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When it comes to caring for your cat, you need to get your information from an expert. To see what Purina’s experts have to say about cat nutrition, behaviour, development, training and more, explore all our articles below.

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Purina How Many Treats to Give a Cat

Cat treats are a great way to reward your cat during training and can serve as a way to strengthen the bond between you and your cat.

A bottle and glass of milk on a table

Cats drinking milk is typically the stuff of storybooks and movies — a child rescues a cat, and the first thing they do is feed it a shallow saucer of creamy milk.

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Did you know that cats meow to people, but not to other cats? Adult cats that do not live with humans have clear communication with one another. So, why do cats meow at humans?

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If you've recently decided to become a cat owner, you likely have more than a few questions about the care that is needed by your new feline family member.

Bringing a kitten home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Your kitten’s first few weeks at home are a time of exploration, confidence-building and important introductions to other pets and people.

Backyards are a great way to spend your time outdoors during the warmer months of the year.

Kitten separation anxiety happens when your kitten becomes distressed when you leave home. Kittens are quieter about their distress, and they aren’t likely to bark, howl or chew like dogs do. Read on to learn more.
Celebrating your cat’s big day is fun for both you and your furry family member. Here are some tips for throwing the purr-fect birthday bash.
Travelling with a pet can be exciting, but it also takes careful planning and preparation. If you’ll be gone for longer than a day or two, use these tips to make a careful supply checklist for your cat.
Even with good care, your kitten may not always be in the best of health. Read on for a list of symptoms that may need veterinary attention.

Unless you’re buying a purebred for breeding purposes, having your kitten neutered (for males) or spayed (for females) is highly recommended.

Bringing a new kitten home is an exciting time for the whole family and in the weeks to come, her personality will start to come out. Learn how to help your kitten will settle into her new surroundings.
Kittens grow quickly. In the first six months, they reach 75% of their adult body weight. To feed your kitten correctly, you’ll need the right balance of the following six nutrient groups.
It’s a no-brainer, but your cat must be immunised to protect her from harmful, sometimes fatal, disease. Before you pick up your new kitten and take it home, make sure that they have had their first vaccination.
You’ll want to have certain essential supplies on hand before bringing your kitten home. That way you two will have more time to bond. Read on for some things you’ll need to welcome your new feline friend.