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  • November 11, 2013

    Kitten Behavior Basics

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Well-socialized cats are more likely to have well-socialized kittens. Read The HSUS's general guidelines for kittens' stages of development and learn what to expect during your kitten's first 18 months.

  • April 12, 2013

    Marking Territory

    The Humane Society of the United States

    In the wild, animals are a lot like Gold Rush miners – they lay claim to their territory. Your own cat is not that far removed from his wild roots. He still has that instinctual urge to stake his claim, and he uses scent to do it.

  • September 12, 2013

    Preventing Litter Box Problems

    Keeping your cat’s litter box up to his standards is very important. The following suggestions should keep your cat from "thinking outside the box."

  • October 2, 2013

    Solving Litter Box Problems

    You can resolve litter box issues by taking a closer look at your cat’s environment.

  • May 15, 2013

    Teach Your Kitten How to Play Nice

    A kitten’s life is all about play, and play is all about prey.

  • August 14, 2013

    Tips on Taking Your Cat to the Vet

    Four simple ways to help improve your cat's trips to the veterinarian

  • October 2, 2013

    Training Your Cat with Positive Reinforcement

    The Humane Society of the United States

    You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. That’s the theory behind positive reinforcement. Don’t punish your cat for unwanted behavior; instead, reward her for doing something you like.

  • March 22, 2013

    Trimming a Cat's Claws

    Trimming a cat’s claws every few weeks is ah important part of maintaining your pet’s health and protects him, you, your family and visitors as well as the sofa, curtains and other furniture.

  • November 7, 2013

    Your Cat's Favorite Hiding Places

    Can't find your cat? She may not be lost, just hiding or even happily curled up in a small, dark space. Read The HSUS's tips for where to look for your missing cat.

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