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How to Choose a Good Cat Sitter

If you're going on vacation, you be debating whether to hire a cat sitter or bring your pet to a kennel. While it may seem strange to have someone come into your home when you are gone, allowing your pet to stay at home will ensure that it is in a familiar environment. Sometimes, the stress of the kennel can lead to a health issues. When hiring a cat sitter, your best bet is to go with a reputable company. Be sure to ask about previous experience, and always check references....(more)

5 Soft Cat Carrier Options

Whether you're taking your kitty to the vet or transporting her to a kenneling facility while you go on vacation, you'll need some kind of carrier. While hard carriers can be sturdier, soft cat carriers are more comfortable for some kitties. There are many soft options on the market, and it can be difficult to choose between them. Here are five good options to look into....(more)

Eight Great Cat Houses

A cat house is a great means for your pet to play and remain entertained and stimulated. It's also a useful place for them to scratch and claw and thus reduce the need to do that around your home to your expensive items. These kitty paradises are a little bit on the large side, but generally they're worth the extra space and every penny. The following eight are all fantastic choices that you and your pet will both love....(more)

Flying with Your Cat in a Kennel

You may think that taking your cat on an airplane may be a difficult experience. As long as you are properly prepared, though, this may not be the case. You should choose the correct airline. Prepare yourself and your cat for the flight. The process will be smooth if you follow some good advice....(more)

Halloween Safety Tips for Cats

Keep your cats safe from Halloween hazards...(more)

Best Cat Toys

The best cat toys mimic a cat's hunt and prey instinct....(more)

5 Home Objects That Make Great Cat Toys

Many common household objects make wonderful cat toys....(more)

Older Cats

How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Cat

The loss of a pet is never easy. If you lose a cat that has been part of your family for many years, it can be devastating. That is why it is important to take care of your cat, ensuring he or she remains in good health. If you can minimize the risks of injury and disease, then you can look forward to many years of happiness with your furry friend....(more)

The Behavior of Mother Cats

Mothers of all species are protective of their young, including cats. Mother cats go through many different behaviors as their bear and raise their offspring. This article will answer questions regarding what kind of behavioral traits that you can expect during the pregnancy cycle and beyond....(more)

Important Things to Know About the Behavior of Old Cats

As cats age, they change physically and mentally. You may begin to notice odd changes in your cat's attitude that can be quite alarming. For example, your cat may start to pass solids outside of the litter box, may hiss at you when you try to pet him, or may start yowling through the night. These personality changes may be signs of a medical disorder, such as feline cognitive disorder. To ensure your feline friend has the best life possible, spot potential disorders that can change behavior....(more)

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Ingrid King

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Ingrid King is the award-winning author of Buckley's Story: Lessons from a Feline Master Teacher and Purrs of Wisdom: Conscious Living, Feline Style. She is a former veterinary hospital manager turned writer. Her popular blog, The Conscious Cat, is a comprehensive resource for conscious living, health, and happiness for cats... Read More

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