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How to prevent those nasty hairballs

A hairball is just what it sounds like: a ball of hair. The bad news is hair canít be digested. Normally thatís not a problem either. The hair can still pass through the digestive tract and come out as part of the waste.

How to prevent those nasty hairballs

How to prevent those nasty hairballs

Living with a disabled cat

Some cats are born disabled, other have suffered accidents or the degenerative effects of old age. A disabled cat can still lead a full and enjoyable life, given a chance and an understanding owner.

Living with a disabled cat

Living with a disabled cat

The Manx cat myth

The breed is very unique, it has no tail, hind legs longer than it's front, sort of hops when it runs, is very affectionate and has a high intelligence level. The breed interests you so you set out to find out more about it, perhaps get one of your own.

The Manx cat myth

The Manx cat myth

Origin of Manx cats

Manx cats originated on the Isle of Man from a population of cats whose common ancestry sprang from the same roots as the British Shorthair. A spontaneous mutated gene which carried a dominant trait occurred at some point several hundred years ago.

Origin of Manx cats

Origin of Manx cats

Do Cats Dream?

As they slumber, paws flex and relax, claws extend and retract, legs and whiskers twitch and mouths make quiet chattering or mumbling noises. Do our purry furry friends dream and, if so, of what?

Do Cats Dream?

Do Cats Dream?

Caring For Your Cat

Before bringing your new cat home prepare its sleeping area. Your cat needs a warm, secure place to sleep. Cat bed and baskets are available commercially or a cardboard box arranged with an entrance hole and a blanket is equally suitable.

Caring For Your Cat

Caring For Your Cat