February 26th, 2013 → 1:15 pm @

CAT TIP TUESDAY:  Unlike humans and dogs, your cat requires vertical territory, especially if you have more than one cat. You can create vertical territory by providing cat trees and perches that they can climb around and on top of, giving them a feeling of safety while also stimulating their minds.

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Cat Whisperer Interview

February 19th, 2013 → 8:10 pm @

“Many cat owners think they have a unique behavior issue on their hands, but the truth is, cat behavior is basic for the most part, and most behavior issues I am presented with are very similar.” http://cats.lovetoknow.com/Cat_Whisperer_Interview

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Cat Whisperer Interview

February 19th, 2013 → 8:02 pm @

“Many cat owners think they have a unique behavior issue on their hands, but the truth is, cat behavior is basic for the most part, and most behavior issues I am presented with are very similar.” http://bit.ly/132ed2x

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February 18th, 2013 → 7:36 pm @

Like his ancestor, the African Wildcat, your cat has survival instincts to help keep him safe from predators and competitor cats. As appealing as a covered litter box seems to you, using one goes against your cat’s natural survival instincts.

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February 18th, 2013 → 7:35 pm @

Each year, millions of cats end up in shelters due to litter box issues. When your cat urinates outside of her box it can be frustrating, not to mention destructive. Rest assured, cats are not spiteful creatures. Assuming your cat is healthy, she is simply behaving like a cat, complete with wildcat ancestor instincts, in the environment you’ve created for her.

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February 18th, 2013 → 7:35 pm @

Encouraging your cats to play together with one toy may seem like a good idea. It’s hard to deny the cuteness of watching them take turns batting at the feather on a string you are dangling between them. Surely this type of mutual play time would help foster a close and friendly relationship between your fluffy felines, right? Unfortunately, this isn’t the case with cats.

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February 18th, 2013 → 7:33 pm @

Chances are good that you know about the importance of play time for your cats. Many cat owners, however, stop initiating play if their cats aren’t responsive. What do you do when your cat doesn’t play with the faux fur mice toys the way he used to? Or when that once-beloved spongy glitter ball bounces across the floor unnoticed? Or, worse yet, when your cat does notice the ball and, instead of chasing it, gives you a look that makes you wonder if he’s questioning who the more intelligent species really is.

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