December 2009. Page 16

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  • What Does a De-Shedding Tool Do?

    What Does a De-Shedding Tool Do?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Densely-furred cats have combination coats made up of longer, coarser top fur and softer, finer inner fur that creates a warm air-trapping blanket for the skin in cold weather. It is the cat's undercoat that tends to tangle, mat and clump as it is...

  • Top Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds for People with Allergies

    Top Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds for People with Allergies

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    Dec 2, 2009 — According to The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, between 6 and 10 million Americans are allergic to cats or other pets. If you're an allergy sufferer who also happens to be a cat lover, you may be interested in low allergen...

  • How Much Should I Feed My Cat?

    How Much Should I Feed My Cat?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — If you're a first-time cat owner, "How much should I feed my cat?" is likely to be one of your first questions when you bring her home. Even if you've owned cats for years, you may sometimes wonder whether your cats are getting too little food or too...

  • Why Do Cats Knead?

    Why Do Cats Knead?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Why do cats knead? Cats are interesting creatures, with many traits and behaviors that are easily recognized as being uniquely feline-the way they curl up tightly to take a nap, for example, or their characteristic grooming rituals after enjoying a...

  • How Much Water Should My Cat Drink Every Day?

    How Much Water Should My Cat Drink Every Day?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Famed veterinarian and author James Harriot has noted that "cats are connoisseurs of comfort." When we think of comfort for our cats, items like soft beds and tasty treats come to mind. But we should also think about a clean full bowl of water...

  • The Steps and Costs for Adopting a Cat

    The Steps and Costs for Adopting a Cat

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Sometimes it's possible to adopt a cat whose owner can no longer keep it and is happy to offer it "free to a good home." Most of the time, however, you can expect to pay an adoption fee when you adopt or rescue a cat. So, how much does it cost to...

  • Why Do Cats Purr?

    Why Do Cats Purr?

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    Dec 2, 2009 — A meow may massage the heart, but a purr absolutely soothes the soul. The cat is the only animal that makes a musical humming sound when it is happy.

  • Catsmas Giveaway: Day 2 - Calvin Memorial

    Catsmas Giveaway: Day 2 - Calvin Memorial "Knead On" Gift Set

    Dec 2, 2009 — On the Second Day of Catsmas, I gave my favorite cat a Calvin Christmas Gift Set. The winner of this prize has been announced. Check...

  • Cat of the Day: Franklin

    Cat of the Day: Franklin

    Dec 2, 2009 — Each day throughout the holiday season The Cat's Meow will showcase an adoptable cat seeking a home in time for the holidays. Today's featured cat...

  • Wordless Wednesday

    Wordless Wednesday

    Dec 2, 2009 — [SOURCE: Sent via email; source unk]...