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Apr 04, 2021

One of my 2 cats popped my kid's "water wiggler" toy. Could it be a problem?

One of my 2 cats popped my daughter's water wiggler fidget toy. It's a soft plastic tube filled with colored liquid and glitter. We found the toy, popped

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Apr 04, 2021

How often can a cat be bathed?

My cat is elderly and has started to urinate in his bed while he sleeps. I put a puppy piddle pad down and change it as soon as I see a wet spot under

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Apr 04, 2021

How can I get my two cats to get along?

Two of my cats have recently started getting a little aggressive towards one another. One female, one male. The female is older, we have had her for about

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Apr 04, 2021

Why is my female cat suddenly aggressive?

We have 2 female cats inside. Neither are fixed and one just had kittens. Now the other cat is aggressive and mad at us and the other cat! Why, and how

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Mar 10, 2021

Problem: I am always wiping my cat's butt

I have two cats, brother and sister (they are one year old). She is very neat using the litter box. He, however, squats really low when he pees and hops

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Mar 10, 2021

Cat not using litter box after kicking him out

At first, he used it all the time - he kicks up lots of litter - so I started kicking him out of the box after he pooped. Fast forward - he wants to go

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Mar 10, 2021

What is wrong and what should I do?

My cat vomited red this morning, but not bright red. After that, he vomited 8 more times the color yellow. It's a boy, it is three years old and its breed

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Mar 10, 2021

My cat seems to love menthol smell

I recently have been using a pain-relieving gel on my upper arm, and my cat comes to sit beside me, rub his head against my upper arm, and lick at it (I

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Mar 09, 2021

Why does my older cat hate cat doors?

I have an older cat around 16. He's still pretty spry but has never been a climber. We used to let him and our other cat out in our fenced back yard and

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Feb 21, 2021

Why do cats like to be in contact with you when asleep?

My husband and I have a lap-loving cat. He will always sit with us on the sofa - sleeping on one of us and reaching out to touch the other. Either way

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Feb 21, 2021

What is the best collar for a cat?

My cat (female Tibby) kept taking her breakaway collar off because she figured out how to unsnap it, so we switched to a leather buckle collar and she

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Feb 21, 2021

Is there any way to encourage my cat to hang around me more?

My cat seems to be only interested in me paying attention to her, and petting her. Otherwise, she waits a bit, walks around then leaves to her sleeping

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Feb 21, 2021

How should I go about getting my cat used to a temporary resident?

I’m adopting a new cat to train as my ESA over the summer and bring to college with me. I would do this with my current cat, Loki, but I need to be able

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Feb 21, 2021

Cat eating only chicken?

My friend has a kitten (about six months old) and she insists on feeding her boiled chicken as her only food source. I have tried to explain that this

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Dec 26, 2020

Moving out!

I am planning to move out of my parent’s house. We have six cats (2 of which are 10 year old sisters). Naturally, some of the kitties are more attached

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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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