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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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Home Remedies for Cats with Diarrhea

Some issues, like diarrhea, can be pretty serious. Why do cats get diarrhea, and what you do to help them when they're suffering from this unpleasant condition?


High Levels of Chemicals Found in House Cats

A study found indoor cats were ingesting high levels of chemicals via dust from household items. HowStuffWorks investigates. See more »

Why Are Cats So Obsessed With Laser Pointers?

What makes cats hunt a laser pointer? Learn more about cats and laser pointers in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

How Is a Cat Like a Pingpong Table?

A cat has roughly the same surface area as a pingpong table, thanks to its hair. Learn more about hair and surface area at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

Is it OK for cats to drink milk?

Cats have long been associated with milk, but it can give kitties digestive issues. Learn if it's really OK for cats to drink milk at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Causes of Litter Box Problems in Cats

A big reason cats get given up for adoption is for continually relieving outside the litter box. Here are 5 causes of litter box problems from HowStuffWorks. See more »

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

Cats are great learners, and training your pet builds the bond you share. Get the scoop on 5 tricks you can teach your cat. See more »

How to Treat a Cat That has Diarrhea

Diarrhea can affect cats, and it happens when food passes rapidly through the intestine. Learn how to treat a cat that has diarrhea. See more »

How to Help a Cat That Is Having Kittens

Most cats don't want onlookers during birth, but sometimes they need help. Learn how to help a cat having kittens. See more »

How to Pick Up a Cat

Do you know how to pick up a cat? Find out how to pick up a cat in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How to Hold a Cat

How to hold a cat. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about cat and how to hold a cat. See more »