What is the best location for a cat litter tray?

Cat and their cat litter tray

The first point to address is that the litter tray should be positioned to suit your cat and not the cat’s caregiver! This means that it might be better in the living room where you won’t want it but your cat might like it there. Anyway, if you live in a small apartment, it …

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In cat detectivism the blacklight is your best friend

UV light detects urine stain

Cat detectivism is a phrase coined by Jackson Galaxy to describe figuring out what is behind cat behavior problems such as peeing in the wrong place. You have to approach it in a business-like manner without emotion by relying on the facts. And to uncover the facts the blacklight is useful. ‘Blacklight’ refers to …

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Feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC) – watch for stress as the primary cause

Feline idiopathic cystitis can force a cat to urinate on the carpet near the wall

Here are some tips or thoughts on the causes, treatment and prevention of feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). Feline idiopathic cystitis means cystitis of an unknown cause. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder and is one of those disease which is part of the feline lower urinary tract disease complex. When cystitis is not …

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Cat Urination Problems Likely To Be Triggered By Psychological Issues

Worried Cat

The well-known adage, “Curiosity killed the cat” was originally, centuries earlier, “Care killed the cat”. The word “care” meaning to care about something or worry. In the 17th century, people believed that cats could die of worry or anxiety. That idea seems strange to us now and 25% of cat owners in the UK …

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British Gardeners Hate Cats as Much as Plant Lice

Thirty-four percent of British gardeners hate cats. The same percentage of gardeners hate aphids (plant lice). This is one of the findings, and an unsurprising one, from a survey conducted by the BBC Gardeners World Magazine. I say it is unsurprising because gardeners hate anything that they believe will spoil the appearance of their …

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UK: Feral Cat Terrorises Pensioners For Two Days In Their Home

This with the latest cat news story in the UK. The title to the post could equally have been, “how to remove a stray cat from your home”.  I say that because the homeowners lacked the skills and knowledge to deal with this cat properly and I regret to say that their behaviour caused …

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