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Tips for Calming Your Cat During Fireworks

tips for calming your cat during fireworks

When you think of a pet being fearful of fireworks, the image of a trembling, whining or drooling dog may come to mind, but what about cats? Your cat may also be frightened by fireworks. It makes sense that July 5th is the busiest day at the shelters due to dogs and cats who have ...

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Pam to Speak at Animal Friends

Animal Friends University Lecture Series presents Pam Johnson-Bennett

Pam Johnson-Bennett, best-selling author and host of Animal Planet UK’s Psycho Kitty, will be returning to Animal Friends in Pittsburgh, PA, to lecture as part of the Animal Friends University Lecture Series, sponsored by White Wings Photography. Pam will discuss common behavior issues in cats, take questions from attendees and sign copies of her latest ...

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Why Does My Cat Kick Litter out of the Box?

why does my cat kick litter out of the box

    You may live with a cat whose litter box habits are nothing short of spectacular, where not one particle of litter makes its way out of the box. Maybe you’re not so lucky though. Perhaps your cat sends mounds of litter out of the box and onto the floor where you manage to ...

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Why Does My Cat Like to Knock Things Off the Table?

cat on table

You’ve seen it on countless videos and most likely witnessed it many times with your own cat. If a cat is on an elevated surface and there are small objects on there as well, he often can’t resist the urge to use his paw to push something over the edge. A person who doesn’t like ...

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Why Does My Cat Carry Food Away From the Bowl?

why does my cat carry food away from the bowl

  You’ve set up the ideal feeding station for your cat. You picked the perfect bowl and maybe even put a placemat underneath to catch any food or water spills. You’ve done your research and picked top quality food for your cat. Instead of enjoying her meal at the feeding station though, your cat grabs ...

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Your Cat’s Litter Box: 8 Mistakes to Avoid

your cat's litter box: 8 mistakes to avoid

The cat’s relationship with the litter box is more complex than many cat parents realize. We typically assume the litter box to be a place where a cat simply eliminates. It’s the place we want kitty’s pee and poo to be exclusively deposited and as long as kitty follows the plan, everyone is happy. For ...

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8 Tips for Easing Tension Between Cats

8 tips for easing tension between cats

Living in a multicat household has many advantages. Cats learn from each other, play together, form bonds that can become incredibly close and they fill our hearts with so much love and joy. Living in a multicat household is not without challenges though.  Introducing a new cat requires patience and lots of finesse. Some cats ...

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How to Keep Your Cat Away From the Christmas Tree

how to keep your cat away from the christmas tree

Christmas is coming soon and everyone is so excited. To make the holiday even more spectacular, you found the perfect Christmas tree. You set it up, carefully decorate it and then stand back to bask in the beauty of the twinkling lights and delicate ornaments handed down from generation to generation. Your happiness may quickly ...

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Why Does My Cat Pee on the Bed?

why does my cat peed on the bed?

No one likes it when a cat starts eliminating outside of the litter box but the one place that really is difficult for cat parents to deal with is when kitty starts peeing on the bed. It seems to be the one location most cat parents take as a personal insult. As hard as it ...

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