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Why is my cat being so vocal? 
Last summer my 4-year-old cat sneaked outside after (I believe) an outdoor cat got into our backyard. Since then, he’s gotten more vocal, and it seems …

What does it mean when your cat bows to you? 
My cat "Buddy" is a male cat, almost 2 years old. We rescued him when he was 10 months old. He will jump up on my desk, I will pet him and he will rub …

Why is my cat acting differently? 
My cat (1 year old), is acting differently. She's distancing herself from me, doesn't show affection, and is being very weird. It's like she doesn't like …

Is my cat pregnant or just growing up? 
I have an 11 month old cat who is not fixed, only because I was told she was, only to find out at her vet visit, she's not. I had an appointment set, but …

Which cat breed should I own? 
I don't have a cat, and I want to adopt one. I have a question about which breed of cat I should own. I need a cat that is short in size and long haired …

Stray kitten reverted to wild 
The stray/wild kitten I brought inside went back outside with the other cats and now she acts like she doesn't even know me. What can I do to get her back …

Gave cats too much antibiotic 
Soooo I have a question I made a boo boo!! My cats are both on antibiotics for an upper respiratory infection and are both towards the end of their …

Adopting a triplet of sibling cats 
I recently encountered a post on a social media group where people rescue animals and put them up for adoption. The guy who posted told me that a mother …

Is YouTube cats good for newly adopted cats? 
I just adopted a 1 year old cat and she is very shy. Is playing YouTube cats meowing to get her to investigate the area a good idea or will it make her …

Is my cat traumatized? 
This question has a backstory, so bear with me! I have a portable aircon which is relatively loud, but like most aircons, it turns off automatically when …

Will kittens remember their siblings? 
Will kittens remember their siblings if they’re together 3 out of the 7 days a week? My boyfriend and I recently adopted two kittens, brother and sister. …

Just brought new cat home 
I just brought a new cat home and my old one has not been around cats. My old one is having problems adjusting and just growls and hisses at the new one. …

Neutered cat ran away while walking on leash 
My neutered cat ran away while I was walking him on a leash. What should I do? I was walking him because he wanted to go outside for a long time. While …

Should I let a feral cat meet my 3 month old female kitten? 
Should I let a feral cat meet my three month old female kitten? For nearly a month a feral (not stray) cat has been visiting my kitten daily. Initially …

How to protect cat against dog attack? 
Is a spiked collar a good way to protect my beloved Mystic Birman against a dog attack (Weimaraner in neighborhood)?

Is my new cat messing with my dog? 
I have a new cat and he is pretty young. It has only been three weeks. I also have an older female dog. The cat is adjusting to the house and he is …

How to stop kitten from climbing the curtains? 
My kitten (14 weeks old) will not stop climbing the curtains. The drywall (even with anchors) cannot sustain his weight and the curtains. Please help. …

How to keep kitty off the stove, microwave, counters, etc.? 
Rosie is a darling, sweet kitty. She is three plus years old. We adopted her when she was one year old. She is a CLIMBER. Nothing deters her. She is …

Mother cat always picking on her daughter? 
I have a mother cat, her son, and her daughter. My question is why is the mother always picking on her daughter? She's making her neurotic. She picks on …

How to introduce kitten to boyfriend's dog? 
One of my main concerns for getting a cat has been whether or not a living situation would work with my boyfriend's dog. We are not currently living together …

Kitten jumps in my arms and sits on my neck? 
I got my kitten when she was about one to two months and had her for about two months after that. We gave her to the vet to get her checked and cleaned …

Why doesn't a cat let you pet her? 
I want to know something about cats. There is this really cute cat who always comes up to my door and I would feed her some milk. She would sit there the …

What type of cat do I have? 
I want to know what type of cat I have and what breed it is.

"Indestructible" cat scratching post 
I'm looking to get my cats a new scratching post. My male tears through the rope in them quickly and I was wondering if anyone had a recommendation for …

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Cat goes crazy when I fake purr 
My two year old cat is very gentle and has never been aggressive. She has never bitten, scratched or hissed at me. However whenever I make this fake purr …

Leaving my cats for a week with no heat 
My bf and I are leaving for 9 days. I have a sitter coming every other day to replace waters, replenish food, and scoop boxes. But I can't leave the heat …

New cat hisses and attacks my dog 
My cat hisses and attacks my dog with no reason or provocation. I found a kitten probably around six months old on top of a tree and brought him in. He …

Thinking about adopting a second cat. Help! 
I fell in love with a cat at a shelter recently. She is eight years old and an adorable calico cat. I currently already have a cat at home though. She …

Feral male cat hiding inside apartment 
I have a feral male cat that ran in my apartment. He is hiding behind something. He meows, hisses, and growls. I'm not sure if he is hurt. I left the …

Can I claim ownership of an "abandoned" cat? 
OK this requires a little back story. My boyfriend and I previously lived with a couple we are friends with. The friend's house was on his dad's property …

Will catnip spray work to wean cats out of the bed? 
Will catnip sprayed on new cat beds work to wean cats out of the bed? My boyfriend sleeps with his three Siamese cats. We want to wean them out of his …

Cat licking white paper with black ink on it 
My eight year old Tuxedo cat has become obsessed with licking any paper that has black ink on it. She was even hanging upside down to lick a paper on the …

Newly adopted scared cat is hiding 
I've extensively read all over the internet about how long it takes for a new cat to adjust to a new environment. I know it may take weeks or even months. …

Can a feral cat get along with my cats? 
Can a feral cat get along with my elderly cats? We have four cats. One is 18 years old. The other three are 11 year old sisters. I feed 10 feral cats …

