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Can Cats Swim? – Everything You Need To Know

Cats are not known for their love of water. In fact, they’re famous for just the opposite! Cartoons, movies, books, and real life experience have all taught us that the vast majority of cats don’t like getting wet, hate baths, and dislike swimming. Disliking water aside, can cats swim? The truth is that most cats […]

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Can You Keep Kittens in a Cage

Can You Keep Kittens in a Cage?

Since it’s common and even recommended to crate puppies, many people wonder if they can keep their kitten in a crate, too. Crating a puppy is a great way to keep your home and dog safe, but can you keep kittens in a cage? While it may be tempting to crate your kitten when you […]

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When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes After Birth

When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes After Birth?

After the initial excitement of newborn kittens, owners anxiously await the next milestone: the moment when they finally open their eyes. But, when do kittens open their eyes after birth? Kittens are born totally helpless. They are blind, deaf, and extremely vulnerable. While they’re useless little bundles of fluff as newborns, they won’t stay that […]

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Why Do Kittens Cry

Why Do Kittens Cry?

If you’ve ever lived with a litter of kittens, you know they aren’t the silent little lambs that many people think they are. In fact, at even just a few days old, kittens can make quite a raucous. But, why do kittens cry? All the noise doesn’t stop once they’ve left their litter mates and […]

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Why Do Cats Use Scratching Posts

Why Do Cats Use Scratching Posts?

Cats love to scratch! Unfortunately for their human caretakers, though, they don’t always scratch where they’re supposed to. In order to protect their furniture and sanity, many cat owners opt to purchase a scratching post. These posts, usually made of wood or plastic then covered in a rough carpet-like material, provide the perfect outlet for […]

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Can Cats Learn Their Name

Can Cats Learn Their Name?

If you’re like most cat owners, you probably spend a decent amount of time chatting with your cat when you’re at home. It’s only a problem if we think they answer us, right? While our cats are unlikely to answer us verbally, our feline friends understand much more than we give them credit for. While […]

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How Much Do Kittens Weigh

How Much Do Kittens Weigh?

With kittens, especially young ones, weight is an important measure of overall health. Small kittens often are diagnosed as “failing to thrive” which can be a serious health problem that can even lead to death. Knowing how much kittens should weigh at each stage of their development and keeping track of your kitten’s weight is […]

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Can Cats Eat Oregano

Can Cats Eat Oregano?

Whether you have it as a houseplant on your windowsill or dried to cook with, most people have oregano somewhere in their home. A staple spice in Mediterranean cooking, oregano can be found in all sorts of recipes, from pizza to salads and meat dishes. While we know that not all plants are safe for […]

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When Do Kittens Lose Their Baby Teeth

When Do Kittens Lose Their Baby Teeth?

Many kitten owners are shocked when they discover that their kitten will lose their baby teeth. They’ll be walking around the house, minding their own business, when they’ll come across what looks like a tiny tooth on the floor. Just like human children, kittens have a set of baby teeth that they lose as they […]

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Why Do Kittens Throw Up

Why Do Kittens Throw Up?

Having a kitten that’s throwing up can be pretty stressful. Because there are so many reasons why kittens vomit, it can be difficult to figure out what’s going on. While most cases of kitten vomiting are relatively innocuous, throwing up can also be a sign that something is seriously wrong. Learning the signs of serious […]

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