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Destructive Behavior in Cats | petMD

4 Jun

Both types of destructive behavior can lead to problems with other organs, such as the stomach and intestines, if left untreated.

via Destructive Behavior in Cats | petMD.

Understanding scratching behavior in cats

14 May

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Scratching behavior is considered part of the cat’s normal repertoire of behavior patterns. While scratching allows for the removal of the claw sheaths, it is also an important means for visual and chemical communication.

via Understanding scratching behavior in cats | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation.

New pheromone can modify scratching behavior of cats

14 May

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The authors performed a randomized blinded study on 19 cats, following a crossover design to test the effects of synthetic feline interdigital semiochemical (FIS) on the induction of scratching behavior in cats.

via New pheromone can modify scratching behavior of cats | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation.

Cat scratching solutions, and a giveaway to help | The Conscious Cat

10 Jan


Cat scratching solutions, and a giveaway to help | The Conscious Cat

So what can you do to let your cat be a cat, and still protect your furniture?

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