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Got Cat Love? Here Are 14 Ways Cats Give Love
Cats show their love in many ways, from their body language to their behavior when around their humans. Learn 14 ways cats love their owners to help your understanding of the ways cats show love.
Love Your Cat? Avoid These 7 Things He Hates
If you really want to PO your cat, make him think you are ignoring him. Cats thrive on attention, especially from their favorite people, so pamper him with attention or live to regret it.
Top 10 Things Cats Like
This list of the top 10 things cats like was assembled two ways. First, we looked into cats' minds, then observed their daily activities to determine the things they like most. Your cat's experience may vary widely.
What is the Average Lifespan of a Cat?
How long is the common cat supposed to live? Questions and answers from the About Guide to Cats
7 Facts About Black Cats
Black cats are usually loved beyond measure or feared beyond reason.
Significant Additions to the Cat-to-Human Age...
Thanks to the International Cat Care organization, some great new revisions have been made to the comparative ages of cats to humans. Welcome to Juniors, Prime cats and Mature cats.
Cat Peed on Your Clothes? Here's How to Remove...
How can I remove cat urine odor from laundry - Cats FAQ
Cats Home Alone? Try These 9 Great Toys
Working cat parents often worry about their cats being bored when left home alone all day, then becoming mischievous and destructive. Toys like catnip cigars, a talking ball, or a Birdland DVD will keep cats happy and out of trouble.
Keep Poo Private With Cat's Bedroom Litter...
Female cats, like women, require a boudoir which will have all the necessities in one place. Learn more about my Jennifur's brand new private litter station with a no-track mat, an odor-free stainless pedal-open waste container, and a privacy screen for m'lady.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery
Equally at home with children, dogs, or older persons, the Maine Coon is an ideal pet, handily earning
Cat Talk: Understanding Your Cat's Purrs
Learn about why and how do cats purr in this article to better understand purring cats. Find out about cat sounds and variations on purring in this article by Amy Shojai, CABC.
Amazing Facts About Tuxedo Cats
Did you know that tuxedo cats are 200% smarter than other cats? That the first cat in the new world was a Tuxedo cat named Asgerd aboard a Viking ship, or that the largest inheritance given a cat was to a tuxedo? Learn more amazing bits of fact and/or fiction about tuxedo cats, as researched by Dr. Magrathea Wallace, aka Maggie.
What Do Your Cat's Meows Mean?
Though cats vocalize with one another, they seem to reserve meows for their humans. Learn what cats' different sounds mean, and how to stop excessive meowing, especially at night when you need your sleep. Otherwise you may be a slave at the beck and cat-call of your favorite feline. If you understand cats' meows, you may empathize with an older, deaf, or sick cat, but practic tough kitty-love with other cats.
Think Cats Always Purr Because They're Happy?
One of the top items of curiosity about cats is 'why do they purr?' Although there is no definitive answer why cats purr, it is a remarkable ability shared by no other animal, except certain big cats and the raccoon.
Cat Person Quiz - What kind of cat person are you
What kind of cat person are you? Are you indifferent to cats, a cat owner, a cat lover or an irredeemable cat slave? Take this javascript-based cats quiz to analyze your true relationship with your cat.
How to Determine Your Cat's Breed
One of the most common questions asked among cat lovers is "What breed is my cat?" The quick answer is
7 Types of Human Food Cats Should Never, Ever Eat
There are many human foods toxic to cats. Avoid feeding cats table scraps, but feed a nutritious cat food created for their specific needs.
Your Cat's 12 Weirdest Behaviors Explained
Read this article about 12 weird cat behaviors as cat communication, and what they mean. Learn why cats perform these weird cat behaviors, and how they use them to communicate.
All About Tabby Cats!
Did you know the Tabby cat is not a breed, but a color pattern? Many cat breeds include the tabby pattern, as do out beloved Moggie cats. We extoll the virtues of the common but glorious tabby cat, along with some legends about the M on the forehead of the tabby.
