Cat Articles

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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A cat receiving a treat from its owner

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 glass and jug of milk

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.

A grey kitten meowing
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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  • It can be hard to recognize signs of old age in cats as they don’t get fine lines and wrinkles like humans do. Changes in your cat are most likely to start on the inside as they approach their golden years, and they will gradually age as we do.

  • You may have noticed that your cat is napping more, not playing with you as often or that they can’t jump as high as they used to. These are all normal as your cat approaches their senior years!

  • As your cat enters the senior stage of their life, they may start to become less active and their metabolism may slow down. As such, they can be prone to putting on weight.

  • Whether you're a new cat owner or a lifelong feline keeper, you may have occasionally wondered how much food is appropriate for your cat or whether to opt for dry or wet food.

  • If our cat is a fussy eater, you may have a problem. Many owners can actually create or encourage picky eating behaviour in their cats without realizing it. But once you figure out there's a problem, you can start getting things back under control.
  • Training a cat to walk on a leash is not only possible, but can open a window to a whole new world for your cat. Leash walking can strengthen the bond between you and your cat and allow her to explore the outdoors safely.
  • Whether you’ve had your cat for her whole life, or you’ve just welcomed a cat or kitten into your new family, you can find yourself learning something new about your cat everyday! Read on for some interesting facts about cats.
  • Some cats love to be around people and other pets. Others prefer to be left alone. No matter what your cat’s temperament, you can make cat socialization a positive experience. Learn more.