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Jan 02, 2022

Male 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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Jan 02, 2022

My cat looked dead

My cat last night was lifeless and his eyes rolled to the back of his head. His body was limp. Shallow heartbeat. He looked like he was dead. This morning

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Jan 02, 2022

My cat only wants to hunt

We got a new cat at the humane society a couple of months ago, so we don't really know his background. He really doesn't act like he wants to go outside,

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Jan 02, 2022

How long do unneutered cats not come home for?

My cat (male), who isn’t neutered hasn’t come home in 4 days. Is this normal for cats to be gone for this long? No one has seen him and he hasn’t come

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Dec 19, 2021

Why are my cat's eyes fixed an dilated?

My cat is a 17-year-old Maine Coon male. Due to his age, I realize these things happen such as hearing loss and eyesight failure. But his eyes are fixed

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Dec 19, 2021

Cat terrified of TV

I just got a new kitty (2 years old) and she is terrified of the TV. I have tried putting on “cat TV” with birds and squirrels etc. but she just hides

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Dec 12, 2021

Catching a cat who has diarrhea

A cat I am fosteing has giardias and I need to clean her after every bm. She has learned to hide from me after using the litter box and is even wary of

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Dec 12, 2021

Declawed cat urinating on carpet, but goes #2 in box

My sister adopted a cat a few years ago. At the time she adopted it she had one cat at home. The cat she adopted was declawed (by previous owners). She

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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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