10 Things You Need to Know About Cat Reproduction
Cats' reproduction is an amazing, complicated process, and can extend for many years, unless the cat is eventually spayed or neutered. Learn more about mating and conception in cats, for better knowledge of your own cat.
Your Guide to Mating and Conception in Cats
What happens when cats mate? Is it true a litter of kittens can be fathered by different cats? Can my cat become pregnant while still nursing her kittens? Learn the answers to all these questions on mating and conception in cats, and much more.
Why a Kitten's First Year Is the Most Important
Your kitten's first year is the most important one, in terms of his physical development as well as the human-feline bonding you will develop, which will help mold his personality. These are months to cherish, as they pass by all too quickly. Here's what to expect in your kitten's development from three to six months and beyond. Page 2.
The Top Healthy Canned Cat Foods
Next to a raw food diet for cats, experts agree that canned food should be the staple. These are my personal picks of premium canned cat foods.
How to Know if Your Kitty Is Sad
Refer to this Amy Shojai cat behavior article to learn about your sad cat and understand how to know cat is sad. Answer the question, is my cat sad, with this cat behavior article about understanding sad cat behavior.
Carpet Stink of Cat Pee? Fix it Fast With One...
Cat pee, poop, and vomit stains and odor can be caused by medical conditions. Have your cat checked by your veterinarian first, then use one of these odor and stain removal products on your carpet.
How Old Is Your Cat in Human Years?
How to determine your cat's age in human years, including an attached conversion chart.
How to Tell if Your Kitty is Happy
Cats have many ways of telling us that they are happy. They may vocalize their pleasure, show you their moods by their body language, and plainly act happy, by enjoying their food, keeping themselves groomed, and use the litter box faithfully. Learn more about knowing if your cat is happy with this article by Amy Shojai, CABC.
The Best Premium Dry Cat Foods for Adult Cats
Dry food is the staple in many cats' diets. Here are my top picks for premium dry foods, so your cat can get the most nutrition for health and longevity. I would feed any of these foods to my cats, and they rotate through several of these selections. Alternate with premium canned food for a well-balanced diet for your cat. Please keep in mind your own cats' age, medical condition, and nutritional needs, as there is no
All About Mellow Yellow Red Cats
Red cats are almost always tabbies, and are most often male. The color red in cats comes from genetics. They are more commonly called orange, yellow, butter, caramel, or butterscotch. Most red cats have personalities as warm as their coat color, and are mellow, loving cats. I highly recommend them as loyal, loving family members.
Why Do Cats Show Their Butts?
Read this cat talk article to learn why cats show their butts to humans and what cat butt communication means. This article explains cat talk and what cat tail sniffing and cat butt presentation means.
Is Marijuana Harmful to Cats?
A reader wants to know if marijuana is toxic to cats. Will inhaling second-hand pot smoke cause problems? How about eating the leaves of the plant? I've heard that it it just the same as catnip, as far as cats go, but I wouldn't want to do anything to harm my cats.
Understanding Your Cat's Eyes
Refer to this cat talk article to understand cat eyes. Understand how cats talk with their eyes. Cat eyes and cat talk is explained in this article by Amy Shojai, CABC, about understanding cat eyes.
Cats Photo Quiz - Boy Cat or Girl Cat
So you think you can tell a male or female cat by their looks? Test your skills with this cats picture quiz, boy vs girl cats. It may not be as easy as you think
Everything You Need to Know About Tuxedo Cats
Tuxedo cats are only one of many color patterns of bi-color cats, but in my opinion, the most beautiful. Tuxies have sweet, loving dispositions, but have a streak of mischief which can be challenging to their humans.
Finding Good Homes for the Kittens
If you haven't already planned to keep all the kittens from the litter, you'll need to start thinking about placing them in permanent loving homes when they are eight to twelve weeks old. Please take the extra steps necessary to ensure that they really go to GOOD, responsible homes.
3 Reasons to Love Maine Coon Cats
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11 Things You Need to Know About Cat Behavior
Behavioral problems in cats, such as avoiding the litterbox, excessive meowing and other attention-seeking behavior, biting and painful or destructive scratching can be corrected by first eliminating physical causes, then instituting a program of gradual retraining, with the help of these resources. Remember that there are no bad cats, only uninformed cat caregivers.
