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Kitten Litter Box Training Steps

Steps for kitten litter box training your new kitty. Help avoid accidents by diligently setting a routine and being consistent with your kitten.

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Plants Poisonous to Cats

List of plants poisonous to cats. Plants toxic to cats can be fatal and should be kept out of your home. Protect your feline by giving her something safe and non-toxic to chew.

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Litter Box Training

Cat litter box training steps for successfully house training your adult cat. What you can do to prevent accidents. Discipline is not an effective strategy.

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Cleaning a Litter Box

Cleaning a litter box regularly is probably the least favorite task of any cat owner, but it's essential for a happy feline household. Here are steps to make this chore easier for you.

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Bringing Home a New Cat or Kitten

Help ease your kitty’s transition to her new home and other pets. Set up a safe place for your cat until she gets used to her new home. Essential supplies for bringing home a new cat.

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High Protein Cat Food

Serving your cat high protein cat food based on animal sources is one of the best ways to ensure proper nutrition for your feline friend. Healthy diets help prevent obesity, allergies, and more.

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Changing Cat Food

Changing cat food should be done over a period of several days. Help your cat stay healthy. Avoid stomach problems or a hunger strike!

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Choosing the Best Cat Food

Premium cat food nutrition is essential for your cat's good health. What to look for on nutrition labels...how much to serve...dry food or wet food...treats for your cat.

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Cat Ringworm: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Cat ringworm is a highly contagious fungus that can be spread to other pets and to humans. Symptoms can range from non-existent to severe especially in weak and susceptible cats and kittens.

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Worms in Cats: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Descriptions of worms in cats including ringworm, roundworms, tapeworm, hookworms, and lungworms. Symptoms and treatment for worms.

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Best Cat Beds

Selection of the best cat beds on the internet . Cats spend most of their hours sleeping. Provide the comfort your cat deserves by choosing top quality.

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Catnip Addiction

Catnip addiction is not possible, but there are other dangers of catnip you should watch for.

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Catnip Toys

Catnip toys can provide your cat with tons of fun. Choose a great toy or make your own by adding fresh catnip..

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Cat Litter Discussion

A complete cat litter discussion about choosing the right cat litter for your healthy cat. Natural cat litter, flushable cat litter, dust-free cat litter; which is best for your cat's health?

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What are Cat Hairballs, Anyway?

Cat hairballs are a normal and natural cat health issue. In most cases, your cat can take care of the problem herself, but sometimes your cat or kitten will need some help.

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Is Your Cat Grooming Itself Properly?

Your cat grooming itself is a natural part of your cat's health. They spend a large majority of their waking hours taking care of this task and they have the best cat grooming tools available.

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A Cat Bath in Nine Steps

Have all your cat bath supplies prepared before you start bathing your kitty. Cat grooming.

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Program Flea Control

Program Flea Control for cats effectively interrupts the flea life cycle and helps prevent flea infestation.

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Organochlorines and Your Cat

Organochlorines are flea-killing insecticides that may be dangerous to your cat's health. Long-term side effects may poison your cat.

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Pyrethrins are considered "non-toxic" flea control

Pyrethrins are considered non-toxic insecticides. They are supposed to be safe for your cat, but some cats are allergic to this insecticide and can suffer from side effects.

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Rotenone and Your Healthy Cat

Rotenone is a toxic chemical used in flea control treatments that can cause serious problems for your cat's health. Flea dips commonly contain this insecticide and should only be done by your vet.

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Organophosphates and Your Cat

Organophosphates are responsible for most pet poisonings. They are found in all types of pet products and can be extremely toxic. Watch for symptoms of poisoning in your pet.

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Microchipping Your Cat

Microchipping your cat can help get her home quickly and safely. Veterinarians inject microchips under your cat’s skin. The chip contains your cat’s identifying information.

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Green Duck Cat Furniture Review

Green Duck Cat Furniture has it all. Extensive selection and quality workmanship for all your cat furniture needs.

