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My cat Gabriel

Which cat is easiest to take care of?

In selecting a cat to adopt your main or sole criteria might be easy maintenance! ? A fair point. The question is ‘which cat?’ I guess this means either an individual cat or a...

When dad saw his kitten for the first time

Friendliness in cats is inherited

There are two important issues concerning domestic cat character: friendliness and socialisation. They do overlap but they are distinct. Whereas socialisation ‘acclimatises’ the kitten to the presence of humans and dampens down a cat’s...

Female cat

Why does my female cat refuse to mate?

Why does my female cat refuse to mate? The most common reason why a female cat refuses to mate is that the proposed mating is taking place at the wrong time in her oestrus...

Unsterilised or late sterilised male cat

When do male cats go into heat?

Male cats do not go into heat. Male domestic cats reach sexual maturity and begin to produce sperm from 6 to 18 months of age with the average at about nine months. Two months...

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