The History and Markings of the Tortoiseshell Cat
Tortoiseshell cats, with their colorful woven coats, provide a veritable feast of colors. Because of the resemblance to the fallen leaves of autumn, we at About.com have traditionally celebrated 'torties' in our November Cats Picture Calendar Gallery. Learn more about tortie's colors and distinctive personality with this Tortoiseshell Cats Profile.
How to Tell if Your Female Cat is in Heat
Female cats that are not spayed will eventually come into heat, and the signs are not entirely ambiguous. Here are some behavioral symptoms to look for if you suspect your diva is in heat.
Ask Amy: Cat Poop On Rug
This Ask Amy column explains how to solve cat poop on rug. Learn how to stop cat pooping outside litter box in this cat behavior Ask Amy column. Understand why cats miss the litter box and how to fix litter box cat poop problems.
10 Tips for Stopping Cat-on-Cat Aggression
Refer to this cat aggression article about cat fights to stop intercat aggression. Learn how to stop a cat fight and prevent intercat aggression in this how-to article about cat aggression.
10 Reasons You Should Adopt Two Kittens Instead...
By adopting two kittens together, those kittens will grow up to be friends for life, and you will have the pleasure of watching them develop and mature. I have enjoyed every minute of my time with brothers Jaspurr and Joey, and at 13 they are still best buddies.
Important Questions You Should Answer Before...
So you think you might want to get a cat, and don't know where to start. You no doubt have dozens of questions running through your mind:
Thinking of Getting a New Cat? Avoid These Top...
Getting a new cat, especially if it is your first cat, is a huge step, and not to be taken carelessly. This article will help prepare you against making the 10 most common mistakes made by new cat owners.
Surprising Reasons Your Cat Ignores the Litter...
Cats urinating outside the litterbox is cited as one of the main reasons for surrendering cats to animal shelters. You can rid your house of cat urine odor and retrain your cat to the litterbox by using the tips in this article.
Count the Ways to Stop Fights Between Your...
Aggression between cats sharing a household can come in several forms, including play aggression, redirected aggression, and territorial aggression. It is important to understand the kind of aggression before attempting to intervene.
10 Reasons Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs
It's almost an age-old dispute among pet lovers as to whether cats are better than dogs, or vice-versa, one which will likely never be settled. Although I've had both dogs and cats over the years, for several years only graceful, QUIET cats have ruled my home.
Why Do My Cats Drool When I Pet Them?
Refer to this Ask Amy column by Amy Shojai, cats.about.com behavior columnist to learn about cat drooling. This column explains why cats drool when petted and feeling happy.
Understanding What Your Cat's Tail is Telling You
Understand cat language and what cat tails mean. Refer to this article to learn how to translate cat tail positions, and why dogs may misinterpret various cat tail talk. Learn more about how cats communicate with their tails with this article by Amy Shojai, CABC for About.com.
How to Tell the Sex of a Cat
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What Kind of Cat are You? - A Personality Quiz
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Pardon the "Expression"
That stink you sense coming from your normally sweet-smelling cat may be the result if his expressing his anal glands. Learn the hows and whys of these remarkable organs of cat communication.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Tex
Ranchcats Big Tex of Cowtown Cats. Tex is our 4 year old purebred Maine Coon and the largest kitty we
How Often Should You Feed a Cat?
How often should I feed my cat? Questions and answers from the About Guide to Cats.
Is Your Cat Pregnant? Here Are Some Major Signs
It's very unlikely for a queen to fail to become pregnant when she is in heat, and unneutered male cats start hanging around. Spaying your cat before she goes into heat can save a lot of potential problems if she becomes pregnant. Learn to recognize the physical and behavioral signs a cat is pregnant.
All About the Popular Tabby Cat
If domestic cats are the most favored of all, tabby cats are the most popular of the cat color patterns.
Why is My Cat Rubbing Her Head on Everything?
