a portrait shot of a charcoal grey shorthair cat with green eyes sitting looking to camera

6 Grey Shorthair Cat Breeds

Grey short hair cats are distinctive in appearance which makes them very sought after. But are they rare? Are all grey cats short hair? Are they all special breeds or can a standard domestic shorthair be …
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long haired grey cat breeds grey cat with yellow eyes

6 Long Haired Grey Cat Breeds

A long haired grey cat is a very distinctive and sought-after cat! These cats are not easy to find and you are most likely going to either end up searching for a solid color cat or …
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cream tabby cat with yellow eyes, dilute orange tabby cat

What Is A Cream Tabby Cat?

 A cream tabby cat sounds exotic and unusual! Do you want to know what these cats are, whether they are a specific breed, do they have a specific temperament, are they rare and how much do …
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domestic shorthair tabby cat

Are Domestic Shorthair Cats Tabby Cats?

Are domestic shorthair cats tabby cats? We see so many of these ubiquitous cats slinking around it can be easy to assume they are a specific breed or type. But, they are not, domestic shorthair cats …
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ragamese, siamese and ragdoll mix cats

Is A Ragamese Cat Right For You?

Are you looking for an intelligent, playful, lively, distinctive-looking cat that can get on with children and other pets? Maybe a ragamese cat or siamese ragdoll mix cat could be the perfect option for you? Never heard …
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three silver and black tabby kittens sitting in wicker basket surrounded by balls of wool

Do Male Cats Eat Kittens?

Do male cats eat kittens? The quick answer is that, as a rule, they do not, but that is not to say it never happens.  A lot of people ask this question because they know that in …
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red tabby cat boogers or lentigo

Why Does My Cat Have Black Boogers?

Has your cat got black boogers or a black crusty nose? Are you concerned about what they are, where they come from, and what you should do with them – if anything at all? Why does …
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domestic shorthair tortie cat in sphinx pose on deck outdoors

Should You Pick A Tortoiseshell Cat?

Are you considering bringing a cat into your home? Have you considered a tortoiseshell cat, aka a tortie? These beautiful cats have a lot to offer and the potential to make a great pet for the …
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a grey tabby eating kibble from a pair of bowls

Does Dry Cat Food Go Bad?

So you have decided to feed your cat dry cat food for convenience but you want to know does dry cat food go bad? Or does it last forever like dried military rations? The answer is …
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Kitten Rescued From The Edge Of Death

When you see acts of care like this it warms your heart. This small stray kitten was tangled in netting it had been playing with in the street and had become so tangled it could not escape. Lost, …
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close up of a grey tabby cat eating a saucer of chunky wet food

Can Wet Food Give Cats Diarrhea?

Can wet cat food give cats diarrhea? The answer is yes and no! Wet cat food does not generally give a cat diarrhea simply because it is wet. A cat might get diarrhea after changing to …
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a spotted and striped brown and black tabby cat eating from a bowl outdoors in Greece

Why Do Cats Go Off Their Food?

Why do cats go off their food? The reasons are diverse but usually, come down to health issues, problems with the food or the way it is presented, and age. We will investigate these issues in …
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five weaned feral kittens on a street in a gang

Will Bleach Keep Stray Cats Away?

Will bleach keep stray cats away? Bleach is not really recognized as a cat deterrent. In some circumstances, it can contribute to helping deter cats but in other situations, it may actually make things worse! Let’s see …
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close up of a grey tabby cat eating a saucer of chunky wet food

Can Cats Eat Cold Wet Food?

Can cats eat cold wet food? Is it even worth trying to feed them cold food from the refrigerator? The answer is that cats can eat cold wet food. They just won’t find it as appealing …
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young white cat drinking from glass of water

Why Does My Cat Drink Out Of My Cup?

Why does my cat drink out of my cup? They have a bowl of their own, what is going on? Well, either they prefer your water, have a problem with their bowl, have learned directly from …
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two weaned kittens play fighting together

When Can Kittens Leave Their Mom?

