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Is your spayed cat in heat again?
Cat Health

Is your spayed cat in heat again?

Can a spayed cat go into heat? At first, this may sound like a truly ridiculous question, but if your spayed female cat suddenly begins to act like she is in heat, it becomes more a matter of logical reasoning.

Isn't litter box cleaning just lovely? No? Photo by: Napolean_70, cc
Cat Behavior

8 tips for quick and easy litter box cleaning

What is the most daunting task in caring for your cat? For many cat owners, the answer is cleaning the litter box. It has to be done regularly because, if it isn’t, it can create litter box avoidance or smell badly. And don’t forget that litter box cleaning can also be hard. But does it have to be?

Digging is a natural behavior for dogs. It provides physical exercise and exploration. Your dog will stop digging if you are able to provide these elsewhere. Photo by Stephanie Sicore, cc
Dog Behavior / Dog Training

How to keep your dog from digging holes in the garden

Digging holes in the garden is among the most commonly reported behavioral problems of dogs. It is also very disappointing to spend months on creating a beautiful flowerbed, just to discover a fresh hole in the middle of it. To make matters worse, dogs appear to have a natural willingness to dig on a freshly plowed soil. Made a new flowerbed or filled your dog’s yesterday’s pit? Expect to have some excavation in there.

Walking, running and even talking to your dog is the most effective way to calm her during the heat.
Dog Behavior / Dog Health

How to calm down a female dog in heat

Many things require your attention when caring for a dog in heat. Reducing her restlessness is among the hardest. We remember when our dog was in heat for the first time. It was driving her crazy. She was whining and crying most of the time, and it was hard to calm her down.

Lightning and thunder may be both beautiful and scary at the same time. The beauty, however, is not that much appreciated by cats. Photo of lightining in Insnsbruck by Martin L, CC.
Cat Behavior

What to do if your cat is afraid of thunderstorms

Thunder and lightning are scary! That’s a fact. The good news is that the storm will pass. Storms always do pass, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do something to comfort your cat during a thunderstorm.

What to do when a cat is losing weight
Cat Health

What to do when a cat is losing weight

Is your cat losing weight? This may happen for many reasons. The cause can be as simple as a cat being fed too little or as tragic as organ failure. In some cases of weight loss, the cat may maintain a normal appetite, while in others he may be losing weight because he is no longer eating. In most cases, a vet visit is a crucial step.

What to do if your cat wants to eat all the time?
Cat Behavior / Cat Health

What to do if your cat wants to eat all the time?

Does your cat has an enormous appetite? Does he want to eat all the time no matter when was the last time you fed him?

In this article we are going to discuss possible causes, and most important, solution to excessive eating in cats, also known as polyphagia.

As you might know, mice are not the only food choice for cats living in the wild/
Cat Nutrition / Did You Know?

What would a cat eat in the wild?

The best way to determine the proper nutrition for a domestic cat is to take a look at what cats normally eat in the wild. In this article, you are going to learn what sort of animals cats eat out in nature, and what these habits tell us about the diet of domesticated cats.

How to deter cats – a review of most popular cat deterrents and methods to keep cats away
Cat Behavior

How to deter cats – a review of most popular cat deterrents and methods to keep cats away

Keeping cats off counters, away from trash bins and plant pots, or out of certain areas may appear complicated at first, but not after you include a cat deterrent in the process.

Why is your cat yawning at you? Are you that boring?
Cat Behavior / Did You Know?

Why is your cat yawning at you? Are you that boring?

Cats are not observed yawning that often; however, there are many individual cats that do this a lot. If your cat yawns at you, does this mean they find you boring?