Health

Tips for helping your cat live longer

Any cat lover will want to help keep their feline companion from leaving their side too early. It is not that difficult to do that and is similar to taking care of one's own child. But there might be some key points that cat owners should take note of to extend their pet's lifespan.

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The stages of kitten development

The remarkable growth of kittens in their first weeks of life is demonstrated by the stages of kitten development. Kittens of all cat breeds progress through the stages of kitten development.

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How to mimize your cat's urinary infection

Cats and urinary infections go together far more often than the people paying the vet bill would like to think. Vets will often look at a symptom such as urinating outside the litter box, and conclude that the cat is experiencing a behavioral problem, possibly due to stress, and overlook the fact that there may be a medical problem at work.

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Caring for a cat during summer

During hot summer months it is important to take extra care of your cat. Be careful to protect your cat from dehydration. Since your cat is unable to communicate with you, you will have to keep a sharp eye on your pet. Watch for any changes in behavior that may be related to heat. If you aren't home enough to keep an eye on your cat, make arrangements for cool living conditions so that your cat doesn't dehydrate and overheat.

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Advice for your cat's urinary infection

Cats get urinary infections more often than you might think. As their causes are not always clear, vets often mistake a common symptom of cats' urinary infections - like peeing outside the litter box - as something behavioral, due perhaps to stress, rather than the medical condition that is actually underlying it.

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Exactly how many eyelids do cats have?

A common, general question about cats is how many eyelids do cats have? The answer to this question is that a cat's eye has three eyelids. The third eyelid can be difficult to see. The upper and lower eyelids conceal the third eyelid most of the time.

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