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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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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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What Do Cats Hate the Smell Of

What Do Cats Hate the Smell Of?

I don’t know about you, but my cats like what they like, and they hate what they hate. And, when it comes to smells, there are certain things most cats just don’t seem to care for. That’s why I’m answering the question of what do cats hate the smell of. In this article we’ll cover the […]

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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 Do Cats Recognize Their Owners

How Do Cats Recognize Their Owners?

Have you ever wondered how your cat knows you’re you? In other words, how do they know you as a distinct person from your spouse, mom, brother, or a complete stranger? In this article we’ll cover the following; Cats and Their Senses, What You Need to Know Do Cats Recognize Us By Sight? Do Cats […]

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Why Do Cats Pee on Clothes

Why Do Cats Pee on Clothes?

We love our feline friends, but there’s one thing we probably don’t love about them: their pee. While most of the time our cats will use their litter box, sometimes, for a variety of reasons, cats will urinate in less conventional places. And unfortunately for us, that often means a great deal of cleaning up. […]

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Why Do Cats Yawn

Why Do Cats Yawn?

If you’ve spent any time around cats, you’ve surely seen them yawn. You might have even seen them pandiculating. What’s pandiculation, you ask? That’s a good question. And why do cats yawn, anyway? Is yawning the same for cats as it is for human? Sit back, stretch out, have a good yawn, and we’ll answer […]

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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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How Do Cats Show Their Love

How Do Cats Show Love?

If you’re a cat owner, you probably don’t need anyone to tell you that your furry feline friend loves you. When your kitty is sitting on your lap, purring up a storm, what else could they be feeling? But, are cats actually capable of feeling love? If so, how exactly do they show their love? […]

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