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11 Everyday Ways To Elongate Your Cat’s Life

Happy CatWe all want the same thing for our pets; to have a happy and comfortable living situation with a great quality of life. What many pet owners aren’t aware of, however, is that there are simple everyday ways to help keep your cat healthy and happy. It is always better to work on preventative measures ahead of time rather than having to attend to a problem later on. Here, we’re going to help you out with xx simple ways to elongate your cat’s life and keep their health in tip-top shape.

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How To Trim Your Cat’s Nails

Veterinarian cut cats claws in vet ambulantYour cat’s nails are an important part of their biology, as their claws are designed to help with hunting, stalking, attacking, cleaning, and eating. When you have a housecat, it is easy to forego trimming their nails, especially if your cat isn’t fond of swiping. However, regardless of how well-behaved your cat is, it is important to keep their nails trimmed and tidy. This prevents your cat from getting caught on fabric and ripping a nail, an injury that could quickly escalate to a more serious medical condition. There are many tactics to make trimming your cat’s nails easier and hassle-free, and we’ve got some great tips lined up for you right here.

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Dear Green Gato #11 – Tongue Of The Cat

Close-up of a Birman licking against white background

Dear Green Gato,

I am writing to you to clear up a super odd habit that my cat has. My furbaby, Pirate, is the weirdest little guy. He’s affectionate and outgoing, especially for a cat. He is food-motivated, and sometimes can’t stop meowing whenever I walk through the kitchen. Once I feed him, he’s overjoyed and proceeds to indulge in whatever I’ve brought for him. Afterwards, almost like clockwork, Pirate comes to join me wherever I am and proceeds to lick all over me with his weird sandpaper tongue! I get that he is ready to groom after a big meal, but why on earth does he have to lick me?

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How To Select A Veterinarian

Fluffy KittenWhen going from a no-pet home to a house full of furbabies, it is important to select a veterinarian that you can count on. Most people are aware that they’ll need to enlist the help of a veterinarian for any pet that they invite into their home; however, not all pet owners fully assess what to look for in a veterinarian.

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What’s The Deal With Hairballs?

Bengal cat eating or being sickIt’s safe to assume that almost every cat owner has some experience with one of the cat’s most delightful attributes; the majestic hairball. These elusive balls of cat hair and spit seem to appear out of nowhere and can certainly take you by surprise. Some cats are more prone to hairballs than others, and there are many ways that you can as a pet owner reduce the pesky accidents. Brace yourselves, because it’s time to learn everything there is to know about hairballs.

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Combatting Cat Allergies

Allergy to animal fur concept. Man in respirator holding his cat.Suffering with cat allergies is awful, and it’s especially terrible when you are a cat-lover. Luckily, there are many solutions to combat these pesky feline allergens, as well as complete solutions. It’s important to understand what allergies are and what causes them, so that you can figure out the best way to avoid them and hopefully add a feline friend to your life.

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Professional Cat Groomers: What’s The Deal?

Gray tabby cat with a towel around shoulder, suds on top of head, getting a bathCats are naturally clean animals, meticulously cleaning and tidying themselves and their areas. So you might wonder why there are so many cat groomers and cat grooming services out there. Well, in particular instances and with certain breeds, having your cat groomed can provide many benefits for you and your pet.

Whether you’re wondering if you should have your cat professionally groomed on a regular basis, or if you think you need to invest in a one-time grooming or nail clip, we’ve got all the information on professional grooming right here.

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