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What Size Carrier Do I Need for 12 Pound Cat?

By Phil / October 6, 2020

A 12-pound cat is likely to require a carrier that’s around 15 lbs in specification weight. That way, your kitty will have enough space to move around without getting cramped. A carrier of this size will also provide extra capacity should your cat fluctuate in weight and size with age. A cat weighing anywhere in […]

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Can a Cat Ride in a Car Without a Carrier?

By Phil / October 6, 2020

Generally speaking, a cat can ride in a car without a carrier. Most state and national laws do allow cats to ride in cars outside of their carrier. But it’s not generally recommended. In circumstances where your cat becomes agitated and causes disruption, it could also put you at risk of driving distracted.  To fully […]

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Can a Maine Coon Be Orange? – Standards & Colors

By Phil / October 6, 2020

Maine Coons can be orange but this color is rare for this breed. However, classifying a Maine Coon’s color can be problematic in terms of their coat. To be truly orange their coloring should be solid with little to no trace of white. It’s far more common to find orange Maine Coon’s with white patterning. […]

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Do Cats Have Ankles? (It’s Not as Obvious as It Seems!)

By Phil / October 6, 2020

Cats do have ankles, yes. A cat’s ankles are positioned just superior to their toes and are analogous to a human wrist. They have one of them located in each of their limbs. As they are quadrupeds (four-limbed), this means they have a total of four ankles. Curiously, cats also have elbows and knees too. […]

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How Long Can Cats Hold Their Poop?

By Phil / September 19, 2020

If you’re planning a long journey with your cat, it’s natural to wonder; “How long can cats hold their poop?” The last thing you want is a messy accident while they’re in their carrier. It’s not just poop you need to worry about. You don’t want a cat urinating in their box either as the […]

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Why Does My Cat Lay on My Shoes? – 3 Reasons

By Phil / September 19, 2020

Cats love to lay, chew, attack, and play with shoes, slippers, socks, and most footwear for that matter! It’s a relationship that I’m sure goes back as long as cats and shoes have coexisted. As to why they love shoes, there are some explanations…. Why Does My Cat Lay on My Shoes? If you own […]

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Can Cats Eat Corned Beef? (Spoiler – It’s Too Salty!)

By Phil / August 29, 2020

Cats can and will eat corned beef. It’s not a good idea though, corned beef is cured in rock salt and sugar and will potentially cause stomach upset, if not worse. Stick to fresh meats, or even better, kitty treats. What’s in Corned Beef? The ingredients used in most canned corn beef are few and […]

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Can Cats Eat Radish? (It’s Not Recommended)

By Phil / August 29, 2020

Cats can eat radish, but they really shouldn’t be doing so. This peppery tasting vegetable isn’t toxic, but it is known to cause stomach upset. Plus, it offers no beneficial nutritional content for your meat-eating feline. What About Radish Leaves, Sprouts, and Microgreens? If you’re asking because you are growing radishes or microgreens and you’ve […]

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Can Cats Eat Kiwi? (Benefits of Fruits for Cats)

By Phil / August 29, 2020

As long as you remove the peel and cut up the fruit into small pieces, cats can eat kiwi. Remember to introduce new foods in isolation so you can be sure your cat is not allergic to it. Cats become members of the family. So it’s only natural to want to feed your beloved pet […]

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Can Cats Eat Feathers? (Risks To Be Aware Of)

By Phil / August 21, 2020

Cats will sometimes eat bits of feathers, either from the prey they’ve caught or from their toys. It’s not good for them as feathers can’t easily be digested, are potentially sharp, and can potentially cause intestinal issues. The problem is, it’s not always possible to stop a cat chewing on feathers. All you can do […]

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