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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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Keeping Kittens Safe Inside and Outside

By Phil / October 15, 2015

Having a new kitten can be a challenging and stressful experience at times. They are great at getting themselves into tight spots, places you would never have thought of, and all kinds of mischief. Kittens are bundles of fun and energy. Like looking after any young animal, they can give you a good run around. […]

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Teaching Children to Care for Cats

By Phil / September 26, 2015

When you think of children and cats, you can be forgiven for immediately thinking about kids pulling cats tails. But empowering children to be involved in cat care can be a positive thing. Getting kids involved with the day to day care of a cat is a brilliant way to teach them responsibility for life, […]

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Why Do Cats Not Like Water

By Phil / September 26, 2015

It’s no secret that cats do not like water. If you have ever tried to give your cat a bath, you will be all too aware of this. Maybe you have had your cat scratching at the door because it’s raining outside. Or, just noticed how they go out of their way to avoid water. […]

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Why Does My Cat Not Use the Litter Box?

By Phil / September 17, 2015

You really only have two choices when it comes to providing a place for your cat to do their business. Provide a litter box indoors, or make sure they have access to the outdoors when they need it. My cats have access to go outside when they please. However, I still have a litter box […]

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Why Is My Cat Not Eating Much?

By Phil / September 11, 2015

Cats are great at communicating, to a certain point. They can’t just tell us straight when something is bothering them. It can be a serious concern when cats stop eating, or go off their food. They cannot just tell us exactly why, and immediately the clock starts to solve this problem before they become sick […]

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Cat Wheezing: Symptoms and Reasons

By Phil / July 31, 2015

Cat wheezing is a health problem that affects cats, and often causes concern for their owners. No one likes seeing their cat wheezing, or coughing. It always looks very uncomfortable, and we feel kind of helpless. A cat’s respiratory system should be calm, smooth, and relaxing. If they are in a resting position and breathing […]

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Why Does My Cat Eat Grass

By Phil / July 31, 2015

A question I come across commonly is, ‘ why does my cat eat grass and then throw up? ’ Although most vets and cat owners have an answer to this. It’s not as clear cut as most people think. There have been some varying suggestions over the years. Grazing on grass is something that is […]

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Cat Food Advisor

By Phil / July 28, 2015

I volunteer in a cat shelter, and one of the more common enquiries from visitors is for a cat food advisor. A lot of people adopting cats from a shelter have never owned a cat before. Or maybe they want to know if there is anything they should be aware of. Either way, it’s always […]

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How Often Should I Brush My Cat

By Phil / July 28, 2015

Cats love grooming. You will have noticed this. They are happier when they are well groomed, and they it has a positive effect on their health as well as their mood. Some cats, especially long furred breeds need a little help. So helping them groom becomes part of your normal routine. Other cats just benefit […]

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What Is the Best Cat Wormer

By Phil / July 28, 2015

A lot of cat owners overlook the importance of worming their cat. This is usually because some treatments aren’t easy to administer. Also, it’s not always obvious if a cat has worms. But these excuses are good enough to ignore this problem. Worms can present some serious problems if left untreated. So what is the […]

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