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Why Does My Cat Pant After Exercise?

Everybody knows that dogs are famous for panting, but cats pant too. Panting is different from regular breathing in that the air is moved quickly through the large airways, and relatively little oxygen is absorbed by the blood. Although a panting cat may simply be exhausted or overheated, she may al

Diets and Natural Options As a Home Treatment For Cat Urinary Tract Infection

A home treatment for cat urinary tract infection is a feasible option and many vets are beginning to see the benefits of holistic prevention as opposed to heavy repeated doses of antibiotics. An unbalanced blood chemistry often times can create an environment in the urinary tract in which bacteria w

Herbal Remedies for Cat Allergies

Many cat owners ease their allergies with herbal remedies.Black Cat image by Chris Kincaid from Fotolia.comMany cat lovers (and people who live with them) are allergic to their furry friends. The symptoms may include rashes, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, asthma attacks, headaches and...

How to Clean Cat Urine Out of Couch Cushions

Cat urine, with its distinctive odor, can wreak havoc on cushioned furniture like your couch. You must be able to clean away all traces of the urine in order to remove the odor and discourage the cat from urinating in the same spot in the future. Luckily, many couch cushions come with removable cove

The Amazing Secrets of a Raw Food Diet and Water As Cat Food

A raw food diet differs from a home cooked diet in that the food is given to the cat raw. Advocates of a raw, or natural, diet argue that cooked or processed food is not natural for cats (after all, nature does not cook for cats), and the cooking process destroys necessary enzymes and vitamins in th

Cutest Cat Contest Picture Gallery: Gracie

Is your cat the cutest cat in the world? About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. Please read the rules carefully, then submit your Cutest Cat photo by following these Guidelines.

Spay Surgery in Cats

Every year, millions of perfectly healthy cats are put to sleep because there are not enough homes for them. By spaying your cat, you're reducing the amount of unwanted pets in the world in addition to providing numerous health and behavioral benefits.

Cutest Cat Contest Picture Gallery: Kelly

About.com is pleased to announce the Cutest Cat Picture Contest. Although the entry deadline has passed, the judges panel are going through over 400 entries to select 12 semi-finalists. You may help decide the top six contestants, and the ultimate Cutest Cat of 2009.

How to Cure Multiple Cats With Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a gastrointestinal condition that causes your cat to produce loose, watery stool. Causes include change of diet or food intolerance, bacterial or viral infections, parasites, obstructions and even cancer. Diarrhea is problematic for one cat, but in a multicat household diarrhea becomes a

Cat Breeding - Kitten Care

After looking after your pregnant queen for nine or so weeks and having been on hand to make sure the birth went without problems, you are ready to move onto the next step in learning to breed cats. Find out what is involved in keeping these expensive kittens healthy.

Buttercup Cats Picture Gallery: Frank Sinatra White

April is a transitional month. It hasn't decided if it is really Spring yet, but also surprises us now and then with warm days that sneak a hint of things to come. April is the month of old buttermilk skies, Easter Egg hunts, and cotton candy dresses on little girls. April is also for pale yell

Tips for Kitten Health

Kittens are adorable fluffy little creatures that spend all day playing, or so it seems. To ensure that your kitten is healthy, there are some basic rules you need to follow. Good nutrition, exercise and rest are essential for any growing creature, but beyond that, there are steps to take for primar

Love Against All Odds

This time I found love stories between cats and humans are far beyond our imagination. In my previous posting on "Friendships Among Long Time Foes", we have seen wonderful things about the relationships between cats and their long time enemies.

How to Stop a Cat From Licking

Most cats enjoy licking themselves, objects or even people. However, it can become bothersome when the behavior becomes obsessive. It can even cause harm when your pet continually licks a wound or a recent surgical incision -- possibly even removing sutures. Preventing your pet from habitual licking

Four Common Causes of Feline Sneezing

In most cases, feline sneezing is a result of your cat's respiratory system functioning properly. However, your cat may possibly be sick if he starts to sneeze a lot. There are various things that can cause an episode of sneezing.

Own A Feline? Beware Of These 5 Common Cat Health Problems

If you are a cat owner, you may or may not be aware that felines suffer from health problems too. While some of these problems are easily preventable, there are others which are hereditary and hence cannot be prevented. Still, it is good that you are aware of these 5 common cat health problems.

Stop Cat Urinating in House With These 3 Simple Steps

Every cat owner, at one point, asking this question: "Why is my cat urinating in the house?". The answer is quite simple. Cats avoid their litter box when it is painful to urinate because they somehow believe that the box is the problem...