Refer to this Cat Talk article about cat rubbing to understand cat behavior and feline bunting behavior. Learn about cat bunting, cat behavior, and cat rubbing body language in this cat talk article by Amy Shojai, cats.About.com behavior contributing writer.
9 Ways to Have a Cat-Safe Thanksgiving
Colder weather and the fall and winter holidays, such as Thanksgiving, pose unique problems for cats. Learn how to keep your cat safe at the time of Thanksgiving with these tips.
Why Does Your Cat Roll on the Ground?
Read this article by cats.About.com behavior contributor Amy Shojai to learn why cats roll. This article explains cat attention seeking behavior and why cats seek attention with cat rolling behavior.
Why Your Cat Needs 16 Hours of Sleep
Read this cat sleep article for understanding your sleepy cat. Learn about sleep cycles of cats, how cats sleep, do cats dream, and why they sleep so much in this cat sleep article by Amy Shojai, CABC.
Interesting Facts About Calico Cats
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Allergic to Cats? How to Live with Them in Peace
Although some people avoid cats because they fear or dislike them, there is hope for those who avoid cats because of fear of allergic reactions. Here is a step-by-step process for helping to control your allergy symptoms while enjoying the lifelong companionship of a cat. Yes, you can adopt a cat, despite your allergies.
How to Keep Your Cat from Over-Grooming
Over-grooming behavior in cats can be caused by stress and anxiety. Amy Shojai, former Contributing Writers on Cat Behavior for About.com advises how to relieve stress that causes over-grooming behavior problems in cats.
Stray Cats Invading Your Territory? 10 Harmless...
Use these 10 cat repellent tips to keep cats away from gardens, off cars, and prevent indoor cat behavior problems. Prevent indoor cat behavior problems by keeping stray cats away with these 10 cat repellent tips.
What to Expect in the First 6 Weeks of Your...
The all-important first six weeks in a cat's life will do much in determining his personality and character for the rest of his life.
How Do Kittens Develop in Their First Six Weeks...
Part 2 of a series on tracking the development of a kitten from birth to one year: what to expect. This part discusses the all-important first six weeks.
What Do Your Cat's Eye Blinks Really Mean?
Read this cat behavior article to learn about cats eyes and eye blinking cat kisses. This cat communication article explains why cats give eye blink cat kisses andn what they mean.
Ask Amy: Toilet Training Cats
In this Ask Amy column, Amy Shojai explains toilet training cats, and why cats seek affection in bathrooms. Refer to this Ask Amy cat behavior column to understand why cats solicit attention in bathrooms. Learn how cats behave when cat owners are in the bathroom.
Is There a Difference Between Cat Fur and Cat...
A question many cat lovers may have thought of but never asked is, 'What is the difference between cat hair and cat fur?' Is there a difference? Read About FAQ for a detailed answer.
Cat Talk: Cat Smell Communication
Learn how cats use cat smell to communicate. Understand how cats talk with scent. This article explains cat smell language of scratching, urine and bunting cat behavior.
Why Feline Breeds, Domestic Cats, and Color...
Cat lovers who are not actively involved in the cat fancy, often are confused about identifying terms, such as purebreed, DSH, and tabby. Learn more about the qualifying differences between these terms.
What are the Personality Types of the 12 Most...
While novices may want a specific breed of cat for its beauty, one of the main determining factors for enjoying that breed's company in a home setting is its personality. Learn more about the personalities of the 12 most favorite cat breeds, including my personal favorite, the domestic cat.
A Cats' Normal Life Span and Age in Human Years
The fact that cats develop and age so rapidly in a short time is both fascinating and sad to the people who love them. Kittens develop to the age of a 15 year old human child in just the first year of their lives. An adult cat in the prime of his life at 32 human years is only four years old. Shocking, isn't it? The reality is that even relatively long-lived cats don't live as long as we'd like. Learn more about cats' aging with these resources.
