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Just like their ancestors, your cat's behaviour is driven by a wide range of natural instincts. Understanding the complexities of these instincts - together with body language, scent, touch, and vocalisations contribute to a better awareness of their mood and temperament.
Average cat weight
We know cats are typically small animals, but often we are unsure how much our beloved pets should weigh. Although your cat’s weight will naturally change over their lifetime, gaining or losing too much weight can pose problems for their health.
Your cat's independent spirit means they're very curious. So they can get up to all kinds of mischief – especially when they're home alone. At the same time, their natural survival instincts are very strong, so they're very cautious about anything they're not familiar with. Here's a list of basic hazards to watch out for in the home:
Spotting signs of depression and anxiety in cats
How to know if your cat is depressed? Depression and anxiety in cats can manifest in many ways - understanding the signs and designing a supportive environment is key to a settled feline.
How to deal with cat hairballs?
Cats naturally love to groom themselves. The tongue of a cat is covered with hook like prongs which capture loose hair as the cats grooms his coat. The hair is then swallowed and most of it passes through the digestive tract without a problem. However, if the hair gets left in the stomach, it can form a...
Training a cat to use a cat flap
Cats are famous for their lovable but exasperating habits – batting things off counter tops, meowing in the early hours of the morning, and complaining loudly to be let out, only to come straight back inside once we open the door. Some of these habits are harder to correct than others, but when it comes to letting cats in and out of the house, training your cat to use a cat flap can be incredibly useful. Not only will your cat be able to come and go as they please, but you’ll likely have more peace and quiet. In this article, WHISKAS offers advice on how to train a cat to use a cat flap.
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