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Questions tagged [cats]

Small, furry (usually), domesticated members of the feline family.

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Is it possible to consider as positive result from the test kits showing faint positive line of cubs for feline

Is it possible to consider as positive result from the test kits showing faint positive line of cubs for feline panleukopenia virus antigen tests?
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Is fish good for cats? [duplicate]

I've read that feeding cats with tuna isn't so good because they may get addicted to it or something like that. A few months ago I bought a few cat food packages - some based on fish, some based on ...
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How to teach my cat to give death bite to rodents?

There are some rodents in my house recently. As usual my cat, Bhutu, is excited about it. But she prefers to play with the rodents. When the rodent freezes with fear she sniffs the rodent and then ...
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Small dog is scared of my cat

My cat attacked my sons small dog when he was a puppy. I am now living with my son and his little dog is terrified of my cat. How can I get them to live together
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How can I make sure my cat is getting enough stimulation? [duplicate]

I have a 3(-ish)-year-old indoor cat. She used to be an outdoor cat, but that stopped when she was about 1, 1-and-a-half, or so. We used to live in a high floor of an apartment, we now live in a ...
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How do I make a cat fall asleep?

Does anybody know how to make a cat go to sleep? I have to take her on a long drive and I want her to sleep so she doesn't get too stressed. I tried using the calming spray but it doesn't work on her. ...
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Cat urination problem [duplicate]

I have a cat urination behavior issue. To start off, I used to feed a cat who avoids fighting with other cats and doesn't fight for food if another cat tries to steal from her. So I decided to take ...
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Why does my cat puke almost every time I refill her food bowl?

Normally I fill up her food bowl all the way and it will last her 3-4 days. When it's starting to look empty she will come find me and I fill it up again. It's hardly ever completely empty by the time ...
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Strange hairless spots on my kittens

All of my kittens seem to have developed some sort of skin disease. Some of them have these little bumps that break when you scratch them. I have posted the link to some pictures, if anyone has ...
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My cat is not eating or drinking anything after the death of the fellow cat

It's been three days since one of my kittens died. And since that day my other cat is not eating or drinking anything. I am afraid that he will get weak and ill. Please suggest to me what to do to ...
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Why my cat responds instantly to any movement?

Whenever there is any movement of any kind Bhutu (our cat's name) instantly gets excited. It may be our legs, arms, any vegetable, water bottle, TV remote everything. And she instinctively tries to ...
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Which type of cats learn fast? Persian or any other? [on hold]

Which type of cats learn fast? Persian or any other? Please suggest me any one so that I can buy one?
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Do hairless cats need bath? If yes then do they need some special hairless cat soap? [duplicate]

Do hairless cats need bath? How often? Do I need special hairless cat soap? Any advice is appreciated.
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If I make eye contact with my cat for a long time from close distance, she slaps me

The condition is like this. If I am lying in bed and Bhutu (my cat) is sitting on my chest. If I make eye contact with her and keep it for 2 minutes, she starts getting serious and suddenly slaps me. ...
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My cat demands a lot of attention

I adopted a 7 year old female cat several weeks ago through an organization at a pet store. She had a litter of kittens when they found her who were adopted and she ended up at the pet store to get ...
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Roughly how many percent of the weight of a cat is hair? [closed]

I know the general fluffiness of felines can vary, but does anyone know roughly speaking how many percent of body weight of cats is hair? Is this dependent on race?
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My hairless cat is cold and shivering

I bought a hairless cat. It's winter though and its really cold outside. It's also cold inside as we don't have thermostat. I notice that the cat is often shivering. I try to put blanket on it but it ...
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Why does my cat go “crazy” when I scratch her in certain places?

When I scratch my cat in certain places she tends to go “crazy”. Crazy as in: she’ll bob her head up and down or side to side quickly, she’ll open and close her mouth quickly, and she’ll start licking ...
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How old can cat be a kitten [duplicate]

How old can cat be a kitten to a mother cat given that they would have both have to be sterilised? If not sterilised they either try to breed or co-breed. Is there a record old kitten?
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How can I measure the weight of my cat?

I want to measure the weight of my cat in order to see if he is healthy according to his BMI. So I want to know how can I measure the weight. What is the correct way?
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What is the maximum age of cats?

My cat is four years old now. Someone told me that cats do not have a long life span. This made me so sad and worried. I want to know what is the approximate age of cats if they are fit and healthy.
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As different kinds of cats needs different kind of food

I loved cats so I take special care of them. A few days ago my uncle gifted me a Persian cat but the problem is that she do not eat as normal cats eat their food. I'm a little bit afraid that she may ...
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How do I convince my cat not to be scared when the door to my room is closed?

I have a peculiar issue with my cat. We got her from a shelter, and it seems like she has had some poor experiences in the past (very skittish, doesn't like humans approaching). Over a few years, ...
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Does my cat have anxiety

A few weeks ago I moved into my first apartment, I brought my two outdoor cats with me( they were indoor cats but my mam had a baby years ago and decided she didn't want them in the house anymore). I ...
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How to prepare green vegetables before feeding a cat? Should they be served raw or should I cook them? [duplicate]

I know that feeding some green vegetables is good for cat. The following post - What are some green vegetables that I can safely feed to my cat? mentions some vegetables that are good for cats. ...
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What are some green vegetables that I can safely feed to my cat?

I often see cats eating green leafy vegetables on youtube. So I was wondering what are some green leafy vegetables that I can safely feed to my cat without the risk of negative side effects. Quoting ...
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Is spinach bad for cats?