All About the Heat Cycles in Cats
Female cats can start heat cycles at a very early age, and, until spayed or they become pregnant, the cycles will occur with frequent regularity. Learn more about heat cycles, also called oestrus, or estrus cycles in cats.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Gray Boy
I volunteer for a rescue group in Bakersfield, CA called The Cat People. I work at a Community Learning
How to Care for Cats' Mouth, Teeth, and Gums
Although cat owners may have sharp eyes at spotting symptoms of illness in our furry friends, many of us have taken a more casual approach to dental health. It is not surprising, therefore, to learn that 85% of adult pets have periodontal disease, and that dental disease is the largest single cause of health problems in cats.
Why Cat Dander Can Be a Real Problem for People...
Cat dander remains a mystery to some people and poses a threat to those of us who suffer from allergies. Here are the details on what cat dander is, the mystery of Fel D1, and how and why it affects allergy victims.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Sparky
This is Sparky an intelligent and mellow 6 year old Maine Coon. He weighs around 20 lbs. He has quite
What You Need to Consider Before Feeding Your...
Bacterial contaminants in processed meats can be problematical.However, raw food diets can be successful by taking certain precautions. Page 2.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 2
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Mordacai
My precious feline boy is named Mordacai He has brought such love and comfort to my life. He is a real
What Kind of Cat are You? Question 3
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Foxy
We call her Foxy (register name Lady of Lorin) she is 20 months old, and live in South Africa. A real
Why Do Cats Suddenly Start Acting so Crazy?
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Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Tigra
These are pictures of my Maine Coons. The third one is of my very first main coon Tigra . She lived to
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Nermal
Nermal was rescued from a NYC park - his tail was bigger than all the rest of him - I'd never seen a
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Bindi
This is a photograph of my Maine Coon kitten, whose name is Bindi. She is a pure joy. Bindi is a very
Are You Really Ready for Your First Cat? Help...
Factors to consider before bringing a new cat into your life, to ensure the decision is a sound one. Think about allergies, young kids in the house, and your financial and emotional ability to care for a cat. In a nutshell, ask yourself, 'Am I ready for a cat?'
A Comprehensive Guide for Getting Out the Odor...
Help for cat lovers in cleaning up the messes cats sometimes leave, such as pee, barf, and poop. An essential guide to keeping a happy kitty and a clean house.
8 Tips for Preparing Your Cat for Car Travel
Cats are creatures of habit, and if their only experience with being in a car have been trips to the veterinarian, they may be traumatized every time they are in the car. This article offers 8 tips to prepare cats for traveling in the car and easier vacationing with cats.
Cat Personality Test - What Kind of Cat are...
Personality test - Your rating - what kind of cat would you be if you were a cat?
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Foxie
These are my Maine Coon Cats. The second one is Foxie who is now 14 years old
What Kind of Cat are You? Question 4
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Essential Oils and Cats: A Potentially Toxic Mix
Despite their popular use among people, many essential oils used in aromatherapy are potentially toxic to cats. Learn which essential oils pose the biggest threats to cats.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Amico
These are my Maine Coons. The first one is Amico who is now 4 years old
Cat Talk: The Language of Your Cat Explained
Translate cat talk and understand cat language with this cat language dictionary with picture illustrations. Learn how to understand cat language, cat purrs, meows and body language with this illustrated how-to article.
What Kind of Cat are You? Question 5
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Romeo
This is my cat Romeo; he is 11 years old and is the Biggest Love Bug. I adopted him three years ago at
What Kind of Cat Are You? Question 6
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Misty and Weeji
Cat on left is "Misty Blue" a silver blue with white patched tabby female Maine Coon; the cat on right
Cat Food Brands from A to Z
Find a list of cat food products by manufacturer and brand names, A to Z, and follow the links to compare ingredients.
The Real Cost of Responsibility for a Cat
Being a responsible owner of a cat comes with certain financial obligations. If you are not prepared to meet these costs, it is better to not adopt a cat at all. Irresponsibility carries its own costs, in terms of sacrifices to a cat's health and well-being, along with the potential heartbreak of the loss of the cat.
