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.

Featured Cat Articles

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?

Articles

  • 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.
  • It’s your kitten’s new home, but there are lots of potential hazards lying in wait. Learn what steps to take to kitten proof your home and make it safe for your new pet.

  • Cat feeding stations that are elevated from the ground are a great way to make your cat more comfortable when eating. Read on for a step-by-step guide on how to make a cat feeding station.
  • As a cat owner, you will have come to recognize your companion’s various moods from her body language, facial expressions and noises. Read on to learn more about cat behaviour and how to understand cats.
  • 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.
  • Cats are finicky about drinking water, and it may often seem like they don’t drink enough. Read on to discover the important role water plays in maintaining your cat’s health.
  • 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.