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How Often Should My Cat Poop?

how often should my cat poop?

It’s not a fun subject to talk about but just as a popular children’s book states, everyone poops. Since your cat can’t tell you whether she’s having trouble with elimination, it’s up to you to monitor the litter box, not only to keep it clean, but to notice the appearance, smell, and frequency of her ...

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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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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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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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Psycho Kitty: A Sneak Peek at a few Episodes

Psycho Kitty starring Pam Johnson-Bennett

Psycho Kitty, staring Pam Johnson-Bennett airs in Canada on Nat Geo Wild. In Italy you can watch it on SkyUno. Beginning February 25, 2014 Psycho Kitty starts airing in the UK on Animal Planet. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the frustrated felines from Season One:      

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How Cats Create a Group Scent

how cats create a group scent

Scent plays a huge role in a cat’s life. To highlight that point, here’s some interesting information. Cats have about 200 million scent receptors in their nostrils and humans have about 5 million. Think about all the scents our noses are missing. Your cat’s scent-marking and scent-detection capabilities are always working. An environment surrounded with ...

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Some Common Reasons Why Cats Stop Using the Litter Box

some common reasons why cats stop using the litter box

Listen to the audio version of this article When your cat stops using the litter box it’s frustrating and stressful for both cat and cat parent. It’s also, sadly, one of the most common reasons that a cat may get a one-way ticket to the nearest shelter. There are many reasons why a cat may ...

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Protect Your Garden From Outdoor Cats

cat in tall grass

Even if you keep your cat safely indoors, your neighbors may not and as a result, you might be dealing with a few cats viewing your lovely garden as an outdoor litter box pit stop. This is a problem because there are potential health concerns, destruction to your plants and the added potential behavioral problem ...

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How to Train an Outdoor Cat to Use the Litter Box

how to train an outdoor cat to use the litter box

If you’re transitioning an outdoor cat to indoor life, you may be initially concerned with how to train the cat to now start using an indoor litter box. For some cats, the transition to a litter box will be very easy but for others, it may take a little more finesse on your part. Start ...

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