Useful free to use picture of a happy Maine Coon

Free to use picture of a happy Maine Coon

This is a useful free to use photographic quality image of a ginger tabby Maine Coon cat resting in a cat tree of suitable size and robustness. He’ll be male as nearly all ginger tabbies are male. RELATED: 12 facts on keeping an indoor cat happy We (good cat caregivers) know that ensuring your …

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Why do some cats hate men or a person of either gender?

Why do some cats hate men or a person of either gender?

Cats, like humans, can be influenced by their early experiences. If a cat has positive experiences with a male owner or caregiver at a young age, it may develop a strong preference for males later in life. Conversely, if a cat has negative experiences with males, such as being hit or abused, it may develop a lifelong fear or distrust …

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The reason why cats knock things over and how it can be avoided

Why cats knock things over

This is a response to the Bored Panda article on why cats knock things over and how to stop them. The veterinary student author of that article lists many reasons why domestic cats knock things over. What we are talking about is cats jumping up onto a table, sideboard or a mantelpiece and knocking …

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Maine Coon cat became depressed after the pandemic

Maine Coon depression due to isolation resolved by adopting another Maine Coon cat. But whilst the problem entirely resolved? Domestic cats need the companionship of their human caregiver as well.

There is a story online today about a ginger tabby Maine Coon cat who became depressed when the Covid-19 lockdowns ended. The cat’s name is Mango. He’s male because nearly all ginger tabby domestic cats are males because the coat is sex-linked. He lives in Romania. His owner is Mady Mondan and partner. She …

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Do cats apologise to their owners when they’ve done something wrong?

Do cats apologise?

A ‘veterinary expert’ in Miami, USA, Nuria Gómez Constanzo, believes that cats apologise to their caregivers when they’ve done something wrong. They understand they’ve done something wrong and then they try and make up by rubbing against their owners and being extra friendly towards them as their version of an apology. My conclusion at …

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Study finds that low-dose radiotherapy is a highly effective treatment for feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC)

Archer Seaman

A study carried out at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has found that low-dose radiation therapy is a highly effective treatment for feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC) by reducing the inflammation and very importantly, apparently, preventing a recurrence. It was known that low-dose radiation therapy is an effective treatment for other inflammatory conditions such …

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Places where domestic cats are confined to the home by law

Housing Development Board HDB flats

You may know that there is a gradual, modern trend towards confining domestic cats to their home and the surrounding back and front yard. Whether or not domestic cats are confined to their owners’ properties depends upon individual owner preferences, local laws and cultural norms. There are jurisdictions (places where an authority has control …

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