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Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Tigra
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Tim
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Winsom
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Picture of Maine Coon Cat Foxy
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Picture of Maine Coon Cat Mordacai
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Picture of Main Coon Cat Pasha
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Picture of Maine Coon Cat Shadow Blue
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Picture of Maine Coon Cat Sparky
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery - Picture of Maine Coon Cats Pasha and Shadow Blue
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning its status as the second most popular breed in America, as well as it's fond nickname,

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 24.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 25.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 21.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 19.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 17.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 22.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 23.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 20.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 26.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 14.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 15.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 16.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Jada
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 7.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Jeter
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 6.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 12.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 11.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 10.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 13.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Nicky
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 9.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 18.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Violet
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. Page 8.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Baloo
Siamese cats' popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. This page of the Siamese Cats Picture Gallery features Balo0. Page 2.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Pictures of Meezers
In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory.

Siamese Cats Picture Gallery - Featuring Lancelot
Siamese cats' popularity zoomed rapidly after they were introduced in England, and although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for people looking for a pedigreed pet. Whether your tastes run from the Traditional to the modern version of the Siamese, these pictures represent exotic looking Meezers in all their glory. This Siamese Cats Picture Gallery page features Lancelot. Page 3.

So You Want to Be a Cat Writer - Basics First - Then Build Your Career
Writing books about cats is a challenging goal, but with a firm background in the English language, a thorough knowledge of cats, a way with words, tons of reading and writing, and a willingness to expend your time, money, and passion, it is possible to achieve success as a cat writer.

Care of a Diabetic Cat - About Feline Diabetes
My ten year old DLH cat Billy was diagnosed with diabetes in April of 2013. This ongoing feature will follow his treatment and progress, but first, learn some facts about Feline Diabetes.

Care of a Diabetic Cat - The Initial Diagnosis
Follow the care and treatment of a newly diagnosed diabetic cat. Can dietary changes alone, help to return his glucose level to normal ranges?

Common Infectious Diseases in Kittens
Kittens are particularly susceptible to infectious diseases such as panleupokenia (aka 'feline distemper), or Rhinotracheitis (Feline Herpes), which are potentially fatal unless protected by their mothers' immunity from vaccine or the kittens' immunization.

Health Threats to Kittens - Parasite-Born Diseases to Guard Against in Kittens
Kittens are fragile at birth, and in their first six weeks they are particularly vulnerable to certain health conditions and diseases. It is important for us to recognize the signs and symptoms, and to ensure they get immediate veterinary care.

Health Threats to Kittens - Congenital Disease and Deformity
While kittens are subject to certain congenital diseases and/or deformity, it they are given good care and survive, they often live many years of relatively good health, and are wonderful, loving companions.

Thanks for Sage and Gaither - Our Therapy Kittens
In anticipation of Thanksgiving, I want to offer thanks for my adorable young cats Sage and Gaither, adopted as kittens in 2013.

Thank Heaven for Cats - Giving Thanks for Shannon
Each year on Thanksgiving Day, I always give thanks for cats I have loved, including Shannon, my faithful muse who sat by my computer all day while I worked.

Cat Reactions to Mirrors and How to Help
Read this cat in the mirror article about how cats react to their mirror cat reflection and learn how to soothe upset cat behavior. This article about cats attacking mirror cat reflections explains why cats react to the cat in the mirror and how to stop these behavior problems.

Adult Cat's Annual Veterinary Exam - Annual Cat Exams
Contrary to some opinions, cats are not low-maintenance pets. They require the same loving care as dogs, pet birds, and exotic pets. All adult cats should be seen by their veterinarian, at least once a year, for a routine

Cat Travel - Cat Boarding - Cat Sitter - Vacation Pets
Read this article to learn about cat travel, cat board, and cat sitters and whether you should take your cat on vacation or leave your cat at home. Decide if your cat prefers to vacation with you or stay at home in this article on cat travel.

Egyptian Mau - Cat Breed Profile
Profile of the Egyptian Mau, possibly the oldest breed of cat. You can also share your stories and photos about Life With an Egyptial Mau Cat on this site.

Antifreeze (Ethylene Glycol) Poisoning in Cats
Antifreeze poisoning is one of the most common forms of poisoning in small animals, and this is because it is so commonly found in households. Antifreeze poisoning typically happens when antifreeze drips from a car’s radiator, where it is then licked off the ground and ingested by an animal. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and more about antifreeze poisoning in cats from this article by PetMD.com for About.com

Clever Uses for Cat Fur
When I was a kid from Arkansas, whenever I'd ask my mom 'what fer?' her reply was inevitably, 'Cat fur makes kitten britches.'

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas.

On the Fifth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas, cat-style.

On the Eighth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas. You may also follow the 12 Days of Christmas for Cats on my blog.

On the Ninth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas. You may also follow the 12 Days of Christmas for Cats on my blog.

On the Tenth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas. You may also follow the 12 Days of Christmas for Cats on my blog.

The 12 Days of Christmas - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas.

On the Fourth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
On the Fourth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas, cat-style.

On the Third Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me - Three Cats A-Bed
On the Third Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me - Three Cats Asleep. Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas.

On the Sixth Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas, cat-style.

On the Seventh Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - 12 Days of Christmas for Cats
Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas, cat-style.

On the Second Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me
On the Second Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me - Two Cats Turtle-Doving. Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with me by singing along with this old favorite Christmas carol, with a feline twist. A new verse will be added every day in this countdown toward Christmas.

Cat Leash Training - How to Leash Train Your Cat
This how-to article explains cat leash training.

Earthborn Holistic Grain Free Cat Food - Full Review
Learn more about Earthborn Holistic Primitive Feline Grain Free Dry Cat Food with this full review of the product.

