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How should I brush my cat's teeth?

Turkey neck isn't the only non-brushing method - there are various dental care treats available so you could see if another is more to the second cat's liking. To be honest I'm not really convinced ...
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Should I change litter weekly even if it is hardly used?

If you are using a clumping litter, their usual advice is to sift-and-refill daily, and do a complete replacement monthly to get the bits that escape. I have never been certain about the necessity for ...
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How to deal with newborn kitten bodily waste?

As I understand it, the queen (cat-mum) will help the kittens to defecate and care for the enclosure to stay clean. Toileting Kittens are unable to pass urine or faeces without assistance for the ...
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My cat uses the litter box wrong!

The summary is not a rule book. Your question seems to assume that every cat must be following the summary to a tee. Tongue in cheek, I want to point out that cats can't read. And even if they could, ...
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Drinking fountain or bowl for a cat?

Water fountains for cats are #1! I recommend the Catit Design Senses Fountain, It's really easy to clean - the top piece comes right off allowing you to easily clean inside. The water is also filtered,...
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How to take care of my dog's teeth?

Here are a few options for you: 1) Brush your dogs teeth daily (once a week is not enough), or if he hates brushing then apply the paste directly onto his teeth. 2) Feed a dental diet such as Hill's ...
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Is silica sand cat litter dangerous to use?

While many sites cite "claims," I have so far only found one actual scientific study of whether silica particles from cat litter and respiratory disease in cats are linked, which concluded &...
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Is silica sand cat litter dangerous to use?

Potentially yes it is. For both you and your pet. What is crystalline silica? Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and many other minerals. Quartz is the most common ...
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Is silica sand cat litter dangerous to use?

Most "sand" is primarily silica sand. The common tan or beige color is typically caused by a few percent of iron oxides. It is up to you to decide if beach sand or desert sand is too dangerous for ...
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How should I brush my cat's teeth?

It's not surprising that your second cat refuse to eat turkey neck are the turkey bones are far too big for a cat. A good sized bones would be for example chicken neck. Moreover dried and cooked bones ...
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How to keep my cats warm in outside cat house?

I agree with M.Mat, kittens or even cats that are used to inside shouldn't be placed outdoors. Those outside cat houses, some that are heated, are usually used for strays that frequent an area but ...
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How to keep my cats warm in outside cat house?

So, cats are very clean creatures. If there is odor, assuming you mean cat box smells, you need to clean it much more often. Cats don't like the smell either so they may be going outside the box. ...
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My cat often leaves the litter box with urine and litter on his rear

Try watching what he does when he uses the litterbox. It will probably be very informative. But without being able to watch, I lean towards either the problem happens when he is about to jump out of ...
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What substance can be used to kill all pathogens?

Before you use any of the chemicals i mention here please READ THE INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS ON THE PRODUCTS. To dissinfect a small area like a doghouse or a cage that you know are infected with ...
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Cat urinates on his back paws; what should I do?

I'd suggest to try much bigger boxes, we are not using commercially available litterboxes as even the large ones tend to be somewhat small, but instead use those plastic under-the-bed containers you ...
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My Bengal cat doesn't cover his feces and pees over the edge of the litter box

Burying (or not burying) waste is an instinctual behavior. You might be able to create an environment that facilitates the behavior you're looking for, but you're not going to teach a cat to do it the ...
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Leopard gecko got calcium supplement in eye

Assuming the main component of the calcium powder is Calcium Carbonate, a common chalk-like salt, you can take a look at this question on ChemistrySE. They link to its MSDS, the safety sheet outlining ...
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What is Fly Strike?

It's when they have an open wound and a fly lays eggs and they get infested with maggots. If it is left on, the maggots will grow to be flies eventually and lay eggs of their own starting the process ...
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Is it safe for my cat to drink water which contains fake fish?

I have not seen the video, but I read the description in the comments. My concern with this scenario is that cat fountains get slimy pretty fast (definitely within a week). If not intended as a ...
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Drinking fountain or bowl for a cat?

From my experience with cats, we only used bowls for their water. It was either in a plastic bowl or glass bowl. Three cats would share this bowl, and we would clean it or change out the bowl about ...
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Is silica sand cat litter dangerous to use?

I think answering this complicated and interesting question might be difficult. But I did some research and I'm going to provide my insight despite the fact that great answers already exist there. I ...
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How to keep my cats warm in outside cat house?

The question is "How do I keep my Cats warm in outside cat house?" That is a valid, and pragmatic question. I offer a pragmatic answer. The issue here is that house cat corporal temperature ...
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How to keep my cats warm in outside cat house?

First of all, cats 6 months old are too young to live outdoors, so please wait until they are at least one year old. You don't tell where you do live so it's not easy to give advice. There is some ...
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How to take care of my dog's teeth?

I'd say brush his teeth at least once a week. However, it is said that you should brush daily but I don't know of anyone, even vets that do this.If your dog is like mine and hates toothbrushes, then ...
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Handling snakes and salmonella

I got very ill and ended up going emergency centre to be told I had caught a servere stomach infection. I had not ate anything bad or under cooked etc. But I had 1 my snakes out for a good hour. ...
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