Amanda K., Author at Cat Kingpin - Page 3 of 9

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Can Cats Faint

Can Cats Faint?

While we do our best to make sure our feline friends are healthy, happy, and safe, sometimes an illness can creep up on us. While most of the time our cats won’t come down with anything more serious than a cold, sometimes more serious illnesses can occur. Cats are very good at hiding their illnesses. […]

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Can Cats Kill Rats

How Do Cats Kill Rats?

Cats make fantastic pets. They’re clean, relatively independent, and give tons of love. Cats are also useful: they are well-known rodent killers. While it may be difficult for us to imagine our furry friends ruthlessly killing a mouse or a rat, the truth is that the hunting instinct is well ingrained in even the most […]

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Can Cats Eat Orchids

Cat Cats Eat Orchids?

Houseplants and cats can be a dangerous mix! From signs at our veterinary office to warnings posted on the internet, information about the toxicity of houseplants is readily available for all cat owners. Despite the warnings, however, the truth is that the vast majority of houseplants are safe for cats. While it’s never a good […]

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Can Cats Get Colds

Can Cats Get Colds?

While it’s probably the most common viral infection in human beings, a cold (or what your doctor probably calls a rhinovirus) can really take the wind out of your sails. Between the terrible stuffy nose, extreme lethargy, and cough, a cold is nothing to sneeze at! Unfortunately, our furry feline friends can also suffer from […]

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Can Cats Make You Sick

Can Cats Make You Sick?

As cat lovers, we spend a lot of time with our feline friends. Whether we’re cuddling on the couch or simply hanging out in the same room, we’re bound to have a lot of physical contact with our beloved cats. All of this contact means we are invariably sharing germs, and anyone who has seen […]

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Why Do Cats Bite

Why Do Cats Bite?

While it’s not the most endearing part of cat ownership, our beloved feline friends will sometimes bite. Even though being bitten by your cat is an unpleasant experience, it’s important to determine why your cat is biting in order to figure out what to do about it. Cats bite for a variety of reasons, and […]

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Can Cats Wear Collars

Can Cats Wear Collars?

While dogs are traditionally the “collar wearers” of the animal kingdom, it’s equally important that we equip our feline friends with a safe collar that provides identification information. Even if your cats rarely or never go outdoors, making sure that they are easily identifiable as pet cats will ensure that they are returned to you […]

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How Do Cats Get Fleas

How Do Cats Get Fleas?

If you’ve ever noticed your cat is scratching itself more than usual, you probably got freaked out pretty fast. While most scratching is innocuous, sometimes itchiness can be a sign of something sinister: fleas. Fleas are the bane of every cat owner’s existence. Not only do they rank pretty high on the “ick factor” scale, […]

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Can Cats Eat Cheese

Can Cats Eat Cheese?

The average American eats close to 23 pounds of cheese per year. I’m not at all surprised by this number; cheese is pretty amazing! Whether it’s cream cheese smeared on your bagel or a little bit of goat cheese sprinkled on your salad, cheese is a staple in tons of recipes and can be found […]

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When Do Cats Get Nipples

When Do Cats Get Nipples?

If you’ve ever wanted to read an article devoted entirely to feline nipples, you’ve come to the right place. While most cat owners probably don’t pay a whole lot of attention to their cat’s nipples, there are some important things we can learn from them about our cat’s health and their sexual maturation. In this […]

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