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Getting Started

Choosing a cat can be a truly rewarding experience. We share our tips and advice to help ensure you get off to the right start.

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Cat Equipment Basics: What You Need

From collars and carriers to kitty litter and toys we take a look at all the equipment essentials you'll need to care for your feline friend.
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How to Introduce a Cat into a Dog Family

Cats and dogs can live together and even become best buddies. But first they have to be introduced.
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Introducing A New Pet To Your Furry Family

Bringing a new pet into our lives is a fun and exciting time. For our other pets, though, it can be an uncertain and unsettling experience. With a few simple steps (and lots of patience!) we can help improve the chances of everyone getting along.
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First Night Home with a New Kitten: What to Expect

Your new kitten is going to love her fur-ever home, but that first night it’s going to seem strange and scary to her. Help her to settle in quickly by thinking about events from her point of view and adjusting the arrangements accordingly.
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5 Questions to Ask Before Getting Your Next Pet

Deciding to get a new furry family member is an exciting time. There are so many cute, playful, loving cats and dogs out there - but how do you choose your perfect forever friend?
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Choosing Soft Toys That Are Safe For Your Pet

Buying toys for your pets is like buying toys for your toddler. Be sure to follow these pet safety tips to reduce the risk of injury to your furry friend.
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How to Care for a Kitten: Kitten Care Basics

Caring for a kitten is about more than providing food, warmth, and a comfy bed. You must also love her and provide preventative healthcare along with meeting the kitten’s emotional and behavioral needs.
Cat scratching cat tree

How to Build a Cat Tree and Scratching Post

Building your own unique cat tree can help save your furniture and provide your cat with some great vantage points. These structures are quite expensive to buy, but easy to make with a few basic tools.
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Are You Ready for a Cat?

Keeping a cat (or two) is a wonderfully rewarding experience. However, to be fair to the cat and to yourself, it’s important to make sure a cat is right for you and your household.

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