When can kittens leave their mom? In truth, at any time, but to achieve their greatest chance of being a fully developed cat both socially and physically they should remain with their mother until 12 weeks …
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Mother Cat Sitting On Kittens

Why is my cat sitting on her kittens? This is a common question for cat guardians who have a cat with a litter. The answer is usually related to the lack of availability of space available …
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Kittens Separated From Mother Too Early

Are kittens separated from mother too early at a disadvantage? Generally speaking, they are but they may be able to go on and live good lives provided they are given a decent upbringing. The interaction with …
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a mother cat lying down on a fluffy blanket with two very young kittens

Should I Let My Cat Move Her Kittens?

Should I let my cat move her kittens? In most cases, you should.  Mother cats have great maternal instincts compared to many animals. Your mama cat is acting naturally out of instinct and may be able …
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a grey cat with green eyes biting down on a hand petting her

Why Does My Cat Randomly Bite And Attack Me?

Why does my cat randomly bite me? The main motivations for your cat attacking you are either because they are bored and want the mental stimulation, they are showing you affection, they are seeking attention from …
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close up of a badass tabby cat snarling at an unseen foe

Do Cats Fight To The Death?

Do cats fight to the death? No, they don’t. Usually, they escalate confrontation till one or the other retreats accepting their lack of strength or dominance over the other. But, that is not to say that …
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tabby cat biting a hand gently in warning

Why Does My Cat Gently Bite Me?

Why does my cat gently bite me? Well, a soft bite is usually neither defensive nor aggressive. Your cat is either giving you a love bite and showing affection, simply trying to get your attention because …
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a grey cat with green eyes biting down on a hand petting her

Why Does My Cat Bite Me When I Pet Her?

Why does my cat bite me when I pet her? Usually, it is either affectionate, an example of petting aggression, or a defensive bite. Is there anything you can do to avoid these bites? There is. …
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close up of a grey cats planted open paw with claws fully extended

I Stepped On Cat’s Paw!

I stepped on my cat’s paw – what should I do? First off, don’t panic. These things happen, especially with cats that have a tendency to get under feet! First off, observe how your cat moves. …
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close up of a cat drinking from a large dish tongue out

Can Cats Drink Cold Water?

Can cats drink cold water? Yes, they can and in most instances, they prefer cold water. Cats associate cold water with freshness and cleanliness so are more inclined to drink cold water and will most likely …
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ginger tabby cat spraying and marking territory

How To Stop A Cat From Spraying In The House

Do you need to know how to stop a cat from spraying in the house? The simple solutions to this problem include resolving medical issues with the cat, neutering or spaying if not completed already, de-stressing …
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grey cat relaxing on orange sofa

Cat Peed On Couch – Why?

Has your cat peed on the couch suddenly or in front of you? Why have they done that? The most likely reason for their inappropriate urination is that they either have a medical issue, a territorial …
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gray cat enjoying fresh catnip

How Much Catnip Is Too Much For Cats?

How much catnip is too much for cats? For some, no matter how much you give them they have no reaction to this herb. For others who react wildly, it doesn’t matter how much you give …
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two cats running playfully through a house going hyper

Why Do Cats Pant When Playing

Why do cats pant when playing? Because they have stressed their body with physical exertion beyond the normal levels and need to increase their respiration rate to oxygenate their blood and feed their muscles to allow …
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portrait of a calico kitten with amber eyes

Why Are Calico Cats Rare?

Why are calico cats rare? It is all in their genes. Read on to find out why these cats are so special and unusual compared to other cats. What Is Special About Calico Cats? Calico cats are special …
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close up profile shot of a calico persian cat indoors

15 Thought Provoking Calico Cat Facts

You don’t see calico cats every day. They are a little bit unusual and, with their bright colors, that makes them special! But do you know they are not just colorful cats – there is more …
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