What Kind of Cat Are You? Question 7
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 10
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Pasha
Pasha and his good friend Shadow Blue were adopted from a friend who was moving out of state and couldn't
Why is my Neutered Cat Still "Getting Busy"?
Understanding sexual behavior of neutered cats. Why cat neutering may not stop mounting behavior. What cat mounting behavior means in neutered cats.
Everything You Need to Know About Raising Your...
The decision to adopt your first cat is a monumental one, both for you and for your new cat, which I hope will be a family member for life. Whether you are thinking about getting a cat, or have just adopted your first one, this tutorial has been designed to make your relationship with this special cat a lasting one. This is what we mean by the term 'a forever home.' You'll learn everything from preparing your home for your new cat to making him or her a lifetime friend and companion.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 8
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Pasha and...
Pasha (Red) and Shadow (Blue) are 2 year old male neutered Maine Coons who have been together all their
Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery: Muffin and...
These are my two Maine Coons, Biscuit, a 3-year-old blue Maine Coon (Oct. 26), and his little brother,
What You Can Tell by Looking into Your Cat's Eyes
While the eye may be the window to the soul, you can learn a number of things about both your cat's mood and his health by looking in his eyes.
Effective Flea Control Methods for Cats
Flea season is upon us, but your cats do not have to suffer the miseries carried by these parasites. Here's helpful information on cat flea control.
Um, Why Does My Cat Stick Her Butt in the Air?
Learn how cats talk using elevator butt posture when they stick their cat butts in the air in this this article about cat communication. Read this article to understand what elevator butt means when cats stick their cat tails in the air.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Winsom
This is Harkleen's Winsom Prince, my baby. He is 6 years old now and as gentle as any giant can be. To
Changes Seen During The Three Main Stages of...
Cats go through 3 main stages: kittenhood, maintenance years, and senior years. Nutrition needs, activity levels, and veterinary care vary with each stage.
Allergic to Cats? 3 Breeds That Might Work for...
Although no cat breed has been scientifically proven to be hypoallergenic, a few breeds have that reputation by anecdotal reports. Learn which cat breeds might be less likely to cause allergy symptoms.
Cat Reproduction 101: Proper Post-Natal Care of...
The first two to three weeks are the most crucial for your mother cat and her newborn kittens. The kittens are developing rapidly, and the queen will usually show symptoms of any post-partum problems by this time. Learn more about the care needed by your queen and her kittens.
What You Can Do About Your Cat's Attention-Seek...
Attention-seeking behavior and excessive vocalization often go hand-in-hand with cats. Causes for these behaviors can be either physical or emotional, or both. Before punishing your cat for excessive crying and meowing, or other attention seeking behavior, do some homework on possible causes.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 9
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Use Caution With These Substances With Cats
This is by no means a list of everything on the planet that's bad for cats. But it's a few of the things that should be avoided by themselves or as an ingredient in something else. Use caution with cats by avoiding these unsafe substances.
Dental Care is Critical for Your Cat
Dental disease is the largest single cause of health problems in cats. A regular dental care plan, a balanced diet, daily brushing and/or rinsing, and routine veterinary care, your cat can be free of dental pain and suffering.
How to Play with Your Cat to Maximize Your Bond...
One of the most rewarding aspects of living with a cat is watching him play. Gary Loewenthal, former forum host and a good friend, wrote an article on how to join in with the fun, to maximize your human-feline bond while giving kitty a good exercise workout.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Shadow Blue
This is Shadow Blue - he's a 2-yr old neutered blue Maine Coon who follows me every where I go in the
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 11
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery
Second, we have IC S*Country Dream's Tim, Capones first son, and our pride and joy. He is an Internationale
Gracie is 4th Cat of the Week for November 2015
Sometimes a cat does not need to live a long life to make a huge impact on her family. Such is the case of Gracie, our fourth Cat of the Week for November, 2015.
3 Simple Rules for Knowing When to Call Your...
How to know when to call your veterinarian for your cat.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 12
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Maine Coon Cat Picture Gallery: Gryphie
Gryphie is an 11 month old ball of fluffy love. He is also a pedigreed Maine Coon. He is the epitome
The Symptoms and Possible Causes of Rippling...