Do cats get moles or warts? 
My Whitey has a couple of what feel like moles or warts on his body, they are colorless and kind of hard feeling. Anyone have any ideas on what they …

Why do cats imitate each other's poses? 
I have two cats. One is a 2 year old calico, long haired cat, the other is a short haired tuxedo. They tend to lay next to each other like bookends …

My 2 cats follow me from room to room and meow 
My 2 cats are healthy, well fed, have a clean litter box and get lots of attention, but they follow me from room to room and meow. It's driving me nuts... …

How can you tell if kittens are playing too rough? 
I have (2) 10 month old male kittens. They are brothers from the same litter. I realize it's normal for them to stalk and attack each other, but how …

My cats decided to fight all night 
For a week now I have kept the two cats separated. They take turns in a dog kennel where they can see each other and in the rest of the house. One …

Cat Aggression 
My partner and I have a cat named Samantha. We adopted her two years ago and found her on the street near to my house in Butuan City, Philippines in my …

My cat can't produce solid stool 
I need some feedback to help my 15 year old Coon, Tupper. He is an otherwise healthy animal, but has for a long time not been able to produce solid stool. …

Is my cat's food causing weight gain? 
My girlfriend has a female overweight cat that is about 7 yrs old. When the female was younger, she needed hip surgery. I recently got a male kitten that …

What causes mouth ulcers in a cat? 
My cat is 11 years old and has always been healthy, but she suddenly began developing mouth ulcers. The vet thinks it is a virus. She is wanting to …

My kitten won't let me sleep at night 
Hi! I need your help, fellow cat lovers! My kitten, 5 months old, still doesn't let me sleep at night. Like clockwork he wakes me up at about 4 and …

Do cats experience separation anxiety? 
I am sure this is not an isolated situation due to the state of our economy. I was a homeowner that had 4 cats, 2 sisters that adopted me in 2001. A …

Where can I find a cat with bunny ears? 
Well, the fact is I would like to know where I can find a baby like this! If somebody knows, please tell me! (email address removed). Editor's note: …

How to introduce a stray cat into the house with another cat? 
Anyone with experience introducing a stray cat into the house with another cat? I brought in an abandoned cat about four weeks ago and my inside cat …

Why does my kitten not let me cuddle her? 
We have two cats, Declan (part ragdoll, a cuddly fella, to me anyway). He is constantly wanting cuddles from me and I am always willing to cuddle him. …

Why does my cat lick my face? 
Why does my cat, Miss Kitty, lick my face for a long time till it's wet, and she licks my hair till it's soaked?

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Was my cat killed by a wild animal? 
How often do cats get killed and disemboweled by wild animals? We need help trying to decide if our cat was killed by some wild animal or worse; by an …

Cat Breeding Question - Mother and Son Cats 
Cat breeding question - mother and son cats? I hope someone can help, I have just been asked to look after my daughter's two cats long term. However, they …

Is My Cat Extraordinary or Not? 
When I tell people the things my cat does, they look at me like I'm crazy. That makes me wonder if I have a cat that is truly more intelligent than normal. …

Is my cat pregnant? 
Is my cat pregnant? She's been sleeping and eating a lot and her tummy's getting bigger.

Why do cats like people who don't like cats? 
A reader asks: I don't like cats and they are always around me. Why is that? It's a common occurrence. You're at a home where a bunch of people have …

Should I adopt a second cat? 
I adopted two brothers (Maine Coon mixes) when they were about 2.5 months old. I have no other pets. One of the kittens became ill with what doctors concluded …

I have a unique situation with a cat 
I found this beautiful young cat. It's a he, and he is grey and white. He is very loving and playful. I don't think he has a home. I have not seen any …

Has anyone used the Emery Cat board? 
Has anyone used the Emery Cat board scratcher? There are many complaints posted online about the Emery Cat scratcher, so I thought I'd throw this question …

Male cat acting weird, should I be worried? Not rated yet
I have a male cat that has recently been acting weird. He kind of walks around kneading my bed with his back arched like he's trying to poop. He also …

Looking for a cat water drinking fountain Not rated yet
I'm looking for a cat water drinking fountain, but I need one where my cat can’t get at the filter because he loves pulling it out and tearing them apart. …

Cats eating and drinking sitting down? Not rated yet
We have about 25 cats. 99% sit down to eat or drink. I don't think most dogs do this. Why do they sit? Also after some lap time, they want to eat again. …

Could my kitten's leg be broken? Not rated yet
My kitten has just turned 2 months old. This morning he jumped off my bed onto the floor and seems to have hurt his front left leg. He limped for what …

After giving birth how soon can a cat become pregnant again? Not rated yet
We have a wild cat with 3 babies that are about 4 months old. When can the mother cat become pregnant again and when do we need to have the babies spayed …

How to get my kitty back from my sister? Not rated yet
I love my little Cliffy-butt, and had some problems last Aug '12. I was hospitalized and my sister retrieved my cat from my motel room (as I had fainted). …

What should I do about my cat's kittens? Not rated yet
My cat Tiger is such a sweet cat. I play with her all the time. She was pregnant and had kits. I hoped I could see them at first, but Tiger had them …

Relocating a cat Not rated yet
Hi :) I have raised an orphaned kitten since she was 2-3 weeks old. She's had op and has been raised indoors in an apartment with no other animals. …

Do cats need salt to live? Not rated yet
Do cats need salt to live? Editor's note: The short answer Austin, is yes, in small quantities. Cats are mammals, just like humans, and share some of …

Using the furniture for a litter box Not rated yet
I have a male and female cat. The male tends to be my cat and the female is more my husband's cat. Just recently, in the last 6 months, the female who …

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