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Essentials in Cat Care

by Lori Sciame October 6th, 2016| Care, Cats
Owning a cat is a huge responsibility.  Your new pet doesn't just need food and shelter; he needs to be cared for in many other ways - ways that you might have never dreamed of.

Maybe you have never owned a cat, but you are considering bringing one
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Make Exercise Fun for a Senior Cat

by Lori Sciame September 8th, 2016| Care, Cats
Kittens exercise continually.  They scamper, jump, climb, roll, run, twist, and stretch.  Only when they've played at full speed for what seems like hours, will they settle down for a well deserved nap.  On the contrary, senior cats live much more sedentary lives.  Instead of playing first,
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4 Ways to Exercise Your High Energy Ocicat

by Marnie Bii August 17th, 2015| Care, Cats
Blending together American Shorthair, Abyssinian and Siamese breeds produced the amazingly playful and energetic Ocicat. This breed is incredibly loyal and friendly, making it an ideal partner on walks and agility trials. Ocicats are also intelligent and patient, which you can use to your advantage while teaching fun tricks.
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4 Things You Need to Know About Your Manx Cat

by Marnie Bii July 20th, 2015| Care, Cats
Beyond their unique tailless appearance, the Manx cat breed has a number of distinguishing characteristics. Their varying stub tail lengths and dog like personality, for example, set them apart from most other felines. Furthermore, these felines can use their powerful hind legs to leap to great heights and perch
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4 Smart Daily Bombay Cat Care Tips

by Marnie Bii June 22nd, 2015| Care, Cats
The Bombay cat breed definitely enjoys spending time with the family. No matter how hard you try, you cannot give your Bombay too much attention. Unlike other cats, these felines rarely retreat to spend time resting on their own. Instead, you may find your cat constantly under your feet,
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7 Awesome Toys That Challenge Your Siberian Cat

by Marnie Bii May 25th, 2015| Care, Cats
Siberian cats are inquisitive and highly intelligent creatures that need an immense amount of playtime to feel fulfilled. Cats that do not receive an adequate amount of mental stimulation will become angry and destructive over time. When bored, your Siberian cat may decide to play his or her own
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Abyssinian Cat Care

by Ronald A. Rowe April 27th, 2015| Care, Cats
Abyssinians are not only among the most intelligent cat breeds, they are also generally quite easy cats for which to care.  Abyssinians do best as indoor cats.  Keeping your cat safely and securely in the home will produce both physical and emotional benefits that will profit both you and
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Turkish Angora Cat Care

by Ronald A. Rowe March 30th, 2015| Care, Cats
Turkish Angora cats are intelligent and personable animals.  They are naturally affectionate and surprisingly outgoing.  They will generally select a favorite human with whom to bond but they are open and affectionate toward just about everyone they encounter.  With so many good attributes, is there any reason not to
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2 Things You Should Know Before You Adopt a Sphynx

by Ronald A. Rowe January 12th, 2015| Care, Cats
The Sphynx is a popular cat breed because its naturally hairless state is easier on allergy suffers than its furry cousins are.  But if you are thinking of adopting a Sphynx you should be aware that these hairless wonders require a lot – A LOT – more maintenance than
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How to Entertain Cats in Winter

by Lori Sciame December 2nd, 2014| Care, Cats
Much of the United States has already experienced significant snowfall.  This means one thing: indoor/outdoor cats will be spending a lot more time under foot.  Yes, winter is hard, but it can be a tad bit easier for cats if an owner provides some entertainment.

Keep your kitty busy this
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Crazy Fun Cat Toys

by Lori Sciame June 19th, 2014| Care, Cats
There are three things that cats love to do: eat, sleep, and play. You can enhance all three experiences for your beloved feline by providing quality food, a safe place to nap, and a variety of interesting toys.

While you may agree cats must have proper nutrition and