Taste of the Wild Rocky Mountain Cat Food Review
Read this full review by the About.com Guide to Cats of Taste of the Wild Rocky Mountain Feline Formula Grainless Cat Food.

Coping With Allergies While Living With Cats
Thousands of victims of hay fever, asthma, and other allergies are able to cope with their allergies while living with the cats they love. These articles and features can help those with allergies who are determined to keep their cats.

Cat Food Review: EVO Turkey & Chicken Dry Cat Food
EVO Turkey and Chicken is a grain-free dry cat food with well-balanced ingredients and a taste that appeals to cats. Read my review of this product to learn more.

Just Rite Urine Cleaning Products - Full Review
In today's homes, cat urine odor is unacceptable and unnecessary, because we have the means to eliminate both the decomposed urine which creates the odor, and completely remove the cat urine odor too. Just Rite Cleaning Products sells several different odor, urine, and stain removal products, and I review two of them in this article.

Checklist of Information Your Cat Sitter Will Need
Cats are usually happier in their own homes when their human companions have to leave for a few days, with a trusted friend or professional pet sitter to check in on them at least daily during your absence. It's important to make sure the surrogate caregiver knows exactly what to do for your cat, both in terms of routine care and in case of a veterinary emergency. This printable Checklist for Your Cat Sitter will prove useful for that purpose.

Cats With the Wild Look - Part Two
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Cats With the Wild Look - Part Three - Ocicat - Pixie-Bob - Savannah
Learn more about the cats with the wild look, including the Ocicat, Pixie-Bob, and the Savannah Cat. Page 3.

The Wild Look in Cats - Profiles of cats bred for the wild look
Ever since ancient days, humans and cats have had close relationships. Our fondness quite often extends to the big cats - the wild ones, so it it not surprising that some of the most popular domestic cats are those who resemble their wild brothers. Some of the 'wild' imitators, such as the Ocicat and the Egyptian Mau, came upon it naturally. Others, such as the Bengal and the Savannah, had more human intervention.

Buying a Cat From a "Cats for Sale" Ad
Don't be blindly taken in by these ads you see online, especially when you are looking for a purebred cat. Follow these guidelines before you buy.

Choose a Cat From the Shelter
How to choose a cat from the shelter or an animal rescue group.

Useful Advice for Cats - How to Care for your Humans - Guest Article by Martine Carlsen
Guest writer Martine Carlsen contributes an article on Useful Advice for Cats: How to Care for your Human, a humorous, but all too true commentary on the way cats perceive us as pets needing care.

Useful Advice for Cats - How to Care for your Humans - Guest Article by Martine Carlsen
Guest writer Martine Carlsen contributes an article on Useful Advice for Cats: How to Care for your Human, a humorous, but all too true commentary on the way cats perceive us as pets needing care. Page 2.

Fat Cats Weight Control Plan - Limit Snacks and NO People Food
An important part of our fat cats weight control plan is to limit legal snacks, and to not allow our cats any people food at all.

Fat Cats Weight Control Plan - Encourage Daily Exercise Through Interactive Play
This part of Jaspurr's and Billy's weight loss plan will be fun - enjoyable for the cats, as well as my son, Lance, who loves playing games with the cats. Jaspurr and his lanky littermate, Joey, already get lots of exercise, chasing each other up and down the stairs, and racing around our large

Fat Cat Weight Control Plan - Share your plan and the progess of your own cat
Weight gain in cats can creep up unnoticed. However, it has been apparent for some time now that both of these cats are seriously overweight. My goal for 2009 is to help them gradually reach a healthy weight. Excess weight is dangerous for cats. It can lead to feline diabetes, hypertension and other heart problems, and arthritis. Follow our weight loss plan, and consider it for your own fat cats.

Top Picks - Interactive Toys for Cats
Playing with your cat is essential for bonding, weight control, and for helping your cat develop muscle tone, agility, and stamina. Read these reviews on top toys for cats.

Fat Cats Weight Conrol Plan - Premium Canned Cat Food 3X Daily
To prevent boredom in their food, to ensure my cats get all the healthy nutrients possible, and to keep fussy eating habits from developing, I have always rotated the brands and formulas of my cats' food. With Jaspurr and Billy's weight loss plan, they will continue to receive a variety of premium canned foods, in a reduced amount.

Fat Cats Weight Control Plan - No Free-Feeding of Dry Food
We have free-fed our cats dry food for several years - not by my personal choice, but because I was away from home more often than not, and the cat care fell to my adult son. He is on-board with me now and is just as concerned by our fat cats' weight as I am. Out with the automatic feeder and in with one evening meal of grain-free dry cat food. I will start with Wellness Complete Health Dry Formula for cats.

Cat of the Week: Eleanor
Left at a shelter because her owner couldn't take her to Alaska, beautiful tortoiseshell cat Eleanor was rescued by Lisa S. She rules the roost at home with a velvet paw, and is the third Cat of the Week for November, 2015.

Fat Cats Weight Management Program - Follow Jaspurr and Billy Reach a Healthier Weight
Weight gain in cats can creep up unnoticed. However, it has been apparent for some time now that both of these cats are seriously overweight. My goal for 2009 is to help them gradually reach a healthy weight. Excess weight is dangerous for cats. It can lead to feline diabetes, hypertension and other heart problems, and arthritis. Follow our weight loss plan, and consider it for your own fat cats.

Cat Daddy by Jackson Galaxy - Full Book Review
Jackson Galaxy, known for his Animal Planet show, 'My Cat From Hell,' shares private parts of his personal life, the cat who saved him (and whom he saved), and loads of helpful tips for tackling cats' behavior challenges. Read a review of

Real Men Do Love Cats - Page 2
Although cats are sometimes looked upon as a traditional pet for women, it is a known fact that real men do love cats. Page 2.

