Questions tagged [cats]

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

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My older cat is having skin issues and my vet doesn't seem to know what is wrong with him. Is anyone familiar with this?

I am at my wits' end at this point because I can't find a conclusive answer to what is causing my cat's symptoms and honestly, the current veterinarian I have been visiting has not been much help in ...
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Finicky cats and what to do

My three cats are the most finicky cats I’ve ever had and, since one is allergic to chicken, it makes things even worse. They eat gravy and sauce and then they walk. I throw away food every day and it’...
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I accidentally overdosed my kitten on his antibiotic; what should I do?

What should I do? I accidentally overdosed my kitten on his antibiotic; his proper dose was 1:30 and it was accidentally given to him again at 5:30. The antibiotic is “Clavamox drops amoxicillin and ...
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Options for a wound other than a cone, collar or shirt [duplicate]

My cat gets out of everything. What can go on the wound, like spray bandage, creams, etc., that will help heal it through rubbing.
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Is there anything that suggests that the concept of a “summer cat” is or has ever actually been a thing in Sweden or anywhere else?

There is this vile, alleged concept called a "summer cat" ("sommarkatt" in Swedish). If true, it means that a family with kids buy/get a cat, bring it to the summer cabin, spend ...
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New cat being bullied ruthlessly by older cats; hides all day and never leaves bedroom

We recently added a new cat to our three-cat (now four) household. Our oldest cat is wonderful and gets along with everyone, cat and human alike. The problem is between our newest, youngest cat (the &...
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My cat cannot close one of his eyes [closed]

My cat is 1 year and 10 months old. He is a white doll-face Persian cat, with yellow-brown eyes. He is eating very healthy and eats three times a day. Since yesterday I am noticing that he is not ...
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Attention seeking cat refusing attention when given

I have a new cat that I have adopted, Sid (6mo). Pouf (5yrs), a previous cat, passed away, and I got Sid as a replacement to give Emma (7 yrs) some companionship, to which she didn't take well (Emma ...
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What is that cat trying to do?

Introduction: I have a male pet cat whose name is Gulu and his mother's name is Kuchi who is a stray cat we used to feed. We don't really keep him in all the time. He can go in and out anytime he ...
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Can I travel for 2 years with my cat and two dogs?

I used to travel a lot some years ago. I felt the urge to settle. Bought a house, and have rescued one cat and two dogs now. I feel the urge to travel again... I am older now, I wouldn't want to ...
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Sore on cat's tail

My daughter was playing with her cat tonight and noticed some blood-- she was checking the cat for injuries and found this bare patch on her tail that was raw and slightly bleeding. It looked like it ...
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How can I get my cat comfortable around other cats after a traumatic fight?

This is my first post so I am sorry if this question is irritating to anyone. I tried to search up the answer to this but I just found posts about re-introducing cats who fought each other. My cat got ...
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How can I save a kitten with head injury occurred in an accident?

Two days ago, I found a nearly dead kitten with eyes open in the street. I rushed him to the vet and they injected him some vitamin and anti-inflammatory and said his spine has been moved and he won't ...
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My male cat (6 months old) uses too much his nail on us

So my kitten is REALLY needy and wants us (me and my wife) to play with him ALL the time, like for hours. We make him jump and run in order to make him tired, but still he has a lot of energy to spare....
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New kitten not eating, threw up twice

Just got 2 new kittens, and this is the first time I've had cats. One of the kittens isn't eating much and threw up twice (mostly spit than anything). Her poo was also a bit runny, but her brother ...
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How to tell if cat has abandoned her kids?

Today, when I woke up, I found several kittens in one of the empty room in my house: Now, I am monitoring them from the morning but I don't see their mom anywhere. My questions: Has the cat ...
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2 male cats(brothers) started spraying. I clean it and they spray same place [duplicate]

I have 2 male cats almost 1 yr old brothers indoors only 3 rd floor condo still intact they get along great all day.at 10:00pm the craziness starts chase and play cat tag they getting little more ...
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What is wrong with my cat's eye

She is my recent rescue. I rescue barn kittens from farmers who don’t want them around or if they have dogs who in’s them better as chew toys. But she came to us with some gunky infected eyes and have ...
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Diet for cat with higher liver enzymes

My cat is almost two years old, Persian and weight around 3.3 kg. After adopting her 6 months ago I noticed that she poops outside the litter box unintentionally (once I caught her trying to remove it/...
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What should I do with the stray cats when I move? [duplicate]

I plan on moving in the future but I feed several stray cats, one of them is really attached to me and has tried to come into my house a few times, the only reason I don't let him in is because I ...
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Why is my cat suddenly peeing everywhere? [duplicate]

Hi my female cat is 4 and she has started to pee all over the house, I’ve noticed in the morning when I go into the bathroom that she has peed in the sink or bath and then yesterday I was sat in the ...
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Moving to a new house with my 11 cats [duplicate]

Firstly, I would like to say that I am ecstatically happy to discover such a platform because I’ve been so worried about a problem I am facing and I am in need of your consult. I have 11 cats in my ...
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Have a routine for my cat that wants to go out

Problem Description and Situation I recently moved to a new apartment with my cats Moe (female) and Joe (male). They are brother and sister. It didn't take long for them to get used to it. Moe started ...
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Indoor cat got out and she is in heat [duplicate]

My indoor cat got out a couple nights ago and I’ve been looking for her every night with no success in finding her. Will she come back after she gets pregnant? Will she be able to find her way back ...
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How to teach young cat to groom after using the litter box?

I recently (~14 days ago) adopted a young cat from a non-profit organization. He's a domestic short hair, about 8-9 months old, neutered and knows how to use the litter box - he found it right away ...
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Am I making the stray cat uncomfortable with my touch?

