December 2009. Page 15

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  • How to Give a Cat a Bath (and Survive!)

    How to Give a Cat a Bath (and Survive!)

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    Dec 2, 2009 — One would think that any creature that can so beautifully emulate the flow of water would not harbor such a longstanding hatred and fear of it. The fact is, most domestic cats do not enjoy getting wet. Some will even lift their noses at the thought...

  • How Can I Get My Two Cats To Stop Fighting?

    How Can I Get My Two Cats To Stop Fighting?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Cat fighting is a natural behavior, and the key to getting cats to stop is to understand why they're fighting. Cat behavior is complex, so be patient. You may need to try several solutions before finding one that works. Why Are Your Cats...

  • Feeding Kittens: A Guide

    Feeding Kittens: A Guide

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    Dec 2, 2009 — If you're thinking of adopting a kitten, whether three weeks old or six months old, he's going to require proper nutrition and care. Feeding grown cats can seem a simpler task since most do well on a good dry food with a little wet food thrown in...

  • What if I Can't Have a Cat in My Apartment Building?

    What if I Can't Have a Cat in My Apartment Building?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — You've dreamed of becoming a cat owner but there's one little obstacle - your landlord says you can't have a cat. Should you just give up or plan to move? For many, moving is not an option but there's no need to give up yet. Instead, try some of...

  • Why Is My Cat So Active At Night?

    Why Is My Cat So Active At Night?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Feline nocturnal activity is the bane of many a cat owner's existence. Just as you're slipping into deep REM sleep, a 10 lb. tabby jumps on your chest, attacks your feet, or yowls insistently to be fed. If you're like most cat owners, you reward this...

  • All You Need to Know About Ear Mites in Cats

    All You Need to Know About Ear Mites in Cats

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Ear mites are tiny, crab-like parasites that invade the outer ears and ear canals of cats. There are many different types, but the most common is Otodectes Cynotis, which is found in approximately 90 percent of all feline ear mite...

  • How to Clip Your Cat's Nails

    How to Clip Your Cat's Nails

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    Dec 2, 2009 — If we humans want to return the love our cats shower upon us, a good way to do it is make sure our cat's nails are trimmed on a regular basis. Why trim a cat's nails? There's a long list of reasons. Long nails can get caught on things in the...

  • How Can I Prepare for My Cat's Well-Being if I Pass Away?

    How Can I Prepare for My Cat's Well-Being if I Pass Away?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Pet ownership involves many responsibilities: shelter, health care, nutrition, exercise, and insuring they're taken care if you go away. But what about their care if you pass away for good, leaving them behind with, perhaps, many good years left...

  • Litter Training Kittens and Cats

    Litter Training Kittens and Cats

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Using the litter box is second nature to most cats. Training kittens to use a litter box is usually as easy as showing them where it is and dropping them in. When you're introducing your new cat to your home, the litter box should be one of your...

  • Preparing Your Home for a Kitten

    Preparing Your Home for a Kitten

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    Dec 2, 2009 — You may be thinking about adopting a kitten. They are such a joy - cuddly and cute and oh, so curious. Therefore, it's a good idea to do some kitten proofing before bringing home a new kitten. Here's how to prepare your home for her: Your Trip...