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

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How do I stop my male cat from stalking and biting my two girl cats necks?

So, I have 6 cats two male and four female all fixed. My three oldest cats Binx being the oldest, then Phoebe, then Mavis. Binx only attacks these two consistently, he has been with them since he was ...
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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. Female cats are attracted to crying kittens, whether they are spayed or not, while male cats are controlled by fighting cats. In ...
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Can a person receive post-exposure rabies vaccine after having 2nd dose of Oxford Astrazeneca COVID 19 vaccine? [closed]

A lady was (Age 55 years) bitten by an unvaccinated pet queen cat (age one month forty days) just two days after having her 2nd dose of Oxford Astrazeneca COVID 19 vaccine. If she is given post ...
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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

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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How often should one have professional teeth cleaning done for their cat, as recommended by vet boards?

It is easy to find search results answering this, from sites for private/commercial vet businesses. I was hoping someone might know of something answering this that is more independently authoritative,...
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Is there something wrong with my cat and rabbit's relationship?

I'm hoping someone can help me. I assume my rabbit has just formed a strong bond with my kitten, but just wanted another person's perspective on the matter. So, my cat is only four months old. However,...
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What are the effects of cat anti-flea insecticide - imidacloprid - on humans?

I'm using Bayer's Advantage Anti-fleas drops for my cat. It is a very common in Europe and is effective. However, I have also suffer from dry eyes and I've noticed that when I apply this product to my ...
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What is on my cat that's biting me?

I live in Texas. I have an indoor cat who is 14 years old. Somehow we got fleas. But I am 99.9% sure of the fleas have been eradicated. I've not seen a flea or caught one in the traps in the house for ...
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Adopted a 7 month old cat a day ago, today she is hissing and yowling in the safe room

My partner and I adopted a 7 month old cat yesterday, she seemed fine, we were in her safe room for a few hours at a time, and she was curious and played and explored just fine. No hissing, and only a ...
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Relocate stray kittens on their own or together with mother cat

So I am in a predicament. About 4 months back, a local stray female cat started hanging around the house. We occasionally put food outside for her to eat but eventually it became a regular thing. ...
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Cat won't drink water, only gravy from wet food; can I prepare the gravy myself?

My cat eats Royal Canin gastrointestinal wet food from the vet. She has constipation issues with her dry food (science diet sensitive stomach), so I took it away completely ($700 vet bill from ...
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How can I prevent my male Bengal cat from attacking my two other cats?

I have a neutered male Bengal cat who is nine months old, and two neutered female Bengals, both nearly four years old. The male keeps attacking the females, sometimes without a pause. We have tried ...
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Is it safe for a cat to be with a Covid patient?

I recently tested positive for Covid and I’ve been isolating myself in one of the bedrooms. This is the same room where my kitty sleeps and basically calls it her own territory. She meows, yowls and ...
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Scab on cat's paw pad?

I recently discovered this bump scab-looking thing on my cat's paw. He is a 7 month old orange tabby. He was giving himself a bath on my lap and was really digging into this one toe. I know they ...
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Making a cat less scared

My cat is a very sweet guy, and around a year old. He's very cuddly, but still gets scared by my wife and me around the house. There is no shortage of love that he receives, and we thought he would ...
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What is this black spot in my kitten's snout? [duplicate]

My kitten is 7 weeks old and there is this dark spot in his nose, which is slightly protruding. It appeared about a week ago and it has only been growing since then. I started getting worried when the ...
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Cat stool sample collection in household with two cats

I am trying to get three days of stool samples from my cat, but he only ever does the toilet when I’m asleep and by that time my other cat has also gone to the toilet so I don’t know whose is who’s. ...
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My cat will get mad at me for hours after getting medicine. How do I keep our relationship happy?

My senior cat has a chronic illness and needs to take a liquid medicine for the rest of her life to keep her healthy. While she's still largely happy and energetic now, if she doesn't get this ...
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Do cats shiver when they have a fever?

Just like us humans, do cats shiver or seek warmth when they have a fever? My 6-yo domestic short-haired cat likes to sit in our hot tropical sun for a long time and I’m worried she may get dehydrated ...
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My cat had a little bit of lactose-free chocolate milk, should I be worried?