Around a week ago, a stray cat transferred her kittens to my backyard. Since then I've been like feeding her max 4-5 biscuits (since my parents don't want her to grow too attached) and I just go stare ...
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My cat has stopped having food since its kittens passed away

Our cat has stopped having food after its 2 kittens passed away last week (the remaining one was adopted 2 weeks ago). It's been 4 days since it had anything to eat or drink, except water which is not ...
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Cat urinates on his back paws; what should I do?

I have two cats, the bigger-sized of whom often (once every two days) pees on his back paws. Upon inspection, this doesn't seem to be his fault -- he's using the litter and litter box properly, but ...
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How long will my new cat stay hidden? [duplicate]

I got a new cat one week ago from the RSPCA, he was originally from a farm and was given to them; having been with them for two months. They explained he isn’t used to human contact and would take a ...
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Older cats are nursing on the new mother with newborns

I have 3 kittens which are 14 weeks old. Their mother cat gave birth to 5 newborns last night. Today, the 3 older kittens are latched on her teats, are happily helping themselves and she isn't ...
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My cat threw up once, should I be worried?

My cat threw up this morning what looked to be food he recently ate. He is 2 years old, perfectly healthy otherwise as far as I can tell, and hasn't had any other negative signs. Nonetheless, it is ...
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Cat keeps removing collar

Every time we put a collar on our cat he keeps removing it. He's pretty much OK with it when it's put on (it doesn't freak him out), he's just stubborn and removes it when we're not looking. Often ...
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What are some long term strategy to keep cats off counters?

What are some effective ways of keeping cats off the TV counter for a long term? My cat loves to climb my TV counter, which it probably shouldn't because it can cause him some serious damage with ...
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I have a snowshoe cat that has a cut behind her ear?

She’s only 6-7 months old and has a bad red cut behind her ear with a missing patch of fur. Today I noticed she is starting to get another one behind her other ear. I made a vet appointment but it’s ...
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How frequently should a Sphynx Cat be washed? What is the routine and the best products?

At this point I am washing my 2 Sphynx Cats once a week with water but I look forward to see your routines and what products (if any) do you use for yours.
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MY CAT ATE a bit of L'Oreal Paris Oreor 30 Volume Creme Developer will he be fine? [closed]

So last night my friend bought L'Oreal Paris Oreor 30 Volume Creme Developer and forgot to take it and left it on the floor. I went to sleep but come to find the next morning the L'Oreal Paris Oreor ...
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How do I stop my male cat from stalking and biting my two female cat's necks?

I have six cats total, two of which are male and four are female - all fixed. My three oldest cats are, Binx - the oldest (7 years old), Phoebe, and Mavis. Binx only attacks these two consistently and ...
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What is this bump/scab on my 10 year old cat's nose? [duplicate]

This bump started about 1 month ago, thought it was just a graze or small cut, then it increased in size and developed this crusty scabby surface. As you can see, his fur is now growing over it too. ...
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How cruel is it to make your cat listen to other cats?

From time to time, to control how cats act, I use other cat sounds (I play these sounds using my phone). Female cats are attracted to crying kittens, whether they are spayed or not, while male cats ...
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What to do if I cannot find my cat?

Introduction to my cat: I have a 10 months old male cat. He is almost a pet cat to us. He can enter our home whenever he wants to, but he usually spends most of his time inside our house. He is ...
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11 month old Kitty won't eat [duplicate]

I know y'all probably get this alot. I'm a new cat owner. Ive had him for about 13 hours now. He's so good and loving already. He's definitely not used to the environment he's in. He's got his tail ...
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Bald patch on stray cat's neck, what should I do?

So there is a stray cat I've been feeding for a few weeks now and he has a bald patch. He didn't have it when I first saw him and I think it began or happened pretty recently. It's on his neck so I ...
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Should I take my cat to the vet? Is it a wound or fungus? [closed]

I noticed like a week ago but I had to go out of town the same day so my sister was supposed to clean the wound and get her the cat come but couldn’t do it I just came back and it seems way bigger. ...
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Why is lot of clear liquid coming out of my cats butt ? hes also vomiting [duplicate]

please help there is a lot of clear liquid mucus looking stuff coming out of my cats butt . he is also vomiting something that looks like stomach bile. he is almost a year old , whets wrong with him ...
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I found mold and bugs in my cat's food bowl!

I left my cat in the care of a friend for a month and she fed him everyday. I guess she didn't want to clean the bowl because she put a paper bowl on top of the plastic bowl. When I lifted the paper ...
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Is it an issue that my cat plays with a toy that is constantly on the ground?

I'm sorry if this is a dumb question because obviously my cat's toys are always on the ground... but is it an issue if his little stuffed animal toy that he often bites and carries around with him is ...
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There's a cat in my garden who doesn't want to leave

For 2 to 3 months, a cat who seems to me to be fairly clean has been hanging out in my garden; the first few days I didn't want to give him anything to eat or drink so that he wouldn't come back. ...
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Can cat with pyometra be allowed to mate and get pregnant?

My cat was diagnosed having a pyometra. I'm thinking: if I allow her to mate and get pregnant, will it be okay? And will it help my cat with recovering from pyometra?
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Do shelters allow you to adopt cats temporarily until someone agrees to take them permanently?

If there isn't enough space in the shelter, this seems like a solution, doesn't it? What is this practice called, if it exists?
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Use Zylkene 75 mg before traveling with my cats

I am traveling with my two cats next week. The male cat is 12 kg (approx 26.5 lb) and 60 cm tall (24 inches). The female is 9 kg (approx 20 lb). It's the first time that I have taken my cats on a ...

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