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If your cat has started peeing on your bed, this post will show you likely reasons why and what you can do about it. Likely reasons why your cat has started peeing on the bed include something causing your cat to be anxious, an illness, a problem with its litter box or your cat is marking its territory.  There are a number of possible reasons why your cat has started peeing on the bed. However,…

If your cat has recently started peeing on the couch, this post will show you likely reasons why and what you can do about it. Likely reasons why your cat has started peeing on the couch include something causing your cat to be anxious, an illness, a problem with its litter box or your cat is marking its territory.  There are a number of possible reasons why your cat has started peeing on the couch.…

If your cat seems to hate her kittens, this post will show you likely reasons why and what you can do about it. The reason why your cat seems to hate her kittens is actually that she is disciplining them. Cats do not share our sense of morals, so they have no issue with being aggressive when getting their kittens to behave. However, there are a number of other possible reasons why your cat might…

When your cat pees on your bed while sleeping, it is up to you to discover why. You may discover that it is your problem and not your cat’s, such as, Long hours at work Away for extended times and more, as follows If your cat is litter box trained and suddenly it starts to pee outside its litter pan, it is never a normal action. If you find your cat peeing or pooing on the…

Plain and simple and to the point, never give your cat bones from fish or other meat. Bones represent an increased risk of choking should the cat get a bone or splinter of a bone stuck in its mouth, esophagus, or stomach. There are enough risks in an animal’s life every day. Don’t add to this risk list by giving bones to your cat. My personal opinion. Bones can cause the cat their life and…

Being a cat provider for over 30 years brought an array of medical issues that I had to deal with and work through. While most of my fur babies overcame the problem, some did not because the problems were either cancer, kidney failure, tumors, or a heart defect. I have experienced my share of joy, pleasure, heartache, and grief during these years of cat care. I currently have six loving fur babies, four years to…

I am a Crazy Cat Lady who has been rescuing cats for over 30 years. Even though I hold no degree in animal welfare, I am a seasoned nurse with an extensive medical background. My nursing background has helped me assess the cats that came my way. Throughout these years of caring for cats, I continue to be amazed at how close a cat is to a human regarding disease, medicines, illnesses, behaviors, moods, likes,…

Fleas are always inconvenient, but there’s no worse time for your cat to get fleas than when she is nursing kittens. When she is nursing, the products you can safely use are limited. To make matters worse, you also need to treat the kittens. Kittens cannot tolerate flea medications, but a flea infestation can be harmful or even deadly for them as well. The good news is there are things you can do. The process…

Cat claws have several important functions. Sharp claws can be inconvenient, and even cause injury to your cat. It’s important to care for your cat’s nails properly. The good news is once you find a routine that works for you and your cat, caring for their nails becomes fairly simple. Can cats cut their own nails? No, you won’t catch your cat with a pair of nail clippers.  However, cats are fairly self-sufficient creatures. They do have…

Cats and their owners are creatures of habit. In some ways, having a routine is great. For example, it’s a great idea to feed your cat at the same time each day. However, there are areas where changing things up is a good idea. If you’ve been feeding your cat the same brand of cat food for awhile, you may be wondering if it’s time to switch it up. There are actually some good reasons to…