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Interactive Playtime Quick Tips

interactive playtime quick tips

Here’s a quick and easy infographic on the importance of interactive playtime. For more information on cat behavior and training, refer to the articles on our website and the best-selling books by Pam Johnson-Bennett. If you have a question about your cat’s behavior or health, contact your veterinarian. This article is not intended as a ...

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15 Things Cat Parents Have in Common

15 things cat parents have in common

As cat parents, we have so many things in common. It’s wonderful to meet other cat lovers and cat parents, whether in person or through social media, and share pictures, stories, offer or receive advice. It’s wonderful to enjoy the special bond we share. When it comes to the things we have in common, I’m ...

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The Science of Cats and Dogs (photos)

Here are some photos from the 2017 Beakerhead Festival in Canada. The event, “The Science of Cats and Dogs,” was a huge hit with a wonderful mix of entertainment and education.                

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Pictures from The CatWise Cat Cafe Tour

We completed the CatWise Cat Café Tour sponsored by Wellness Natural Pet Food and it was an amazing experience to have the opportunity to do a book tour at some of the most popular cat cafés around the country.  We went from coast to coast, where I signed copies of my latest book, CatWise, met ...

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How to Give Your Cat a Bath

how to give your cat a bath

Why Would Your Cat Need a Bath? For most cats, a bath will never be necessary. Cats do such an amazing job of grooming their coats and keeping themselves very clean. There may a situation however, where you have to bathe your cat. If you allow your cat outdoors you may find she had an ...

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Adopting a Kitten? Make it a Double!

adopting a kitten? make it a double

If you’re thinking about bringing a kitten into your life, there are many reasons why you should actually consider doubling that and bringing home a pair. Yes, think two instead of one.  starting off with two may actually be much easier and more beneficial… for the kittens and for you. I’ve done countless consultations over ...

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Helpful Facts About Catnip

helpful facts about catnip

Catnip is something many cat parents still don’t understand. I’ve seen some people overdo it in terms of offering it to cats and others who never give their cats the chance to enjoy this fun experience. Here’s a list of some interesting facts about catnip: Appearance Catnip is a perennial belonging to the mint family. It’s ...

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Exercise Your Cat’s Mind During Playtime

exercise your cat's mind during playtime

Listen to the audio version of this article When you think of playtime for your cat, the first thing that comes to mind is that it’s a fun way to get some exercise. Playtime is an important part of your cat’s daily health because he is a predator and was born to move. Those muscles ...

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Your Cat’s Tongue

  Do you remember the very first time you were licked by a cat? If you had been used to the smooth sensation of a dog’s tongue then it was probably quite surprising to experience the rough feel of a cat’s tongue. If, however, you’ve lived with cats for many years, you probably don’t even ...

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Is Your Cat an Air Player or a Ground Player?

is your cat an air player or a ground player

If you’ve been having trouble enticing your cat into a play session, it could be because he has a play preference. Most cats will play regardless of whether the toy darts along the ground or flies up in the air, but there are some kitties who really prefer one particular method. I have many clients ...

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