Real Men Do Love Cats
Although cats are sometimes looked upon as a traditional pet for women, it is a known fact that real men do love cats.

Causes and Solutions to Obesity in Cats
Fat cats are unhealthy cats. More and more cat caregivers are coming to realize that. Serious feline diseases such as diabetes and hypertension target morbidly obese cats. Excess fat has a way of creeping up as cats age, and become more sedentary if we do not remain aware. Fortunately, armed with certain knowledge, we can prevent excess weight gain in younger cats and help our cats safely reduce while improving their overall health.

Cat Walking Jacket - Product Review
The Cat Walking Jacket is a boon for people who want their cats to have safe outdoors experiences. Your guide field-tested the Walking jacket on her GuideCats, Jaspurr and Joey. Read the results here.

Before You Buy Kitty Toys for Your Cat
There are many fun and exciting toys for cats on the market, and sometimes the best cat toy is one you dream up yourself. Here are tips on things you should know before buying toys for your cat.

Ask Amy - How to Keep Outside Cats Safe
Refer to this Ask Amy column by cats.About.com behavior columnist Amy Shojai on outside cats. Learn how to harness train cats and keep outside cats safe in this Ask Amy cat behavior column.

Top Tips for Cat Crate Training
Refer to this article to learn about cat training to crate. This how-to article teaches 10 tips for cat crate training.

Breed Profile - the Savannah Cat
Breed information about the Savannah cat breed, its standards, profile, history, and personality traits.

What is the Difference Between Cat Hair and Cat Fur
Hot FAQ: 'Is there a difference between cat hair and cat fur?' How about five different kinds of hair, including whiskers, curly, straight, and more?

Knowing When to Let Go - Euthanasia for Your Cat
Unfortunately, your cat will probably go before you do and you may even have to make the decision to help him or her to die. No one wants to say good-bye to a loved cat, but there is great peace in knowing that when the time came, you were able to do the most loving thing. Kari Winters helps you know when it is time to let go of a loved cat, with her guest article for About.com Cats

Knowing When to Let Go - After the decision to euthanize your cat is made
Some people have never had to euthanize a cat and have no idea what the process is like. Kari Winters walks you through the process, with help on what to do once the cat is gone, in her guest article for About.com. Page 2.

Tips for Reducing Shyness and Fear in Cats
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How to Move to the UK With Cats - UK Pet Quarantine
Find out what you will need to do when moving with your cats to the UK, whether they'll need to go through quarantine or whether your cats qualify under the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS).

Bengal Cat - Registries Accepting
While the Bengal has been accepted by the TICA and two other registries, it will be accepted by the CFA effective May 1, 2016, wonderful news for Bengal aficionados. Page 2.

Bengal Cat - Breed Profile and History
Breed information about the Bengal cat breed, its standards, profile, history, and personality traits. The Bengal is accepted by three registries and recently was accepted by CFA in the Miscellaneous Class.

Breed Profile - Chausie Cat
Breed information about the Chausie cat breed, its standards, profile, history, and personality traits. Do you hunger for the wild look in your cat? The Chausie may be the breed for you

Focus on Cat Food - Cat Food Articles - Top Picks - Reviews of Cat Foods
Cat food is the foundation of your cats' health. Here you can find everything you need to know about cat food, from homemade raw food diets, to freeze-dry and raw commercial foods, to top picks of canned and dry cat foods, to articles on cat nutrition.

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Black Cat Month - the Perils of Halloween
Halloween is fun, but it also brings out sadistic people who would love nothing better than to get their hands on your cat. Make Black Cat month safe for your cat, no matter what is its color.

Hyperthyroidism in Cats
Hyperthyroidism in Cats - its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.

What to Do When a Cat Goes Outside the Litter Box
Cats urinating outside the litterbox is cited as one of the main reasons for surrendering cats to animal shelters. You can rid your house of cat urine odor and retrain your cat to the litterbox by using the tips in this article.

Cat Urinating in Wrong Places - Possible Causes
Discovering the causes of inappropriate elimination in cats involves a process of eliminating known causes, such as urinary tract infections, dirty litter boxes or stress related to another cat or dog. Page 2.

Territorial Marking With Urine by Cats
While inappropriate elimination in cats is usually the result of associating the litter box with unpleasant events, territorial marking or spraying is an entirely different matter. Page 3.

How to Retrain a Cat Who Previously Peed Out of the Box
Retraining a cat who has had litter box avoidance problems is possible, with patience and perseverance. It's a pretty simple concept: make his litterbox more attractive to him while making his current spot as unattractive as possible. Page 4.

Can My Cat Catch My Cold?
Can this healthy 9 month old cat can catch her human's cold? The cat is up to date on her vaccinations. Read my response to this common question.

Reader Challenges "What's in Your Cat's Water."
A reader writes that she's heard bottled drinking water is unsafe for cats. What is the true story? This cat health FAQ gives you the detailed facts.

Ask Amy: Can Cats Be Mentally Retarded?
A reader asks Amy Shojai if her formerly feral cat could be retarded. Amy explains what can cause retardation in cats, and how to help her kitty.

Gift-Giving Cats
Learn why gift giving cats bring owners hunting gifts. You will also learn to give whole-hearted thanks to your personal hunter-cat.

How To Bathe a Cat With a Minimum of Fuss
Step by step instructions on how to bathe a cat with a minimum of fuss and bother, from your About.com Cats Expert.

