Cat's Mouth Hang Open?

    Why Does My Cat's Mouth Hang Open?Our elegant feline friends usually keep their mouths shut. A cat that opens his or her mouth for no apparent reason is a sight that alarms an attentive owner - sometimes with good reason! Why is Kitty’s mouth hanging open? It could be a harmless form of behavior...
  11. How To Deal With Non-recognition Aggression In Cats

    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 into enemies. The trigger? One of the cats had spent some time outside the home. Upon its return, the other cat sees him or her as a threatening...
  12. Do Cats Get Jealous? (and What To Do About It When They Do)

    Do Cats Get Jealous? (and What To Do About It When They Do)

    Do Cats Get Jealous? (and What To Do About It When They Do) Cat attacking another in your home? You're probably wondering at this point: Could the aggressive cat actually be jealous? Do kitties experience jealousy in the same way that we do? Does the green-eyed monster of envy come in a feline...
  13. How To Get A Cat To Come Out Of Hiding?

    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 come out of hiding? There are many possible reasons for your cat to be out of sight. Let's go over different situations where a cat may be hiding and...
  14. Your Cat Probably Hates It When You...

    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 no wonder most owners just can't take their hands off their beloved kitty. However, what you consider an expression of love isn't necessarily seen...
  15. Why Do Cats Paw At The Water Dish?

    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 can involve their paws as well. Members sometimes ask in the cat behavior forums about "weird" cat behaviors associated with drinking water, so let's...
  16. 5 Reasons To Never Spray Water On Your Cat

    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 teach a cat to avoid certain behaviors. The truth is that using the water bottle as a tool for disciplining cats is not a good idea. Yes, in some cases...
  17. How To Deal With Cat "love Bites"?

    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. At some point, while still purring, she grabs your hand with her teeth. She seems to hardly apply any pressure, holding your hand with her teeth...
  18. Why Is My Cat Growling?

    Why Is My Cat Growling?

    We all love seeing our kitties relaxed and happy. That is when interacting with a cat is the most fun, when it's all purrs and head butts. Alas, just like people, cats can have their "bad moments" too. These bad moments can include times when your cat feels threatened enough to become...
  19. 25 Signs That Your Cat Loves You

    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 they can tell when he or she is doting all over them, sending a crystal clear message of love. However, if you're new to cats, you may be wondering...
  20. How To Set Healthy Boundaries For Your Cat

    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 because my cat won't let me sleep at night!" "Why can't I have any nice things? Kitty keeps breaking everything that I place on the shelf..." "My...
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