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Playing with your cat – Part 4 (of 4)

Sunday – KITI Fun Day This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Playing with kittens If you have a kitten it is important to teach basic good manners – cats should be discouraged from scratching, clawing or biting. This

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Challenges of keeping indoor cats happy

From the iCatCare Conference – written by Karen Juffermans Vicky Halls, the well-known cat behaviour counsellor, was one of the expert speakers at the conference in Birmingham. One of her presentations focussed on keeping cats happy, especially indoors cats. My

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Why do some cats miaow and others don’t?

Wednesday Why… This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Researchers have noted some 19 different vocal patterns in cats, although individual cats may add their own personal sounds that they only use with their owners. Most of the sounds

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Playing with your cat – Part 3 (of 4)

Sunday – KITI Fun Day This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Following on from the last 2 Sunday’s here are a few more ideas for enjoying a fun kiti Sunday 😉 Types of play Self play (solitary) •

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Why do cats draw back their lips when they sniff something strange?

Wednesday Why day 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Why do cats draw back their lips when they sniff something strange? The flehmen response occurs not just in cats, but in horses and deer and other animals

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Playing with your cat – Part 2 (of 4)

Sunday – KITI Fun Day This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Assessing your cat’s motivation to play enables you to tailor play to suit its needs. For example, High motivation to play = • Plays frequently (and spontaneously)

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Why do cats rub round their owners’ legs?

Another Wednesday Why 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare A cat lives in a world where smell is vitally important. All creatures within its social group, as well as objects, will be anointed with its unique smell

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Playing with your cat – Part 1 (of 4)

Sunday – KITI Fun Day This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Most cats enjoy interacting with their owner and playing is a great way to develop the bond between you and your pet. Play for a kitten, like

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Why do cats like catnip?

Here is your Wednesday Why This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare A plant that we call catnip (its proper name is Nepeta cataria) has an extraordinary effect on around 80 per cent of cats. An encounter with either

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ICat Care Conference 2017

iCatCare Conference Weekend – written by Karen Juffermans Last weekend I proudly represented CitiKiti at the annual iCatCare Conference Weekend in Birmingham. As a cat owner and cat care professional this was a great opportunity to meet other cat lovers

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