Giardia in Cats Overview, Symptoms and Treatment
While giardia is only found in a small number of cats, it can wreak havoc in crowded living conditions. Learn all about giardia's effect on cats.

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Halo and Tigger 2nd Cat of the week for March, 2016
2nd Cat of the Week for March, Halo, shares his honor with twin brother, Tigger, who was reunited with him nine years after Halo was adopted by Tom N.

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Is Marijuana Toxic to Cats? - Cat Health FAQ
A reader asks if marijuana is toxic to cats, whether by eating the leaves of the plant, or inhaling second-hand smoke. See the reply of the Cats Expert.

Why Does My Cat Drool When I Pet Him?
Amy Shojai responds to a readers question about her cat's drooling when being petted. She tells why cats drool when happy being petted.

What Is Cat Dander - How Does It Affect Allergy Victims?
Cat dander threatens those who suffer from allergies. Learn the details on cat dander, the mystery of Fel D1, and how and why it affects allergy victims.

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1st Cat of the Week for March 2016 - Putter
Putter, the first Cat of the Week for March, 2016, is a wacky but handsome and smart tabby and white cat who early on had his own fan club of kids who visited the store where he worked with his human mom.

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Fiona - 4th Cat of the Week for February 2016
Stunning White Cat of the Week, Fionna just

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Is my apartment big enough for a cat
FAQ about cats - Is my apartment big enough for a cat? I'd like to get a cat for companionship, but I'm not sure if my place is big enough for a cat. Read the reply along with suggestions from Franny Syufy, Cats Expert.

Dangers in Dry-Pilling of Cats - Cat Health FAQ
What is wrong with dry-pilling cats? I've read that it can be dangerous but don't understand why. Learn more about the risks in dry-pilling cats, and alternatives, with this cat health FAQ.

Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD - IBS in cats
Disease profile of feline inflammatory bowel disease aka IBD or IBS. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and management of feline IBD.

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Cat Picture of the Week: Jake
Handsome white cat Jake is the 3rd Cat Picture of the Week for February, 2016. Jake was a rescued street kitten only six weeks old when he came to live with Linda Yanis, a cat rescuer and foster.

No Pets Allowed
New laws may help elderly and disabled pet owners keep their pets despite landlord rules to the contrary.

Pets Not Allowed
Home ownership does not always bring a guarantee that you can freely have cats and/or dogs. CC&Rs and other documents may limit the number of pets or have other restrictions involving pet noise and disturbance. Page 3.

Court Rules for Man With Dog in Discrimination Case
In In Santiago v. Soto, mentally disabled tenant was awarded a judgement of $25,000 for being denied the right to have a support dog in his rented home. Page 2.

Cats' Drinkwell Pet Fountain Review
Product review of the Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain by the About.com Cats Expert, after more than a dozen years of purchasing and using Drinkwell Pet Fountains.

Top Bach Flower Remedies for Pets
Learn how to choose the right Bach Flower Remedy to treat your cat's fear and anxiety problems. The top Bach Flower Remedies for pets can treat common cat behavior problems. Amy Shojai, CABC, writing for About.com, describes the appropriate applications for each of the Bach Flower Remedies.

Favorite Cat Toys
Refer to this article to learn about cat toys and how cats play. Learn what toys cats prefer when cats play by reading this article on cat toys and cat play.

Pushy Cat Behavior Issues
This Ask Amy column describes pushy cat behavior of top cats. Owners learn how to handle dominant behavior between cats. Bossy cats use bites, licking, and pushy behavior to get their way. Read this article on pushy cat behavior by Amy Shojai, CABC, for About.com Cats.

Understanding Cat Tail Signs
Understand cat language and what cat tails mean. Refer to this article to learn how to translate cat tail positions, and why dogs may misinterpret various cat tail talk. Learn more about how cats communicate with their tails with this article by Amy Shojai, CABC for About.com.

Common Causes of Cat Aggression
Read this cat aggression article for 11 common causes of cat aggression. Learn to prevent cat aggression by understanding these 11 common causes of cat aggression.

Declawing Cats and Humane Alternatives
Declawing cats is a cruel, painful, and inhumane procedure, most often insisted on by owners because of their cats' destructive clawing. However, there are humane alternatives to declawing, which are discussed in this article.

Declawing Cats and Long Term Effects
Discussion of the short and long-term effects of declawing on cats, both from the physiological view and as it affects the cat's behavior. Alternatives to declawing are also offered. Page 2.

Is My Cat Happy
Cats tell us that they are happy by vocalizing their pleasure, showing their moods by their body language, and plainly acting happy, by enjoying their food, keeping themselves groomed, and using the litter box faithfully.

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How Old Is My Cat in Human Years? All About Cats' Ages
The fact that cats develop and age so rapidly in a short time is both fascinating and sad to the people who love them. Learn more about cats' aging with these resources.

What to Know Before Buying Pet Insurance for Cats
Pet health insurance, like other forms of insurance, is a gamble. You're betting your cat will need it, and the company is setting odds that it won't, in terms of limits and lots of fine print. Consider the factors, then decide.

Pixie-Bob - Cat Breed Profile and History
Pixie-Bob is a naturally occurring breed believed to have a foundation in matings between American Bobcats and barn cats, hence the name, 'Legend Cats.' Pixie-Bobs are registered in TICA, but not in CFA.

Snowball - 2nd Cat of the Week for February, 2016
When Cindy lost her beloved cat Frisky in early February, 2016, she knew immediately that she needed another cat to love and to honor Frisky's memory. Through a friend she adopted white kitten Snowball, and the two are getting to know each other, to bond, and to love - a happy Valentine story for all.

