Cat Articles

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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Parasites are organisms that can live in or on another living thing. Parasite checks must be conducted early and often, since mother cats can transmit parasites to their kittens.
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.

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.

A regular exercise program should go hand-in-hand with diet to help an obese cat lose weight. Here are some suggested activities to help her trim down, and contribute to your cat’s general health and happiness.
With so many litters in store, it can be hard to pick one that is right for you and your cat. Read on to learn the differences and benefits between different varieties of cat litter.
Litter box training should be easy for you and your kitten. Most kittens naturally feel the urge to dig in substrate material as early as four weeks. Learn how to help your kitten develop good litter box habits.
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.