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Regardless of the reason for the switch, it’s best to take your time when transitioning your cat from one food to the next.

The cat experts at Purina® Pro Plan are always learning about the ways that owning a cat can improve people’s health and happiness and reduce stress – did you know a 20-year study found that people who owned a cat were 40 percent less likely to die from a heart attack? 

A cat's skin and coat are among the most visible signs of health and vitality. The skin and coat are of vital importance to the body's protective mechanisms against environmental assaults of all kinds: from infectious agents to temperature gradients. In addition, hair is of great aesthetic importance to owners and a source of great concern when it is not normal.

Cats mean so much to us. As our beloved pets, they provide us with a great deal of joy and fulfillment. And we do everything we can to make sure they’re living extraordinary lives. 

It’s easy to forget that in addition to being our entertaining and loving pets, our cats are also incredible athletes with fascinating anatomies. By taking a closer look at our cats’ bodies, we can appreciate their extraordinary nature even more.

A GREAT VARIETY OF SIZES

Find Out About All Your Cat's Meows, Snarls, Screams, and Chirps

Some cats are particularly chatty and seem to meow a lot. But meows aren’t the only sounds a cat can use to express himself—he can actually employ dozens of different vocalizations to communicate with other cats. And with us.

Help your cat during her pregnancy.

Your pregnant cat will benefit from your care to have a safe, healthy pregnancy. Plan to provide her with support before the kittens arrive, then prepare to give her plenty of family time after they’re born. Here’s what you can do to help your cat during her pregnancy:

In terms of development, the first year of a cat’s life is equal to the first 15 years of a human life. After its second year, a cat is 25 in human years. And after that, each year of a cat’s life is equal to about 7 human years. and more!
Once your cat reaches the seven-year mark, there are some things to think about incorporating into your feeding routine as your cat moves from adulthood to mature status.

Find out the dietary benefits from grass.                       

To supplement their diet

Grass juice contains folic acid, a vitamin that supports cats’ growth and helps increase oxygen levels in their blood. If your cat is grazing, it may be because he or she is battling a dietary deficiency and is in search of this vitamin boost.

Our cats at home display behaviors and preferences that stretch back generations to their time in the wild.

This sometimes runs counter to how we live our lives, particularly when it comes to our home environments. How can you get on the same page?

Here are a few ways you can make your cat feel more comfortable in your home.  

1) Perches

In nature, cats often take to the trees. This keeps them hidden from predators, and gives them just the right vantage for surveying their territory and opportunistic hunting.

Is your cat acting up, defending her territory, or otherwise being aggressive? Here are some of the reasons why this happens, and what you can do to help.
Do cats drink water? Yes, like humans and many other animals, cats need water to survive. Many cats don’t drink as much as they should, though. Find out why they need water and how to get your own kitty to drink more.