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How to ‘speak cat’

Researchers have turned up some interesting stuff about how to ‘speak cat‘. Meows, purrs and even facial expressions are all part of a very successful way they’ve adopted to communicate with humans to get our attention....

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Cat Tail Language

It’s helpful to think of a cat’s tail as an indicator of its emotional state. While both dogs and cats “wag” their tails, felines’ movements are much more nuanced, thanks to a greater range...

2015_10882 Jul. 20

Do Cats Grieve?

Many people don’t realize animals grieve the loss of companions and family members. Even if companion cats had a hostile relationship, the surviving cat may still grieve the loss. There’s confusion about where the...

Recognize common cat “postures.”

What is your cat trying to tell you?

According to scientific studies, feline body language has six main forms of emotional response. Cats have specific types of posturing that indicate emotions like fear, anger, happiness and excitement.  So what is your cat really trying...

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Not everybody loves cats

For those of us who consider cats as our family members, it is almost inconceivable that some people dislike them or actually hate them. “Hate” is a strong word to use against any living...

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Buried or Cremated?

Whether you plan a funeral or memorial, one immediate practical issue to address is transporting your pet’s body from the home or veterinary hospital to the final resting place. Your veterinarian is a valuable...

Is your cat missing the litter box?

Is your cat missing the litter box?

House soiling is the number one complaint among cat owners. The good news is that it is very treatable. An accredited veterinarian can help you determine if the problem is medical or related to social...