Cat Know How

Interesting facts and cat stories

Here are a few stories and facts for all the cat lovers. See if you knew these facts about them. Cat spy In the 1960s, the CIA decided that a cat would make a great spy. In an hour-long procedure, ...

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Deworm your cats regularly

Worms are endoparasites that live inside the body of your pet. They take up residence in your pet’s small intestine or migrate elsewhere in the body, causing disease. Worms in the digestive system feed off digested food particles or your ...

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7 tips for when your cat sheds hair everywhere

Some cats shed more than others, and it can be frustrating to have hair all over the house. But whether your cat has long or short hair, shedding is a natural phenomenon. By following these tips, you can make cleaning ...

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Is your child cat-ready?

Giving in to a bundle of kitty fur just because it is cute and you want your child to have an animal companion, is not a good idea. Only once a decision is carefully deliberated and you are sure that ...

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7 tips to keep senior cats warm in winter

Winter … just the word conjures up the idea of shorter days and longer, icy cold nights. And just like we feel the cold in the chilly season, so do our senior furry friends. Cats are creatures of comfort and ...

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Managing your cat’s hairballs

Cats are avid self-groomers and will often spend hours at this task. Although it leaves us with a lovely clean cat, the hair that accumulates in her mouth ends up in her stomach. In most cases the hair will travel ...

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Kitty’s first night home – what to do

Whether you choose to buy your kitten from a reputable breeder or rescue a kitten from a shelter, it’s a personal choice. Once your kitten is ready to come home, it’s time for you to take on a new role ...

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Struggling with too many cat fights?

Now that you’re at home more often you may pick up something that you previously missed – the sound and sight of feline aggression: the growling, yowling, hissing and spitting, while claws and teeth flash. A cat in full aggressive ...

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6 tips when planning a catio

Every cat parent will know that cats love exploring the outdoors and live out their hunting instincts. The sad reality these days is that it is too dangerous for our cats to be outside unsupervised. And that is why a ...

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Keeping senior cats warm – 7 tips

Winter … just the word conjures up the idea of shorter days and longer, icy cold nights. And just like we feel the cold in the chilly season, so do our senior furry friends. Cats are creatures of comfort and ...

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Music therapy can calm your cat

Does your cat seem a bit anxious and your first thought is to play her that one song that calms you down? Stop! You won’t necessarily do her any favours, as cats often don’t like the music we do. If ...

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How to brush your cat’s teeth

Brushing your kitten’s teeth every day will prevent a build-up of plaque. If ever there was a good time to start brushing your cat’s teeth, it is now while we’re in lockdown. Dental problems can be significant in cats. They ...

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