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Do cats recognise their names?

* From our partners at International Cat Care As cat owners we naturally give our pet cats their own names. Sometimes fairly simple names ranging to quite unique and quirky choices! Most owners would agree that their cats seem to recognise

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Why does my cat beg for food all the time?

Many of us are familiar with this scene: you are in the kitchen preparing your own food or even doing the dishes and your cat keeps begging for food. They keep meowing, they stand up against your legs or cupboards,

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Tried and tested by Dirk: delicious KatKin meals

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk I’ve previously written about a new brand of cat food called KatKin. Run by brother and sister Brett and Nikki they create vet-formulated cat food with high quality ingredients and 95% meat content.

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Creating the world’s best food for cats

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk That is the ambition behind KatKin, which is not just a new food brand but an entirely different way of looking at feeding our cats. In my work as a cat behaviourist and

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Why do cats wiggle their bums before they pounce?

If you’ve even seen your cat chase a toy, prey or another cat you’ll know that they wiggle their bums just before they pounce. Why do they do that? The short answer is: we’re not sure! John Hutchinson, professor of

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Are you and your home cat friendly?

On International Cat Day, 8 August, International Cat Care organised online events for cat owners and other cat lovers to learn more about cats and their needs. This year, their focus was specifically on making cats happy and how to

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Keeping an eye on Dirk with an Ezviz camera

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk I’m sure most cat owners wonder what their cats get up to when they are home alone. I certainly do! Sometimes I find evidence he’s been playing as there are toys all

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Take Your Cat To The Vet Day

It is ‘Take Your Cat To The Vet Day’ today. This doesn’t mean we should all be taking our cats to the vet today, but it is important to take your cat to the vet for regular health checks. ‘Take Your Cat

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Why do so many cats have white ‘socks’ on their paws?

A bit of a different Wednesday Why? today, not about behaviour but about cats having white ‘socks’. Professor Leslie Lyons, head of the University of Missouri’s Feline Genetics Laboratory, explains: Socks are rarely seen in wildcats, the elusive and undomesticated cousin

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International Cat Day is next week!

The 8th of August marks International Cat Day! A day to celebrate all of our kitties 🙂 International Cat Day was originally created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare as a way to celebrate the relationship that

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