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Cat Behavior 101

With a little understanding of the feline "way," you’ll discover their behavior isn't so strange...

Cat Behavior: Curb...

That independent kitty who snubs you when you try to pet her could, on occasion, suffer from...

Shocking Truths Behind 11...

Ever catch your cat sleeping scrunched up in a tight little ball or pawing at her litter? Get...

Destructive Behavior in Cats

It is normal for cats to scratch things. They do this to sharpen their claws and exercise their feet. It is also normal for cats to spend a lot of time licking themselves, since this is how they clean themselves. When cats scratch or lick the wrong things and do not respond to discouragement, they are diagnosed as having a...

Pediatric Behavior Problems in Cats

Pediatric behavior problems refer to undesirable behaviors exhibited by kittens between birth and puberty. The most common problems are related to play, fearfulness, defensive aggression, and elimination (i.e., urinating and defecating in the house, also known as house-soiling).

Maternal Behavior Problems in Female Cats

Maternal behavioral problems are classified as either the lack of maternal behavior when dealing with the mother's own young or excessive maternal behavior in the absence of newborn kittens.

Honorary Cat Mayor of Alaskan town, Stubbs, Injured in Dog Fight

Stubbs, an honorary feline mayor of an Alaskan town was injured over the weekend in a dogfight not of the political nature.

10 Wacky Cat Breeds

From breeds that look like they’ve stepped off the pages of National Geographic to those that are known to exhibit behaviors of an entirely different species, some cats are in a wonderfully wacky league of their own.

Sophie’s choice: Cats vs. allergies and asthma

I suffer from allergies and mild asthma related to cat dander, dust mites, exercise, and cold, dry air. Though these allergies manifest relatively mildly as sniffling, tightness in the chest and reduced lung capacity, they play an active role in my active, cardio-infused existence. And, yes, working and living with cats makes it...

Why Does My Cat Lick Me?

Why does your cat lick you? Consider it a sandpaper-textured sign of affection and inclusion.

Why Cats Behave Like Cats

A new book gives insight to why cats behave the way they do.

Video: Corgi ‘Talks’ to Cat

What is this Corgi trying to say? A pet behaviorist weighs in.

An Inside Look at the Life of a Therapy Cat

Therapy dogs are common, but did you know therapy cats also help brighten peoples’ days at nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities?

Advisor Profile: Mieshelle Nagelschneider, ACCBC, Cat Behaviorist

Cat behaviorist and author Mieshelle Nagelschneider, ACCBC, is known for her ability to solve cat behavior issues that have been deemed “unfixable."

4 Ways to Keep Your Cat Happy

Dr. Katherine Miller of the ASPCA gives some pointers on how to keep your cat happy at home.