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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dirk’s very first Water Fountain

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk Many cats prefer drinking running water over drinking still water. They drink from the tap or the shower basin or splash water from their bowl before drinking it. There are several theories about

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Why does my cat sit on top of my work?

Well, in all likelihood because you are now working from home and your cat wants your attention! Many of us are now working from home and this can be challenging for both ourselves and our cats.        

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A Good Night’s Sleep With Silentnight Pet Beds

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk Can a cat ever have to many places to sleep? Dirk is looking at me sternly, which I guess means no. The more places to sleep, the better! Some cats never use

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