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  1. Kitten Proofing Your Home: 13 Practical Tips

    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 curated them here as a special guide to help you for your new tiny feline. Don't forget the last tip - it may be the most important one! There is a lot...
  2. Quiz: Is This Dangerous For My Cat?

    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? Test yourself with this quick 10 question quiz and see how you score. Don't forget to share the results with your friends so that they can take the...
  3. Why You Should Never Let Your Cat Hunt

    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 harmful to the environment. Here's why you should prevent your cat from killing and consuming prey and how to do so without compromising Kitty's quality of...
  4. The Cat Safety Quiz

    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 keep your cat safe. Don't forget to share your results in the comment section. Helps us spread the word as well by sharing this quiz on Facebook and...
  5. Cats & Lilies: Avoid The Danger Lurking In Your Home

    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 types of lilies, all of which have captivating floral displays. Lilies are so beautiful that they have inspired phrases such as "to gild the lily"...
  6. How To Move With Your Cat To A New Home In A Safe Way

    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? Congratulations! You're probably feeling both excited and nervous about the big move! Moving house can be a happy occasion, but for your cat, this could actually...
  7. The Five Golden Rules To Bringing An Outdoor Cat Inside

    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 contend with cars, hostile dogs, dangerous predators or vicious people out to hurt defenseless animals. Encounters with other cats are another bane...
  8. How To Safely Dress-up Your Cat For Halloween

    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, here are a few pointers to keep everything pleasant and safe for all involved. Should You Dress Up Your Cat?Some people claim that dressing up cats is...
  9. Help! My Cat Is Lost!

    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 long she’s been missing. Think about your own movements since then—did you leave the house, open windows, have company or do anything differently than...
  10. 11 Must-know Tips To Keep Cats Safe During The Holidays

    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 safe by sharing this article with your friends - thank you! We also have a detailed guide about keeping your cat safe during...
  11. How Long Can You Leave Your Cat Alone For?

    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 their sight. Some just want the food can opened. Then there are the cats who feel you should be punished for not being at their beck and call - you'll...
  12. 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...
  13. How To Keep Your Cat Safe Outdoors

    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, possum, hawks, and owls can all present a danger to pets left unsupervised outdoors. If your cat is adamant about getting some fresh air and seeing...
  14. What To Do If You Think Your Cat Ingested Poison

    What To Do If You Think Your Cat Ingested Poison

    If you suspect that your cat has ingested any kind of poison, and he or she is displaying medical or behavioral changes or any of the following symptoms: - Shivering/tremors - seizures - paralysis (full or partial) - vomiting - diarrhea (or loss of control over bowel movements and urine) -...
  15. Common Foods That Are Harmful To Cats

    Common Foods That Are Harmful To Cats

    Many owners like to enrich their cat's diet with the occasional treat, often a piece of food prepared for the human residents of the house. However, there are common foods that are harmful to cats and it's up to owners to know what they are and avoid them whenever possible. Seemingly innocuous...
  16. Are Otc Medications Safe For Your Cat?

    Are Otc Medications Safe For Your Cat?

    Many of us regularly consume OTC drugs to treat minor aches and pains, colds, wounds or even mood problems. Our medicine cabinets are filled with instant medical solutions we can just pop in our mouth or rub on our skin. Aspirin, Tylenol, Benadryl, Pepto-Bismol, Nyquil, Neosporin, BenGay and...
  17. Cats And Christmas Trees

    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 hard-wires them to interact with trees. It's little wonder that when we bring a tree into our house, it proves to be a source of infinite fascination for...
  18. How To Prepare For Saving Your Cat's Life During A Disaster

    How To Prepare For Saving Your Cat's Life During A Disaster

    When disaster hits, you may only have a matter of minutes to get you and yours to safety. How can you make the most of the time available? Preparation can save time, sanity and lives. Here are some tips as to what you'll need to do. Stay calmEasier said than done, remember your cat will pick...
  19. Cat Enclosures

    Cat Enclosures

    The Indoors/Outdoors DilemmaThe question of whether a house cat should be allowed outside bothers many cat owners. Many dangers lurk outside. Cars, dogs, hostile people and even other cats can pose a real threat for your cat. In some areas, other critters and even large predators are also a...
  20. 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...
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