How much does letting domestic cats go outside affect wildlife conservation?
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Domestic cat predation

There are many cat owners, some of whom are my online friends, who strongly support keeping cats inside all the time. This article is not a criticism of them because I understand the motivation to keep cats inside. It is … please continue reading

Stoves, heaters, fireplaces, chimneys, candles, cigarettes, kerosene heaters can harm your cat
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Cat by fireplace

The things mentioned in the title are potential sources of fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) and a study in Taiwan found that high concentrations of these particles ‘was significantly associated with respiratory disease in cats, suggesting potentially harmful effects of … please continue reading

Conditions and Diseases Linked to Indoor and Outdoor Cats
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Indoor cat

Confined cats live longer than cats allowed to roam freely outside but there are health issues directly associated with full-time indoor living. In the United States between 50 and 60 percent of domestic cats are kept indoors permanently while in … please continue reading

Connection between dry food and an increased risk of feline diabetes
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Does dry cat food cause feline diabetes?

People ask Dr Google: ‘does dry cat food cause diabetes?’. For me the answer can be found from two sources (1) a study published on 1st December 2016 ‘Environmental Risk Factors for Diabetes Mellitus in Cats‘ and (2) a book … please continue reading

What Is the Best Indoor Cat?
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I love blind cats

The best indoor cat will be a blind cat in my opinion. Everybody will agree with me that a blind cat should be confined to the indoors with an additional outdoor enclosure of reasonable size (if possible) to help provide him/her with a stimulating environment with nature’s feel under paw, smells and sounds. please continue reading