My cat loves creamed spinach which I buy frozen. He eats that more enthusiastically than normal wet or dry cat food. But recently I've learned that spinach is high in oxalate which is a main ...
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Highly aggressive kittens

Situation: Two kittens (originally three in litter, one died recently) are extremely aggressive around food and in pursuit of food. Their behavior includes slashing, biting, growling, and hissing at ...
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Large DIY Dissassemblable Cat Cage?

In order to bring a cat to university as an emotional support animal, the school is requiring me to keep the cat in a cage while I'm not in the room. I don't think this is fair to the cat, but since I ...
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My kitten is constantly sleeping or shutting the eyes. Is the kitten alright?

I just got a three month old kitten three days ago. She is very cuddly and purrs every once in a while. The first day we brought her home she mostly slept but played a little bit. The next day she ...
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How to ensure that while in a rough play session with my cat, the cat never gets distracted to any other human and starts to play rough with them?

I thoroughly enjoy rough play with my cat, and I encourage her to play rough with me. But everybody else in my home dislikes it. It often happens that while I am in a rough play session with my cat, ...
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Can rabbit and cat live together? [duplicate]

I have a free-roaming (no cage, potty-trained) ~5y old pet rabbit. I would love to adopt a cat from the shelter, but I'm worried about them getting along. My rabbit is very calm and happy bun, he ...
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Why can my cat not sleep anywhere else other than my mother's lap?

My cat has this strange behavior which I think is extremely rare among cats. Her favorite sleeping place is by burying deep inside my mother's lap. If my mother is not there, she sleeps either on my ...
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Can a cat who only lives in a (small) flat be happy?

I know some cats would be very miserable if they couldn't go outside. But I was wondering if there is such a thing as an "apartment cat" where a cat would be perfectly happy to live in a small flat (...
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Long-haired cat has poop caked on butt [duplicate]

I have a 10 year old long-haired cat and for the very first time. Now it is an absolute mess! She Will NOT tolerate a bath. I've always had dogs. So this is new to me. PLEASE HELP!
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What do you call the cat sound that comes out from the throat like “pigeons”?

I looked all over the net, but I couldn't find the answer. My cats sometime do this weird nose without using their lips. it's cute and funny. The sound comes out from the throat as if they are ...
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there an easy way to feed multiple cats? How do I keep one cat from eating the others' food? [duplicate]

This can be a challenging situation, especially if you have one cat that's more of an "eater" than the others.so what should i do?
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Why does my cat acts weird and undisciplined in front of guests?

My cat always behaves so well and listens to me. But when someone comes to my home she starts acting so stupid. She runs here and there and get out of control and do every possible weird acts. What ...
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What are these discolorations inside my cat’s mouth?

My 1-year-old male Sphynx cat has what look like symmetrical grey ulcerations on his bottom gums, just behind where his upper canines align with his lower jaw. Is his orthodontia damaging the tissue ...
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My cat peed on my clothes! [duplicate]

Ok so my cat is literally my favorite “person” in The world. We both absolutely love each other. So my cat was getting a little on the heavy side so I switched to a healthy food a year back- she hated ...
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My cat buries his food. Why? [duplicate]

Being a cat owner for many decades and knowing much about these enigmatic creatures, my new rescue kitten (about a year old), has the strangest behavior: After eating, he scratches the floor, multiple ...
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Feeding guides help Kirkland for cats

My cat weights 10 pounds. I am reading the feeding guides and it says that a cat of that weight should eat 1/2 - 2/3 cups per day. I do not have a scale, but I do have a vase with millilitre marks on ...
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How do I get my cat to stop pooping on me?

She is an older cat and she just started crapping whenever she gets in trouble or doesn’t want to do something. It's been 2-3 weeks now since she started this. I think she does it to annoy me because ...
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Neighbourhood cat poops and pukes in my garden and driveway

Sorry, cat lovers, you're gonna hate me for this one. I don't mind cats (or dogs, birds, etc.) but I very specifically don't want a pet in my household. Yet I have a problem that I'm unsure of how to ...
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My dog loves eating cat poo. What to do? [duplicate]

Our dog is fed mainly with BARF food and additionally also with carrot, yoghurt and eggs. On any occasion where he spots cat poo, he starts eating it like a favorite food. Lately he started to pick ...
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How often should i give bath to my cat? She feels so much afraid of water [duplicate]

My cat feels so scared of bath. And whenever i give her bath she tries to attack me and acts so aggressive. So i want to know how often should i give her bath and what should i do to make her feel ...
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I scared my cat and i think he hates me [duplicate]

Recently, I tried to place my cat into a carrier but he was unwilling so I placed him into a cage ( those that you put over the cat ) and he was so scared/ upset that he was making mewing sounds. I ...
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What should I do to make my cat active?

As my cat is growing up, she is becoming so lazy. She just eats and sleeps. She does not even play with her toys anymore. She is 3 year old. Please help me. What should I do to make her active?
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Why is my cat eating so much plant leaves and young stems from the garden?

I know that some cats eat plant leaves and then vomit it to clean their digestive track. But in case of my cat she is behaving almost as if she is a goat. I often see her eating young leaves and ...
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My cat has a wormy eye discharge

I have 2 cats in my house, both Ragdolls, age 6-7 months each. The older one of the two has recurring eye discharge which you can see in the images: https://imgur.com/a/NjC5CTF video: https://...