Grooming a Cat

Cat Grooming – Keep Your Cat Looking Great

Cats do not like to be dirty. Most cats spend a good part of their day licking their paws and face to stay clean and tidy. However, despite this, few cat owners think about grooming their cats. However, grooming a cat is very important. This process helps remove loose hair from your cat’s body. Without…

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Cat Bath

The Cat Bath – How To Wash Your Cat

Everyone knows that cats absolutely hate water, so why on earth would someone want to bathe their cat? Well, although cats don’t enjoy paddling in the swimming pool with their doggie pals, they still can get just as dirty or flea infested as dogs. There are times when there is just no other option besides…

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Cat with Breast Cancer

Cat insurance: Breast Cancer

Most people are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time for everyone to spare some thought for people who have been personally affected by cancer and make a donation to a registered charity. However, cat owners may be surprised to hear that cats can develop breast cancer, normally referred to as mammary…

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Cat Hairballs

Has your cat been coughing and hacking? If so, he may have hairballs. If you see disgusting skinny oval blobs on the floor, you will know that your cat has managed to dislodge one of his hairballs. What exactly is a hairball? It is a mass of hair and food that did not digest that…

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Neutering a Cat

Neutering – An Important Part of Your Cat’s Care

With the large number of homeless and feral cats in the world, it is no wonder that people are beginning to realize the importance of neutering their cats. After all, since cats can reproduce several times a year and mature quickly, just two feral cats can quickly become twenty. These feral cats are often actually…

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Common Cat Health Problems

If you’ve never owned a cat before, you may not realize that cats can suffer from quite a few different health problems. Some of these problems are easily preventable, while others are hereditary. One of the most common cat health problems is the hairball. Cats groom themselves constantly with their tongues. The loose hair comes…

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Vaccinating a Cat

Cat Vaccinations – Protecting Your Cat

One of the most important things you can do for your cat is to be sure its health is protected. Cat vaccinations can protect your cat from many common cat ailments. You should begin vaccinating your kitten when he is six to eight weeks old. Before this time, his mother’s antibodies have been protecting him…

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