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Every dog has his day - but the nights are reserved for the cats.

What is known about urban feral / outdoor feline activity cycles? [more inside]
posted by unmake on May 9, 2014 - 3 answers

Do typical lab results for raw-fed cats (domestic and small wild) exist? If so, where?

Three of my four cats are (mostly) raw-fed. My vet knows about this, and finds their recent blood test results unremarkable, despite the fact that some of their values are technically "out of range" or near the extreme end of what is statistically "normal". I'm not worried if my vet isn't, but where's the data on this? Does it even exist? Do I need to perhaps compare my cats' results to those of small wildcats, and if so, where's that data? [more inside]
posted by aecorwin on Jul 26, 2012 - 3 answers

Cat Food Sans-Dye?

Does anyone know where to find a list of cat food brands or types without any coloring or dye at all? I've tried a bunch of the natural types, and they all seem to come back up as orange or virulent yellow onto the very light beige apartment carpet, with some regularity. [more inside]
posted by thelastcamel on Nov 14, 2011 - 13 answers

Did I accidentally short-circuit faline advancement?

My cat eats with his hands. Is this at least somewhat normal? [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Jun 5, 2011 - 42 answers

cat dangers

My mom's new roommate has cat, I have a cat. Should the cats meet? If I were a cat I would like to spend time with my own kind, and I feel my cat has been deprived of this experience. (more below) [more inside]
posted by santogold on Sep 22, 2010 - 18 answers

Mother cat in basement/crawl space, nursing two newborn kittens (likely less than two weeks old) soliciting solutions.

I just moved into a duplex two weeks ago, and yesterday I discovered two kittens (w/ mother) underneath my unit ... I can't afford (both financially and emotionally) to care for them at the moment .... [more inside]
posted by weakcore on May 1, 2009 - 22 answers

Where the long-headed kitties at?

Some folks seem to like brachycephalic, or short-headed cats. Like Persian and Himalayan cats, with their squished little faces. Okay, cool, takes all kinds. But has anyone ever tried to breed cats with unnaturally long heads?
posted by Greg Nog on Feb 26, 2007 - 10 answers

Sick widdle puddy tat.

What the heck was wrong with my mom’s cat? [more inside]
posted by weirdoactor on Dec 8, 2006 - 7 answers

Another Flea Question

When fleas can't nibble on your cats ('cuz you've treated the felines with Advantage or something), what do tehy live on? Fur? Cat food? They should just starve. But they say that if you don't sweep them daily you don't get rid of them... [more inside]
posted by Shane on Oct 29, 2006 - 17 answers

Bad Kitty Potty Problem

He will defecate normally in his box, solid and behave regular. He will urinate in the litter box as well. But then he reverts to acting strange, pawing around territorially, and leaving diarrhea on the floor Desperate kitty question from the son of a friend Booger has put us in a bad situation. [more inside]
posted by Shane on Mar 5, 2006 - 12 answers

Cat Adaptation

So, I got a new cat (a male, approx. 6 mos. old, not fixed yet). He and my other cat (also male, about 8 mos. old, was fixed about a month ago) were finally introduced after spending three days on opposite sides of a closed door, and they've been rolling around and fighting like crazy. (MI) [more inside]
posted by cilantro on Jan 19, 2005 - 22 answers

Cat friendship help

Does my cat need a friend? [MI-ow] [more inside]
posted by adrober on Sep 1, 2004 - 8 answers

How to switch sick kitty from dry to wet food?

Sick-Kitty-Filter. Has anyone here had success in switching a cat from their favorite dry food to a prescription canned food? Any tips would be greatly appreciated...more inside... [more inside]
posted by catfood on Aug 20, 2004 - 13 answers

Protecting a Monitor Power Button from Accidental Shut-off

Mac-feline interaction: Can I get my PowerMac G4 to ignore the monitor power button while running? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by Johnny Assay on Jun 10, 2004 - 10 answers

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