Cat Advice and Information
Abscess - Cat Fight or
Cat Bite Abscess
How to recognize and treat abscesses on cats.
Age - Cat age in human years: A calculator.
Have you noticed your cat slowing down a bit? She's not
as lively as she used to be? Perhaps you should
consider that she is growing old. A ten year old cat is
equivalent to a fifty seven year old human
Tips on how to stop your kitten biting
and scratching you. You need to remember that kittens
have an instinct to play rough. It is part of a normal
kitten's development to play aggressively because they
are learning the predatory skills that a cat in the wild
would need to know for survival.
Allergic to Cats?
Cat allergies and ways to reduce your cat allergy. Are
Devon Rex cats hypoallergenic? Does cat hair cause allergies?
Bad Breath in Cats
Cat's with smelly breath may have an underlying health
or dental problem
Bathing your Cat
Under normal circumstances it is not necessary to bath
Kittens - Labor and Delivery
What are the signs that a kittens birth is
imminent? How long will my cat be in labour? What can go wrong? Read more about
cat birth, delivery & after
Breeds of Cats
Breed Profiles with pictures. Describes the different breeds of cats, their
history, personality, colours, coats, traits etc.
Caring for a Kitten - Kitten Care for the new owner
Everything you need to know about raising a healthy
happy kitten from what to feed your kitten to toilet
training and flea control. Information on parasites and
vaccination. Advice on desexing and much more
All Cat Breeds listed. Find a breeder near you.
Breeders with Links to their websites
Grow your own catnip. Will my cat
react to catnip? Catnip is a mild stimulant to cats. The
catnip reaction is inherited and causes a high for cats.
Cat Pee and
A series of articles covering cat and dog pee and poop problems. Leave your
comments. Ask a question or leave an answer.
When cat urine seeps through carpet, into padding and down to the floor
beneath, it can give your home an unpleasant aroma. In almost all cases, cat urine is the worst perpetrator of pet
stains and pet odours. If you own a cat, it's important for you to know
how to clean cat urine stains
Litter Killing Your Cats?
Cats die. Kittens die. It's part of life.
But we still grieve when they die, even though we know it is only the
body, not the spirit, that is gone. How much worse we feel when those
deaths were unnecessary, could have been prevented by something as simple
as changing the kind of litter we use
Causes and Treatment of conjunctivitis in cats.
Many cats have chronic problems with conjunctivitis (inflammation of the
eye membranes). Often, the problem comes and goes. The eyes may be red,
swollen, watery and purulent
Lots of pictures of the cutest kittens
Cystitis in Cats
Cystitis is often the cause of inappropriate urination in cats.
Cat Enclosures Cat Runs Modular Runs. Photos and tips how to build
Advice on how to build a cat enclosure or cat run. Lots of photos,
suppliers and ideas. See the Ultimate luxury cat enclosure.
How do I know it's time?
Most people really have had no
guidelines to follow, had no firm ground on which to stand while partaking
in their pet's final time. For those of you who have had no experience
with euthanasia of a pet, I would like to offer a few guidelines so that
you will have some firmer ground to stand on when "that time" does come.
Dying: Living with the loss of your cat
Through the course of their lives
most cat owners have to face the death of a beloved cat. The sad fact is
that our treasured companions do not live as long as we do.
Facts about Cats
The ridged pattern on a cat's nose pad is as individual as a human
At their fastest, cats can run at 30mph
Cat Fleas. Get rid of fleas on your pets and in your home
Get rid of fleas forever
just follow the easy steps for total flea eradication.
do not have to be a part of pet ownership. Years ago it was assumed that
all cats and dogs had fleas but this is just not true today. Flea control
has advanced so much that no animal should ever have to suffer one single
Ear Mites - Symptoms
Ear Mites are very uncomfortable and painful for your cat. The signs and
treatment for ear mites.
Symptoms include severe itching and
inflammation of the skin. The cat will groom itself for hours and scratch, bite
and lick at affected areas often causing damage to the skin
Fleas - How to kill fleas on very young kittens
You cannot use most flea products on kittens of less than 8
weeks old. Find out how to get rid of fleas on little kittens.
Fleas - Cat Fleas - Dog Fleas - Human Fleas
The most common flea found on dogs and cats is
the cat flea. Flea Information & advice. Kill fleas on your
dogs, cats & in your house
Fleas - Sand Fleas
Sand fleas are not a problem for cats or dogs
Flu: Cat Flu
Information, symptoms, treatment, diagnosis and
prevention of Feline Herpes Virus and Feline Calicivirus
Hair - How to remove pet hair from carpets, furniture
Some handy hints to get rid of the cat hair around your
house and in your car.
While an occasional hairball is no cause for alarm, if your cat is
vomiting up a hairball more than once or twice a month, it's time to think
about a plan of action
Common Health Problems In Cats
It may come as a surprise, if you're a new cat owner, that many health
problems may befall your feline friend. Some problems are easily
preventable, while others are hereditary.
