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Cat Introductions Part 4: Love at First Sight

Cat Introductions Part 4: Love at First Sight

A note about this series: Introducing cats to other animals can be a tricky affair. That said, it can also be smooth sailing, with very little potential conflict. And, it could fall somewhere between the two. Every animal is an individual, as is every human and every household. That’s exactly why I’ve made this series […]

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Cat Introductions Part 3: Dinner Time

Cat Introductions Part 3: Dinner Time

A note about this series: Introducing cats to other animals can be a tricky affair. That said, it
can also be smooth sailing, with very little potential conflict. And, it could fall somewhere
between the two. Every animal is an individual, as is every human and every household. That’s
exactly why I’ve made this series exhaustive in detail; […]

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Cat Introductions Part 2: Welcome Home!

Cat Introductions Part 2: Welcome Home!

A note about this series: Introducing cats to other animals can be a tricky affair. That said, it can also be smooth sailing, with very little potential conflict. And, it could fall somewhere between the two. Every animal is an individual, as is every human and every household. That’s exactly why I’ve made this series […]

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Cat Introductions Part 1: Before the Introduction

Cat Introductions Part 1: Before the Introduction

In my experience, bringing a new cat into another cat’s home can either be seen as no big deal, or a huge challenge. The truth, however, generally lies somewhere in the middle. In this series, we will explore the critical ins-and-outs of making this transition as smooth as possible for all involved—both feline and human!Episode […]

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How Often Should I Bathe my Cat?

How Often Should I Bathe my Cat?

It’s interesting to me that, whenever this question gets asked, it’s always about how often as opposed to at all. The question itself is an example of how we tend to look at cats through“dog-colored” glasses. Since it’s pretty well-established that dogs need to be bathed regularly, it is usually presumed that cats do, as […]

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Train Your Cat to Let You Sleep

Train Your Cat to Let You Sleep

Training for Your Cat

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For A Healthy Cat: Play Therapy

You’re Feeding Your Cat All Wrong!

For A Healthy Cat: Catify

Is your cat keeping you up, waking you up in the middle of the night by knocking things off the shelf, or relentlessly meowing to get you out of bed […]

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Do Cats Experience Grief?

Do Cats Experience Grief?

Cats Experience Grief

Yes, cats do experience grief at the loss of a another household pet, especially if they had a close-knit bond. Cats are individuals, and just like humans, their process for coping with loss will vary. Pay attention and keep an eye-out for behavioral changes. Some cats might retreat, hide, start eating […]

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The Benefits of Adopting a Senior Cat (or Pet)

The Benefits of Adopting a Senior Cat (or Pet)

The One Thing to Know Before Adopting a Cat

Jackson is here to tell you, Immense love and gratitude is felt by adopted senior cats (and other senior animals). Yes, sometimes they can have health issues but older cats tend to be calmer and have fewer behavioral issues. These are just a couple of […]

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How to Communicate with Your Cats Using Treats

How to Communicate with Your Cats Using Treats

Some basic rules to giving cats treats
There are some basic rules to giving cats treats. 90% of your cat’s diet should be protein, so stick with protein treats. You might have to try several different kinds of treats before finding one your cat really loves. Freeze dried protein treats are a favorite. You […]

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