Month: February 2022

The Four Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease

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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a common disease in cats, especially senior cats. There are a number of different terms used for this condition, including Chronic Renal Failure, Chronic Kidney Insufficiency, or simply Kidney or Renal Disease. All of them mean that the cat’s kidneys are not functioning optimally.Continue Reading

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What is Feline Direct Registering and Why Do Cats Do It?

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Cats are mysterious creatures, and learning more about how and why they do the things they do is one of the joys of loving our beautiful companions. When I recently came across the term “feline direct registering” for the first time, I have to admit, my mind was blown. How was it possible that in all the years I’ve been working with and writing about cats, I had never come across this term?Continue Reading

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Gemstone Cat Bracelets: New Colors!

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I previously featured these gorgeous bracelets, made from genuine gemstones. I love my tortie bracelet and wear it almost all the time. In fact, I love these braceltes so much that I included them in our 10 Best Cat Products of 2021. Continue Reading

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Review: PetFusion Ambush Interactive Electronic Cat Toy

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The last time Allegra got excited about an electronic toy was almost nine years ago when I got the Cat’s Meow toy for Allegra and Ruby for Christmas. Since then, she just hasn’t show much interest in these types of toys, preferring interactive wand toys, puzzle toys, or small toys that can be tossed. I was curious to see  how she would react to PeFusion’s Ambush toy.Continue Reading

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Ask the Cat Doc: Finding the Cause of Respiratory Problems

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Welcome back Dr. Bahr! After a three month absence, our “Ask the Cat Doc With Dr. Lynn Bahr” segment is back! Once a month, Dr. Bahr answers as many of your questions as she can, and you can leave new questions for her in a comment.Continue Reading

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Mews and Nips: Scientists Uncover the Secret To Fishing Cats’ Hunting Success

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Fishing cats are native to South and Southeast Asia. Unlike many cat species, fishing cats readily swim. Their front toes are partially webbed, and their claws protrude slightly even when retracted, an adaptation for fishing. To date ,very little was known about these mysterious cats’ behavior. A recently published study took a closer look at the hunting behavior of these elusive felines. For more about these fascinating cats, visit Science News.Continue Reading

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Tortoiseshell Cat Earrings

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How pretty are these earrings!

Handmade to order from faux leather, these earrings are super lightweight. They are approximately 2 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, and have a 2.5 inch drop length. Metal options include gold, silver, or hypoallergenic 14K plated rose gold.Continue Reading

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Yes, You Can Train Your Cat

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Cats can be more complex than dogs when it comes to training them, but this does not mean that they are untrainable. With some time, patience, and effort, you can train your cat.Continue Reading

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Review: Petlibro Rainbow Automatic Ceramic Pet Fountain

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This is the fountain you’ve all been waiting for! We previously reviewed and loved Petlibro’s Automatic Capsule Fountain and featured their Stainless Steel Fountain, which is one of our  Best Cat Products of 2021. I think you will love Petlibro’s newest fountain, the Rainbow Automatic Ceramic fountain.Continue Reading

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