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Caring for Kittens from Birth to Eight Weeks

February 21, 2022 7:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Caring for Kittens from Birth to Eight Weeks

Congratulations on your new kitten—or kittens! Whether you’ve adopted a kitten or your cat gave birth to a litter, you’re ready to learn about how to care for kittens. Here’s what to expect when kittens come into your life. The first week You probably know that kittens are born with their eyes shut, but did you know that their ears are shut as well? This means that they rely heavily on their other senses—touch and smell. The kittens’ mother will care for them by cleaning them frequently. The kittens receive warmth from their mother, and cleaning provides stimulation of vital... View Article


Steps to Provide Proper Dental Care for Your Cat

February 7, 2022 7:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Steps to Provide Proper Dental Care for Your Cat

Routine dental maintenance is just as important for pets as it is for humans. From an early age, cat dental care is vital for preventing diseases like gingivitis and conditions like plaque buildup. Without taking the right steps, your cat could end up with infections and tooth loss. Here’s what you should be doing in terms of cat oral care. The importance of dental care for cats Left in the wild, cats clean their teeth by chewing on grass or bones, but domestic cats don’t have a suitable replacement. Because your cat can’t tell you exactly when their teeth are... View Article


How to Wash an Adult Cat for the First Time

January 18, 2022 9:59 pm Published by Comments Off on How to Wash an Adult Cat for the First Time

Cats are born with the ability to bathe themselves; however, some circumstances require owners to wash their cats, such as when they have fleas or get covered in a toxic, sticky substance. There might come a day when a pet parent must wash their cat for the first time. When that day comes, help the process go a lot smoother with this guide for cat washing. Gather supplies, and fill the tub The first step in any guide for cat washing is to gather all your supplies. You will need special cat shampoo, towels, treats, toys, a hair dryer and... View Article


Reasons Why Your Feline Friend Needs a Cat Tree

January 4, 2022 9:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Reasons Why Your Feline Friend Needs a Cat Tree

New cat owners make sure they purchase all the essentials: food, bowls, bedding, toys and a collar. Plenty of other cat products dominate the market, making it hard to decipher what’s necessary and what’s a luxury. This leads many pet parents to ask, “Do cats need a cat tree?” They sure do! If you’re on the fence about these carpet towers, the following benefits of a cat tree for your cat will sway you to purchase one. Cat trees provide high perches Cat trees are tall structures that provide platforms at various levels. While these are fun to explore, cats... View Article


Seven Fun and Safe Ways to Play with Your Cat

December 21, 2021 8:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Seven Fun and Safe Ways to Play with Your Cat

Cats have a reputation for being “lazy,” since they sleep all day, but they need more activity than that reputation implies. All cats need play for mental and physical stimulation. If you want to make sure your cat doesn’t mistake 3 a.m. for the perfect playtime, it’s a good idea to give them plenty of dedicated play during your waking hours. Most of us have seen cats play with small stuffed catnip toys, or bat around feathers on a string. However, they can also play more structured games. Here are seven different ways you can play with your cat, without... View Article


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