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Valentine Cat Gifts for Kids
Holidays like Valentines Day are purrfect times to give our cats, kids, and catkids gifts, whether they're something brand new or a fresh version of a tried and true. Check out these latest finds today, but they can be enjoyed year-round.

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1st Cat of the Week for February, 2016 - Winky-Dink
This white cat was rescued from the street, placed for adoption by the rescue people, and saved by two women, who cared enough for Winky Dink to take care of his medical needs and give him a loving home. It is a joy to name him the 1st Cat of the Week this month.

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Scottish Fold - Cat Breed Profile
Snapshot information about the Scottish Fold cat breed: its standards, profile, history, and personality traits.

How to "Fix" Cat Sex Behavior Problems
This article explains cat sex, including cats in heat and reproduction behavior. Learn why spayed and neutered cats also react to cat sex and how to solve cat sex behavior problems.

Spaying and Neutering Can Avoid Unwanted Litters
Save your female cat the pain of giving birth time and again, by spaying her as soon as she goes into heat. You'll both be happier if you do. Page 3.

Extreme Cat Sex Behavior
Part two of How to Fix Cat Sex Behavior Problems covers courtship and mating, cat-style. Page 2.

Breed Profile - Siamese Cat
The Siamese has been a longterm favorite breed, and the

FURminator deShedding Tool - Full Review
This multi-cat family reviewed the FURminator deshedding tool while giving our cats a complete spa experience. Read our review to see why we gave it a 4-paws up, 5-star rating.

4th Cat of the Week for January, 2016: Christmas
Our last Cat of the Week for January, 2016 is Christmas, a spunky orange (red) kitten who sports only three legs. Christmas does a great job of ruling the house, though, with the assistance of co-kitten Michael, who handily keeps him in line.

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Cat Aggression - How to Stop a Cat Fight
This article on cat aggression by Amy Shojai, CABC, explains how to stop a cat fight. Read this article to also learn how to bring peace back to your household cats and prevent future fights.

How to Make Your House a Home for Your Cat
If you consider your cat a family member for life, you will want to make your home as comfortable for her as possible. Here are some great tips for turning your home into a happy cat house and solidifying your bond with your cat.

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3rd Cat of the Week for January, 2016: Pudge
Our third Cat of the Week for January, 2016, is Pudge, a handsome tuxedo cat who lived to beat the odds with the help of his human parents, a great veterinary team, and his loyal best friend, female cat Mya, against an invasive cancer that took one eye but didn't beat his spirit.

Cat Breed Profiles Beginning With S
Cat breeds snapshots for breeds beginning with S, including Savannah, Scottish Fold, Selkirk Rex, Siamese, Siberian, Singapura, Snowshoe, Somali, and Sphynx.

Cat Attention: Pet a Cat That Plays Kitty Keep Away
Sometimes cats and their humans just aren't on the same wavelength when it comes to petting time. Do you find yourself too busy to accommodate him when he comes around rubbing up against him? Does he then play keep-away when you're in a petting mood? There's a clue here.

Cats Come Into Their Own as Therapy Animals
If you are anything like most cat lovers, you have experienced the therapeutic comfort a cat can give just when you need it the most. Not only do cats provide emotional and physical therapy to their human family, in terms of helping relax muscles stressed by tension, and minds torn with worry and fears, they are also coming into their own as therapy animals in some hospital settings.

Cat Person of the Month: Beth Buderus
This amazing woman waded right into kitten rescue, feral cat trapping, and TNR with little training, but tons of courage even though she had to fight her ingrained fear of small, wild kittens. I have never before seen a need for a Cat Person of the Month, until Beth Buderus came along, but in my opinion, she richly deserves the title, even if it comes with no trophy or monetary award.

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Calypso, 2nd Cat of the Week for January, 2016
Colorful Calico cat Calypso is the second Cat of the Week for January, 2016. Calypso and her housemate, Coco, live with Pat Wolesky, talented and dedicated Cats Forum Host and Co-Moderator of our About Cats Facebook Group.

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Kelly: 1st Cat Picture of the Week for January 2016
In January, 2016, we are celebrating a medley of different kinds of cats as our Cats of the Week. Our first one is Kelly, a very special cat, found as an ''illegal

Mixed and Domestic Cat Breeds - Moggie Profile
Because so many people are fixated on 'cat breeds,' I'm including among legitimate cat breeds a 'breed profile' of mixed breed cats, better known as domestic cats, or

The Domestic Cat
Because so many people are fixated on 'cat breeds,' I'm including among legitimate cat breeds a 'breed profile' of mixed breed cats, better known as domestic cats, or

Litter Box Problems and Your Cats Urinary Tract Health
While a number of factors can contribute to cats' urinating outside the litter box, the most serious possibility, and the one to eliminate immediately, is that the cat has a lower urinary tract disorder, and a veterinary appointment should be first on the list. Second is to assure that there are sufficient litter boxes in the home, and that they are kept immaculately clean.

Cats FAQ - Why is Kitten Pawing Floor After Eating
A reader wonders why her kitten scratches around the food bowl after eating. The About.com Cats Expert explains that this common behavior is instinctive, and even shared by cats in the wild as well as the big cats.

Hypothyroidism in Cats
Feline Hypothyroid disorder has several potential causes, however the most common one is a side effect of radioactive iodine therapy for hyperthyroidism.

Hepatic Lipidosis AKA Fatty Liver Disease in Cats
Hepatic Lipidosis, AKA Fatty Liver Disease, can be fatal within a few days unless treatment is given. However, it can be reversed just as quickly by providing a nutritious semi-liquid diet under supervision by your veterinarian.

Most Common Endocrine Diseases in Cats - Hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroid disorder is the over-production of hormones by the thyroid gland, and it is the most common endocrine disease in cats. Learn more about hyperthyroid disease and other endocrine disorders in cats with this article from About.com.

