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Oct 18, 2020

Do vaccinations cure feline upper respiratory infections?

I recently rescued a kitten and she seems to have an upper respiratory infection. I would like to know if she will need to go on antibiotics or if getting

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Oct 18, 2020

Cats suddenly not getting along

My older cat who is indoor-outdoor during the summer months has lived with my other 2 indoor cats for a year. Now my one cat who is just over 1 is a deterrent

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Oct 18, 2020

Bonded cats adopted separately

I took a pair of bonded year old cats to the shelter and they were adopted separately. The shelter said they had them in separate cages once they were

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Oct 11, 2020

My 8 year old "rescue cat" refuses to even touch wet food!

I adopted an 8-year-old female calico that was owned by one family for nearly 8 years. I got detailed information when I adopted this cat. I have read

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Oct 11, 2020

Is it normal for a kitten to play with her toys RIGHT NEXT to me?

My kitten wants to bring her toys to me and play with them next to me. If the toy is out of her reach and too far from me, she won't even chase it. But

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Oct 11, 2020

Sammie Sweethea4rt from Bensalem

My sweet baby Sammie passed on August 28, 2020. He was the love of my life and was always by my side. He loved being loved and always gave him lots of

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Aug 23, 2020

Is it normal for a cat's personality to change after an injury?

So my cat injured her wrist by jumping off the balcony a little over 2 months ago. I got her checked by a vet and the x-rays showed a partially dislocated

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Aug 23, 2020

10 year old female suddenly peeing everywhere but the litter box

My 10-year-old spayed female has been peeing all over the place for the past 10 days. No new food, no new cats, no new furniture, no change of litter or

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Aug 23, 2020

Set up outdoor cat litter area on currently stone floor in backyard?

What litter mix and how deep to set up outdoor cat litter area of 6x3, on top of currently stone flooring? Would 1 foot deep with mix of dirt/pea gravels

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Aug 23, 2020

Frantic, prolonged litter box pawing

I just noticed my 4-year-old Frida pawing at her litter box. She had just pooped, frantically pawing at the corner, for a long time. I looked and it (poop)

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Aug 23, 2020

Cat pooped in water dish

Very clean water dish with filtered water. Tonight, male fluffy, neutered, orange cat pooped in the water and in front of the dish on my kitchen floor.

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Jul 12, 2020

Sammy the sausage cat

Every time I go where the cat bowl is, Sammy follows and begins to eat. I do mean it when I say every time. He has developed a bit of a weight problem

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Jul 12, 2020

Has anyone ever seen a limping cat suddenly stop limping when it feels threatened?

The reason for my question is I recently took in a stray cat who had been limping for about 5 days before I was able to get it and take it to a local Animal

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Jun 28, 2020

Why does my cat like to lie down on my neck?

Hi there! While I highly doubt that this behavior is negative, I am still curious. My cat is about 4-5 years old now. When I’m just relaxing in bed, my

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Jun 28, 2020

Can one kitten alone be happy?

We are getting a kitten in August and it will be our very first one. We have lived with adult cats before. Reading online we increasingly get the sense

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Jun 28, 2020

Why won't my cat play when it wants to?

I have a year old male cat who is quite vocal. Usually, when he wants to play he will meow (cry) and/or lie next to his toys. I try to play with him twice

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Jun 20, 2020

Miss Sunday from Harrisburg

Precious kitten was found under my niece’s deck on Pentecost Sunday. She must have been a drop off. Not a feral kitty, no fear of people or dogs. My daughter

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Jun 14, 2020

Female cat Peeing on bathroom rug but going #2 in litter box?

We have 2 cats who have grown up together: a 16-year-old male and a female, Sasha, almost 15 years old. Sasha has suddenly started peeing on my husband's

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Jun 14, 2020

How to get adult cat adjusted to new home / litter box use

I adopted 2 cats Saturday as a bonded pair. One of the 2 is already adjusting. She explores the house and lets me pet her (occasionally). She’s been aggressive

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Jun 07, 2020

Is my cat a male or female?

The cat was born 6 weeks ago but I can’t tell if it’s a male or female. I originally thought it was a female but I’m not sure. I haven’t taken it to a

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