I read about that rippling skin disorder, and I think my cat has it. He does a lot of crazy running around with the skin on his back rippling. Also he wanders around at night, meowing loudly. What is it, and how can I help him? Learn more about rippling skin disorder, its symptoms, possible causes, and treatment, through this FAQ.
Does Your Cat's Color Influence Its Personality?
Coat color can sometimes help predict both tolerance and temperament in cats. So can the difference between male and female cats. Having those options in mind when adding to your cat family can be helpful in making your choices.
Ask Amy: Cat Won't Play
Learn how cats play, and how to encourage cat play. This article explains some favorite cat toys and cat games. How to encourage your cat to play with this article from Amy Shojai, noted cat behaviorist.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 13
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 15
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
Top 10 Ways to Show Your Cats You Love Them
Learn how to love cats with the experts top 10 tips. Refer to these 10 tips for how to love cats. Show your mother's day love and learn about how to best love cats.
Gift Giving Cats
Learn why gift giving cats bring owners hunting gifts. This article explains why cats bring hunting prizes and toys to owners.
Decoding Your Cat's Body Language - A Picture...
Follow a picture tutorial with descriptions and explanations of cats' body language and what it signifies to humans and other cats.
What Kind of Cat are You? - Question 14
Take this amusing cat personality quiz to determine what kind of cat you would be, if you were a cat.
12 Most Popular Cat Breed Pictures
Although ranking among the various cat breed popularity varies from year-to-year, most of the same breeds appear year after year in the CFA (Cat Fanciers Association) list of the 10 most popular cat breeds. I am adding one more breed, which has shown popularity on my site. Also, although technically, it is not a breed, I am adding another type of cat to this list, as more households include these cats than any recognized breed.
Cat Breed Profiles A to Z
Cat breeds quick profiles for cat breeds beginning with A
Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery: Perseus
Perseus was a scrawny and sickly runt of the litter- a Maine Coon rescue. Three years and several thousand
10 Ways to Reduce Your Allergies to Cats
Cat Allergies. Top Ten Steps for Reducing Allergies to Cats by guest writer Mercia Tapping.
Preparing for the Euthanasia Decision: Knowing...
Unfortunately, your cat will probably go before you do and you may even have to make the decision to help him or her to die. No one wants to say good-bye to a loved cat, but there is great peace in knowing that when the time came, you were able to do the most loving thing. Kari Winters helps you know when it is time to let go of a loved cat, with her guest article for About.com Cats
Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery: Biscuit
Biscuit is a 3-year-old Maine Coon. Of all the very neat things about Biscuit, the most extraordinary
How to Find Your Runaway Cat
Your cat turns up missing. Is he a runaway cat, a catnapped cat, or injured or dead? Here are some useful tips for searching for your lost cat, and for preventing the theft of your cat in future.
Where Did Black Cat Superstitions Originate?
Black cats play a major role in folklore, superstition, and mythology. Black cats in the middle ages were believed to be witches' familiars, and some people even believed them to be witches incarnate. Depending on your area of the world, black cats can mean either good or bad luck. Explore the mythology and lore about black cats, witches, and other beliefs that carry on in the 21st century, especially around Halloween.
Maine Coon Cats Picture Gallery: Rocky
My cat's name is Rocky! he is 2 and a half years old. He is a Maine coon, domestic mix, however personality
How to Tell if Your Cat is a Purebred
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Tips for Minimizing Your Cat's Stress and Anxiety
Stress and anxiety in cats can come from many causes, and stress will exacerbate many cat diseases and conditions. Here's help for finding the causes of stress in your cat, and helping him relax.
How to Identify and Correct Real Behavioral...
Cats are highly intelligent creatures who need little training or discipline to 'behave' the way their humans think they should behave. Learn how to separate undesirable behavior from communication of a cat's dissatisfaction, and how to correctly discipline a cat if indeed, a behavior problem exists.

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