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Nov 14, 2021

How serious is a grade 3 parasternal heart murmur in kittens?

My family adopted a 3-month-old Turkish Angora with a heart murmur. The shelter said they usually go away as they get older; they had been monitoring it

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Nov 14, 2021

Cat fell and was in shock, what should I do?

My cat fell and was in shock, what should I do? I was asleep and my cat was asleep on top of my gecko viv next to me. I heard her be noisy and then she

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Nov 14, 2021

Cat cannot tell that its stomach is full?

Is there a condition where a cat cannot tell that its stomach is full? My six-year-old cat has always been a good eater but currently, he just won't or

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Nov 14, 2021

Cat has blood discharge after miscarriage?

Is it normal for my cat to have a blood discharge after miscarriage? My cat just had a miscarriage 2 days ago. Only one premature kitten came out. And

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Oct 13, 2021

18 year old cat is lethargic and does not want food

My cat is 18 years old and very lethargic. It does not want food, and waste is runny and black. The cat had no symptoms of any illness until around 2 weeks

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Oct 13, 2021

Why would outdoor cats keep staring in the direction of a neighbor's fence?

I have been feeding three semi-feral cats for almost 10 years (all spayed). I have noticed in the last couple of weeks that they have been constantly watching

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Oct 03, 2021

Kitten won't poop in the litter box anymore

I have a kitten that I have had for a couple of months and I thought he was doing well with the litter box. Then I switched to using one that has an automatic

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Oct 03, 2021

Using sand as a litter

I use sand as a litter as I can't afford litter. I live in a flat and there are very few areas where I can find sand. So my question was, is it okay to

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Sep 12, 2021

Why is my cat crying outside?

My cat is just over a year old. We lived in a flat previously so kept him as an indoor cat, however recently moved to a house with a garden in a quiet

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Sep 12, 2021

Why is he doing this?

My male neutered cat has always been a lover boy and sweet as pie, but recently he’s taken to chirruping at me and then running up my body to touch my

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Sep 11, 2021

When can my kitten start sleeping with me?

I’ve had my 11-week-old kitten for about a week. I guess this week he will be 3 months old. He is using the litter box fine and knows to use it for his

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Sep 11, 2021

Is licking love or anxiety?

Affection and anxiety. New cat dad wants to know if licking is love or anxiety. I have a 10-week old female kitten. Very cuddly. Loves affection but plays

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Aug 28, 2021

Sleeping cat

Sleeping.

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Aug 22, 2021

What are the raised black spots on my cat?

Both cats have fleas and I am treating them and the areas where they go. But my female cat has these raised black spots on her neck and head. I can scrape

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Aug 22, 2021

Cat has scabs from excessive scratching around his face. Is it the food?

My indoor Maine Coon mix is a picky eater. I've changed his dry and canned (especially canned) food multiple times with no reaction other than not eating

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Aug 01, 2021

Material to keep dogs out of cat litter boxes using paper based cat litter?

Dogs keep getting into the cats' Paper Based Cat Litter. It is so bad that if I have not been able to get to cleaning out the cat box and I am not watching,

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Aug 01, 2021

Why does my cat have zigzagged hair instead of straight?

She is a black tuxedo cat. Her fur stands out from her body and when you look at one individual hair it is zigzagged.

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Jul 27, 2021

I need a quiet litter

When my deaf cat uses the litter box, my other cat can hear her scratching and comes to attack. I need a litter that makes less noise so my attack cat

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Jul 27, 2021

How can I get one cat to socialize with my other cats?

I have 4 cats, ages 3, 5, and two of them are about 8 years old. I'm not sure of the age of the cat I'm concerned about because she was a stray that showed

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Jul 25, 2021

Moving my 9-year-old cat while also adopting 2 new cats?

Moving my 9-year-old cat to my place while also adopting 2 new younger cats. Conflict? I just moved from my parents' house to my own place and I wanted

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Jul 25, 2021

Cat GPS collar safety?

I recently purchased a GPS collar for my cat. I researched this thoroughly and after purchasing the collar, I received an email, reading IMPORTANT SAFETY

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Jul 25, 2021

Lost cat in a house with a dog?

I had to take my cat LuLu to my sister's house for a few days. Lulu is an indoor cat and had not been to my sister's house. My sister has a dog and a

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