Cat Articles

Cat Articles

When it comes to caring for your cat, you need to get your information from an expert. To see what Purina’s experts have to say about cat nutrition, behavior, development, training and more, explore all our articles below.

Featured Cat Articles

Wet vs Dry Cat Food list
Some cat owners prefer to feed their cats wet food. Others prefer dry kibble. Trying to decide between wet vs. dry cat food? Find out what our experts recommend when it comes to feeding your cat.
How much should I feed my cat
The Purina cat care experts know a thing or two about wet food. Learn some helpful guidelines for when, how often, and how much wet cat food to serve your feline friend.
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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.

Articles

  • Recognizing if your cat is pregnant and knowing what to do at each pregnancy stage can be tricky. Visit Purina to learn about the signs, gestation period, and more.
  • Bringing a new kitten home is exciting. Explore Purina’s tips to prepare your kitten for her first few weeks at home and help you adjust to your new life together.
  • Spending more time at home offers the opportunity to bond with your cat and grooming a great way to do this. Check out these tips to make it easier.
  • Is your older cat high-strung? Does she lose weight but eat a lot? She may have an overactive thyroid. Older cats sometimes begin producing too much thyroid hormone. It’s a condition called feline hyperthyroidism.
  • What are common symptoms of heart disease in cats? Sudden onset shortness of breath, apparent weakness or a distended abdomen might be signs of heart disease in your cat.
  • Lying just under the stomach and along the beginning of the small intestine, known as the duodenum, the pancreas is a small pink glandular organ.  Its main responsibilities include digestion of fats and starches through secretion of enzymes
  • Colitis is an inflammation of the colon, also known as the large intestine. Colitis can be acute, beginning suddenly and ending relatively quickly; or chronic, lasting for weeks and recurring periodically.