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

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Male cat attacking female cat

We have 2 cats 1 male & 1 female 8 months old now. Both are siblings and they were very attached to one another as we separated them from mom when they were only 2 months old. I recently neutered ...
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Safe for cats to drink from the aquarium?

This kitten doesn't want to drink from her own bowl but seems to prefer running water, namely the waterfall of a hang on filter. Is this safe for the kitten? The aquarium is occupied by a terrapin ...
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My cat hasn't pooped in two days what should i do. [duplicate]

He is a male cat, neutered, 20 years old. The other cat is male, neutered, 10 years old. They are both still eating, drinking and peeing, just not pooping. I started them on some new soft food, could ...
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Why does my cat paw at my sheets?

Occasionally my cat will go from cuddling with me on my bed, to pawing at the sheets, like he is digging. At first it seemed to correlate with him discovering the option of crawling under my sheets so ...
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How to feed outdoor cats when you're away for a month

I have an outdoor cat that my neighbors refuse to feed. Now I have to be absent for one month. How can I feed my cat during my absence?
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Border collie puppy chasing cats: how much is too much

My border collie puppy (3 months) likes to chase my cats. I think cats do know this is play. I only saw the puppy scratched once, and I don't see claws out while the puppy is chasing the cats. On ...
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Cat behaving badly

We have a 9 year old female cat that has been hitting spitting and very verbal towards our 4 (almost 5) year-old Male cat. Both have been neutered so they can’t breed. We have had Willow since he was ...
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Younger siblings fed cat that is not ours and now the cat won't leave

My younger siblings secretly gave food to a cat that lives nearby, (belongs in the area but not to an immediate neighbour) once I found out I realised this needed to stop. However the cat has taken a ...
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Cat licks face and ends it with a strong bite to the nose — how to prevent it? [duplicate]

my cat is very affectionate and each morning he will lick my face, purring happily until my bath is done per his standard. Then suddenly he will bite my nose, hard, and lock down on it, sometimes ...
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My cat is extremely picky

I have a cat that is at an older age (we don't know her age, we only know she is older than 12 years). She always liked to eat and would eat anything you give her. The last two months this changed. ...
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How can I make cooked fish more appealing for cat?‌

My cat is finicky. He has only a mid priced prefered wet food: Whiskers, which smells disgusting to me and does not seem very healthy. He does not eat canned Sardine either, but loves Tuna fishes. ...
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Why does one of my cats attack his siblings?

I've got 6 kittens. Mom, dad, 3 tom kittens and one female kitten. They are now 1 year old. The female one is neutered. First Dad left me, then another kitten. Why is obvious. One of the kitten, a ...
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Is this an abscess on this cat? What to do?

Here's a link to view the image as I don't think stack exchange is letting me; https://ibb.co/ndO3Oz The cat is not mine but is my neighbours unfortunately the neighbour is not in town and I fear ...
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Are there any breeds of domestic cat that are bred primarily for their intelligence?

Are any breeds of domestic cat bred primarily for their intelligence? If so, which breed(s)? By "Intelligence", I mean problem solving ability. This would include such things as the cat attempting ...
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Cat produces way too much mucus/slime

Our cat, which is 12 years old, has been ill for around 2 months now. However, we don't know what the real disease or problem actually is. The problem during these 2 months is that our cat lost a ...
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Is hypoallergenic food the same as single protein food?

When searching for hypoallergenic wet cat foods often I see single protein foods appearing in the results, which don't feature the term "hypoallergenic". I wonder if this is a design flaw in such ...
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Are cats aware that lilies are toxic?

I have a few outdoor cats that like to roam freely along the street sometimes. I've just learned that lilies are poisonous to cats and I don't have any in my garden, but there is a lady nearby who ...
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Cat suddenly became paralyzed

I brought my 18 year-old cat to the vet because she was getting a little thin. She was otherwise just as affectionate, playful and voracious as she had always been. The vet diagnosed her with ...
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How to stop one cat from using another cats box

I have 4 cats and 4 boxes. They're all good animals but one has anxiety and temperment. 3 cats will use any box, don't care , she will only use her box and once another cat uses it she will no longer ...
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Feral cat keeps attacking my dog in our backyard, what should I do?

There is a small feral cat that keeps coming into my backyard and attacking my 65lb dog. Our yard is fully fenced and we have a dog door, so our dog goes in and out as he pleases. I usually don't see ...
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At what age do ginger cats start having black whiskers?

I have an adopted ginger tabby male cat who was found somewhere and his age was estimated by the shelter to be about 4 years old. You may notice that when your cat was young, their whiskers were ...
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My cat still hasn't adjusted to the new house after 2 weeks of living here.

My cat, Marty, is a real fraidy cat. He doesn't like most new people, but eventually he'll grow to like them. We recently moved into my grandpa's house a city over from where we used to live. ...
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Cat pees outside of litter box while being treated for urinary tract infection

Our cat box sits on top of a big shallow tray. We out that there to catch loose litter. Our 12 year old cat now pees outside of the box (on the tray) 95% of the time. The other times she’ll pee in ...
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Are there any GPS tracker that doesn't require simcard?

In Indonesia, I have to register SIM card with government. I have 4 cats. I have no idea how should I have 4 sim cards. So I wonder if there is a GPS tracker without sim card?
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How can I prevent a cat from scratching the top of his head?

My cat has a wound on top of his head and keeps scratching it with his hind claws. He keeps getting the soft cone collar off even though it is tied tightly and knotted. How can I keep this collar on....
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Why are my tom catsleaving me?

