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Cats And Asthma

Cat health

Cats And Asthma

Have you noticed your cat coughing? Or having a little breathing difficulty? These are symptoms of a wider problem, and they may have asthma - cats can get it too! Feline asthma is not too dissimilar to that in humans. It is defined as chronic inflammation within the lining of the airways


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Catnapping – The A to Zzz of How Your Cat Sleeps

Catnapping – The A to Zzz of How Your Cat Sleeps

When it comes to sleep, cats are experts. Clocking approximately 12- 16 hours of snooze per day, they sleep roughly twice as much as the average human


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Catlike Yoga Poses

Cat parent life

Catlike Yoga Poses

We spend a lot of our time trying to teach our cats things ("here is where to find your litter tray", "this is how you high-five", "I'm not going to tell you again that one dead mouse a week is more than enough!"), but there's a lot that our cats can teach us as well. Take movements, for example; next time, watch how your cat stretches its body, especially after waking from a long nap


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11 indoor plants that are safe for cats

Cat health

11 indoor plants that are safe for cats

Knowing which indoor plants are safe for cats can be crucial for green-fingered cat parents. Hands up if you’ve been investing in an in-house rainforest of late? While you’re giving Alan Titchmarsh a run for his money with your positively lush living room, there can be some hidden dangers in there for your cats. Luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of 11 of the best (and most beautiful) cat-safe indoor plants. Meaning your green-fingered growth can continue, without danger to the rest of your family.


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Cat's Table Etiquette

Cat behaviour

Cat's Table Etiquette

We've all been brought up to understand a level of dinner table etiquette. Don't chew with your mouth open


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The Complexity of Cat Colours and Coats

Cat parent life

The Complexity of Cat Colours and Coats

They say blondes have more fun, and redheads have fiery tempers. But what about our furry felines? What does the chic ombre of Siamese points say about them? And the orange stripes of a ginger tabby? There is some interesting science behind cat colours, and we are tickled pink to share it with you


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Caring For The Senior Cat

Hardcore how-tos

Caring For The Senior Cat

The average lifespan of a cat in the UK is 14 years, with mixed breeds living a little longer than pure breed cats in general. There is of course much variation in longevity, and many factors play a role


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Caring for a cat with an amputated leg

Hardcore how-tos

Caring for a cat with an amputated leg

If we know anything about cats, it's that they're extraordinarily good at getting themselves into sticky situations. Jumping from a height can be fun and games if they aim it right, but can sometimes results in a serious injury


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Cancer in Cats – A Basic Overview

Cat health

Cancer in Cats – A Basic Overview

It is estimated that one in five cats will get cancer in their lifetime, which is slightly lower than the incidence of cancer in people and dogs. Feline cancer is commonly seen in veterinary practice; and is one of the leading causes of death in cats


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Why adopt black cats

Cat parent life

Why adopt black cats

When it comes to cats, we love hard here at KatKin. We say all cats deserve hardcore cat parents, who go hell for leather for their wellbeing


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Best Beds For Senior Cats

Hardcore how-tos

Best Beds For Senior Cats

We all want to make our old cats as comfortable as possible as they start to slow down and sleep even more! The most important thing for beds is ensuring they are the picture of comfort and easy to access. We all love to leap, so if your cat enjoys sleeping in higher areas around you home, consider adding in steps and ramps to allow them to reach them without having to jump and put extra pressure on their joints


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How to Adopt A Shelter Cat 101

Hardcore how-tos

How to Adopt A Shelter Cat 101

Adopting a cat can be exciting and full of joy, but understanding the fundamentals to their care is essential. Whether your feline family is feeling small and you want to add more heart to your home, or you're thinking of adopting a cat for the first time


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