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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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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.

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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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Is your cat meowing near the food bowl more than usual? Cats are often finicky eaters rather than food-obsessed felines, so it's normal to worry when your furry friend develops a never-ending appetite.

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.

You may have heard that probiotics can be beneficial for human health, but did you know that there's such a thing as cat probiotics? Just like with humans, cats can deal with digestive upset sometimes.

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.

Feeding human food to your cat may be tempting and you may even see it as a way to boost your cat's nutrition or to give them a special treat.

Omega-3 has long been said to have many benefits for humans, including improving joint mobility, decreasing depression and improving the appearance of hair, skin and nails. But did you know it can also be good for your cat?

If your cat loves munching on dry kibble, you may have wondered if cats need wet food in their diets as well.

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.
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.
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.

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.