General Cat Care Tips

Cat care tips can take some of the mystery out of various mishaps, illnesses and behavior issues that arise. Learn some general cat care tips.

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How to Tell if Your Cat Is Sick

How can you tell when your cat is under the weather (or seriously ill)? Get some tips for deciphering the clues that signal your cat is sick -- and find out when it's time to consult the vet.


'Whisker Fatigue' May Be Causing Your Cat's Grumpiness at Mealtime

Is your cat pawing its food out of its bowl to eat and you can't figure out why? No, it's not being haughty, as usual — it might actually be stressed.

High Levels of Chemicals Found in House Cats

While you're out and about, Kitty is prowling around the house, inhaling all kinds of things that aren't good for her. What could this mean for your kids?

Why Are Cats So Obsessed With Laser Pointers?

Cats love to chase the little red dot of light, but why? Can't they tell it's not prey? And is it making them crazy, as some vets fear?

How Is a Cat Like a Pingpong Table?

Stumped? Try this one: What does a honeybee have in common with a slice of toast?

Is it OK for cats to drink milk?

Your cat may gaze longingly at your bowl of cereal each morning, but here's why it's not really OK for cats to drink milk.

5 Causes of Litter Box Problems in Cats

One of the main reasons cats get given up for adoption is for continually relieving outside the litter box. But they may be avoiding it for good reason – and there are some simple ways to reverse the problem.

5 Things You Can Train Your Cat to Do (Really)

Think you can't train a cat? Think again. Cats of any age can learn to do tricks, and the training will strengthen your bond with your feline friend.

How to Treat a Cat That has Diarrhea

Cat care involves occasional unpleasant issues such as diarrhea. Diarrhea occurs when food is passed rapidly through the intestine. Knowing what to do can help the cat recover. Learn to treat a cat with diarrhea.

How to Help a Cat That Is Having Kittens

Most cats don't want onlookers during birth, but sometimes they need help. Some birthing problems include a kitten stuck in the birth canal or the mother not cleaning the cat after birth. Learn more.

How to Pick Up a Cat

All cat owners and cat lovers should learn how to pick up a cat correctly. Learn about how to pick up a cat in this article.