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8 Tips To Make Veterinarian Visits Smoother

Taking any pet to the veterinarian can be a stressful ordeal, and it can be particularly stressful for cats. Whether your cat is an indoor cat or an outdoor/indoor cat, they most likely won’t be pleased with the unfamiliar surroundings and intrusive situation. There are many ways to make your trip to the veterinarian easier for both you and your cat. We’ve got some great tips and tricks lined up for you here that can help make veterinarian trips much less of a pain, resulting in a happier cat and an easier experience for you.

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How To Introduce Cats To Each Other

Kitten PortraitsMany cat owners would agree that cats are more like humans than their furry counterparts. They talk to us, have distinctly different personalities, and are overall more picky than other animals. Just like with humans, cats don’t all automatically like each other. It takes time, patience, and open mindedness in order to have two quarreling cats get along.

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Why Does My Cat Have Bad Breath?

Yawning catCats are clean and tidy creatures, known to meticulously groom and bathe themselves. Most cats have their self-grooming practice down pat, but there’s one part of their body that cats simply can’t clean on their own; their mouth. A cat’s mouth produces bacteria just like humans’ do.

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How Many Cats Is Too Many?

One cat grooming another cat isolated on grey background.Is becoming the “crazy cat lady” a self-fulfilling prophecy? Is there a set number of square footage required per cat? Many cat owners desire to add a second cat to their household; if not for their own enjoyment, to get their first kitty a friend. Having a cat is awesome, and having two is even better. Most households can accommodate two cats in even the smallest of quarters. However, when adopting even just one cat it is important to fully understand how much space, time, energy, and money you’ll need to provide for your new pack,

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What To Know If You’re a First-Time Cat Owner

First of all, congratulations on inviting a new furry friend into your home! Having a cat is a great addition to any animal-lover’s life. They are full of personality, relatively low-maintenance, and always entertaining. If you’ve never had a cat before, there are a few things that you should know so that you can be prepared to give your kitty the best quality of life and make things easier for yourself as well. Once you’ve read this article, check out The Cost of a Cat, our article on how to budget for your new pet.

cat with shopping cart top view isolated on whiteBasic Needs: You’ll need to pick up your kitty starter-kit, complete with food, litter, a litter box, and a few other basic accessories. You can purchase all of this at a pet store, or online. You’ll need to pick out the right type of litter for you and your cat. A great addition to your cat’s potty-zone is a litter mat.

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7 Reasons to Adopt an Adult Cat

Cute cat enjoying his life outdoors.We all love cats for their affection, their companionship, and their entertainingly curious nature. When making the decision to invite a new cat into your life, it’s important to figure out what you’re looking for. A variety of factors can influence the cat’s temperament and behaviors, including age, breed, gender, and more. Many people assume that getting a kitten is the best option, but in many cases, getting an adult cat can be the best choice. If you’re thinking about getting a cat, read our list to see if adopting an adult cat is the best option for you.

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The Cost of a Cat

Red cat sitting on the dollar on the white backgroundWhen thinking about adopting a cat, it is important to budget accordingly. A cat is a relatively low-maintenance and low-cost pet with many rewarding attributes that can brighten up any household. Cats are a great option for people that need furry companionship, but don’t have the time, money, space, or energy to spend on a dog. Hours of endless entertainment and cuddles are included with the little feline ball of fur. Its important to include the cost of your pet in your budget, and we’ve got the definitive blueprint for the cost of a cat right here.

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