Feline Diabetes
Feline diabetes is a serious condition, which left untreated can be fatal to a cat. It is commonly found in overweight cats, and ideally may be treated with a low carbohydrate diet. However, some cats may require insulin injections.

Pancreatic Disorders in Cats
Pancreatitis is more often found in cats. An inflamation of the pancreas, it can have a disastrous effect on cats who have conditions such as feline diabetes, since the pancreas manufactures insulin for the body's use. Learn more with this article by About.com

Upper Respiratory Infections in Cats
Upper respiratory infections such as conjunctivitis can be caused by bacteria, in the case of chlamydia, or viral, such as herpes. It can be virulent and spread rapidly in shelters, rescues, and multi-cat households, as this writer has experienced.

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Introducing Our 7th Guide-Cat for About.com
We did not particularly need another cat when young brown tabby cat Ginger showed up in our yard daily, and hung around until we fed her. Feeding then led to petting, and petting to affection, which soon led to the adoption of my 7th Guide Cat Advisor.

Bugaboo, 4th Cat of the Week, December 2015
The volunteer drop-in kitten, who was

Hypothyroidism in Cats
Hypothyroidism is an endocrine gland disorder. (The thyroid gland is considered the master gland of all the endocrine glands.) While hypothyroidism is not considered fatal, it can affect a cat's quality o life.

3rd Cat of the Week for December, 2015: Eggie
Eggie, our third Cat of the Week for December 2015, was a foundling kitten who

Inflammation of the Pancreas in Cats - Pancreatitis
The pancreas is part of the endocrine and digestive system, which is integral for the digestion of foods, producing the enzymes that digest food, and producing insulin. When the pancreas becomes inflamed, the flow of enzymes into the digestive tract can become disrupted. Learn more about pancreatitis in this article from PetMD.com for About.com

Cat Picture of the Week: Harry
Our Second Cat of the Week for December 205 is Harry, a handsome, adventurous red cat who lives in the U.K. with his Mum, Rose M., and Leo, 17 years old, also red, and also a previous Cat of the Week for About.com Cats.

How Seasonal Affective Disorder Affects Cats
Cats may be prone to seasonal affective disorder the same way as humans, demonstrating sluggishness, depression, and sleeping more than normal.

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Cats
The question of whether cats suffer from seasonal affective disorder, does not have a specific

What are the Causes of Seasonal Affective Disorder?
We explore the causes of seasonal affective disorder in humans, which may be directly or indirectly related to SAD in cats.

How We Can Help Cats With SAD
Read these tips for helping your cats avoid or minimize the stress of seasonal affective disorder, and be happier cats during dark and gloomy Winter days.

Cat Picture of the Week: Mufasa
Mufasa, a large, handsome red cat with Siberian genes, is the first Cat of the Week for December, 2015. When you read his story you'll understand how he lives up to his

How to Scruff a Cat - Step By Step Guide and Tips
I had to scruff Jaspurr yesterday, as he was using redirected aggression against Jenny because of a strange cat outside our back door. Scruffing is one of the best ways of discouraging undesirable behavior in cats, as it is one of the ways mother cats discipline their kittens. Learn how to scruff your cat to train him properly.

Review of World's Best Cat Litter
World's Best Cat Litter scores high in the criteria of odor control, scoopability, clumpability, and dust control. I have been using World's Best Cat Litter for over ten years, and do not hesitate to recommend it.

9 Great Toys for Home-Alone Cats
Working cat parents often worry about their cats being bored when left home alone all day, then becoming mischievous and destructive. Toys like catnip cigars, a talking ball, or a Birdland DVD will keep cats happy and out of trouble.

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Cat Dental Care - Dental Diseases of Cats
Dental disease is the largest single cause of health problems in cats. A regular dental care plan, a balanced diet, daily brushing and/or rinsing, and routine veterinary care, your cat can be free of dental pain and suffering.

Cats Dental Care - Dental Disease and Management
Although cat owners may have sharp eyes at spotting symptoms of illness in our furry friends, many of us have taken a more casual approach to dental health. It is not surprising, therefore, to learn that 85% of adult pets have periodontal disease, and that dental disease is the largest single cause of health problems in cats.

Beloved of Bast and The Animals' Savior - Guest Article by Jim Willis
Guest Article by Jim Willis-- an essay which should bring new appreciation of cats even to those with the coldest hearts.

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The Animals' Savior - Guest Article by Jim Willis
Guest Article by Jim Willis-- dedicated to all the people who selflessly devote their lives to animal rescue and advocacy. Page 4.

Cats, Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes
Insects such as fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes, are not just annoying and itchy to cats, they also carry a number of diseases, deadly to both humans and cats.

Cats and Scorpions
While scorpion stings might not kill a cat, there are a number of reasons they should be avoided as

Cats and Centipedes
Centipeds may not go looking for trouble, but if they run into it in the form of a snoopy cat, their instinctive reaction might be termed

Wasps, Bees, Other Stingers and Cats
Stings from wasps, bees, and hornets can not only be painful, but sometimes deadly to cats, particularly those who are immunocompromised.

Cats and Poisonous Spiders
While many spiders are harmless to cats and humans, three species, including the Black Widow, within the United States are deadly threats to both species.

Cats and Insects - Tasty Treats or Toxic Trouble?
If you've ever wondered whether eating moths was dangerous to cats, why they sometimes roll in ants, or whether centipedes are harmful to cats, check out this eight part article from About.com

Cats and Ants
While some ants sting, cats seem to be attracted to them. Learn some safe ways of getting rid of ants in your home without using toxic insecticides.

