Tag: cat behaviour

5 Brain Games You Can Play With Your Cat

* Originally published by katzenworld Are you looking for some fun and entertaining games to play with your cat to keep them out of mischief? It’s not just dogs that can learn new tricks and that cats are actually very intelligent

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Do Cats’ Behaviours Change as They Age?

Just like humans, cats behaviours also change as they get older. “There are big changes that happen between kittenhood and adulthood as cats grow through developmental milestones, but also changes for senior cats as they go through the normal ageing

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Breed differences in behaviour traits

Research by Salonen et al (2019) examined whether behavioural differences exist among cat breeds and whether behaviour is heritable. There will likely always be a debate whether behaviour is determined by nature or nurture, though in all likelihood it is a

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Building the Best Cat Towers

A while ago we wrote about choosing and using cat scratchers. Cats love to scratch and climb and it is part of their normal, natural behaviour. You don’t necessarily need to buy a cat tree though. You can also build

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Why does my cat have “crazy cat minutes”?

Running around the house like a maniac, jumping up on things, chasing their tail, having a “wild” look in their eyes, we’ve all seen it: the crazy five minutes. Short bursts of energetic behaviour that seem to begin out of

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Katzenworld Recommends the Sleepypod Mobile Pet Bed as the Purrfect Carrier

* Originally published by katzenworld Despite the ongoing pandemic our most commonly received question is how to safely travel with your cat. A lot of this is of course down to the fact that people still need to go onto trips

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How to Choose & Use a Scratching Post for Your Cat

As a cat owner few things are more annoying then your cat not using their scratching post but instead scratching your bed, sofa, carpet, wallpaper or really anything BUT the scratching post! I loved this scratching barrel, it looked very

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Letting your cat/kitten outside for the first time

* From our partners at International Cat Care When given the choice, most cats would love to spend some, or all, of their time outdoors. After all, they can engage in behaviour that we often don’t like inside the home, such

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Why does my cat open doors?

It’s been a while, but here’s another Wednesday Why! Why does your cat open doors (and how do they learn how to do it)? Cats have excellent problem solving abilities so they will try various things until they find something

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Cats change their eating behaviour when moved from free access to restricted feeding

* From our partners at International Cat Care Limiting caloric intake is the basis of the standard approach to prevent obesity. Researchers investigated how cats’ feeding behaviour changes when they are switched from ad libitum (free access) to restricted feeding. One of

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