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Frontline Top Spot for Cats

Frontline Top Spot is a quick and effective way to get rid of fleas on your cat. One dose per month kills fleas and ticks, including ticks that cause Lyme disease.

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PetCareCentral sold to Drs. Foster and Smith

PetCareCentral transferred its pet supply stores to Drs. Foster and Smith in May of 2007.

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Flea Insecticides in Common Flea Control Products

Flea insecticides used to get rid of fleas can be dangerous to your cat’s health. Choose the least toxic insecticide to kill fleas and keep your cat healthy.

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Maintaining a Flea-Free Environment

A flea-free environment keeps your cat healthy. Prevent and eliminate fleas from your cat's environment with safe and natural methods.

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Submit Your Site

Site Owners: Submit Your Site. Useful cat and other pet-related sites welcome!

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Hiring a Flea Exterminator

If you decide to use a flea exterminator, be sure to ask for references. Research the flea insecticides he plans to use. Ask your veterinarian for recommendations to find a good exterminator.

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Carbamates and Your Cat

Carbamates are found in all types of flea control products. Watch for these symptoms to make sure your cat is not being poisoned.

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Banfield Microchip Problems

Most animals shelters in the U.S. cannot read the Banfield microchip. A collar and pet ID tag should be worn at all times for extra security.

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Choosing the Right Cat Bed

Cats spend most of their time sleeping. Here's what to look for when choosing a comfortable cat bed for your healthy cat or kitten. Be sure to keep it clean and put it in a place your cat likes.

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Flea Collars

Flea collars can help get rid of fleas, but can cause health problems for your cat. Collars alone will not protect your cat and your home from fleas.

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Frontline Spray for Cats

Frontline Spray is a quick and effective way to get rid of fleas and ticks on your cat. The active ingredient in Frontline is fipronil. Fipronil kills fleas and ticks for one full month.

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Safe and interactive cat toys

Which cat toys are best for your cat? Safe and interactive toys keep your cat healthy, happy and entertained. Make your own toys.

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Link to Us

Link to Us at MyHealthyCat.com and share with other cat lovers.

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D-limonene and Your Cat

D-limonene is used in flea control products. It's effective in killing fleas and is safer for your cat's health. It works by dissolving the flea's waxy coat, causing dehydration and death.

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PETsMART Review

PETsMART is a one-stop online pet store with a huge pet supplies inventory.

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Cat Flea Allergies

Some cats suffer severely from flea allergies. One flea bite can make your cat miserable. Endless scratching and biting is very uncomfortable and harms your cat.

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Outdoor Flea Control

Natural outdoor flea control methods are effective and safe for your cat. These methods are a safe and natural way to help reduce and kill fleas. You don't need to use toxic chemicals in your yard.

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Sample AAFCO Statements

AAFCO (American Association of Feed Control Officers) statements show that your cat's food has been tested to meet certain nutritional guidelines.

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Trim Your Cats Claws

Trim your cats claws for a safe and humane alternative to declawing. How to trim your cat's claws. Tools you need. How often to trim your cat's claws.

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Choosing a Cat Scratching Post

Protect your furniture from cat claws! How to choose the best scratching post. Training your cat. Alternatives to declawing.

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Effects of Catnip on Cats and Kittens

Catnip provides your cat with tons of fun. Some cats are not affected by the herb. Fresh and organic is best. Growing your own plant is even better!

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Advantage Flea Control for Cats

Advantage Flea Control is an effective flea control medicine with a relatively low level of toxicity. It works within two hours to get rid of fleas on your cat. Follow directions closely.

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My Healthy Cat Sitemap page 2

MyHealthyCat Sitemap page 2 provides additional pages to our sitemap

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Pet Stores Review

Many online pet stores have a great selection and discount pet supplies. Good customer service is also important when shopping. Here's what to look for when choosing a pet supply store.

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