Insects Were Here Long Before the First Humans
The knowledge that insects were on earth about 200 million years before we humans, gives us a new perspective on our relationship with them.

How can I stop my kitten from growling at his brother?
A reader inquires, How can I stop my kitten from growling at his brother? Can it be stopped or is growling a completely normal trait in a young kitten, particularly when a sibling covets his toy?

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Cats
Carbon Monoxide and Radon Gas are both deadly poisonous gases, toxic to both humans and cats. Learn how to help prevent long-term damage, and the emergency steps to take if you suspect your cat has inhaled excessive amounts of either of these gases.

Black Mold
Black mold is not only ugly, but it is toxic to both humans and cats. Mold poisoning in cats should be considered a veterinary emergency and the cats should be seen right away. Learn more about mold poisoning in cats with this article from About.com

Radon Gas
I had never heard of radon gas before purchasing a new home. But now that I realize the horrors of the statistics about death from lung cancer, caused by this odorless, tasteless gas, I am determined to protect my home and its human and feline occupants, at any cost.

Outdoor House for Feral Cat
Detailed instructions for making an inexpensive outdoor cat house with

Outdoor House for Feral Cat
Detailed instructions for making an inexpensive outdoor cat house with

Precious is 5th Cat of the Week for November 2015
Precious, our fifth Cat of the Week for November, 2015, had to be rehomed when she was about six months old, and was adopted by Lauren to be a companion to Lauren's other cat, Bodhi. At nine years old, Precious is now the only cat in the home, and she and Lauren have a loving relationship based on trust.

Cats - The Costs of Responsible Ownership
Being a responsible owner of a cat comes with certain financial obligations. If you are not prepared to meet these costs, it is better to not adopt a cat at all. Irresponsibility carries its own costs, in terms of sacrifices to a cat's health and well-being, along with the potential heartbreak of the loss of the cat.

Costs of Cat Care During Hard Times - How Changing Economy or Personal Loss Affects Cat Care
There will come times when illness, death of a spouse, or sudden loss of income will drastically affect the kinds of care we can give our cats. Certainly a worldwide economy crisis affects the costs of cat care. Page 2.

Gracie is 4th Cat of the Week for November 2015
Sometimes a cat does not need to live a long life to make a huge impact on her family. Such is the case of Gracie, our fourth Cat of the Week for November, 2015.

Thank Heaven for Cats - Giving Thanks for Cats We Have Known and Loved
Thanksgiving Day is the time set aside in the United States for reflecting on the things in our lives for which we are thankful, and my cats are always pushing at the top of the list. Although I had cats in my teens, it wasn't until I met my husband-to-be in high school, that I acquired a passion for cats, which remains to this day. Read my tribute to cats I have known and loved, then write your own Thanksgiving tribute to your cats.

Giving Thanks for Cats - Jennifur - Rescued Calico Cat
Giving Thanks for Cats - Jennifur - Rescued Calico Cat

Thank Heaven for Cats - Giving Thanks for Puff, my First Kitten
On Thanksgiving, among other cats I have loved, I give thanks for Puff, who was my husband's and my first ever cat.

Thank Heaven for Cats - Giving Thanks for Tinker, our First Red Kitty
On Thanksgiving, among other blessings, I give thanks for Tiger and Figero, my husband's and my first adopted shelter cats.

Giving Thanks for Cats - Whiskers - Maine Coon Mix Cat
Giving thanks for cats. Whiskers was a Maine Coon mix beauty who I first

Remembering Cats at Thanksgiving - my Little Old Lady Cat Arthur
Remembering Cats at Thanksgiving - our white cat, Arthur

Giving Thanks for Cats - Bubba - A Most Memorable Cat
Giving Thanks for Cats - Bubba - A Most Memorable Cat

Giving Thanks for Cats - Jaspurr and Joey
Thanksgiving Day is the time set aside in the United States for reflecting on the things in our lives for which we are thankful, and my cats are always pushing at the top of the list. Although I had cats in my teens, it wasn't until I met my husband-to-be in high school, that I acquired a passion for cats, which remains to this day. Read my tribute to cats I have known and loved, then write your own Thanksgiving tribute to your cats.

Giving Thanks for Cats - Billy - Our Maine Coon Mix Rescue
Giving Thanks for Cats - Billy - Our Maine Coon Mix Rescue

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8 Top Cat Pee Odor and Stain Removal Products
Cat pee, poop, and vomit stains and odor can be caused by medical conditions. Have your cat checked by your veterinarian first, then use one of these odor and stain removal products on your carpet.

Can I Feed My Cat Table Scraps - Cats FAQ
Carl asks if he can feed his cat food scraps left over at the dining table. His reply is a number of reasons why not, including toxicity of several human foods to cats.

How Sensitive Is Your Cat's Hearing?
FAQ on cats' hearing. Sometimes when I'm listening to music or just watching an action movie, I notice my cat always leaves her comfortable and favorite place in the livingroom and goes into the bedroom under the bed where it's quiet. I can't help but wonder if and how much damage am I inflicting on her?

Cat of the Week: Bonnie Blue
Cat of the Week, Bonnie Blue hit the jackpot when she was part of the ten-kitten Garage Gang, all rescued by Charlie Smith. Partly through a live Internet feed, all the kittens were adopted except Bonnie Blue and Her Sister, who live with Charlie.

Telling the Sex of a Kitten Is Not Always Easy
While theoretically, telling the sex of a kitten is fairly easy, it is by no means an absolute science. Sometimes even animal shelter staff, veterinarians, and experienced cat breeders can make mistakes, as can the writer of this column.

