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Bringing A Cat Home

Shopping for a scratching post means confronting dozens of sizes, shapes and materials. Read these tips for choosing this vital accessory for your cat.

Christy Nich For centuries, women in our culture have used bridal and baby showers as a way to celebrate the significant, life-altering events in one another’s lives. These gatherings are an opportunity to pass on traditions, to offer advice and to “shower” the woman of honor with gifts to get her started. Blame it on reaching the mid-30s mark, but …

Bringing A Cat Home

Kitten Development

by Caroline Golon, guest contributor

A kitten is an infant; a cat under construction. It takes a while for a kitten to develop. Learn about the stages of kitten development here.

Mickey Niego A carefully planned introduction is everything. Most cats do not readily accept a new member of the family; they need time to get used to the idea. A certain amount of hissing, posturing and chasing is to be expected. It is important to have patience and not rush things along. Don’t chance an all out fight; when in …

How to Introduce Cats to Each Other Whether they’re playing a rousing game of tag or using one another as a cushy pillow for an afternoon snooze, most cats enjoy spending time with familiar feline housemates. However, cats are generally territorial by nature and adding a new feline to the mix can cause stress, especially if your current princess is …

If you’re a new cat parent, you might be experiencing information overload. Here are our top ten essential tips for any cat parent.

While cats may seem mysterious to some, to others, understanding a cat is simply a matter of paying attention, watching the cat’s body language and responding accordingly. Cats use a variety of ways to communicate their feelings, needs and desires. How Cats Use Their Tails to Communicate Watching the position of a cat’s tail is a great way to decipher …

Did you get your cat a scratching post? Find out tips for getting him to use it.

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