Cat Behavior
Bringing Baby Home

Bringing home a new bundle of joy is one of the most exciting moments in life – at least for the parents. Your cat or dog, who has enjoyed the status of favored child up until this point, probably won’t be sharing your enthusiasm unless you properly
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Spraying

What is Spraying?
Kitty backs up to a vertical surface, holds up his tail and sprays urine. It’s not that he has litterbox issues – that’s a whole different kettle ‘o fish - he’s actually marking his territory with urine.
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Fighting Turf Wars

All cats are territorial to a degree, but for some cats (either male or female), territory is everything and they'll do whatever it takes to be king of the castle. Naturally, other cats in the household may not
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Urine Behavior Problems

For a basic refresher on proper litterbox care and house training, see KITTENS - LEARNING TO USE THE LITTERBOX. If your litterbox is clean and properly
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Scratching Furniture

Why Do Cats Scratch?
Scratching is a natural activity for all cats. By scratching on a rough surface your cat is filing his nails, so to speak, which he needs to do to keep his claws sharp and healthy. Scratching
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Choosing a Second Cat

So you have reason to believe that kitty might be lonely for some added feline companionship around the house? Before bringing a second cat into your home, consider carefully your existing cat’s personality, gender,
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What Makes Kittens Tick

First and foremost, cats are all about the smells. A Kitten is born deaf and blind, but his sense of smell is already way better than yours: in his first 24 hours of life, a kitten knows
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Introducing Your Cat to Other Pets

Cat to Dog:

Introducing a cat to a dog is not always a slam dunk. To some degree its success depends on the characteristics of your dog’s breed – some dog breeds are friendly and welcoming by nature –
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