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Phil

I have always had cats, both growing up and now as an adult. I have been a pet behavioral therapist for a number of years now. I started this blog to help other cat owners, with advice, tips, best product reviews, and to create a warm and cat friendly community.

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Do Mice Eat Cat Litter? (How to Stop Them)

By Phil / July 24, 2020

Mice do eat some kinds of cat litter, yes. Cat litter and mice go back a long way. Some litters attract mice more than others, and used cat litter is an age-old homemade mice repellent. If you’ve spotted signs that mice have been eating kitty litter in your home you have a problem on your […]

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Do Cats Come Around When Someone Is Pregnant?

By Phil / July 24, 2020

One of the more interesting old wives’ tales around cats and their sixth sense is whether or not they can tell when someone is pregnant. Like most cat-related superpowers, it’s hard to validate and back up with science. Yet, there is no end of anecdotal evidence that cats can sense things long before we can […]

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Are Morning Glories Poisonous to Cats? (Yes!)

By Phil / July 24, 2020

Many common plants and flowers are toxic or poisonous to cats. You should always do your best to check the plants in your home, yard, and surrounding areas for this reason. One plant that is known to be poisonous to cats and often takes people by surprise is morning glories. This colorful and beautiful looking […]

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What Language Do Cats Think In? (Meows?)

By Phil / July 11, 2020

Cats are interesting animals. They are known for being loners, self-sufficient, distant, and mysterious at times. I think I speak on behalf of all cat owners when I say that we often wonder what our cats are thinking. Which brings up an interesting thought – what language do cats think in? Do they think in […]

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Where Do Stray Cats Go During the Day?

By Phil / July 11, 2020

It’s estimated that there are anywhere between 35-75 million stray cats across the United States. That’s a lot of stray cats! If you’re looking for a particular stray, maybe even your own cat that’s missing, you need to know where a stray cat is most likely to go during the day. It’s hard to say […]

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Cat Proof Earbuds: No More Chewed Buds!

By Phil / July 5, 2020

After finding another chewed up earbud, I’d had enough. I either had to get rid of my cat or find some cat proof earbuds! OK, I admit I wasn’t really serious about getting rid of my cat after I calmed down. But I’ve had a few pairs of headphones and earbuds ruined, and it was […]

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Will My Cat Miss Me When I Give Him Away?

By Phil / July 5, 2020

Giving away a cat has been one of – if not the – hardest things I’ve ever had to do. Like most cat owners, I form a strong bond with my cats. As do my cats with me. However, for reasons out of my control, I’ve had to give up a cat twice in my […]

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How to Use Valerian Root to Calm Cats

By Phil / July 5, 2020

Do you have a hyper or stressed cat and need to calm them down? Do you enjoy watching your cats interact with catnip? If so, you should try using Valerian root to calm cats in your household. It’s a fun, safe, and effective way to relieve stress and calm cats down. What Is Valerian Root? […]

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How Do Cats Find Their Way Home Over a Long Distance?

By Phil / July 4, 2020

Ever wondered, how do cats find their way home over a long distance? I’m sure, like me, you’ve heard some of the stories over the years about cats finding their way back home over hundreds of miles. Do cats have some kind of homing instinct? Is it a supernatural power that we can’t understand? Scientists […]

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Feeling Guilty About Rehoming Cats? (My Story)

By Phil / July 4, 2020

Are you feeling guilty about rehoming your cat? Struggling to come to terms with the emotions around giving them away, or dealing with it in the days following? I understand. I really do. I’ve had to rehome a cat before, and it was one of the worst things I’ve ever had to do. But it […]

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