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Cats and Catnip: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re a cat lover, then you’re probably aware that catnip can make cats pretty goofy. But, did you know that not all cats react to catnip? You might also be wondering if there is a limit to how much catnip is safe for your cat. Are there other substances besides catnip that have a […]

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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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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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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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When Do Cats Become Full Grown

When Do Cats Become Full Grown?

Depending on the day, you may wish your kitten would stay little forever. But just like all babies, kittens grow up, which is a good reason to consider the 15+ year commitment that comes with cat ownership before bringing a cute little ball of fur home. While cats may be emotionally immature for a few […]

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Can Cats Get Lice

Can Cats Get Lice?

Getting lice as a kid is practically a rite of passage. We all have memories of going to the nurse’s office and having our hair carefully combed in search of those little pests. While its rare to get lice in adulthood (though it happens, unfortunately), we may wonder if lice will make an appearance in […]

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Can Cats Get Pink Eye

Can Cats Get Pink Eye?

Pink eye, which is also known as conjunctivitis, is a very common illness in human beings, particularly during childhood. While most of us have memories of battling pink eye during our elementary school years, many of us are able to forget about this itchy infection once we reach adulthood. It may therefore come as a […]

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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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