• After I moved to a new apartment, my cat, Nala, started pooping and peeing outside the litter box. Although she acted as though she loved the new apartment, the move must have stressed her out. Cat Pooping Outside the Litter Box I changed the type of litter I was using and made sure to have […]

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  • As you guys know from my post on getting my cat to stop bullying my other cat, I’ve tried all kinds of methods. The best tactic was to create space between them, keep an eye on Charlie and separate them as much as possible in order to re-wire Charlie’s brain to not associate Nala with […]

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  • Plants That Are Not Toxic To Cats & Best Cat Grass In my last DIY cheap catio post, I mentioned that I got plants that are not toxic to cats for my balcony.  I spent so much time at Lowe’s and scavenged online looking for plants that are not toxic to cats.  Here, I will […]

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  • Here’s how I turned my balcony into a catproof safe balcony netting (for all pets really).  After moving into the new apartment on the fourth floor, I couldn’t wait to create an outdoor space on the balcony for Nala and Charlie. But, I wanted to make sure the balcony was completely catproof with a safety […]

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  • Let’s face it – you can’t MAKE your cat do anything. But, if you’re lucky, here’s how to get your cat to sleep with you. With mutual consent.  If you’re searching for this topic, chances are, your cat doesn’t sleep with you yet. Right?  The first thing you should ask yourself is whether your cat […]

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  • When my cats got fleas for the first time in the beginning of the year, I was totally lost, but I got through it.  But this time, MUCH to my dismay, the same cat flea treatment DIDN’T WORK!! Well, more tragically, Charlie became allergic to the old treatment, so I had to scramble to find […]

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  • After hours and hours of research and many many dollars spent trying different cat foods, here is a collection of helpful tips on the best cat feeding guide and what I feed my cats (for both wet and dry).  Dry vs Wet Food For Cats One of the first questions I had about what to […]

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  • If your cat has ever had black specks on the cat skin (not fleas), then skin fold dermatitis might be one of the reasons.  A few months ago, Charlie, my big fluffy orange cat, had black specks on his upper lip. I knew they weren’t because of fleas, I combed them with a flea comb […]

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  • After a visit to the veterinary ER and some $200 later, I now know what to do when my cat has an onset of urinary tract infection (UTI). I had a feeling Nala had a UTI, but I had to take her to the ER anyway because she had never had it, and I didn’t […]

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  • [NOTE BEFORE YOU READ: BELOW WAS WRITTEN IN JANUARY 2019. MY CATS GOT FLEAS AGAIN IN NOVEMBER 2019, AT WHICH TIME I UPDATED THEIR CAT FLEA TREATMENT DUE TO AN ALLERGIC REACTION. YOU CAN READ THE UPDATED CAT FLEA TREATMENT HERE.] If you’ve ever been in the situation where you comb through your cat’s fur […]

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