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  1. Why Do Cats Groom Each Other? (the Answer Will Surprise You!)

    Why Do Cats Groom Each Other? (the Answer Will Surprise You!)

    Why Do Cats Groom Each Other? (the Answer Will Surprise You!)Watching cats groom each other can be so relaxing, right? Does it also make you wonder why they're doing that? Cats usually groom each other for these reasons: Hygiene - simply to help each other keep those coasts shiny and clean...
  2. What Is Grooming A Show Cat Like?

    What Is Grooming A Show Cat Like?

    What is grooming a show cat like? Two experienced breeders share their tipsEver wondered what it was like to show a cat? Are you curious about the grooming procedures in place for these beautiful show cats? We have some answers from two owners of prized pedigreed cats with a lot of experience in...
  3. Be Kind To Your Cats' Behinds! Dirty Cat Butts Prevention And Treatment

    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 isn't Kitty taking care of his backside? What happens when the cat doesn’t clean himself after a litter box break? What could be the possible reasons...
  4. Tear Stains In Cats (including 5 Actionable Treatment Tips)

    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 marks Kitty’s fur, crusts over, smells bad and is sticky, too. It’s unsightly, but is it unhealthy? The lighter the fur, the more noticeable it can be...
  5. How To Bathe Small Kittens The Safe Way

    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 creatures. The younger they are, the more fragile. Their small body size means they have a lot of skin relative to their mass, and that ratio makes them...
  6. 7 Reasons Why You Really Should Groom Your Cat Regularly

    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 article. Brushing your cat should be a regular part of your routine. It's good for your cat's coat, as well as for her physical and mental well-being...
  7. How To Properly Care For Your Cat's Coat

    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 low-stress environment. Basically, cats grow two different kinds of hairs in their coat: Guard hair - the longer type of hair, which constitutes the...
  8. How To Best Take Care Of Cat Claws

    How To Best Take Care Of Cat Claws

    The cat's claws, complex retractable appendages, are usually withdrawn within their sheathes above the toe pads. The cat may extend its claws when necessary in order to climb, grip, or defend itself. The visible part of the claw is made up of two main parts: The center of the claw, called the...
  9. How To Safely Bathe A Cat: The Complete Guide

    How To Safely Bathe A Cat: The Complete Guide

    How To Safely Bathe A Cat: The Complete GuideMany cat owners wince when they are faced with the prospect of bathing their cat. Past experience - or lurid second-hand tales from traumatized friends - often conjures up images of wet chaos with the blurred shape of a soaked cat climbing the walls...
  10. How To Brush Your Cat's Teeth

    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 owners brush their cat's teeth on a daily basis. Most cat owners prefer to hold an oral hygiene session only once or twice a week. More than twenty...
  11. How To Treat - And Prevent - Hairballs In Cats

    How To Treat - And Prevent - Hairballs In Cats

    What are Hairballs?If you ever stepped on one barefoot, you probably know… Hairballs are not really ball shaped, but rather sausage-like wads of wet hair that your cat has vomited. Hairballs are formed when the cat swallows too much hair from its fur. While self-grooming, cats often come upon...
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