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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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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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  • If you’re lucky enough to have a kitten or a cat in your life, you’ve no doubt bore witness to an interesting kitty trait known as “kneading." Read on to learn why cats engage in this curious behaviour.
  • 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.
  • Kittenhood is a playful, adorable time in a cat’s life. It is also a time for a high-energy diet that meets the demands of her growing and developing body. Read on to learn how to feed a kitten.
  • 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.
  • Sometimes cats do things that we, as humans, have a hard time understanding. The underlying cause for these behaviours is often related to instincts leftover from their wild ancestors. Learn more.
  • 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.

  • A well-groomed coat not only helps your cat to look her best, it helps her avoid more complicated problems like parasites and skin diseases. 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.
  • 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.