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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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Dealing with Cat Allergies: How to Still Enjoy Your Cat

By Phil / October 29, 2015

If you are allergic to cats and find it difficult to be near them, you may have accepted that you will never own one. But this isn’t necessarily the case. There are a lot of ways to manage your allergies, and there is a good chance you can live happily with a cat. Some people […]

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How to Turn Your Kitten into a Loving Lap Cat

By Phil / October 15, 2015

Not all cats are going to be lap cats. Each cat has a different personality, some will be outdoors cats, some will be loving needy cats, and some will be lap cats. There are some measures you can take how to turn your kitten into a loving lap cat as it grows up if that’s […]

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Interesting Facts about Your Cat’s Paws You Probably Didn’t Know

By Phil / October 15, 2015

We don’t often put a lot of focus on our cat’s paws unless there is a problem. But cats use their paws for a wide range of uses outside of just walking. There are interesting facts about your cat’s paws you probably didn’t know. Being more aware of the small particulars about your feline friend […]

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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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Tips For 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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