Cat Bible
Is Milk safe for cats?

Can I Give My Cat Milk?   A kitten lapping at a bowl of milk is such a sweet image, and one that is often used in books, films, TV commercials, and advertisements to depict the idea of innocence, or a happy, healthy cat. And yet, nothing could be more deceptive. Most people don’t realize that giving cow’s milk to their cat can be, at best, detrimental to its health, and at worse extremely dangerous, or even deadly. In adult cats, cow’s milk can cause diarrhea, gas, stomach pain, and even sometimes kidney problems. Giving cow’s milk to kittens who…

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stop cat fighting

Cat Fighting – How To Stop It If you have a household that has multiple cats as pets then the occasional fight will occur. Most of the time there is peace, love, purring and happiness. You will probably even see your feline friends snuggling up and cleaning each other in a loving way that will make you want to stop and take a picture. Then you turn your back for a moment and screams, screeches, scratching and hissing is going on. You have a cat fight on your hands! There are many reasons why cats fight. The important thing is…

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Diabetes In Cats

How To Distinguish Diabetes In Cats Diabetes in cats is similar to type 2 diabetes in humans. While the disease itself is treatable most of the time, unfortunately, when the symptoms are missed or ignored the diagnosis comes too late for long-term effective treatments. That being said, it is possible for a cat with diabetes to live a great and happy life. The onset of the symptoms of diabetes is usually slow and is thought to occur over a period of months. The incidence of diabetes in felines is higher for cats that are older than 7 years of age…

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Cat Ownership Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons of Cat Ownership One way to generate family excitement about learning is to consider adding a new member. A great family project is exploring the realities involved with actually doing this. Most families will admit pets are largely considered family members, often being offered equal consideration in big family decisions such as moving. This is one good reason to undertake this decision with equal measure and depth. Cost, variables, new items for purchase, ongoing vet bills. These are only the beginning of a long list of considerations that can be numbered and discussed. Allergies could be triggered;…

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Getting your cat fixed

Should You Get Your Cat Neutered or Spayed? If you own a cat or are considering owning a cat, the decision to have it spayed or neutered can be costly.  Please check with your local SPCA as they often help with a special spaying and neutering program for families with low incomes. You may wonder if the benefits are worth the cost. You may even have questions involving the procedure and how it will affect your cat. But what exactly is spaying and neutering? Spaying is the process of removing the reproductive organs (like the ovaries and uterus) from a…

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Litter Training Your Cat

Easy Ways for Litter Training Your Cat Because cats are such clean and tidy animals, many cats start litter training themselves using the litter tray as if by magic. Cats gravitate toward sandy areas to relieve themselves, and they like to bury their feces instead of leaving them in plain sight. Sometimes, however, a kitten will have missed out on the memo and begin to leave his or her feces all over the house. Also, sometimes a fully grown cat will mysteriously forget all about his formerly angelic behavior and start neglecting the litter tray much to his or her…

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Bringing Home Your cat

How To Ensure Your Cat Isn’t Stressed When You Bring Her Home Bringing home your new cat is exciting, but unlike dogs that tend to attach themselves to people, cats tend to attach themselves to their environment. Extra care must be taken when they come home. You and your family may be very excited when you are bringing your new cat or kitten home for the very first time but your new pet may be very nervous or afraid because it is arriving at a strange place it has never been to before with people it does not know or…

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Indoor or outdoor cats

Pros and Cons of Indoor Cats and Outdoor Cats There are pros and cons of indoor and outdoor cats and, with a small amount of planning, one can make the right decision regarding the resident pet cat in the home. Years ago we never even considered this tough decision. Cats were allowed to roam at will and often failed to turn up one dark night and we never really knew what happened to them. We’d spend days or weeks combing the area, asking neighbors to check their sheds and garages. It’s a horrible experience to lose a cat this way….

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