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Nutrition for Kittens and Cats

Food Choice and Vitamins What type of food should I feed my kitten and/or cat? Until your kitten is a year old, he or she should be eating a kitten formula food. Other life-stage food formulas do not provide the proper balance of calories and nutrients needed for a growing cat. As a general rule, […]

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Cat Ear Wipes: How to Clean Your Cat’s Ears

Why clean these dirty, smelly, infected ears? Don’t worry, ear problems are extremely common in cats, but they commonly  are misunderstood by even the most experienced cat owners. Some might even ask “why clean my Archibald’s ears?” Others might have let their cat get an  ear infection or ear mites already. Almost every single cat […]

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Ear cleaning solution for ear infections

How to Clean Your Cat’s Ears? The recipe for yeast or fungal infection in the ears of cats is as follows: 1 pint of wintergreen alcohol 2 Tablespoons of Boric Acid (powder). MIX WELL UNTIL COMPLETELY DISOLVED. 2 Tablespoons of Glycerin MIX WELL. All these ingredients are available at Amazon on the shelf. Use sterile cotton ball […]

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Trimming Your Cat’s Claws – Step By Step Tutorial

A Cat and Her Claws A cat’s claws are an integral part of who she is. Cats are exceptional hunters, excellent climbers and specialists in personal defense—thanks in great part to their unique protractile (extendable) claws. They also use their claws as social signaling instruments, leaving messages on surfaces to tell other cats where they […]

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Why Cats can eat raw meat?

Why Cats can eat raw meat? This is probably the most common question I get, especially from uneducated pet owners ( My gosh! you feed your pets raw meat? ) who put their pets on a raw food diet, but get arguments from their uneducated veterinarians on why they should not be giving their cats […]

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Are You Losing Your Kittens

As cat breeders, we want to do everything possible to assure the birthing of healthy litters of kittens. Not only is this desirable from an economical stand point, but in most of the cases we have planned each litter carefully, with the idea that from this breeding hopefully will come that great cat. The cat […]

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How to Build a Cat Tree from Wood and Carpeting

Introduction In a group setting like ours with a lot of cats using our cat trees, and some with unfortunate spraying habits, traditional carpeted trees with carpet or sisal posts just don’t hold up. They tear up quickly and also absorb odors and are impossible to clean. So I resorted to designing and building our […]

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Kitten Care Guide – What You Need to Know

Introduction Welcome to the hardest job you’ll ever love! The best part of my job, working with Homeless Cats, is caring for the newborns. This is not an easy task but a more rewarding one I’ve yet to find. I always say if people would spay/neuter their animals they just might put me out of […]

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How To Take Care Of A New Kitten – What You Must Know

The manner in which you raise your kitten from the early, formative months to adulthood is of the utmost importance. Taking the time to socialize and train your kitten will prove WELL WORTH IT! Only you can make the difference between owning a well-behaved, loving adult cat or an aggressive, frightened, destructive, and/or shy cat. One must take […]

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