I don't neuter my cats. There were 6 of them. Dad. Mom. 4 kittens. 3 tom kittens. 1 tammy kitten. I neutered the tammy one. Mom gone one day when I was about to abort her babies. Dad followed. One ...
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Besides collar where else can I put name tag on my cat?

One of my kitten is leaving me. I want to put either a name tag or a GPS tracker. However, I fear that a collar may get him "stuck" on some places or even killing him. I've heard that there is a ...
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Kitten is too thin - what can I do?

I've got two kittens, a generic black kitten and a white Siamese kitten. I've got the black one about two months ago, the white one about a month ago. I don't know the exact ages but they were both ...
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My Persian cat pee everywhere at home! [duplicate]

I have a Persian male cat. Its age is 9 months. I have arranged the potty pot for it. And I change its soil in every week. Also I have put a soft towel type material for pee. Almost from One month, it ...
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New 5yo Cat being introduced to 1yo siblings

So recently we took in an older family pet, he couldn't live with my parents any longer so 5yo Spartapuss came to live with me and my fiance in our flat. He was essentially my cat for 3 years and when ...
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kittens wont stop nursing on mother and is killing her. what do i do?

so my cat lady had kittens and they are 6 months old. we re-homed all but three and all three are still nursing even though they eat solid food and they catch mice, moles, rabbits and eat that to. i ...
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How common is this cat pressing forehead under human chin behavior?

I‌ have a ~4 years old male ginger tabby cat. I adopted the cat about 2 years ago and have no idea where and ho he is brought up. It was found in the street, according to the shelter. Whenever I ...
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Do non neutered cats shed more hair?

I recently had a discussion with a pet owner and he claimed that non neutered male cats shed more hair due to anxiety. Is it true? I have been feeding him high quality food but within a few days his ...
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My cat is terrified ALL THE TIME. How do I fix this?

Three years ago, my wife and I adopted a cat from a coworker's relative. She's a very small calico/manx, and she was about 1 year old when we adopted her. We have no reason to believe she has ever ...
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Male cat harassing his sister, causing her to hiss

We adopted two cats together, a brother and a sister, about a year and a half ago from a rescue organization. They are both spayed / neutered and are probably about 1 year 8 months old. The sister is ~...
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Cat pawing for water

One of my two cats are trying to dig trough the floor when ever she's drinking water from her bowl. I have wooden floors, and what used to be a adorable behavior has turned in to something really ...
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Cat meows for wet food in morning despite dry food being available

My kitty has been waking me up early every morning begging for wet food. He has dry food available but obviously prefers the wet. I've tried ignoring him, but he will meow for over an hour straight ...
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Is my kitten a boy or a girl? [duplicate]

Was told my kitten was a boy but the vet isn’t quite sure. Any thoughts?
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Male cats attacking female after 1.5 years of relative calmness

Background: I have had a cat since he was a kitten about 8 years ago, about 4 years ago I adopted another male cat of similar age hoping they would play together and be friends when I started my job. ...
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Meowing and running [duplicate]

I have an adopted black cats that doesn't trust me much. He stays at least 2 meters from me when in the same room and he usually stays in the same room as me only if I'm laying down. If I stand up he ...
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How to get rid of matted hair in cats

I have a Persian male cat. It has many hairballs at his lower part (near to tail). I have searched the solutions from google, and got some solutions, like: 1 "Give specific cat food which is ...
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Pet not eating and lost weight [duplicate]

My cat just recently moved from being an out-door cat and living in a house to being an in-door cat in a apartment, he hasn't been eating from what I've seen although he does drink water. He hides all ...
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My Cat is Rejecting His Food [duplicate]

I recently decided to switch my cat food due to the manufacturer halting it's production. My cat was hooked on the brand and was the only food that he licked clean in his bowl. I have tried many ...
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One cat doesn't understand the other is just play-fighting

My girlfriend and I have two three-year-old cats: Napoleon (male) and Josefine (female). They are siblings from the same litter. I have been studying abroad for the last 9 months, so currently my ...
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I lost my friend queen

My friend gave me queen for breeding with my tom, they are having fun last night and now queen is disappeared, I look around into my house then I also look into neighbor houses but I can't find queen,...
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My rescue cat is afraid of me

Last year I found a tiny kitten (about 4 weeks old) stuck in a bush. He is now a healthy, castrated adult and very loving (named Alfie). I decided to find him a companion and adopted a 2-year male, ...
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How do you win a scared/wild-ish kitten over? [duplicate]

I have two kittens. Friday, 4-ish months, black long-ish haired cat, bold and adaptable. Great dog-like kitten. No problem. Douglas, 2-ish months, siamese kitten (male). He is scared, does not like ...
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How concerned should I be that my cat only goes to the toilet with long breaks and at my wife's urging?

My cat is an old indoor Norwegian Forest Cat (6 years) and a bit human dependant like needing his water held. Last time he excreted and urinated after about 3 days without urinating and only tried ...
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What should be done to a new young cat?

I will get a cat (2-3 months) in about a month. I understand that I should vaccinate her soon, besides, is there anything else? I will be getting that cat from a private individual and she will stay ...
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How much tuna is safe for a cat? [duplicate]

Me and my wife has recently got a male 9 weeks old kitten. It comes from a good house, so it's already been treated for fleas and (most importantly) litter trained. According to its old owner, it used ...