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There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting on the sofa with a purring cat on your lap. The soft fur, the snuggling little animal, and that purr melt your heart. Suddenly, the snuggling little heap of fur hisses scratches your hand and yowls at you. You’re confused. What happened? What did you do to turn your sweet cat into a raging cat? The good news is it isn’t you. Aggression in cats isn’t normal, but it…

Charting the Successful Course for Cat to Cat Introductions You just might encounter many of the same scenarios when two people meet for the first time that you might when introducing two strange cats to each other. With people, there can be this silent apprehension and territorial supremacy, even if the only words exchanged are but superficial pleasantries. Cats, on the other hand, are more direct and do not have words cluttering up their honesty…

Cats are mysterious creatures, aren’t they? Most of them prefer to be left alone and even the cats were taken in as pets mostly keep their distance from their owners unless it’s time to eat. There are so many questions worth asking about our feline friends, and one of the most intriguing relates to their perceived fear of water. If you’re a cat owner yourself or have just been in a home where one was…

The trilling sound is not exactly a meow. It’s more vigorous than a purr. Pretty and almost chirpy, the sound that’s coming from your cat can best be described as a trill. A trill is a quivering or warbling noise that sounds as if it could be coming from a songbird. Instead, it’s coming from your cat. So what is cat trilling, exactly? What Is the Mysterious Cat Trill?  Experienced cat owners know that their…

“Ow!” That is a natural response to sharp little teeth piercing the tender skin of your finger, hand, or even your feet and toes. Take a deep breath, reign in the aggravation, and knee-jerk reactions. Kittens bite, and it can be hard to distinguish if it’s playful, fearful, or just plain vengeful. How can something so adorably fluffy and comically dramatic find it in its tiny little heart to hurt you, and what can you do to…

Our cats have so many adorable and just quirky little things that make them so special. Of these, one little move is still shrouded in mystery even to this day. Once and for all, let’s take a look and see why cats actually knead you. Kneading is a very common behavior for cats of all ages and breeds. It is possible that a cat may take to kneading as others do, and that is just…