How can I get rid of ants while keeping cats safe
Tips to a reader who wants ways to keep ants out of her house, while keeping it safe for her cats, despite their interest in rolling around in the ants and eating them

Cat of the Week: Gaby
We celebrate tortoiseshell cats in November because they remind us of the color of autumn leaves. Gaby, our first Cat of the Week is a gorgeous

What kind of food can I get for my allergic cat ?
A reader's cat is allergic to beef, rice, wheat, and chicken. The cat also refuses to eat the venison flavor of food prescribed by the veterinarian. He is looking for a good brand of cat food that does not have these ingredients. Read the reply to this cat food FAQ from the About.com Expert to Cats.

How can we keep our cats out of our kids' sandbox?
A reader has two Persian cats who are indoor-outdoor pets. She writes to ask advice because the cats are accustomed to using her children's sandbox as a litter box, an understandable concern. Read the reply of Franny Syufy, cat expert for About.com

Realistic Cat Toys for Kids and Collectors
If you're looking for holiday or birthday gifts for kids or adults who love cats, these lifelike electronic cats and kittens are right up your alley. Consider a cat that walks, nods her head, and purrs or meows when you pet her, or a lifelike sleeping cat that

Does Hairball Control Food Help Eating and Elimination Habits?
A reader asks if hairball control food changes eating and elimination habits in cats. Read a detailed response by About.com Cats Expert.

Glossary Definition of FeLV - Feline Leukemia
FeLV (Feline Leukemia) is a devastating diagnosis for a cat owner to hear. Learn the prevention, causes and treatments of FeLV (Feline Leukemia) in cats with this article.

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Pumpkins Are Not Just for Halloween
While pumpkins have traditionally been used as jack o lanterns all over the world for years during Halloween season, they serve a variety of other purposes, including helping to heal sick cats. Learn more about the history of pumpkins from the experts at About.com.

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Pros and Cons of Spaying a Rescued Pregnant Cat
Should you spay a rescued pregnant cat? Here lists the pros and cons for responsible cat owners to consider when dealing with an overpopulation problem. Page 2.

Building a Case for Anti-Declaw Laws in the United States
Declawing of cats is outlawed in many countries of the world. Should the U.S. follow suit? Here lists the pros and cons of proposed anti-declaw laws. Page 2.

Teach a Kid Respect for Cats and Other Animals - The future of our planet depends on them
Adapt and adopt these tips for teaching pet responsibility to kids. The future of our planet and the creatures we share it with depends on them. Page 2.

Teach a Kid to Bond with Cats - The future of our planet depends on them
Adopt these tips for teaching pet responsibility to kids. Teach by example to help the future of our planet and the creatures we share it with.

Teach a Kid Respect for Cats and Other Animals
High school students are great potential advocates for animals, starting with promoting the necessity for the spay and neuter to help relieve the animal overpopulation. Page 3.

Cat Care - 8 Ways to Treat Fear Aggression
Learn about cat aggression, prevent cat attack, and how to soothe fear aggression in this how-to article about cat aggression. Refer to this how-to article on cat aggression for dealing with cat fear aggression.

Cat of the Week: Slinky
At About.com we honor black cats in October, and our Cats of the Week are all black cats. This week we honor Slinky, an abandoned kitten who was taken in by a man who hadn't intended to adopt a cat, but felt an instant bond. This is their story.

Issues - Anti-Declaw Laws in the United States
Discussion of the issues, pro and con, of proposed anti-declaw laws in the United States. Declawing is outlawed in many countries of the world. Should the U.S. follow suit?

Are Cats Better Than Dogs? 10 Reasons Why
It's almost an age-old dispute among pet lovers as to whether cats are better than dogs, or vice-versa, one which will likely never be settled. Although I've had both dogs and cats over the years, for several years only graceful, QUIET cats have ruled my home.

Training Kittens to a Litter Box is Easy - Dogs and Litter Boxes Are a Different Story
It's relatively easy to train kittens to a litter box, because it is normal and natural for cats to cover their feces. On the other hand, how normal is it for dogs to eat the feces found in litter boxes? Learn more with this article from About.com

Cats Are Better Than Dogs as Apartment Pets
If you live alone in an apartment and long for company, you may have thought about getting a pet. May I suggest a cat? There are a number of reasons both you and your landlord would be happier with a cat in your apartment than a dog. Read further for other reasons why cats are better than dogs.

Indoors is Great for Cats - Not Necessarily Good for Large Dogs
Cats make better pets because they can stay indoors with only a few concessions for their health and happiness. Dogs are another story. Unless they live in a huge house with large open rooms for exercise, they need regular exercise outdoors as often as possible.

Cats Are Better Than Dogs Because They Do Not Bark all Night
One of the reasons I think cats are better than dogs is that you won't hear neighbors' cats barking all night. Read more of my 10 Reasons Cats Are Better Than Dogs

Kittens Are Cuter Than Puppies
One of the most difficult questions to answer is

Cats Purr and Dogs Cannot
Dog owners miss out on one of the most gloriously relaxing sound - that of a purring cat. The only sound dogs make that I can liken the purr to is a small whine.

Sleeping With Cats Piled on Your Bed - Cannot Do That With Dogs
While it's theoretically possible to sleep with cats piled high on your bed, it would be a little difficult with dogs. Just one more reason why cats are better pets than dogs. Find out more in this 11-part series.

Cats Were Once Worshiped as Gods - And They Have Never Forgotten
We often joke about the saying, 'Cats were once worshiped as gods, and they have never forgotten.' I've known a few cats who resembled that saying, with what we cleverly call today, their 'catitude.' This is the final part of an 11-part series on '10 Reasons Cats Are Better Than Dogs.'