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Allergies in Cats & Dogs

Many owners are surprised to hear that their dog or cat is suffering from allergies. Fortunately, advances in veterinary medicine have made it easier than ever for owners to control and relieve their pet's allergies.

How to Hide Cat Odor

Your cat is a valuable member of your family. Just like other members of your family, sometimes your cat has odors that simply aren't very pleasant. You can do some things to help hide unpleasant cat odor and help your cat learn healthy habits that minimize those odors.

Cat Arthritis - Can You Imagine a Creaky Cat?

Cats are known to be naturally agile and athletic.These animals are popular to be sleek and light, with acute sense of balance.This will lead one to wonder though, how in the world could a cat get cat arthritis?

Cutest Cat Contest Picture Gallery: Mia

Cutest Cat Contestant Mia. Is your cat the cutest cat in the world? About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. The entry deadline has passed now, and our panel of judges is selecting the top 12 semifinalists now. Bookmark cats.about.com and help choose the Cutest Cat for 2009.

Cat Aggressiveness - Learn How to Tame an Aggressive Cat in No Time!

You've just brought your new cat or kitten home and are planning on making your new pet a permanent member of your family, only to discover that your new family member is constantly and hissing, spiting, scratching and biting whenever you approach it. Now you find yourself wondering how to tame

Put the Gift of Good Health in Your Cat's Food Dish

The ancestor of our domestic cat ate small mammals, reptiles, bugs and birds-all of which were very moist, crunchy, high-protein, high-fat packages. Much has changed through the centuries: Most of today's domesticated felines are fed a very dry, highly processed, high-carbohydrate kibble...sort

Explore the Sources of Your Cat's Personality

Cats' personalities are multitudinous, and each cat's mannerisms may vary from day to day. Although it is unlikely your cat has one specific personality, this article can help you understand a little better what makes your cat tick. Learn more about the various personalities of cats and ho

10 Reasons Why Your Cat is Spraying

What is cat spraying or urine marking? It is when your cat sprays small amounts of urine to announce his presence. This is usually done on vertical surfaces. It is a deliberate marking of his territory, rather than inappropriate urination.

Learn The Secrets To Keeping Your Cat Healthy And Happy

Routine preventive health care can go a long ways towards protecting your cat from illness and disease. Find out what your cat needs to keep him healthy and happy and help your cat lead a longer, more comfortable life.

How Can I Make My Overweight Cat Lose Weight?

Although the fat, cuddly Garfield cat makes a cute comic-strip character, the picture for real live cats that are overweight is not so amusing. According to the Pet Center website, obese cats--which include 40 percent of the pet cats in America--are at increased risk of developing serious medical co

How to Participate in Responsible Pet Owner Month

Did you know that February is Responsible Pet Owner Month? This is the month that pet owners are urged to get their pets spayed and neutered. The Humane Society of the United States estimates that six to eight million cats and dogs end up in animal shelters every year. Please spay or neuter your pet

2008 Tabby Cats Picture Gallery: Tabitha Jean

March marks the first month of Spring, when the earth is rich with promises of things to be. Tabby cats are almost as old as Mother earth herself, and are the epitome of Catness in all its wonder and glory. This month we salute our Tabby Cat friends as the cats for March's Cat Picture Calendar

Bad Breath in Cats

A kitty with bad breath, or halitosis, is a common complaint among pet owners, according to the experts at The Cat Health Guide. It is important to pay attention to your cat's breath and dental health in order to properly diagnose the cause. While the majority of bad breath symptoms in cats is due t

Holistic Treatment of Feline Leukemia

Feline leukemia is a viral disease that attacks the immune system's ability to fight off infections. Feline leukemia is transmitted from cat to cat through intimate nose to nose contact and eating out of the same bowls. There is no cure for feline leukemia and treatment consists of managing infecti

Aggressive Cat Behavior - What To Do

Nothing spoils your expectations of a happy relationship with a cuddly kitty than the problem of aggressive cat behavior. A cat scratch or bite can be more than just painful at the time. Cats have a considerable amount of bacteria on their claws and especially in their mouths and these injuries can

Readers' Long Reviews of Products for Cats

The pet products industry is a multi-million dollar one, and it would be impossible for any one person to personally review every single product. That's where my readers step in. You can post your own long user review (LUR) on a number of different types of cat products, including cat foods, ca

Mercury Poisoning in Cats

Your cat likely has more mercury in its body than you do. So concludes a 2008 study from the Environmental Working Group, which found average levels of mercury in cats at 5.45 times that of humans.