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Top 5 Best Flushable Cat Litters

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Don’t you ever wish you could just flush away your cat’s litter? Standard clumping clay cat litter is made from sodium bentonite, a natural clay that’s often used for plugging holes and sealing ponds and landfills. This highly absorbent clay expands 15-18 times its original size when dampened. The cement-like compound formed by the combination of water and sodium bentonite clay can clog pipes and...

10 Best Cat Water Fountains: Reviews & Buying Guide 2017

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Cats might not like water very much and don’t get as thirsty as dogs do but they do have a low thirst drive. This means easy access to water is crucial. Experts also suggest that a cat should drink about 60 ml of water for every kilo of their body weight. So a 5-kilo cat must drink about 300 ml of water daily for their body to function well. But what if you are away most of the time? How are your...

Flat Faced Cats – All You Need to Know

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Flat faced cats are incredibly popular and much loved for their cute smooshed features. If you love to see a squishy face cat and are thinking of bringing one home, then it’s time to get reading. Because underneath that characteristic expression, brachycephalic cats have some really big problems. We’re going to take a look at what people mean when they talk about brachycephaly, and in term what...

What is the Best Place For a Cat Litter Box?

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Choosing where to place your cat’s litter box, while it may seem very simple, is actually a very important decision. Cats can live upwards of twenty years, and once they get used to a certain spot for their litter box it’s not a good idea to move it around too much. So, you’ll want to choose wisely! There are a lot of things to take into consideration when deciding where to place your cat’s...

Can Cats Eat Salami?

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If you like to eat meat, then odds are you’ve tasted salami at some point in your life. In fact, the most popular type of pizza consumed in the United States is topped with a type of salami: pepperoni. If your cats are anything like mine, they always want to know what you’re eating. But, before you share your pepperoni pizza with them, maybe we should first figure out whether salami is actually...

Why Do Cats Eat Plants?

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Many cats, when given the opportunity, are very interested in plants. There’s something about them that cats find enticing. While some plants can be beneficial to feline health, there are many plants that are very dangerous and could even kill your cat. Knowing which plants are safe and which are not is extremely important. The answer to whether or not your cat can safely be around some of the...

Maine Coon Vs Norwegian Forest Cat

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If you find it hard to tell a these two stunning breeds apart, our Norwegian Forest Cat size comparison with the Maine Coon will help. We’ll also look at the other differences, and similarities between the two breeds. Including their health, longevity, and general care. Maine Coons and Norwegian Forest Cats are among some of the most striking and beautiful pure bred cat breeds in the world. If...

What’s the Best Litter for Kittens? Top 5 Safe Litters for Your Kitten

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What’s the best cat litter for kittens? Kittens have a natural desire to eliminate in sand or soil and start showing instinctive digging and covering behaviors when they’re as young as three or four weeks old. They typically pick up on using the litter box quickly and require very little training. For most kitten guardians, litter training isn’t a huge problem. Selecting the right litter...

Why is my cat limping all of a sudden?

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Cats are acrobats. They jump on anything that they come across. So if you notice that your little friend jumps over everything in the house, do not panic. Cats should organize their own version of “Cat Olympic Games” and compete in all techniques of jumping to determine the best jumping cat in the world. There are some activities that cats engage in which are normal but limping is not on the list...

What Is The Average Lifespan Of An Indoor Cat

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The average (inside only) indoor cat lives 12 to 18 years, although some live into their late 20’s. Such as 24 year old “Poppy”, born February 1990 in Bournemouth, England or “Corduroy” living to 26 years old (since 2015) who held a Guinness world record. Granted these are just documented cases that’ve been proven but I have read claims of cats living past 25 and beyond, like “Scooter” living at...

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