Cat in Heat
How do I know if my cat is in heat? This article
describes the signs of a cat in heat (Oestrus)
Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds with pictures
A look at the breeds of cats that are hypoallergenic and what causes human
allergies to cats.
Kidney Disease Chronic Renal Failiure
Causes and Treatment of CRF or Chronic Renal Disease in Cats
The most noticeable symptom is an increase in water consumption and
urination ("drink-a-lot, pee-a-lot syndrome")
Kittens - How to Care for a Kitten
Information on what to feed a kitten, how often it
should be fed, how to toilet train it. Tips on playing,
scratching, how often to worm and lots more.
Lots of photos of cute little kittens
Introducing new kittens to Other Cats
It is generally thought that cats thrive
better with the company of another feline, especially cats confined
indoors. But before you rush off to your local cat shelter or breeder,
here are a few tips to make bringing home a new kitten as stress free as
Litter Box - House Training your Kitten
Tips and advice on how to toilet train your kitten.
Litter Box Problems
Litter Box Problems - Ten Reasons
Why your cat may not be using the litter tray
Litter Box Choosing the right Litter Box
There are so many litter boxes to choose from. A guide
to choose the right one for you.
Milk - Should a
kitten drink milk?
Drinking milk can make your kitten ill with diarrhea and pain.
Miliary Dermatitis is a condition where millet seed sized
(miliary) scabs are variably distributed over the cats body. The cat is
usually very itchy and may cause damage to itself by scratching and hair
pulling. The scabs can be easily felt
Moving House with your cat
Cats are creatures of habit and thrive in a consistent and familiar
atmosphere. Moving house can be very stressful for cats once they are
taken out of their comfort zone. Some tips to make moving house with cats go as smoothly as
Mishka's Diary, A Cat with Diabetes
Tonight I noticed that Mishka wasn't
looking too good. She was sitting out on the mat outside and didn't come
in for dinner when I called her. I then realised that she hadn't pestered
me for food all day
of a cat are different from a dog's
To begin with we must
get a good grip on two terms . . . carnivore and omnivore.
The cat is considered by scientists to be a strict carnivore and the dog
is considered to be an omnivore.
in Potted Plants
Some tips on how to stop this annoying habit
Pills: How to give your cat a Pill
Pilling a cat can be a nightmarish experience. Cats don't want something
pushed down their throats, and they'll fight with all their might to
prevent it. In fact, it's amazing how powerful their small bodies can be.
Here are some ways to make the pilling process easier and less stressful
for both you and your cat.
Pregnancy: What are the signs that my cat is pregnant?
Cat Pregnancy Information. How long does a cat's pregnancy last for? What are
the signs my cat is pregnant? How do I know when my cat is going into labour?
Photos of Cats
Cat Breeds - Cat and Kitten Pictures - Photos of Different Breeds
have owners, cats have staff.
Avoid dogs whenever you can. Remember... Cats are poetry in motion. Dogs
are gibberish in neutral
Ringworm in Cats
Information, symptoms, treatment,
diagnosis and prevention of Ringworm in Cats
How to Stop Your Cat from Scratching Your Furniture
How do I stop my cat scratching the furniture?
One thing is absolutely certain. You will never stop a
cat from scratching but you can divert his claws from your sofa,
furnishings or carpet to something more appropriate. It is relatively easy
to stop your cat scratching your furniture. First you must buy or make him
a scratching post.
Cat Spraying Problems
Can cat spraying
problems be treated? Stress can be a cause of feline
spraying. Diagnosis, treatment and management of
A look at the different personalities of cats according
to their starsign
Stress: Feline Stress
From the late 20th century to the
present, Stress has become a catchword of a generation. For humans, it has
become a lifestyle – and indeed the amount we have to do, and the pressure
we are under, are worn with pride as a statement of our importance. The
cats with whom we share our lives are also not immune to stress
Tapeworm in cats
Information, symptoms, treatment,
diagnosis and prevention of Tapeworm in Cats
Toilet -Teach your cat to use the toilet
Step by step
instructions on how to train your cat to use the toilet instead of a
Toothache and Tooth Decay in Cats
Cats can suffer from severe pain due to bad teeth. Refusal to eat is
often the first sign of tooth decay.
fun loving animals. Ideas for homemade toys and toys you
Urinary Tract Disorders in Cats
Commonly referred to as FLUTD, LUTD or FUS.
The clinical signs of all the FLUTDs are very similar. Cats may go to the
litter box frequently, strain to urinate, pass very small amounts at a
time, lick their genitals more frequently or more intensely than usual, or
have blood in the urine.
Urine: Free Recipe for Cleaning Pet Urine Smells.
Don't buy expensive Cleaners,
make your own
Remove urine stains and
Carpets and furnishings Using Common Household Products
in 3 easy steps
to remove stains and odors from mattress
My cat peed on the bed! How to remove stains and odor. Free Home made recipe.
There can many varied reasons why a cat
vomits, from a serious illness to eating something disagreeable. An
occasional, isolated episode of vomiting is usually normal.
Worming your Cat
Advice on when you should worm your kitten or cat