So my cat licked up the last bits of chocolate milk in my cup as my back was turned and I caught her and pulled her away from it. She vomited but otherwise she seems fine. The chocolate milk was ...
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Kitten in a parvo infected litter not showing any signs. Could she be negative for infection?

I had recently rescued a cat with her 7 week old litter. Got the mom vaccinated and neutered and she has found a forever home and I have taken in the litter of three kittens. This was two weeks ago. ...
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Why did my cat eat a bee, and then puke afterwards?

A couple weeks back, one of my cats, Odin, ate a bee. A lot was going on at that moment, I was getting ready for a new couch, and a friend was over. Then, while we were switching the couches, Odin ...
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Why does my cat shed so much?

My cat, Odin, sheds a lot. He mostly sheds when he is nervous, aggressive, or play fighting with my other cat, Bose. Is this a problem? I don't really know what's going on with him. He also seems to ...
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Worried about domestic cat and urban cat fight

We have one male Persian cat, who likes to go to our yard and we have seen there is one male urban cat which is fighting with our Persian cat at our yard. Here are the cats below: We are worked about ...
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What should I do to make my cat spend more time with us?

So we have a black cat, who is the son of a white female stray cat we used to feed. We call the female cat Kuchi, and her son Gulu (9 months old). Gulu was born inside our house, he is almost like our ...
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Mouse problem, how can I attract a cat to the area?

I have a cat at my farm with my livestock. I feed her and she also kills mice at the farm. She also lets me pet her, hold her, etc. She loves attention. At my house, which is a little over a mile from ...
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Nursing if pregnant again

If a cat becomes pregnant again after giving birth, will it affect some of the cats, and if so, is there a way I can help? To make a clear question out of it: What special needs do a cat have, which ...
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Ear problems in kitten

Two weeks ago, I took in a feral kitten (he’s 7 weeks old now), but the last few days his ears have started peeling, scabbing and smell bad. There is no black stuff in his ears either. I’ve tried F10, ...
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My cat gave birth yesterday and she keeps breathing heavily via her mouth

Yesterday, while delivering her kittens, my cat kept breathing through her mouth and breathing heavily. We thought it's because she's just too tired. This is her second time. Last time, she gave birth ...
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My cat's lower canine tooth is loose

Yesterday morning I noticed my cat's face seemed a little puffy around the left side of her mouth. I didn't see anything wrong and she didn't seem upset about it. Last night I checked again and her ...
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Kitten genetics probabilities?

I have a short-hair black-white tuxedo cat that is 3 weeks pregnant. The father is a long-hair grey Maine Coon. I'm interested in the science behind cat genetics; I'm wondering if there are any ...
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My kitten ate a coffee bean

We realized our kitten got a coffee bean quite a while ago and it's not exhibiting any weird symptoms that we can realize. Should we worry?
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Kittens ringworm got black during treatment

My two months old kitten was diagnosed with ringworm last week. I’ve been treating her since with Nizoral shampoo, Nizoral cream, rarely lamisil cream, and sometimes some turkish cream the vet has ...
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Is it safe to let cats tear up paper?

If a cat likes finding paper and tearing it apart, is it safe to let the cat do so? And does it matter for the type of paper, e.g. toilet paper, tissue paper, wrapping paper, printer paper, etc.? I'm ...
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Can my FeLV-immune cat help FeLV research?

Three years ago, I saved a cat and her six kittens from basically a crack den. A few months later, one kitten very suddenly got ill and died. Her sister got ill afterwards, but that vet found FeLV and ...
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Which date is the expiration date of this Felix cat food?

Felix beef in jelly is my cat's favorite food and she always prefers it to all other types of cat food. Here's an image of the product in question: However, she threw up all of her last meal and was ...
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I think my cats have tapeworms. I gave them the first dose of meds. I got over the counter [closed]

My cats have tapeworms i think. I gave them the first dose of meds today but nothing happened. What should i expect??
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Can I take a feral cat with me when I move? [duplicate]

I have been feeding a feral cat for four years now; I live in a apartment complex and will be moving to a house. This cat doesn't trust anyone and runs every time. I get lucky and he will let me touch ...
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My bfs mum is neglecting her pets. I need advice [closed]

My boyfriends mum doesn’t look after her pets and I need help My boyfriends mum isn’t looking after her pets So I thought I’d come here to ask people’s option. I have been with my boyfriend for almost ...

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