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Calico cats represent the brilliant rainbow of colors in a sunny July day. Of all cat color patterns, Calicos are perhaps the loveliest with their tri-colored exuberance. Although most Calicos are females because of genetics, the rare male does sometimes pop up, as you will see in this cats picture
Cats can be troubled by a number of urinary problems, the most common of these are UTI's, urinary tract infections. What may seem like a behavioral problem using the litter box may in fact have a medical origin that can easily be diagnosed by your veterinarian with a simple test.
Indoor cats use litter boxes, and those litter boxes need to be filled with litter. I, personally, am allergic to clay litter. Since I have an indoor cat, I have to find an alternative to clay litter. I'm going to review a few of the alternative non-clay litters that I have tried, namely PaPurr
The fact is that older cats, in general, actually need an increase in calories; strange, but true. In people, and even in dogs, our other faithful companions, a decrease in caloric intake is usually needed as old age creeps in. In essence, what to feed old cats is the same as what we should feed you
Cat owners who have just been told that their cat has feline diabetes will need to find out all they can about this disease so that they can feel confident when helping their cat. While feline diabetes is treatable it is a serious disease. Your vet will give your instructions regarding feeding your
There are many different types of cancer that may present in a cat's chest. The prognosis of the cat depends largely on the health of the cat and the type of cancer that is present. If you suspect cancer in your cat, consult a veterinarian for diagnosis and treatment.
Complete proteins, which are found in meats, fish and eggs, provide all the amino acids that your cat needs to maintain good health. Incomplete proteins, in contrast, lack some amino acids that cats and many other animals require.
Feline Leukemia Virus is a worldwide virus and leading cause of death in domestic cats. What does it do? How does it spread? What is the treatment? How do you prevent it?
The vet is your cat's best friend (second to you of course!), so you need to make sure that they are well qualified for the job. Some people are fine with the closest vet to their home, however, that isn't always a great idea; would you just use the closest doctor's office for your ch
A cat in the gardencan present a pretty picture-but cats can also be serious garden pests. Here are a few tips to help your garden and your cat coexist peacefully.
Cats who have eaten rat poison are common visitors in veterinary clinics. Usually, the cat has eaten a rat or mouse who has ingested the poison, but occasionally cats mistake poison pellets for food. Prevention is the best medicine--keep your cat indoors so they will not eat poison put out by the ne
How do you know what kind of cat will best fit in with your family and suit your personality?It's important to keep in mind that despite what they say about feline independence, most cats need as much love and affection as a dog.
Cat incontinence is a somewhat rare problem that mainly affects female cats who have been "fixed" when they get older. To make matters worse, if your feline friend has this condition, they have no control over the problem whatsoever, as opposed to a healthy cat that urinates anywhere they
Sexual aggression by male neutered cats, such as "humping" another cat can result from two causes. The first is residual testosterone, which may linger after neutering. Read further for the second cause.
Black and white cats are like snowflakes: you'll never see any two with identical markings, but Tuxedos usually have some form of a white "V" on the chest-- very formal and striking. Our May Cats Picture Calendar is dedicated to Tuxedo cats and other black-and-white cats. Enjoy these
Finding the healthiest food for your cat can be confusing. Some cat foods on the market don't contain enough essential nutrients and can damage your cat's health. One good solution is making your own holistic cat food from home. That way, you'll know what your cat is getting, and you can give your p
Mosquitoes can be just as annoying for pets as they are for humans and fortunately, there are ways to keep them off your pets using organic mosquito repellents that will keep them free of bites. Essential oils mixed with a carrier liquid are effective at keeping the biting bugs at bay and are easy t
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.
Cute Cat Contestant Mew-Mew.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.
Meds for urinary tract crystals in cats are necessary if the stones are small enough to be either dissolved or passed through the system.Depending on the type of stone, your veterinarian can try increasing your cat's frequency of urination or changing the diet in order to dissolve the stones.If