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Cutest Cat Contest Picture Gallery: Ian

Is your cat the cutest cat in the world? About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. Please read the rules carefully, then submit your Cutest Cat photo by following these Guidelines. ...More...

Holistic Way to Treat Cat UTI Infections

Urinary tract infections are common in cats. The infection is caused when bacteria get into the urethra, the tube through which urine flows. It's important to identify your cat's symptoms early and begin treatment. An untreated urinary tract infection can spread into the kidneys and cause serious il...More...

Tips on How to Take Care of Cats

These days, cats are as popular a pet as dogs. There are many cat lovers who share information on line and other wise for interested people who might be keen in getting a cat home and be able to take care of them and have fun at the same time....More...

Cat Beds - Good and Bad

This article is intended to give pet owners some insight into the many type of cat beds on the market today.Cats prefer to nap on something soft and comfortable.Here are some ideas on choosing the right cat bed for you and your feline friend....More...

Feral Cat Information

As opposed to a domesticated stray cat that has wandered away from home, a feral cat is an offspring of a homeless house cat. Feral cats often are untamed and fearful of humans, according to the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon (FCCO)....More...

Are Cats Colorblind?

Cats' eyes come in a wide range of colors from emerald green to glowing yellow-orange and just about any color in between. Designed by nature to serve them well in hunting, a cat's eye has the remarkable ability to capture and use light far more efficiently than the human eye, allowing them to see i...More...

How to Get Rid of a Stray Cat

Unwanted feline visitors can disrupt gardens, leave odors and half-digested prey around your property, and upset resident cats and dogs. Deterring cats is a temporary measure to ensure that you don't have to deal with the problems they bring. While more involved, trapping and re-homing the cats is a...More...

Cat Condo - AHome Inside Their Home

Cats like their privacy and we all know cats are finicky. One minute they want to be cuddled and petted, the next they don't want anything to do with you....More...

Comical Cats Picture Gallery: Yogi

There is nothing quite so endearing as a cat at its comical best, particularly because they take themselves so very seriously. Whether it be a mighty hunter, a cat overcome by his own curiosity, or a cat sleeping, legs akimbo, in perfect bliss, I think you will agree that comical cats are cats at th...More...

Antibiotic Treatment for Cystitis in Puppies

Acute cystitis is severe inflammation of the urinary bladder. When it occurs in puppies, it causes extreme pain and can lead to severe complications. Antibiotics are administered to clear the condition up and usually lead to a full recovery....More...

Birman Cats Picture Gallery: Cousteau

The Birman cat is believed to have originated in Burma, and brought to France around 1919. Birmans have a great personality and will fit easily into most lifestyles; they are active and playful, but will also entertain themselves quietly if you are too busy to play with them....More...

Practicing Good Kitten Care

Many owners of cats suddenly find themselves with a planned or not so planned litter of kittens and wondering what they are supposed to do with them. Usually the process is simple but, sadly, there are many instances of the kittens' mother showing disinterest or having health issues that result...More...

Should You Take Home a Feral Cat?

It's easy to fall in love with an adorable homeless kitten or cat, and you may be tempted to rescue it on the spot with the good intentions of providing it a home. But before you do, be aware that if you are dealing with a feral cat or kitten, you need to understand what you're dealing wit...More...

Rotation Diet for Cats

In a rotation diet for cats, you change food on a specific schedule so it becomes accustomed to a variety of meals. This may provide optimum nutrition and prevent food allergies that can develop from eating one food exclusively. Moreover, if you ever need to change your cat's diet because of a healt...More...

How to Treat Cats With Constipation

Constipation is a common condition that occurs in cats. Constipation is normally defined as the absence of bowel movements or infrequent bowel movements that may include straining. If you notice a lack of bowel movements, straining, lethargy and loss of appetite, your cat is most likely constipated....More...

Comical Cats Picture Gallery: Rama, the Mouse

There is nothing quite so endearing as a cat at its comical best, particularly because they take themselves so very seriously. Whether it be a mighty hunter, a cat overcome by his own curiosity, or a cat sleeping, legs akimbo, in perfect bliss, I think you will agree that comical cats are cats at th...More...

How to Keep Cats Out of Flower Beds

Cats enjoy digging around in the flower beds and using the area as an outdoor litter box. Unfortunately, the cat can kill some of the plants with its potent urine and that urine also leaves behind a horrible smell. Homeowners can keep cats out of flower beds using some simple techniques and common i...More...

2010 Tabby Cats Picture Gallery: Samson

Tabby cats are almost as old as Mother Earth herself, and are the epitome of Catness in all its wonder and glory. Because Mother Earth comes alive in the Spring, when the earth is rich with promises of things to be, we celebrate tabby cats in our March Cat Picture Calendar You'll find dozens of...More...

Cat Stress Can Result in Self-Destructive Behavior

When a senior cat is in the presence of a bouncy, playful, non-stop-energized kitten, the senior may feel stressed. Instead of resorting to fight or flight, it might displace its stress with licking. You need to address this behaviorally before it leads to self-destructive grooming, risking baldness...More...