Cats

Cats can make great pets and companions. Learn how to take care of cats, from everyday basic tips to cat behavior issues to cat injury treatments.

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Just like humans, cats have to deal with diminishing faculties like vision and hearing. What causes these senses to fail in cats? Find out how you can help your furry friends when they suffer from vision or hearing loss.

By Shanna Freeman & Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

Cat hair everywhere? Welcome to the world of cat ownership. However, too much hair loss can signal a problem. So, why do cats lose their hair? Check out this article to get the scoop on hair loss in cats.

By Shanna Freeman & Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

Nobody likes to cough their brains out -- not even cats. So, when you find yourself with a coughing kitty on your hands, what's the best thing to do? Find out why cats get coughs -- and how to treat them -- in this article.

By Shanna Freeman & Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

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Say what? Cats can get dandruff, too? Yep. But for them, those unsightly white flakes aren't a matter of vanity -- they're a potential health issue. What can you do to make your (flaky) feline friend feel more comfortable when dandruff strikes?

By Shanna Freeman & Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

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?

By Shanna Freeman & Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

Cats are susceptible to all sorts of ailments and issues, including infestations. What exactly are these pint-sized ear invaders? And what can you do about them? Get some handy tips in this article.

By Shanna Freeman & Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

It's easy to imagine a dog scratching frantically because he's got fleas, but cats are also susceptible to these nasty little critters. So, what's the best plan of action when your feline friends get infested?

By Shanna Freeman & Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

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Despite the long-lasting debate between dog loyalists and cat lovers over which species is best, there's no disputing the statistics that prove the cat is America's most popular pet. What makes the cat so popular?

By Joy H. Montgomery

If you've ever placed catnip near a cat, you will notice that the plant causes the cat to react in an extremely unusual way. It will roll around and kick its legs. What is it in catnip that causes cats to have this reaction? Find out in this article.

Hawkeye: alias Scuba Cat. Known to don a $20,000 wet suit and follow her beloved friend, Mutley the dog, into the pool to scuba dive. Sound strange? Which part?

By Charles W. Bryant

Purring is how cats express happiness. Rather than manipulating facial muscles like humans, cats purr as a physical reaction to happiness. How exactly do cats make that purring noise? Find out the answer to that question in this article.

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Some people have the idea that animals carry all kinds of dangerous diseases. But the truth is, there aren't very many serious diseases you can catch from a domestic. Learn about common cat diseases.

By Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

Thinking of investing in a feline friend? House cats range in color, size, origin and more. Check out this cat image gallery to help you determine which breed you might suit your tastes best.

By Marie Bobel

Is your feline show-cat material? Find out more about these quirky, noisy cat competitions and what happens when a spooked cat makes a run for it.

By Jane McGrath

Cats are among the most popular house pets, giving years of love and enjoyment to their owners. But they also require special care. Check out these simple cat-care tips.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

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You may have heard that cats have nine lives. That might not be true, but your cat can have a long, healthy life with the proper care. Learn how to care for a cat.

By Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

Is your cat turning your couch into confetti? Or your best carpet into a litter box? Maybe she's up on the table at mealtime. Learn how to solve cat behavior problems.

By Dr. H. Ellen Whiteley

Cats are known for having long whiskers. The whiskers are deeply rooted within the cats face. What purpose do they serve, though? Why do cats have whiskers and what are they used for? Find out the answer to this question in this article.

Cats can be a bit snooty, but some felines have 'purr-fected' the art of charming the boots off the public. These cats can be found in everything from comic strips is animated features and even in the White House. Learn about 8 famous felines.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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For a cat lover, even the most unremarkable cat is special, but these have been singled out for extra-noteworthy achievements. These cats made the news either because of their strange behavior, or physical traits. Learn about 9 top cats.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

You just can't help it -- you love cats. Those cuddly balls of fur grow up to be independent-minded freethinkers, yet still know when you need a purr session. The problem is, you're one of the millions of people allergic to them. A hypoallergenic cat

By Josh Clark