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How Valerian Works on Felines and its Benefit in Cat Toys

* Originally published by katzenworld Many online articles offer different views of the valerian root (valeriana officinalis) and the effect it has on our cats. Essentially the bottom line is that these toys are safe but just like catnip toys that can induce ecstatic

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Happy Christmas!

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Christmas came early for Dirk: Gus & Bella’s Santa Paws box

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk Regular readers of the Katzenworld blog will know about Gus & Bella’s Boxes, but for those who haven’t heard of them yet let me tell you a little bit about them. Gus & Bella’s

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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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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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How to Pet-Proof Your Home

* Originally published by katzenworld Have you ever come home to find the curtains chewed, rugs ripped up and plants scattered on the floor? Whether you have a new puppy or kitten – or have always had a pet – you quickly

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