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Territorial Marking Behavior in Cats

Experts believe that cats developed marking behaviors to minimize contact with other cats, thus enhancing their odds of survival Marking their territory is their primary means of...
Green eyed cat rubbing her head into a wooden post, marking territory

Your Cat’s Body Language

The wild ancestor of the housecat was a solitary creature Unlike dogs or horses, they were not pack or herd animals and preferred to hunt alone Through many years of domestication, the cat...
Laying out on a table, orange haired cat takes a nap outside

Teaching Your Cat Tricks

Everyone is familiar with the saying that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks But what about teaching a cat – one of any age – to do some of the tricks that we expect our canine...
A plump house cat being trained to respond to the call of their name

Keeping Your Home Odor Free

No one likes a home that smells of cat odor Cat odor can come from a variety of places: litter boxes, cat urine and feces Each can be managed effectively with a little attention Litter...
Cat feces clumped with litter, being removed by owner from litterbox

How to Stop Your Cat From Biting

Some cats love to bite their owners Some biting can be playful, but biting for the most part is undesirable behavior Different cats bite for different reasons In order to fix your cat’s...

When Your Cat Won’t Use the Litter Box

Poll any group of cat lovers on which feline behavior is most irksome and you will find that the litter box is ground zero Cats learn from their mothers how to use the litter box before...
If you regularly clean your cat's litterbox, they'll be more likely to use it

How to Stop Rampant Scratching

Furniture scratching is a natural feline behavior Your cat scratches to condition her claws, exercise, mark her territory and simply because it is fun Remember: screaming or hitting does...
An orange cat that has been excessively scratching a wooden post

How to Housetrain Your Kitten

A mother cat will begin training her kitten to use the litter box as soon as she has been weaned By the time you bring your new kitten home, the odds are that she has already been trained...
You should train your newborn kitten to use a litterbox ASAP