Cat Health: Routine Care

Routine care is essential for maintaining your cat's health and well-being throughout their life. As a cat owner, you may have questions about various aspects of routine care such as grooming, nail trimming, or vaccinations. Our Purina cat experts are here to help with advice and guidance on routine care for cats, to ensure that you're well-equipped to provide the best possible care for your feline companion. Let our experts share their knowledge and experience, to help you confidently navigate the world of cat care and foster a happy, healthy relationship with your special kitty.

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How to Bathe a Cat: Step-By-Step Tips
How to Bathe a Cat: Step-By-Step Tips
Do cats need baths? Learn how to tell if your cat needs a bath and get step-by-step tips for how to bathe a cat, so it can be a stress-free part of your grooming routine.
Holiday Plants Poisonous to Cats
Holiday Plants Poisonous to Cats
Did you know certain traditional holiday plants are not safe for cats? These tips can help you avoid decorations that may be harmful or poisonous to your cats.
How to Keep Cats’ Teeth Clean
How to Keep Cats’ Teeth Clean
Did you know 8 out of 10 cats over the age of 3 have tooth and gum problems? Read from our expert cat care team on how to avoid dental disease in your cat.
Traveling with Cats: Great Cat-Friendly Destinations for Summer
Traveling with Cats: Great Cat-Friendly Destinations for Summer
Looking to take a trip with your cat? These tips and tricks will help you prepare for the perfect getaway whether you’re driving or flying with your cat.
How to Make Your Cat Feel at Home
How to Make Your Cat Feel at Home
Household cats often display behaviors and preferences that go back to their wild roots. Learn how you can make a cat feel more comfortable in your home.
DIY Cat Scratching Post: Homemade Sisal Cat Scratcher
DIY Cat Scratching Post: Homemade Sisal Cat Scratcher
Indoor cats need ways to stretch and maintain their claws without damaging your house or furniture. Offer them a designated place to exhibit this natural behavior with a DIY cat scratching post.
Grooming a Cat: A Guide to Bathing, Brushing & Trimming Nails
Grooming a Cat: A Guide to Bathing, Brushing & Trimming Nails
Grooming a cat can be intimidating. Read this guide on how to bathe, brush and trim your cat at home while keeping your feline friend calm, happy and healthy.
Basics of Caring for a Cat
Basics of Caring for a Cat
There are a lot of things to keep in mind when considering getting a cat. Here’s a handy list of the do’s and don’ts associated with caring for a cat like an expert.
How to Clean Your Cat’s Ears
How to Clean Your Cat’s Ears
If you’re wondering how to clean cat ears, it can be a simple task to do at home. Learn how often to clean your cat’s ears and get instructions from Purina’s cat experts.