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Cat Diseases

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) FIP is a difficult disease to diagnose and to treat. Testing for this disease is not very accurate and the clinical signs are easily confused with a number of other diseases. The disease does not … Continue reading

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Improving Behavior

Kittens and cats don’t misbehave just to make trouble. Their behavior is largely based on instinct and learning. The way you react to your cat will affect her habits for life. Cats are sensitive to your tone of voice. So … Continue reading

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Your Cats Health

Monitoring While forming a good relationship with your cat’s veterinarian is important, getting to know what is normal for your cat is crucial. Just like a parent with a child, you will know what is an abnormal behavior for your … Continue reading

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Cat-Proof Your Home

Kittens and cats are lively and curious, which can lead them into serious trouble unless you take preventative measures! It’s practically impossible to totally cat-proof your home against accidents, but for your cat’s safety, here are some suggestions. And remember, … Continue reading

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Spaying & Neutering

Neutering (for males) or spaying (for females) is a responsible way to prevent the birth of unwanted litters. It may also improve your kitten’s disposition and prevent many undesirable behaviors such as urinating, or “spraying,” around the house. Spaying and … Continue reading

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Bringing Home Your New Cat

Congratulations! You have just begun a relationship that’s bound to be filled with fun and affection. Let’s get you starting off on the right foot! Before She Comes Home… Cats are territorial, and coming into a new home leaves them … Continue reading

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Declawing

Declawing Claws Are Important To A Cat A cat’s remarkable grace and agility and its faultless sense of balance are due to a great extent to its retractable claws, which allow it to establish footing for walking, running, springing, climbing, … Continue reading

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