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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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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.

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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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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.

Just like it's important that you brush and floss daily and see a dentist on a regular basis, your cat's dental health needs attention too.

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.

If your cat is expecting kittens, the best thing you can do for her is to learn how to care for a pregnant cat to ensure she has a healthy and safe pregnancy. Make sure to plan ahead and provide her with support prior to the kittens arriving.

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.

Loud, random noises, like fireworks, can understandably be scary and bewildering for your cat, especially as they don’t happen every day.

Cats are generally very good at keeping themselves clean, so you should not have to bathe your cat. However, at times there is no way around it. Read on to learn how to give your cat a bath.

You can help minimize or even prevent dental problems for your cat by regular cleaning. Learn how to properly clean your cats teeth to prevent future dental problems.

Some cat owners feel it is natural for cats to play outdoors. Other cat owners firmly believe there are far too many hidden dangers that lurk outside. Learn what's right for your cat.

All cats need their claws trimmed on a regular basis. If your cat’s claws start snagging on fabric (or on you), it’s a good indication that they need clipping. Learn more.