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Cat Allergy Vaccine Created

McMaster University researchers have developed a vaccine which successfully treats people with an allergy to cats. Traditionally, frequent allergy shots have been considered the most effective way to bring relief — other than getting rid of the family pet — for the … Continue reading

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10 Questions to Ask Your Vet About Cat Medications

The US Food and Drug Administration recommends asking your veterinarian these 10 questions about medication prescriptions for your pet. Why has my cat been prescribed this medication and how long do I need to give it? How do I give … Continue reading

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How to Give Your Cat a Pill

Keeping your cat healthy is important. Occasionally that may mean having to give your cat pills. For some cats it is helpful to wrap them in a blanket to keep them from being able to get escape from your grasp … Continue reading

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Giving Your Cat Fresh Water from a Fountain

Drinking enough water is important for cats to remain healthy. Cats are prone to urinary track illnesses that can be exacerbated by not drinking enough water. And some cats will drink less if the water isn’t fresh. The Drinkwell water … Continue reading

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Train Your Cat to Use Your Toilet

This is not a quick, process it can take months but how great would it be to eventually get rid of your litter box. The video provides some great advice on slowly getting your cat used to the toilet. Make … Continue reading

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Cat ID Collar

If you let your cat outside you make sure they have a safe collar with contact information including: your name, address, email address and telephone number. A break-away collar will allow your cat to break out of the collar if … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Cat

Cats are carnivores, not omnivores like people and dogs. They require two to three times the protein that omnivores require. There is much debate over wet or dry cat food. Both can be fine for cats. Wet food can help … Continue reading

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Teaching a Kitten How to Play Nice with People

This webcast provides information on training kittens to avoid using teeth and claws aggressively with our skin. Dr. Miller explains that it is important to help kittens learn to play gently with people and reserve their aggressive play for toys.

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Taking Care of Your Cat

This is the first blog in the new Curious Cat Network blogs.  We will provide tips on caring for your cat and information on cats. The Curious Cat Science Blog has many posts about cats including The Evolution of House … Continue reading

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