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Cat boarding is a good idea because of a cat's general independence, a cat's seeming indifference to humans is part of their general psychology. By ignoring you, they invite fawning and doting behavior that they can have whenever they want. While they seem indifferent, cats crave love like
Cats advancing in age often experience physical changes in coat and skin. Some cats' coats turn gray, while other cats develop thinning or balding patches on their coat. Age naturally causes skin dryness, which can change fur texture or cause fur to fall out. Seek your veterinarian's advice in order
Preventing fleas on your cat is a very important concern, as these bloodsucking pests can cause your beloved Fluffy a lot of pain and discomfort as well as spread to your furniture and bedding. Fleas can also cause your cat serious health problems, such as skin infections and parasitic worms. If you
Tuxedo Cats were originally chosen to honor in the May cats photo calendar because they reminded me of the elegant attire worn to spring proms. Of course, females may also wear tuxedos. Ehjoy these photos of handsome tuxedo cats, then submit your own cat pictures.
Of all domestic cats, tabbies most resemble tigers with their stunning stripes and other beautiful body markings of swirls and dots. Tabbies are also the most common domestic cat. Coat colors of tabbies aren't limited to only one shade but have various shades of oranges, browns, grays and ginger. So
Even though cats are very clean animals, which clean themselves several times a day, it does not mean that they do not need your help. Cats need a good grooming session to keep their hair in good condition and to remove any dirt that is in their fur. Grooming also helps spread natural oils through y
There are separate ways and means of communications for cats. They make various kinds of sounds and also a lot of body sign to reveal what they feel. A lot of signs can be easily noticed. After you notice a special behavior you may come to know that it is something important which the cat wants to c
A cat with bladder stones does have options, but this depends on what type of stones have formed, how large they have gotten, how many and if they are causing an obstruction so that the urine cannot be expelled. The later condition can be life threatening so get your cat to the vet immediately if yo
Ringworm is a skin infection caused by fungi. While worms do not cause it, the circular patches of irritated skin bear resemblance to worms, and thus the name. Your cat can become infected with ringworm by being around another animal that is infected or by coming in contact with contaminated items,
There are many causes of unusual discharge from the eyes - nearly every opthamological problem in cats causes the eyes to water, and without a physical examination it is impossible to be specific. Let's take a look at some of the common causes of watery eyes in cats.
If you have a cat with a urinary tract infection, then no doubt you've searched for a way to cure cat urinary infections for good. This cat illness can really grab hold of your cat's urinary system and not let go. Its not unusual for cat to have a feline UTI for months. Here's how to
With the advent of About.com's Show and Tell by readers, dozens of new photos and stories are submitted every week but sadly, not all of them make the grade for approval for one or more reasons. I am even more selective when it's time to choose a Cat Picture of the Week, or a finalist in a
A friend sent me a cute photo of a cat wearing a bonnet from the popular ICanHasCheezburger site. The cat sez, "Hope u dont plan on returning it cause ur blood will leave stains." The few times I've tried to put hats or outfits on my cats, I've gotten the same response.Just out o
Watch kittens for tail chasing and chewing on themselves or each other, which may cause loss of hair (alopecia) and scabs at the tip of the tail. Hair loss with scabs can be full or partial, and can occur in symmetrical patterns. Look for areas of skin with hair loss that may be reddened, scaly or b